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Iron Ball, Wooden Staff, Empty Hands: Understanding Structure, Flow, and Maneuver in Martial Arts

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Caylor Adkins has over 50 years of rigorous training with a bias for studying realistic combat. He has always sought broadly based sources of martial arts understanding for himself and his students beyond his original training in Shotokan Karate. His criterion is that the ideas really work. Some of the sources in the book include:

* Ball and staff forms from Chinese masters
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Paperback, 276 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Pine Winds Pr
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Adding something else -- shot put, for centering and delivery. Author photos are clear, well described movements.
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