Spirit of Shaolin
By David Carradine. 6"x 9.25", 208 pages, paperback. Carradine relates his own transformation to kung fu devotee and provides insight and inspiration for those who want to follow. He discusses the wisdom of the ancient Chinese masters, the principles of Shaolin philosophy, and inner meaning of the martial arts and its relevance to the modern world. Also included are his own twelve lessons, including notes on nutrition, stretching, and meditation.