World of Martial Arts

This ten-book series explores the martial arts, weaving together history, culture, geography, and politics to give readers a balanced perspective of the world's fighting systems. Author Jim Ollhoff, Ph.D., holds a second-degree black belt in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate, as well as intermediate belts in Korean Tae Kwon Do and Chinese Kung Fu. Series editor John Hamilton is a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, with additional experience in Kung Fu and self-defense.