Pa-Kua

Get the news you want

Pa-Kua

Chinese Boxing for Fitness and Self-Defense

Author: Robert W. Smith

Buy from Our Retail Partners

Originally published in 1967, Pa-Kua was the West’s first look into the esoteric Chinese martial arts. It has been a valued and sought after text ever since. It was put out of print in the 1970’s, but since that time interest in the martial arts have continued to skyrocket. Pa-Kua gives an introduction to the little known mystical martial art from China, Pa Kua Chang (also known as Ba Gua Zhang), translated as "Eight Trigram Boxing." Smith describes its history, profiles its great practitioners and gives a series of unique exercises, illustrating the solo practice and their fighting applications.

Tags:

Product Info

Trim Size:
6 x 8-1/4
Page Count:
160
Release Date:
2006-07-20
ISBN
Paperback
9781583941713

About the Author

Robert W. Smith is one of America's great pioneers in the Asian martial arts and has written numerous books and articles on theses ancient fighting traditions. Smith is the author of Chinese Boxing: Masters and Methods, also available from North Atlantic Books. He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Have Questions?

If you have questions about downloading or accessing digital files, please refer to our Tech Support page.

For general inquiries, please see our Customer Service page.

To request a review copy, please contact Bevin Donahue at bdonahue@northatlanticbooks.com.


Back to Top