***Greeting readers, and thank you for your continued patience. Today we are going to revisit a review of a Wing Chun documentary that I wrote back in the Fall of 2012. This turned out to be one of two... Continue Reading →
Given that many of the readers of Kung Fu Tea come to this blog to read about the history or development of traditional fighting systems, I am willing to bet that each and every one of us has complained... Continue Reading →
“Echoes of Memories” It is the elusiveness of memory that captivates us. People tend to think of their memories as a personal hard drive, always running in the background, silently backing up the minutia of our daily... Continue Reading →
Introduction Prof. Phillip Zarrilli's name will already be familiar to many. His book, When the Body Becomes All Eyes: Paradigms, Discourses and Practices of Power in Kalarippayattu, a South Indian Martial Art (Oxford UP, 2000) was an important... Continue Reading →
Introduction Sascha Matuszak is a friend and occasional guest author here at Kung Fu Tea. Regular readers may remember his report on recent developments in the socioeconomics of Taijiquan. As a China based journalist he... Continue Reading →
Chinese Martial Arts in the News: December 10th, 2012: A New Wing Chun Documentary and the Past and Future of the Mixed Martial Arts.
In this semi-regular segment Kung Fu Tea attempts to update readers about interesting martial arts stories in the news that you may have missed. If you know of a story related to the Chinese martial arts that is currently developing... Continue Reading →
Empty Mind Films has produced some of the highest quality and most engaging martial arts documentaries seen anywhere in the last few years. They are a small organization, and as a result they are selective about the projects they take... Continue Reading →