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Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.


Roundtable Discussion

From the Archives: Professor Kai Filipiak Discusses the State of the Discipline.

A stylized rendition of a Japanese Tengu. These mountain demons were sometimes imagined as great teachers of martial wisdom. ***While typing up the ongoing roundtable discussion between Prof. Paul Bowman and myself on the state of martial studies, it occurred... Continue Reading →

Roundtable Discussion on the State of Martial Studies with Paul Bowman and Ben Judkins, Part I.

Introduction If I have learned one thing after years of attending academic conferences it is that every gathering must have at least one "roundtable discussion."  Our own 2013 Web Symposium on Chinese Martial Studies is no exception.  As such I... Continue Reading →

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