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Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.

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Understanding the Red Boats of the Cantonese Opera: Economics, Social Structure and Violence 1850-1950.

Introduction No subject has been more romanticized among students of Guangdong’s martial arts (and Wing Chun practitioners in particular) than the “Red Boat” companies of the Cantonese regional opera tradition.  Late 19th and early 20th century martial arts folklore claimed... Continue Reading →

Towards The Motors of Tradition: A Report from the Field for Kung Fu Tea

By Daniel Mroz, Ph.D., University of Ottawa, Canada   ****I am very happy to introduce the following research report by my friend and colleague, Prof. Daniel Mroz of the University of Ottawa.  He has recently returned from conducting some fieldwork... Continue Reading →

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