Martial Musings: A Portrayal of Martial Arts in the 20th Century

Martial Musings: A Portrayal of Martial Arts in the 20th Century

by Robert Smith

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Overview

Martial Musings records insightful details associated with Smith's years of absorption in the combative arts in the USA and overseas. He astutely couples combatives with literary panache, quick wit, and penetrating insights. Based on reflections on the people and places that shaped martial arts in the 20th century.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149392018
Publisher: Via Media Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/10/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

As a pioneer in Asian martial arts research in America with thirteen previously published books, Smith shares more than fifty years experience in martial arts practice and research. From his late teens he trained under eminent Western boxing and wrestling coaches and later immersed himself in judo and finally the Chinese martial arts under celebrated masters. He taught many students in the latter arts in the Washington D.C. area where he worked as an intelligence officer for the Central Intelligence Agency.

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