Authors : Jiguang Qi - Yuanyi Mao
Title : Essentials of the fist
Year : 2016
Link download : Jiguang_Qi_-_Yuanyi_Mao_-_Essentials_of_the_fist.zip
About this book. This book consists of the “Fist” (empty-handed combat) chapters translated from two ancient Chinese warfare manuals: 1. (Ji Xiao Xin Shu) New Book of Military Efficiency by (General Qi Ji-guang) 2. (Wu Bei Zhi) Military Preparation Manual by (Mao Yuan Yi). There are a total of 32 stances here. Wu Bei Zhi has all 32 stances, but Ji Xiao Xin Shu only has 24 stances. Yet in the text, Ji Xiao Xin Shu states that there are 32 stances. Perhaps these stances are lost? I recover the missing stances from Wu Bei Zhi, and these will be indicated as such. The stances are all described in a more poetic manner, which is good and bad. Good, because it means the writings are less focused on specific movements, but rather on principles. Bad, because it becomes difficult to translate and there can be many different interpretations. ...
Jiguang Qi - Yuanyi Mao - Essentials of the fist
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