Book Title: A Pearl from the Dragon's Neck : Secret Revival Methods & Vital Points for Injury, Healing and Health from the Great Martial Arts Masters
Author: Tom Bisio
Format: Paperback | 314 pages
Publication Date: 26 Feb 2019
A renowned expert in the martial arts and Chinese medicine reveals the acupuncture point secrets of the great martial arts masters
For centuries, martial arts masters from different warrior traditions have carefully guarded the secret uses of acupuncture's miraculously effective and even life-saving acupuncture points. Gaining access to this precious and powerful knowledge was literally like trying to wrest "a pearl from the dragon's neck." Now, in this sequel to his acclaimed book, A Tooth From the Tiger's Mouth, author Tom Bisio reveals this formerly secret knowledge to general public.
In A Pearl From the Dragon's Neck, Tom teaches the reader how to use:
- Life-saving revival points and revival methods passed down through generations of martial arts masters
- The 12 Miraculous Points of Daoist acupuncture
- 30 Acu-points to treat hundreds of diseases
A Pearl From the Dragon's Neck introduces the reader to a handful of acu-points that have wide applicability in treating sports injuries and other illnesses. Many of the key acu-points are presented multiple times in different contexts, giving the reader deep insight into the many applications of just a few powerful points. Learn the secrets of:
- The Four Gate Points
- The Four Energizer Points
- Points of the Three Powers
- The Four Master Points
- The Five Intersection Points
- The Six Barrier Points
- The Eight Influential Points
You don't need to be an acupuncturist to benefit from this book!
In A Pearl From the Dragon's Neck, acu-points and revival methods are presented so that they can be easily understood and practically applied, even without acupuncture needles. For the martial arts enthusiast, there are chapters on herbal revival formulas, and practical methods of treating deliberate attacks to the 36 "Fatal" Points. As in A Tooth From the Tiger's Mouth, Bisio smoothly and effortlessly guides the reader through the mysteries of Chinese medicine and the martial arts, making the seemingly arcane and mysterious easily accessible.
Although written for the general public, martial arts practitioners, sports enthusiasts, and just about anyone who has an interest in preserving and improving their health, A Pearl From the Dragon's Neck has much to offer practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine and other professional health care practitioners.
Tom Bisio is known internationally as a martial artist and practitioner of Chinese medicine. He has studied Chinese medicine and martial arts extensively in Mainland China and practiced acupuncture, tui na and herbal medicine since 1990. Tom has written numerous books and articles on Martial Arts, Nei Gong, Daoist Meditation and Chinese medicine. He is the founder of New York Internal Arts and Internal Arts International (NYIA/IAI) (internalartsinternational.com).