Kung Fu Books

Kung Fu, often referred to as Wushu in Chinese, is a traditional martial art with roots dating back thousands of years in China's rich cultural heritage. As one of the oldest and most diverse martial arts systems in the world, Kung Fu encompasses a wide range of styles, techniques, and philosophies, each with its unique history and lineage.

The origins of Kung Fu can be traced back to ancient China, where it emerged as a means of self-defense, combat training, and physical conditioning. Over centuries of development, Kung Fu evolved into a comprehensive system of martial arts encompassing striking, kicking, grappling, and weapon techniques.

The history of Kung Fu is closely intertwined with the history of Chinese civilization, with various styles and techniques emerging and evolving in response to social, political, and cultural changes. Shaolin Kung Fu, originating from the legendary Shaolin Temple, is perhaps the most well-known and influential style of Kung Fu, renowned for its dynamic movements, powerful strikes, and spiritual discipline.

During the Ming and Qing dynasties, Kung Fu flourished as a vital aspect of Chinese culture and identity, with martial arts schools and lineages proliferating throughout the country. Masters and practitioners of Kung Fu were revered for their skill, wisdom, and dedication to the art, and their teachings were passed down from generation to generation through oral tradition and practical instruction.

In the modern era, Kung Fu has gained international recognition and popularity, with practitioners and enthusiasts around the world studying its techniques, philosophy, and history. From the graceful movements of Tai Chi to the explosive power of Wing Chun, Kung Fu offers a diverse array of styles and approaches suited to individuals of all ages and abilities.

Today, Kung Fu is practiced and taught in countries across the globe, with schools, academies, and associations dedicated to preserving and promoting its rich cultural heritage. Whether practiced for self-defense, physical fitness, or spiritual growth, Kung Fu continues to inspire and captivate practitioners with its timeless wisdom and profound insights into the nature of martial arts and human potential.

Our store offers a curated selection of Kung Fu books that delve into its history, techniques, and philosophy. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or new to Kung Fu, these books provide invaluable insights into the rich and dynamic world of Chinese martial arts. Explore our collection and embark on your own journey of discovery and mastery through the ancient art of Kung Fu.

Pak Mei Kung Fu: Martial Concepts & Training Methods Book by Willy Pang

Pak Mei Kung Fu: Martial Concepts & Training Methods Book by Willy Pang

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Pak Mei Kung Fu: Structure, Strength & Strategy Book by Willy Pang

Pak Mei Kung Fu: Structure, Strength & Strategy Book by Willy Pang

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Inch Punch Power: Details and Training Methods Book by Tyler Rea

Inch Punch Power: Details and Training Methods Book by Tyler Rea

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White Eyebrow Bak Mei pai kung fu Applications and Training Details Book by Tyler Rea

White Eyebrow Bak Mei pai kung fu Applications and Training Details Book by Tyler Rea

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Bruce Lee Artist of Life: Inspiration and Insights from the World's Greatest Martial Artist

Bruce Lee Artist of Life: Inspiration and Insights from the World's Greatest Martial Artist

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Wing Chun Wisdom Book by Jose Fraguas

Wing Chun Wisdom Book by Jose Fraguas

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Iron Power Palm: 97 Days to Skull Smashing Power Book by Gareth Morgan Thomas

Iron Power Palm: 97 Days to Skull Smashing Power Book by Gareth Morgan Thomas

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Choy Lay Fut Kung Fu: Complete Combat Theory Book 1 by Chris Childs

Choy Lay Fut Kung Fu: Complete Combat Theory Book 1 by Chris Childs

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The Complete Guide to Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu Book by Stuart Olson

The Complete Guide to Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu Book by Stuart Olson

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Beyond Kung Fu: Breaking an Opponent's Power Through Relaxed Tension (Preowned)

Beyond Kung Fu: Breaking an Opponent's Power Through Relaxed Tension (Preowned)

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Yong Chun Quan Book by Liang Guang (Preowned)

Yong Chun Quan Book by Liang Guang (Preowned)

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Chin Na in Ground Fighting—Principles, Theory and Submission Holds Book by Al Arsenault (Preowned)

Chin Na in Ground Fighting—Principles, Theory and Submission Holds Book by Al Arsenault (Preowned)

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Kung Fu Advanced Staff Fighting Techniques in Pictures Book by Thomas Marks (Preowned)

Kung Fu Advanced Staff Fighting Techniques in Pictures Book by Thomas Marks (Preowned)

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Chin Na in Ground Fighting—Principles, Theory and Submission Holds Book by Al Arsenault

Chin Na in Ground Fighting—Principles, Theory and Submission Holds Book by Al Arsenault

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Ancient Chinese Weapons—A Martial Artist's Guide Book by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Ancient Chinese Weapons—A Martial Artist's Guide Book by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

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Ultimate Iron Palm Series Book 4: Iron Palm Form by Brian Gray (Preowned)

Ultimate Iron Palm Series Book 4: Iron Palm Form by Brian Gray (Preowned)

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Ultimate Iron Palm Series Book 3: Applied Iron Palm by Brian Gray (Preowned)

Ultimate Iron Palm Series Book 3: Applied Iron Palm by Brian Gray (Preowned)

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Ultimate Iron Palm Series Book 1: Iron Palm Fundamentals by Brian Gray (Preowned)

Ultimate Iron Palm Series Book 1: Iron Palm Fundamentals by Brian Gray (Preowned)

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The Essentials of Dai Shi’s Xinyi Liuhe Boxing Techniques Book & DVD

The Essentials of Dai Shi’s Xinyi Liuhe Boxing Techniques Book & DVD

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The Complete Collection of Previously Published Articles Book by Iron Palm Master Brian Gray

The Complete Collection of Previously Published Articles Book by Iron Palm Master Brian Gray

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