A Guide to Chinese Martial Arts : Wushu or Chinese martial arts, with a long history and various styles, is known both at home and abroad. It is beneficial for health as well as for self-defence. This book is divided into three chapters. The first chapter is about the origin development and present situation of wushu; the second introduces different styles of wushu; and the last explains the main wushu styles such as Chang Quan (Extended Boxing), Taijiquan (Great Ultimate Boxing) and Shaolin Quan (Shaolin Boxing) with illustrations. Written by wushu master Li Tianji, the former General Coach of the China Wushu Team, and his assistant, Du Xilian, the book with about 500 illustrations is useful for learning how to practise wushu or simply to learn more about this ancient Chinese art.