Kung Fu

Kung Fu

by Nathan Johnson
     
 

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The art of kung fu is the product of generations of martial arts experience from the beginnings of China's martial history to the present day, although its popularity in recent times owes more to the exploits of Hollywood icons Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan than historic traditions. For this reason, kung fu is often viewed as a spectacular means of self-defense using… See more details below

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The art of kung fu is the product of generations of martial arts experience from the beginnings of China's martial history to the present day, although its popularity in recent times owes more to the exploits of Hollywood icons Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan than historic traditions. For this reason, kung fu is often viewed as a spectacular means of self-defense using incredible and almost superhuman skills and techniques; in reality, the art has many different styles that range from the simple, direct, and economical, to the truly flamboyant! This book explores the myth and reality of kung fu. All the basic kicks, punches, and parries are covered through a variety of line artworks and photography, as well as the type of kung fu made popular by Hollywood. By reading this book you can discover the true power of kung fu for yourself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422232408
Publisher:
Mason Crest
Publication date:
01/01/2015
Series:
Mastering Martial Arts Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 - 17 Years

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