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Articles about Chinese Martial Arts on USAdojo.com covering martial arts such as Kung Fu, Sanshou, Shaolin, Tai Chi, Wing Chun and many others.

Tai Chi Chuan

Speak to your friends who do Karate or Tae Kwon Do about Tai Chi Chuan and they will tell you it is a slow...

Peter Lorge The History of Chinese Martial Arts By Dynasty Part...

Peter Lorge on Chinese Martial Arts: From Antiquity to the 21st Century Part 2 In the beginning of 2012, Peter Lorge, an Assistant Professor of...

Peter Lorge on the Development of Chinese Archery Part 2

Peter Lorge on Chinese Martial Arts: From Antiquity to the 21st Century Part 1 GC: Your book charts the development of Chinese archery. Today, archery...

About Ba Gua Zhang

Ba Gua Zhang is literally translated as Eight Trigram Palm. This style is one of the three Nei Jia Quan or internal styles of...

Kung Fu Styles

The Chinese term kung fu can refer to any skill achieved through hard work and practice, but most people relate the term to Chinese...

Xingyiquan

In order to survive in what is oftentimes a violent and cruel world, animals must very quickly develop the ability to protect themselves from...

Descriptions of Internal Martial Arts

Regarding Falun, if you look at their situation, you have to realize that they are at least partly to blame for their troubles in...

Chang Tien Temple Tiger Claw Kungfu

Introduction of Chang Tien Temple Tiger Claw Kungfu The Ch’ang Tien Temple Set is a Chinese Kung-Fu form that belongs to the Tiger Claw Kung-Fu style...

Wing Chun Taoism: Effortless Fighting

"To return to source is true knowing. To be simple is to be truly complex. To let go is to truly grasp." Wing Chun Taoism...

Yang Jwing-Ming: The Commitment to Preserving the Art

I feel awkward taking credit for this story for two reasons. The first has to do with the subject matter. As a martial arts...

Kung Fu San Soo

What is Kung Fu San Soo? Kung Fu San Soo is considered, by many, to be the most sophisticated and complete form of martial...

Kung Fu and Wushu

Kung Fu: The Short Explanation In general, Kung Fu is a label used to describe any martial art that comes from China. It is the...

Lai Chung Ch’uan Fa Modern Kung Fu

Lai Chung Ch’uan Fa is a modern form of kung fu that was developed in the late 20th century and mixes two traditional Shaolin...

Pa Kua Chang or Ba Kua Chang

Pa Kua Chang (Eight Diagram Palm), is also known as Ba Gua Zhang. It is one of the primary internal systems of the Chinese...

Praying Mantis Fist or Tang Lang Quan

According to legend the Praying Mantis Fist or Tang Lang Quan was created by Wang Lang, also known as Fa Ming, during the Song...

Qigong

Qigong (pronounced chee goong) is a Chinese system of physical training, philosophy, and preventive and therapeutic health care. Qi (or chi) means air, breath...

San Shou

San Shou is a martial art which was originally developed by the Chinese military based upon intense study of various traditional methods and combined...

Shuai Chiao, The Mother of Kung Fu

Shuai-Chiao, the Mount Everest of China's martial arts ranges, is a famous killing style paneratium in its sublimity of Kung fu package. This age-old...

Sil Lum Kung-Fu or Shaolin Kung-Fu

Sil Lum Kung-Fu (or Shaolin Kung-Fu in the Mandarin dialect) is the most well known of the Chinese martial arts. Born in China's Hebei...

Tai Chi Grand Ultimate Fist

Tai Chi means "grand ultimate fist." Tai Chi is one of the oldest martial arts in the world. It is so old that its origins...