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Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.

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Invention of Martial Arts

A Killing Art

  Introduction Greetings from my short writing sabbatical! There are two subjects that have been on my mind.  The first is Korea as I spent much of the day editing a 15 page conference presentation down to a svelte 7... Continue Reading →

Fighting Words: Four New Document Finds Reignite Old Debates in Taijiquan Historiography

  Introduction As I mentioned last week, I am currently in the middle of a couple of writing projects.  As such, our weekend post will be covered by Douglas Wile, author of the SUNY Press volume, The Lost Tai Chi... Continue Reading →

The Fifty-Two Handblocks Re-framed: the Rehabilitation of a Vernacular Martial Art by Thomas A. Green

Introduction Greetings from the road!  If all has gone according to plan I am currently in the UK, and probably on a train somewhere between London and Cardiff, headed to the 2016 Martial Arts Studies Conference.  Since I will only... Continue Reading →

Now Available: Spring 2016 Issue of Martial Arts Studies – The Invention of Martial Arts

      We are happy to announce that the Spring 2016 Issue Martial Arts Studies is now available, free of charge, to any reader or institution.  This open source, peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal is an imprint of Cardiff University... Continue Reading →

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