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Under the guidance of such celebrated masters as Ed Parker and the immortal Bruce Lee, Joe Hyams vividly recounts his more than 25 years of experience in the martial arts. In his illuminating story, Hyam reveals to you how the daily application of Zen principles not only developed his physical expertise but gave him the mental discipline to control his personal problems-self-image, work pressure, competition. Indeed, mastering the spiritual goals in martial arts can dramatically alter the quality of your life-enriching your relationships with people, as well as helping you make use of all your abilities.
"If one of your goals is to live with maximum zest and minimum stress, read Zen In The Martial Arts. The great beauty of the book is that as Hyams' mind receives enlightenment, so does our."--Playboy.
Love this book and have been trying to find another copy for a while. So glad Amazon carries it!
As for the content, I found this to be one of those books that changed... Read more
Bruce Lee and I were having dim sum, a traditional Chinese breakfast of meat-filled pastries, in a downtown Los Angeles restaurant after a lesson. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Miroku Nemeth
Liked the short chapters. Great illustrative stories. Simple, clear and concise writing. I highlighted several quotes. Great wisdom in this book.Published 3 months ago by Mark Davis
A Great Read! I really enjoyed how the book was set up. A short reading of a story that you can gain so much knowledge from. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Stone