Hong Kong martial arts cinema: Bruce Lee’s quotes on karate – ‘These guys never fight’
Bruce Lee in a still from Fist of Fury (1972). Lee was not known for his love of karate or of Hong Kong film directors. Bruce Lee was scathing about karate, and its reliance on breaking boards and lack of fighting Lee also didn’t pull his punches when he spoke about Hong Kong film directors…Read More
Would a Proposed Virginia Law Outlaw Martial Arts and Firearms Training?
The following story appeared on Snopes website: An amendment to a law that was already on the books makes no mention of key points raised on junk-news sites. In late November 2019, conspiracy sites started posting an article originally published by Natural News, that falsely reported the state of Virginia will consider legislation outlawing martial arts…Read More
Gichin Funakoshi “The Father of Modern Karate”
Today we honor the passing anniversary of one of the world’s greatest martial arts Masters and teachers, Gichin Funakoshi who lived from November 10, 1868 – April 26, 1957. Grandmaster Funakoshi is the founder of Shotokan Karate-Do, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is known as a “father of modern karate”. Following…Read More