Martial Arts

The martial art of kung fu is one of China's greatest cultural exports.  (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

A Story of Kung Fu

One of the greatest cultural exports from China is kung fu. The martial art has been developed over thousands of years and literally means “achievement made through effort.” People mistakenly assume that kung fu originated with the Shaolin Temple. This…

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A Martial Arts Expert Finds His True Calling

On July 4, 2019, the annual Independence Day parade was held in Redwood City in San Francisco’s Bay Area. As in previous years, local practitioners of Falun Gong, an ancient…

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A Story of Kung Fu

One of the greatest cultural exports from China is kung fu. The martial art has been developed over thousands of years and literally means “achievement made through effort.” People mistakenly…

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A Rare Interview With the Master of the Sword

Zhang Sanfeng is known as the founder of Tai Chi, or Taijiquan, which is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. The term…

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Zhang Sanfeng, Founder of Tai Chi

Zhang Sanfeng was born in the year 1247 in what’s now known as Fuxin, Liaoning Province. When he was just 5 years old, he suffered from an eye disease. He…

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Zhang Sanfeng: The Founder of Wudang Martial Arts

The well-known Chinese martial arts originate from the Buddhist and Taoist cultivation methods. They can mainly be classified into two sects: Shaolin Damo and Wudang Zhang Sanfeng, which are popular…

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A Brief History of Chinese Martial Arts

Chinese martial arts originated from traditional Chinese culture. Like many aspects of traditional Chinese culture, it has great depth. Most of the many styles of Chinese martial arts were derived…

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Donnie Yen Holds His Own Against Bruce Lee

Now I’m not sure how realistic the outcome is. Donnie Yen follows in Bruce Lee’s footsteps. The fight wouldn’t last more than a few seconds. One solid backfist and Donnie…