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#128977 - 07/21/04 10:44 AM Zen in the Martial Arts
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This book was great. A must have for the library at home. It is insightful and gives inspiration as well. What did others think?

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#128978 - 08/11/04 07:31 PM Re: Zen in the Martial Arts
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It is the first MA type book I ever bought. Joe Hyams did a wonderful job and it has been around for a while. My copy is dog-eared and well worn.

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#128979 - 08/21/04 07:44 AM Re: Zen in the Martial Arts
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I've had that book on my shelf for years and didn't read it entill a couple months ago. It was a great read though

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#128980 - 08/29/04 11:22 PM Re: Zen in the Martial Arts
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Crash:
I've had that book on my shelf for years and didn't read it entill a couple months ago. It was a great read though[/QUOTE]

What you said has happened to me many times over the years. Some of the most highly regarded books on my shelf I picked up and put down several times before something in them finally struck a chord.

- KiDoHae [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/cool.gif[/IMG]

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#128981 - 09/23/04 12:34 PM Re: Zen in the Martial Arts
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Excellent book! For a while there (right after I read it the first time) I would share little sections of it with the Karate class I teach -- very useful stuff.

This thread makes me want to go back and revisit "Zen in the Martial Arts" -- think I will.

One thing I especially like is the book's accessibility -- you don't have to be a Zen master to grasp it, us mere mortals can get a lot from reading it.

Andrea Yarbrough

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