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Peter Lorge

The Book Club: Chinese Martial Arts by Peter Lorge, Chapters 6-8 (Song-Ming): The first emergence of the traditional Chinese Martial Arts.

Introduction The “Book Club” is a semi-regular series of posts where we collectively read and review some of the most important works in the field of Chinese martial studies.  My intent is to reproduce the same sort of seminar atmosphere... Continue Reading →

The Book Club: Chinese Martial Arts by Peter Lorge, Introduction-Chapter 5: Reconstructing China’s Ancient Military Institutions.

  Introduction: A Breakthrough for the Field of Chinese Martial Studies. The “Book Club” is a semi-regular feature at Kung Fu Tea in which we collectively read and discuss important works in the fields of martial studies, history or the... Continue Reading →

A Year in the Chinese Martial Arts: The Events and Stories that Shaped 2012, Part I

Introduction New Years is upon us and that means that it is time to sit back and reflect on the year's accomplishments and events.  This is particularly important in the martial arts as only through studying our actions and responses... Continue Reading →

Chinese Martial Arts in the News: September 10, 2012.

  There have been a number of interesting stories in the news since our last update.  The Washington Post kicks thing off with an interview with Stephen Fung, the director of the soon to be released (in the USA) Steampunk/Kung... Continue Reading →

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