The Xingyi Boxing Manual


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For the first time being published in English, this treatise was written in China during the 1930s before World War Two shattered the world as it was known. A product of generations of bodyguard and mercenary fighting academies, this book recorded the training phrases and poems that guided the students of these fighting schools. The martial art of Xingyi was famous for its clear minded but unstoppable practitioners, many of whom graduated to become leading caravan guards or to enter into the private security business in pre-war China, where police services were virtually non-existent. This treatise remains an interesting record and invaluable guide for todays practitioner of this traditional martial art-68pgs

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