Scott Shaw is a regular contributor to all of the major national martial arts magazines and has a Ph.D. in Asian studies. He is the only non-Korean ever to be promoted to the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt in the Korean martial art of Hapkido by the Korea Hapkido Federation. He is the editor of the Tuttle Dictionary of the Martial Arts of Korea, China, and Japan and is the author of Hapkido: The Korean Art of Self Defense, andThe Ki Process: Korean Secrets for Perfect Health.
This is an essential guide for anyone interested in a spiritually centered martial arts practice. The author presents a well-illustrated series of self-defense techniques that utilize ki energy in order to establish a balance between the physical and spiritual aspects of the martial arts.
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