"Ancient Chinese Weapons will prove an invaluable, informative reference for students of the martial arts, Chinese studies, and Asian military histories." (Midwest Book Review
"Mr. Yang has surely made a valuable contribution to the community by making Chinese material about ancient Chinese weapons accessible for western readers interested in the martial arts." (Christen Weinert Journal of Asian Martial Arts
From the Author
Inside Kung Fu magazine, February 2008, named Dr. Yang as Man of the Year 2007. The article written by Dave Cater describes Dr. Yang as having been an industry leader for years and one of the 100 people who made the greatest impact in martial arts in the past 100 years. Dr. Yang was previously named Man of the Year in 1991 by Inside Kung Fu magazine, and Kung Fu Artist of the Year in 2003 by Black Belt magazine.