Best Read [Carol Wiley] ☆ Women in the Martial Arts || [Chick Lit Book] PDF ↠

By Carol Wiley | Comments: ( 990 ) | Date: ( Dec 07, 2019 )

Many women learn of martial arts through a male companion s interest in kung fu movies or a six week self defense course Some venture beyond This book contains the stories, in essay and poetry form, of a group of women who have trained for at least seven years in this demanding activity Many speak of martial arts as an equalizer of power, with skill being importantMany women learn of martial arts through a male companion s interest in kung fu movies or a six week self defense course Some venture beyond This book contains the stories, in essay and poetry form, of a group of women who have trained for at least seven years in this demanding activity Many speak of martial arts as an equalizer of power, with skill being important than raw strength Other benefits include endurance, confidence, and determination There are a variety of viewpoints among this select group, which ranges from a physically disabled student to a Native American practitioner This collection fills an important niche in a male dominated sport.


  • Title: Women in the Martial Arts
  • Author: Carol Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781556431364
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Carol Wiley

Carol Wiley is a full time freelance writer in Seattle, Washington She also has a background as a technical writer editor and a licensed massage therapist She writes articles, blog posts, case studies, white papers, and Information is available on her website, carolwiley.Her other interests include contact improvisation dance, and she was a founding organizer in 1994 of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation, and the non profit Dance Art Group in 2002 , which produced the festival and other dance related workshops events in Seattle through 2011.Her background includes 16 years of martial arts training, mostly in Aikido and Tae Kwon Do, and she was the editor of two published anthologies of essays Women in the Martial Arts and Martial Arts Teachers on Teaching.



Comments Women in the Martial Arts

  • Stuart

    Editor Carol A. Wiley has compiled interviews with 23 Women Martial Artists. In different stages of their lives, in different stages of their training, how each woman uses their particular and specialized martial practice is a fascinating read.As martial artists what are the differences between women and men? What are different ways to explore ones conflicts both physical and mental? What are the barriers to overcome to be effective in martial arts and in daily life at large. These questions, is [...]


  • Angela

    Once upon a time when I was training hard (to become a TKD black belt) I bought many a martial arts book -- this being one of them.This one is very inspirational, especially for the females struggling with the male run organizations that are Martial Arts.


  • Susan

    Women of all backgrounds discuss how martial arts has been a positive influence. I really enjoyed the story of the woman who learned aikido even though she was bound to a wheel-chair.


  • Colby

    A definite must read for any woman interested in martial arts!


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  • Best Read [Carol Wiley] ☆ Women in the Martial Arts || [Chick Lit Book] PDF ↠
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