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The Martial Spirit

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The emphasis is on mental training and the philosophical, psychological, and spiritual elements of the martial arts in this comparison of the various martial-arts systems and mind-body principles, covering such topics as self-defense, exercise, meditation, philosophical foundations, forms of practice, and more. Reprint.
Paperback, 141 pages
Published April 26th 2005 by Overlook Books (first published February 20th 1978)
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May 04, 2016 Antonio Bustillo rated it it was amazing
This book seems to be forgotten. It is a serious analysis of martial arts training.
--I've had it as recommended reading for students for some time.
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