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Martial Arts Have a Prominent But Not Central Role in the Hit Series “Marco Polo”

Friday, January 30th, 2015

It should come as no surprise that the new series Marco Polo has good kung fu — it was created by John Fusco, a practitioner of praying mantis, pa kua and tai chi.
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Posted in Martial Arts TV.

Generate More Power in Your Punches Using This Traditional Kung Fu Training Method

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Want to maximize the impact of your strikes? Check out what praying mantis kung fu instructor Jon Funk has to say about waist power!
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Posted in Kung Fu.

Praying Mantis Kung Fu Methods and Monkey Kung Fu Movements

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Various systems of praying-mantis kung fu can be found in the different locales and subcultures of China. Of them, the northern seven-star school is perhaps the most widely practiced.

The art dates back to the end of the Ming dynasty, when the invading Manchus began to subjugate the Han Chinese. Legend has it that Wong
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Posted in Chinese Martial Arts History, General Martial Arts History, Kung Fu, Kung Fu Animals, Monkey Kung Fu, Praying Mantis Kung Fu.