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Smith, Robert W. 1926-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 107 publications in 4 languages and 2,841 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: GV1111, 796.8
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Most widely held works by Robert W Smith
Tʻai-chi : the "supreme ultimate" exercise for health, sport, and self-defense by Manqing Zheng ( Book )
26 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chinese secret for youthfulness, health and long life lies at least partly in T'ai Chi, the ballet-like calisthenics they've practiced for centuries. This rhythmical art stresses slow breathing, balanced and relaxed postures and absolute calmness of mind. The practice itself need take no more than ten minutes a day. This book is a complete step-by-step manual for the beginner that will enable anyone to master the sequence of thirty-seven postures that make up the T'ai Chi solo exercise
Comprehensive Asian fighting arts by Donn F Draeger ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fighting arts of China, Okinawa, Korea, Japan, India, Pakistan, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines
Asian fighting arts by Donn F Draeger ( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chinese boxing : masters and methods by Robert W Smith ( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The way to Kung Fu"--Jacket subtitle
Pa-kua; Chinese boxing for fitness and self-defense by Robert W Smith ( Book )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert W. Smith, one of America's great pioneers in the Asian martial arts, brings us the history, philosophy, traditional training methods, and basic exercises and forms of Pa-Kua, Chinese boxing"--Provided by publisher
Secret fighting arts of the world by Robert W Smith ( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is a book crammed full of secret fighting techniques never before divulged in print: the Oriental delayed death touch, the destruction wrought on by the fingertips of an obscure Mexican; the shout of doom; the method so terrible it is practiced only in Russian torture chambers, the niceties of Thugee strangulation; and many more vicious fighting tricks. Suppressed for generations! Twenty of the world's most secretly guarded fighting techniques vividly described in one volume. The average reader will find this book amazing--almost unbelievable. But many thousands of rugged young men curren
Secrets of Shaolin Temple boxing by Robert W Smith ( Book )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shaolin Temple boxing is the father of all boxing forms in China and is a close ancestor of Japanese karate. Despite the widespread study of Shaolin boxing, however, the true origins and history of this exciting martial art have been. obscured by wildly fanciful myths and legends that have arisen over the centuries, leading martial-arts authority Robert W. Smith to remark, "There are no good books on Shaolin Temple boxing. There are only varying degrees of poor." In Taiwan, however, Smith had the good fortune to discover a short, anonymous work in Chinese that he believed revealed th
Hsing-i : Chinese mind-body boxing by Robert W Smith ( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complete guide to judo : its story and practice by Robert W Smith ( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martial musings : a portrayal of the martial arts in the 20th century by Robert W Smith ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western boxing and world wrestling : story and practice by Robert W Smith ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hsing-i : Chinese internal boxing by Robert W Smith ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unlike most martial arts, Chinese internal (soft-style) boxing does not depend on muscular strength. The secret behind its power lies in the cultivation and practical application of internal energy--ch'i, There are basically three soft-style martial arts: T'ai-chi, already well known worldwide, and Hsing-i and Pa-kua, relative newcomers to the West. Although they are not essentially fighting arts but living arts, they are devastating as systems of self-defense. This book outlines the history of Hsing-i--a style of boxing given form (Hsing) by the mind (i)--and gives a thorough account of the p
Pa-kua : eight-trigram boxing by Robert W Smith ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way of a warrior by Robert W Smith ( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T'ai-chi : de meest verheven oefening voor gezondheid, sport en zelf-verdediging by Manqing Zheng ( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geïllustreerde beschrijving van voornamelijk solo-oefeningen van de t'ai tsji
Chinese internal boxing : techniques of hsing-i & pa-kua by Robert W Smith ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of judo and other self-defense systems including cognate works and articles by Robert W Smith ( Book )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Những môn võ bí truyè̂n trên thé̂ giới by Robert W Smith ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in Vietnamese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ta mystika tēs polemikēs technēs tou naou tou Saolin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in Greek, Modern and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gilbey John F.
Gilbey, John F. 1926-
Smith, Robert
Smith, Robert 1926-
Smith, Robert William 1926-
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