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 10-Minute Primer Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu)

10-Minute Primer Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu)

Zhou Qingjie

Part of the 10-Minute Primers series

Quick Overview

This primer is a concise, accessible introduction to Chinese wushu (kung fu), covering all the basics of Chinese martial arts. Fully illustrated and with an accompanying DVD demonstrating a key practice, it is a perfect introduction for beginners and will allow seasoned wushu practitioners to extend their knowledge and practice.
2014, Multiple-item retail product, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 92pp
ISBN: 978-1-84819-213-3

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Description

Discover Chinese wushu with this concise and easy-to-read primer. Wushu, also known as kung fu, has the art of attack and defence at its centre and is an umbrella term for the Chinese martial arts. With accurate and defined illustrations, this book covers all the basics of wushu, including:

- Origins of wushu
- Key principles and etiquette
- Wushu schools
- Wushu in film, art and culture
- Health benefits
- Tips for practice and 'becoming Bruce Lee'.

With an accompanying instructional DVD that demonstrates a key practice, it is the perfect introduction for newcomers to Chinese martial arts, as well as anyone interested in martial traditions more generally. It also provides key practice tips and cultural insights for seasoned wushu practitioners.

Authors

By (author): Zhou Qingjie
Other compilation by: Foreign Languages Press