Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.



Bodhidharma: Historical Fiction, Hyper-Real Religion and Shaolin Kung Fu

  Introduction I was recently exchanging emails with a martial arts instructor and reader who suggested that I address the historical facts behind the “Bodhidharma myth.” This is a critical topic for anyone interested in either the historical or cultural... Continue Reading →

Chinese Martial Arts in the News: January 13th, 2014: Run Run Shaw, the Life of Ip Man and Breaking the “500 Likes” Barrier.

Introduction Welcome to 2014's first edition of "Chinese Martial Arts in the News."  This is a semi-regular feature in which we reviewing media stories that mention or impact the the traditional fighting arts.  In addition to discussing important events this... Continue Reading →

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