Thursday, February 1, 2007

American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China

American Shaolin : flying kicks, buddhist monks, and the legend of iron crotch : an odyssey in the new China by Matthew Polly

Describes the childhood dream that led the author to study martial arts at China's famed Shaolin Temple, his initial disenchantment that turned into respect for the instructors, and the training that eventually led him to represent the Temple in international competitions.

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