Blind Zen

blindzencoverlrgBlind Zen, Martial Arts and Zen for the Blind and Vision Impaired
by Stefan Verstappen
Is it possible for a blind person to follow the Way of the Warrior?

6.13″ x 9.2″,
Trade Paperback high gloss soft cover
184 pages, Over 75 Illustrations
Includes Bibliography, End Notes, and Index
ISBN 978-0-9869515-1-0
Woodbridge Press, Toronto, 2011

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.
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.

This manual provides 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.

Now available as an audio book!

Listen to Stefan being interviewed on InSight Radio below.

 

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