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Smith, Robert W. 1926-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 153 publications in 2 languages and 2,942 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias 
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 )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 557 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 )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 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 )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 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 244 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 211 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
Secrets of Shaolin Temple boxing by Robert W Smith ( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 )
8 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and held by 136 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 122 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 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secret fighting arts of the world by Robert W Smith ( Book )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hsing-i : Chinese internal boxing by Robert W Smith ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 69 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
Secret fighting arts of the world by Robert W Smith ( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 53 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
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
Chinese internal boxing : techniques of hsing-i & pa-kua by Robert W Smith ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perfect for people of all ages and nearly any level of health, Chinese internal boxing does not depend on muscular strength. Instead, its power is drawn from the cultivation and practical application of internal energy, or ch'i. Chinese Internal Boxing: Techniques of Hsing-I & Pa-Kua is an in-depth guide to the practice of two styles of Chinese internal boxing. Through clear, concise instructions, photos and diagrams, it invites readers to experience and understand the traditional, authentic methods of this once secretive art
A bibliography of judo and other self-defense systems including cognate works and articles by Robert W Smith ( Book )
6 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of rhetoric in Alexandria : its theory and practice in the ancient world by Robert W Smith ( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dictionary of French rhetoric by Robert W Smith ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 23 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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geïllustreerde beschrijving van voornamelijk solo-oefeningen van de t'ai tsji
 
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Alternative Names
Gilbey, John F.
Gilbey, John F., 1926-
Smith, Robert
Smith, Robert 1926-
Smith, Robert William, 1926-
Смит, Роберт В., 1926-
Languages
English (123)
Dutch (5)
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