Category: Kung Fu

WUSHU CLUB IN ITS ELEMENT WITH TV-INSPIRED DEMO

Natalie Lucas, a third-year in neuroscience, performing a martial arts demonstration. Credit: Aaron Lien| Lantern Reporter An Ohio State kung fu club proved that “Avatar: The Last Airbender” continues to draw crowds, finding its largest audience yet with a themed panel showcasing traditional martial arts at Ohayocon. Students from the Dragon Phoenix Wushu team performed…

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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…

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The Best Act From The 2019 CCTV Chinese Spring Festival Gala

The 2019 edition of the CCTV Spring Festival Gala — one of the most watched shows on the planet despite its familiarity and sweeping disregard for what young viewers might consider entertaining, we can go ahead and say that, in its defense, the sets were colorful, the actors were earnest, and overall it was more…

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The Legend behind the Founder of Shaolin Kung Fu

Some legends say that an Indian Buddhist priest named Bodhidharma (Tamo in Chinese), was the founder of Kung fu. Bodhidharma traveled to China to see the Emperor Wu of Liang (Xiāo Yǎn) sometime in the 527 CE. The Emperor had started a large project of having local Buddhist monks translate Buddhist texts from Sanskrit to…

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“Kung Fu Grandma” Practices Chinese Martial Arts for Nine Decades

At 94-years-old, Zhang Hexian has a particular set of skills that make her a nightmare for thugs. Residing in Ninghai County in east China’s Zhejiang Province she has been practicing Chinese martial arts since she was four and through the years she has refined her skills with great diligence and effort to become affectionately known…

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