Search

Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.

Tag

self-defense

Research Notes: Judo’s Triple Transformation in The China Press (1932)

  Doing the Homework Students of Martial Arts Studies are the fortunate few.  As research areas go, ours is pretty interesting. Yet as I review the literature (even recent publications from big name academic presses), it is clear that many... Continue Reading →

Reality Fighting and the End of Civilization

      The Debate   Neil Gong’s article, “How to Fight Without Rules: On Civilized Violence in “De-Civilized” Spaces,” (Social Problems, 2015, 0, pp. 1-18) is the sort of work that is sure to find its way onto a... Continue Reading →

Coming this Spring: Authentic Ip Ching Wing Chun in Western New York.

Blue Heron Wing Chun Hall in Western New York I have a special announcement to make.  This spring I am opening a branch of the Wing Chun Hall in Western NY.  Under the direction of my Sifu, Jon Nielson (a... Continue Reading →

Chinese Martial Arts in the News: April 1st, 2013: Women and Self Defense Around the Globe

Introduction: Chinese Martial Arts in the News It is time for another roundup of news stories about the Chinese Martial Arts.  This is a semi-regular feature here at Kung Fu Tea.  We have a lot of articles to cover this... Continue Reading →

What Master T. T. Liang can Teach us about Wing Chun: Improving the Retention of Advanced Students.

Tao Te Ching, Chapter Thirty-three: Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment. Mastering others requires force; Mastering the self needs strength. He who knows he has enough is rich. Perseverance is a sign of willpower. He who stays... Continue Reading →

Up ↑