Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.



Chinese Martial Arts in the News: May 17th, 2016: Kung Fu Art, Brawling and New Books!

Introduction Welcome to “Chinese Martial Arts in the News.”  This is a semi-regular feature here at Kung Fu Tea in which we review media stories that mention or affect the traditional fighting arts.  In addition to discussing important events, this... Continue Reading →

Digital Sparring: A History of Martial Arts in Video Games by Rob Argent

Video games are an important force in modern popular culture.  I remember talking to new students when I was teaching introductory Wing Chun classes for my Sifu back in Salt Lake.  I would often ask students what got them interested... Continue Reading →

Chinese Martial Arts in the News: October 8, 2012: Video Games, Movies and the Question of Cultural Appropriation.

Cultural Appropriation of Global Kung Fu Culture? Lately I have been thinking quite a bit about the question of cultural appropriation in the martial arts.  Setting aside the historical questions for a second, at this point in history, who actually... Continue Reading →

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