Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.


may 4th

Do the martial arts unite or divide us? Kung Fu and the production of “social capital”

        Introduction     The martial arts emerge from a nexus of swirling social anxieties. Are these arts the epitome of personal violence, or a pathway to peace? Do they find expression within singular warriors, or are... Continue Reading →

Through a Lens Darkly (4): Chinese Martial Arts and the Military.

I would like to use two sets of images to explore the somewhat complex subject of the Chinese military's relationship with the traditional martial arts.  Modern Chinese history has witnessed a vast number of military and para-military forces and not... Continue Reading →

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