Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.



A Year in the Chinese Martial Arts: The Stories and Events that Shaped 2014 and a note of Congratulations

      Introduction   New Years is a good time to sit back and reflect on recent accomplishments and events.  2014 has been a big year for the field of Chinese martial studies.  We have made progress in some... Continue Reading →

Liminality, Embodied Identity and the Paradox of the Invisible Female Martial Artists

  Men fighting men to determine worth (i.e., masculinity) excludes women as completely as the female experience of childbirth excludes men….The female boxer violates this stereotype and cannot be taken seriously—she is parody, she is cartoon, she is monstrous. Had... Continue Reading →

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