Happy New Year friends! It’s the year of the dog which means a year of loyalty, justice and intelligence — all of the positive attribute’s of a man’s best friend. To celebrate the new year, my family enjoyed some rice cake and some candies, but today, we experienced the real excitement from the new year.… Continue reading Performing the Lion Dance for Chinese New Year
Almost everyone knows that kung fu is a form of martial arts. But what some people might not be aware of is that there are different types and styles that fall under the category of kung fu. The style of kung fu that I practice is called Five Ancestors Fist or (Ngo Cho Kun) and… Continue reading The 3 most popular styles of kung fu
What is Spirituality? It is well-known that spirituality is heavily linked to kung fu. In any kung fu movie, there is some kind of representation of spirituality. For example, the makers of Kung Fu Panda showed Master Shifu on several occasions meditating and seeking “inner peace”. With these films we have an idea of what spirituality… Continue reading How to Achieve Spiritual Enlightenment through Kung Fu
The Ancestor Styles Ngo Cho Kun is a Southern Chinese martial arts style that has been derived from the principles and techniques of five father kung fu styles: the breathing methods and iron body style of Bodhidharma; the posture and dynamic power of the Luohan; the precision and movement efficiency of Tai Cho (Taizu); the… Continue reading The Martial Art Styles of Ngo Cho Kun
Ngo Cho Kun translates from the Hokkian language to “Five Ancestors Fist.” It is a style of kung fu adapted and modified using the techniques from five parent styles of kung fu.