In our dojo (Kung Fu) we kneel and bow. Where did this tradition come from?
In Kalari Payattu there is something called choondu marmam, which is used to attack the opponent with spiritual power. Is it real?
I recently saw a Seven Star Praying Mantis school perform in public for a cultural festival, and one of their characteristics is the seven-star stance. The stance entails one of practictioner's leg ...
Assuming it did indeed exist, when was the Southern Shaolin Temple destroyed? Personally, I've heard that it was possibly destroyed multiple times with the years (AD) 1646, 1647, 1674, 1732, 1901, ...
I'm researching lineages of various Kung Fu styles, can anyone provide an authoritative list of primarily Southern-influenced styles? So far I only know that Hung Gar (Hung Kuen) and Choi Li Fut are ...