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Tag Archives: Wushu

Wushu is the term used in the West to identify the modern Chinese martial art that emphasizes flashy techniques and acrobatics. In China, however, it's the official term used to refer to what Westerners call kung fu or chuan fa. In fact, wushu translates as "martial skill." Training includes numerous empty-hand techniques and practically every imaginable weapon. The forms can be performed solo or with a partner.

Southern Shaolin Temple: Searching for China’s Real Contribution to Karate, Part 2

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Get ready for a short martial arts history lesson that encompasses China, Okinawa, the Southern Shaolin Temple and, just possibly, the style of self-defense you practice!
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Posted in Shaolin Kung Fu.

Southern Shaolin Temple: Searching for China’s Real Contribution to Karate, Part 1

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Embark on a search for the Southern Shaolin Temple and find out how the self-defense art practiced there went on to influence the development of Okinawan karate.
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Posted in Shaolin Kung Fu.

Jon Foo: Co-Star of the New Rush Hour TV Series Worked With Jackie Chan, Tony Jaa and Yuen Woo-Ping!

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

How did Jon Foo become the co-star of the CBS TV series Rush Hour? It all started when he was 8 years old, watched a Jackie Chan movie and took up Shaolin kung fu.
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Posted in Martial Arts Entertainment.