All Titles from Stefan Verstappen

Blind Zen
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
The Thirty Six Strategies of Ancient China
This is one of the most diverse yet accessible collections of Chinese strategies yet assembled. Brief in form, yet endless in wisdom, these fundamental rules of military engagement are easily adapted to the modern office, sports team, or everyday task.
 
Taken from sources ranging from Lao Zi to Miyamoto Musashi, Stefan H. Verstappen has assembled a fascinating and impressive selection of historical and anecdotal evidence in support of this classic doctrine of strategy and one of the most influential works of East Asian philosophy. Whether you are a platoon commander or a weekend warrior, this book will enable you to stay three steps ahead.