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Virtue: The Foundation of Traditional Martial Arts

“When you can take the pebble from my hand, it will be time for you to leave," is a memorable quote from the classic...

When Shaolin Monks Came to Aid the Tang Emperor

In our minds, Buddhist monks are men of peace, of unyielding understanding, and of nonselective compassion. Well, that is true. But for the Shaolin...

Taoist Warriors of Wudang Mountain

Wudang Mountain — the birthplace of Tai Chi. Set within the peaks and cliffs of the mountain lies a cluster of Taoist temples where...

Norimitsu Odachi: The Mysterious Giant Sword of Okayama

Imagine swinging a sword longer than the height of an average human. The famous Norimitsu Odachi sword at the Kibitsu shrine in Okayama Prefecture,...

Kung Fu and the Meaning Behind the Symbols

The Chinese martial art of Kung Fu is thousands of years old. Most people only know a little bit about Kung Fu, which is...

True Martial Arts Experts Refrain From Showing Off

Great martial artists with significant capabilities don’t show off their skills voluntarily. Even when they are attacked, they won’t use their abilities unless it...

Learn from the Master: The Philosophy of Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee’s influence on modern martial arts is undeniable. His ideas about martial arts were not rooted in violence. Instead, its foundations were strongly...

A Martial Arts Expert Finds His True Calling

On July 4, 2019, the annual Independence Day parade was held in Redwood City in San Francisco's Bay Area. As in previous years, local...

A Story of Kung Fu

One of the greatest cultural exports from China is kung fu. The martial art has been developed over thousands of years and literally means...

A Rare Interview With the Master of the Sword

Zhang Sanfeng is known as the founder of Tai Chi, or Taijiquan, which is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training...

Traditional Martial Arts Is All About Morals and Succession

The 2019 World Chinese Martial Arts Competition hosted by New Tang Dynasty Television's (NTDTV) Global Competition Series has begun. This is a global martial arts...

How Chinese Martial Arts Influenced the World

In the world of martial arts — also known as kung fu, wushu, and quanfa in China. The Chinese styles are generally regarded as the...

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