Martial Arts History


National Geographic- Battle for the Soul of Kung Fu

In the shadow of China’s legendary Shaolin Temple, a kung fu master’s disciples confront the changing world of martial arts. By Peter Gwin Photograph by Fritz Hoffmann The master spent his last day of life wrapped in a quilt stitched by his wife, his rasping, irregular breaths filling the small bedroom. Throughout the cool spring … Continue Reading


Kung Fu Masters Aim to Break Modern Notions of Martial Arts

Setting goals for better health isn’t what comes to mind when you’re watching the Yandong Shaolin Kung Fu Troupe in action.


The Background of How Martial Arts Came to Be

A look into how martial arts came to be and what it is today.


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