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In Pursuit of Double Dragons: A Sui Dynasty Dao

  The Archeology of Dragons Today’s story begins with two, seemingly unrelated, artifact finds.  In 1930 two Chinese sabers (dao) believed to have been excavated from the Sui dynasty's (581-618 CE) royal tombs north of Luoyang, were donated to the... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: “The Practical Isn’t Pretty”: General Qi Jiguang on Martial Arts for Soldiers

    Introduction This is the second guest post contributed by Sascha Matuszak to help keep things interesting here at Kung Fu Tea while I am in the UK attending the Martial Arts Studies conference at Cardiff University.  Like the... Continue Reading →

Chinese Martial Arts in the News: March 17th, 2014: The St. Patrick’s Day Edition!

Introduction Welcome to the St. Patrick's day edition of “Chinese Martial Arts in the News.”  This is a semi-regular feature here at Kung Fu Tea in which we review media stories that mention or impact the the traditional fighting arts. ... Continue Reading →

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