Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Normally, Kung Fu practitioners' uniforms consists of a Chinese jacket and trouser. What is the most popular colour worn by Kung fu practioners?||Kung Fu: Pt. 1
white. White is normally associated with Kung fu. Blue with Kickboxing or Tae Kwon Do, and white is also normally worn by Karatekas.
Wooden Dummy. Mook Yan Jong - literally translates from Cantonese into English as "wood man post," but is usually just called a "wooden dummy" in English.This is used for training strikes and blocks by Kung Fu practitioners.
Kwoon. Dojo is for Karate. Chinese equivalent is Kwoon which means school or training gym.
Si-Fu. Si-Fu means "Your teacher (male or female), as your father "
while Si-Je means "A female classmate who joined the school before you, as your older sister". On the other hand, Si-Sook is the Junior instructor.
|When Kung Fu practitioners enter their Kwoon bowing as a sign of respect has to take place, what is the position of the hands?||Kung Fu: Pt. 1
placing your right fist into the palm of your left hand. The Chinese bow consists of placing your right fist into the palm of your left hand (representing Yin and Yang - hard and soft), and bowing at about 45 degrees. The open left hand shows that one comes in peace, the hand that is thought to be in line with the heart.
|"Drunken-style": this style emulates the drunken behavior in their erratic and unpredictable manner. In it boxers falter, waddle, fall and sway just like drunkards? ||Kung Fu: Pt. 1
t. Often called "Drunken-style fist" when translated from Mandarin Chinese, the movements of this style emulate drunken behavior in their erratic and unpredictable manner. In it boxers falter, waddle, fall and sway just like drunkards. The main feature of the drunkard boxing is to hide combative hits in drunkard-like, unsteady movements and actions so as to confuse the opponent. The secret of this style of boxing is maintaining a clear mind while giving a drunken appearance.
China. The Chinese people in their effort for survival developed Chinese KungFu through the centuries. Its roots lie in their ancient society.
Sifu's student. A student learning Kung fu is referred to as Todai.
|From the earliest times, Shaolin Kung fu has featured five styles derived from animal movements. Which are the 5 animal styles ?||Kung Fu: Part 2
Dragon, Tiger, Leopard, Snake and Crane. Each of the five animals is said to embody specific characteristics and the styles based on these animals, and were developed to have distinguishable but complimentary movements.
|Which term refers to freefight or sparring in the Kung fu environment?||Kung Fu: Part 2
Sanda. This is the original word , Sanda is practised in light, semi or full contact.
|Th term Kung fu is normally spelled in various different methods. All these terms except one are ways Kung fu is spelt in the Western world. Which is not?||Kung Fu: Part 2
Cong fu. The confusion around this term comes from the many ways the Chinese characters can be romanised. Gong fu, Gung fu & Kung fu are all used in the Western world to refer to this martial art.