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Martial Arts and Zen for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Blind Zen, tells the story of how a blind woman’s efforts to learn self-defense led to a unique experiment to adapt martial arts and eastern philosophy to develop new skills and increase self-confidence for the blind and vision impaired.
This book includes descriptions and scientific explanations of the unique Zen inspired exercises that anyone can learn and provides a fresh new approach and exciting possibilities to improve the quality of life of the vision impaired.
Inlcudes 23 practical easy-to-learn exercises that teach how to:
- Improve your sense of balance Improve your sense of proprioception
- Refine the sense of hearing and create an auditory map of your surroundings
- Train the sense of smell to gather information from your environment
- Overcome the numerous fears associated with blindness
- Become more aware of the unconscious sensory information known as synesthesia
- 13 Practical self-defense techniques anyone can learn
Title also comes with supplemential material: Illustrated Self Defense techniques for the benefit of sighted trainers or partners