Don Baird's As the Crow Flies brings us once again on a journey of the unique blending of Japanese poetry styles and kung fu. By using the allure of haiku and hokku mixed with the elegance and power... More > of martial art philosophies, Don guides us to open our eyes to our own, personal journeys where we may be able to finally live in the splendor that is the richest, vital core in each of our lives.< Less
With his voice ringing out I hear Grandmaster Suh saying, "This guy, are you training hard?" And without regard to my answer, he would always respond, "Train harder." This was the... More > way it was: this was signature Mr. Suh.
He was a Master of few words. I remember asking him, "Why do we punch with a bent elbow?" His response was a swift punch to my chest that left me on the floor about 8 feet away from him.
His martial art lessons were different, though. He became open and would spend a great deal of time teaching life philosophy. He savored handing down these philosophies to his students and it showed in every class.
This book, by letting him tell his story through his own words is not a book by me but a gift from him. He was brilliant. I believe this book, Suh Do Kwan, the Way of Suh, will reveal that on its own without further commentary.< Less
Both born of ancient masters, the unique blending of Haiku and Kung Fu in Haiku Wisdom, gives us a seamless guide to exploring our human existence.
With careful attention to the minute detail and... More > beauty of nature, Don Baird brings us on a magical journey of perception, introducing us to the miracles of our souls, hearts, minds and world.
By using the allure of haiku mixed with the elegance of martial arts philosophies, he allows us to open our eyes to our own journeys, where we may begin to revel in the grandeur that is our life.< Less