Chinese Kung Fu, or popularly referred to as Gongfu or Wushu, is regarded as one of the traditional Chinese sports teaching a series of fighting styles which has developed over a long historical period. In Kung Fu Schools in China, you'll be trained by some of the most skilled Kung Fu masters in China and you’ll meet like-minded individuals who are as eager to learn more about Kung Fu. One of the most popular styles is to learn Shaolin Kung Fu, often taught in monasteries in the Henan province. Learn a new martial art or deepen your practice in a kung fu camp in China.
Directly translated into English, Wing Chun (or Wing Tsun) means “an ode to spring”. However, despite its pleasing title and deflective approach to force, Wing Tsun is a direct, destructive and fearsome martial art when dealing with an attacker.
Kung Fu comes in a variety of disciplines to explore – it also happens to be one of the most popular styles. Moreover, it has been an essential part of China’ s 5000-year-old culture. It has been long celebrated its land of origin far before the world’s most renowned martial artist, Bruce Lee, left us captivated by the awesomeness that is Kung Fu.
When we first came across ‘The Last Masters’, a blog focused on sharing information and insights about martial arts in China – from Taiji, Kung Fu to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), we were instantly hooked. As we dig deeper, we found out that the man behind the blog, Sascha Matuszak, has been travelling around China to meet as many Kung Fu masters and practitioners as he can as a part of his documentary film, ‘The New Masters’.