The Martial Arts of Indonesia: A Guide to Pencak Silat, Kuntao and Traditional Weapons
April 06, 2021
5.9 X 9.0 X 0.7 inches | 1.2 pounds
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About the Author
Donn F. Draeger (1922-1982) was one of the world's leading authorities on the weapons and fighting arts of Asia and was a highly regarded figure in Japan. Licensed in Japan as a teacher of numerous martial arts, he wrote prolifically on the subject. His many publications include Judo Formal Techniques, Shaolin Kung Fu and the six-volume Practical Karate series. Gary Nathan Gartenberg is an expert on Indonesian martial arts and a scholar in the field of Malay & Indonesian studies. Since 1979, he has immersed himself in Southeast Asian martial culture with an emphasis on Indonesia's national sport, pencak silat. Presently, he serves as a strategist, researcher, translator, and content creator for projects regarding the trajectories and disposition of Indonesian arts and artifacts worldwide.