Martial Arts and Zen for the Blind and Vision Impaired

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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

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