Beyond the Known
The Ultimate Goal of the Martial Arts
By Tri Thong Dang. 4.5" x 7", 152 pages, paperback. Contains a parable about the physical and mental development of a young disciple of the martial arts, tracing his path from student to master. It calls for teachers and practitioners of all martial arts to question their motives and goals, and to go beyond the superficial, to go "beyond the known"—the ultimate goal of the martial arts. Applicable to all martial arts as well as the internal styles.