The Warrior Is Silent: Martial Arts and the Spiritual Path
Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Description

A master illuminates the spiritual foundations of martial artspractice in this fully illustrated guide.


• Presents an overview of the spiritual foundations of the martial arts.


• Takes the reader through a well-illustrated series of self-defense techniques  that utilize Ki energy.


• An essential guide for anyone interested in a spiritually-centered martial arts practice.


The Warrior Is Silent presents an overview of the spiritual foundations of martial arts practice in the East and its intimate connection with the perfection of the art itself. In addition, the author, an accomplished martial artist, takes the reader through a well-illustrated series of self-defense techniques that utilize Ki energy. Establishing a balance between the spiritual and physical aspects of the martial arts, The Warrior Is Silent is an essential guide for anyone interested in a spiritually-centered martial arts practice. 





Praise and Reviews
"Shaw's manual is an easy-to-read introduction to recognizing and developing the spiritual depth of the martial arts."

Publishers Weekly






 
Scott Shaw
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  More...