Warrior Guards the Mountain: The Internal Martial Traditions of China, Japan and South East Asia
The Internal Martial Traditions of China, Japan and South East Asia
Inspired by the author's personal training experiences, this book presents an intimate exploration of the philosophy of some of the rarest martial art forms. Encompassing the arts of China, Japan and India/South East Asia, it includes in-depth conversations with esteemed Masters such as Dr Serge Augier and Master He Jing Han.
Alex Kozma began his training in a traditional family system of Chinese martial arts at the age of thirteen, and has devoted his life to the practice and study of the martial, meditative and healing aspects of the Eastern arts. He spent eight years practicing in Asia under Master Chen Yuen San (Taijiquan), Master He Jing Han (Baguaquan) and other experts. In 1997 he qualified as a teacher of the Neijia arts under his teacher, Daoist Master Serge Augier. For many years he has studied traditional Oriental medicine as a private student of Master Eichi Tanaka (inheritor of the Daiwa ryu healing system of Shitennogi Temple) and Master Paul Whitrod (Chow Gar family system). Alex now runs a healing clinic in Cambridge, UK, and continues his daily practice and study.