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Archive for Dicembre, 2018

THE INSIGHTS OF WU GONGZAO

Dic 31st, 2018 by XIUART | 0

– 太極拳講義 TAIJI BOXING EXPLAINED 著作者 吳公藻 by Wu Gongzao 校正者 吳公儀 text proofread by Wu Gongyi [published by the 湖南國術訓練所 Hunan Martial Arts Training Institute, June, 1935] [translation by Paul Brennan, Dec, 2018] – 吳公藻編 by Wu Gongzao: 太極拳講義 Taiji Boxing … Continue reading

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Events and Trends that Shaped the Chinese Martial Arts in 2018

Dic 28th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

  This is the time of year when it is only natural to pause and reflect on where we have been and what may be coming next.  2018 has been a busy year in the Chinese martial arts.  Progress has… Continue Reading →

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Events and Trends that Shaped the Chinese Martial Arts in 2018

Dic 28th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

  This is the time of year when it is only natural to pause and reflect on where we have been and what may be coming next.  2018 has been a busy year in the Chinese martial arts.  Progress has… Continue Reading →

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Seasons Greetings!

Dic 25th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of Kung Fu Tea’s  readers!  Thanks so much for your support and feedback over the last seven years.  I think that Santa left me one or two martial arts related items… Continue Reading →

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YAN QING’S SINGLE SABER

Dic 23rd, 2018 by XIUART | 0

– 燕青單刀 YAN QING’S SINGLE SABER 順德黃漢勛編述 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] of Shunde 山東蓬萊羅光玉老師授 as taught by Luo Guangyu of Penglai, Shandong 攝影者:譚以禮 postures photographed by Tan Yili 校對者:黃子英 text proofread by Huang Ziying [published 33rd year of the … Continue reading

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Local Resistance and Guoshu: The Foshan Zhong Yi Martial Arts Athletic Association

Dic 21st, 2018 by XIUART | 0

      Guoshu in the Pearl River Delta In a recent post I attempted to move away from the triumphalist rhetoric that accompanies many popular discussions of the Guoshu movement and ask how its institutional limitations (rather than its… Continue Reading →

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Bringing Northern Styles South: A Brief History of the Lianguang Guoshu Institute

Dic 13th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

    Transforming Southern Martial Culture   How did Taijiquan, now ubiquitous, establish itself in Southern China?  What about the other northern Shaolin systems? I would think that the lion’s share of the credit must go to the Jingwu Association… Continue Reading →

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Chinese Martial Arts in the News: Dec 10, 2018: Young Masters, Colorful History, Chinese Swords

Dic 10th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

  Introduction Its official, holiday madness is upon us. Still, I wanted to comment on some of the more interesting stories that have been floating around. For new readers, this is a semi-regular feature here at Kung Fu Tea in which we review media… Continue Reading →

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Varieties of “Tradition”: Work, Play and Leisure in Martial Arts

Dic 7th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

  A Different Kind of Race Horse races are strongholds of pageantry and tradition, but when it comes to medieval texture, few can compare with the Palio di Siena. Oddly, any footage of the event reminds me of a critical… Continue Reading →

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Wabi-Sabi: Martial Arts in a Warming World

Dic 4th, 2018 by XIUART | 0

    Martial Arts and Politics: The Big Picture   The latest (dire) global warming report produced by US government scientists is inspiring conversations everywhere. I overheard a particularly interesting discussion between two colleagues earlier this week which focused not… Continue Reading →

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