Shaolin Kung Fu is one of the oldest and most famous martial art styles, developed in the Shaolin temple in China during the last 1500 years by Shaolin Monks. Nowadays, trainers and beginners from all around the world visit China to become a Shaolin Kung Fu master and train for 1 or 2 months in monasteries. Shaolin Kung Fu combines Zen Buddhism with martial arts techniques that allow you to deepen your martial arts practice, get control over your body, and explore your limits.
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.
According to an article shared by blackbeltmag.com, nutrition can help martial artists to improve their body chemistry for balance as well as to gain explosive power, better mobility, greater speed and strength, increased energy for intense workouts and higher endurance for sport and self-defense situations.
Earlier this month, BookMartialArts.com had a great conversation with the man behind KungFu Podcasts, Tim Smith. KungFu Podcasts has primarily served as an inspiration for continuation of his own personal studies and development, and a branch of his initial goal when he started Kung Fu training - to become a better man.
In order to survive in an exceptionally hostile environment, the primitive Chinese ancestors developed as a primary means of defense and attack that included leaping, tumbling, and kicking. Although they knew how to fight with rudimentary weapons made from stones and wood, fighting with bare hands and fists became essential skills for survival.