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Health Longevity and the Martial Arts - cover

Health Longevity and the Martial Arts

Edmund A. Cruz

Publisher: AuthorHouse

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There are many exercise programs out there to choose from; however, choosing martial arts as that exercise venue is a big decision.  As in all sports, dedication and discipline are required in your chosen sport to become good.  In choosing the martial arts as your pursuit, that dedication and discipline is at a very high standard.  It becomes a lifetime devotion which is geared towards a code of honor, a creed to follow, and responsibility to carry your skills to a higher human level.  This book is not just about martial arts or about you making a survival choice regarding a self-defense endeavor; it is also about life and longevity as well as how to stay and maintain that state of physical well-being.  This maintenance or balance formulates the essence of Taijiquan the philosophical concept for both its defense training and its health benefits.  I hope in reading this book it will help you to choose wisely.

What would happen if the masters of different martial arts academies join forces to devise one master form of martial arts?  This should include all the martial arts systems, styles, philosophies, and functionalities and to embrace the hidden secrets of their individual styles and formulate one master super self-defense universal system that is all incorporating and encompassing.  A structure in which entails the very essence of human survival.  This new system of martial arts would maintain the subsistence for the sacredness and protection of our evolutionary way.   This way is the continuation of the human-species.  Longevity depends on maintaining your survival skills and survival skills depend on maintaining your health.  It is all tied together and there is no separation of these factors.  This book is about that; to maintain and live a healthy and long life through the use of the martial arts format.  I called the union above The Yoda System.

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