Kung Fu Tea

Martial Arts History, Wing Chun and Chinese Martial Studies.



Through a Lens Darkly (26): Taking a Second Look at “A Group of Chinese Boxers”

    A Second Look at a Rare Photograph   It would be an understatement to say that period photographs of Qing-era martial arts activities are rare.  For a variety of reasons these themes were less popular with both western... Continue Reading →

Through a Lens Darkly (22): Heavy Knives and Stone Locks – Strength Training in the Traditional Chinese Martial Arts

  “I don’t oppose playing ball in the least, but I do oppose this feverish consumption of foreigners’ goods.  This is exercise, but it is the exercise of the gents and ladies of the leisured classes.  If you want to... Continue Reading →

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