Overview:The Martial Arts of Indonesia: A Guide to Pencak Silat, Kuntao and Traditional Weapons - Preserved in music, dance, and art--as well as in ritual, tribal law, and mythology--the fighting arts of the Indonesian archipelago play a central role in Indonesian culture. The Martial Arts of Indonesia is a heavily illustrated and well-researched work from revered martial arts scholar and teacher Donn F. Draeger. Draeger offers an expert's perspective on the story of Indonesia's martial culture, providing a comprehensive introduction to the sophisticated forms of empty-hand combat. These acrobatic fighting styles like Pencak Silat--which was granted World Cultural Heritage status by UNESCO in 2019--and Kuntao are growing in popularity around the world. This book also has extensive information on traditional Indonesian weapons including: Keris:A dagger with a waved blade and pistol-grip handleKujang:A sickle-shaped dagger with a distinctive curveRencong:An L-shaped knife with a slightly curved bladeDraeger shows how these unique Indonesian forms are related to their mainland cousins, provides a historical context for their development, and describes the various combat methods employed throughout Indonesia. This edition includes a new foreword by Gary Gartenberg, the world's leading expert on Indonesian martial arts, which explains the lasting importance of this classic study of an ancient martial tradition. With over 400 photos and illustrations of moves and weapons that showcase the intricacies of the Indonesian fighting forms, The Martial Arts of Indonesia is an indispensable addition to any martial artist's library.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780804852777. It was written by the following authors: Donn F Draeger, Gary Gartenberg. Book The Martial Arts of Indonesia: A Guide to Pencak Silat, Kuntao and Traditional Weapons, which can be read online, published by the company: Periplus Editions. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2021-03-23 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download The Martial Arts of Indonesia: A Guide to Pencak Silat, Kuntao and Traditional Weapons has PDF format and is called the-martial-arts-of-indonesia-a-guide-to-pencak-silat-kuntao-and-traditional-weapons.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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