Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.


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Through a Lens Darkly (39): The Strength of Chinese Boxers

  Introduction Some of the most popular posts at Kung Fu Tea have examined vintage images of traditional martial artists.  These are also among my favorites to research.  Yet it seems that I have neglected this subject with all of... Continue Reading →

Through a Lens Darkly (26): Taking a Second Look at “A Group of Chinese Boxers”

    A Second Look at a Rare Photograph   It would be an understatement to say that period photographs of Qing-era martial arts activities are rare.  For a variety of reasons these themes were less popular with both western... Continue Reading →

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