A 6000 word well researched mini book on the compatibility between the Martial Arts and Christianity. This work explores the history of ancient fighting arts, the philosophies rooted in the fighting systems, the differences between traditional and non-traditional fighting schools, fitness and heath, Mixed Martial Arts or MMA, the dangers of yogic meditation, and the Biblical viewpoint concerning such practices. It will enlighten your understanding and give you confidence in a decision to practice or not to practice these ancient fighting arts. This is a must read for any Christian parent having a child enrolled in any type of fighting art school. It presents a fair and balanced viewpoint supported by documentation and Scriptural references. Many Martial arts experts were consulted and their views are outlined in a factual manner. Author, Paul Villanueva holds a second-degree black belt in the Martial Art of Kung Fu San Soo. He has over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience, and was a California state certified instructor in Use of Force techniques for police officers. He is also a Tactical Communications (Verbal Judo) expert and has appeared on a California state training DVD distributed to every police department in the state. Villanueva earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Arts degree in Negotiation and Conflict Management. Paul Villanueva is the author of “The Wisdom of Death: Six Paths to Understanding Loss and Grief,” a book about grief recovery. It is available in print form at most online retailers and in an updated revised eBook edition.
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