KungFu Podcasts

KungFu Podcasts

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Explore the Culture, Adventure and Impact of Chinese Martial Arts. Take the Martial Art Journey thru history, legends and stories of the practitioners that came before us, Bruce Lee, Ip Man, the Shaolin, and many more. Whether it is Kung Fu for health, combat, show, sport or to have a philosophical structure in your life, join me as we explore it. Sifu TW. Smith

Episodes

Ranking Violence in 3D : Pt 3 : Applying the Results  

In episodes 108 and 109 We took a look into the headbutt as a violent act, and then laid out a multinational study that included the headbutt as a violent act.

The journey to answering a couple of questions:
1. Where Does the Headbutt rank among 8 Violent Acts?
2. Can a Laymen reliably evaluate violent acts?

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Ranking Violence in 3D : Pt 2 : Martial Arts  

In episode 108, we introduced the headbutt as a martial violent act. In 109, we look at the research outline of determining how violent the headbutt actually is, compared to other techniques.

Introducing the Pilot Research study, Ranking Violent Acts, and the Hypothesis for the full blown study, covering multiple continents.

Sign up to get the 14 page research study and the outline for all three episodes.

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Ranking Violence in 3D : Pt 1  

Rank Violent Acts in 3D

Inspired by my friend, Iain Abernethy, who wrote a post, "Thoughts on Headbutting"

It led me into researching the validity of whether headbutting is actually perceived by laymen as being as violent of an act as punching, kicking and other techniques.

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Martial Arts in the News : KFP 107  

We can forget the impact that Martial Arts can have to our communities and our world. In KFP 107, we look at the recent Martial Arts News, including Chinese Martial Arts, karate and others.

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3 Levels of Personal Martial Arts Study : Pt 2 : KFP 106  

Part 2, 3 Approaches to Researching Your Martial Arts
Based on an essay by Kai Morgan of Budo-Inochi.com

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3 Levels of Personal Martial Arts Study : KFP 105  

How Deep Do You Research Yourself?

Based on an essay by Kai Morgan of Budo-Inochi.com

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Lion Dance and Research Theory in Martial Arts : Pt 3 : KFP 104  
Lion Dance and Research Theory in Martial Arts : Pt2

In This Episode:
1. Recognizing Andrea Harkins Published Work
2. Article from the Evening Post 1899, Women Stuns a Bully
3. Embodied Knowledge and Lesson of the Dragon Dance

The Closing Episode of the Trilogy to Research Theory in Martial Arts.

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Lion Dance and Research Theory in Martial Arts : Pt 2 : KFP 103  
Lion Dance and Research Theory in Martial Arts : Pt2

In Part 2 of arguing whether Scholarship Research Theory Should be used to analyze martial arts, we will delve into :

1. Lion Dancing and the Expansion of Chinese Identity
2. Lion Dancing and the Local Community: Competition between Fictive Kinship Groups

You will see a Research Tool in Action, Called the Level of Analysis Theory, as it questions and dissects the Lion Dance.

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Lion Dance and Research Theory in Martial Arts : Pt 1  

This multipart Podcast includes work from Agents of Action : Ben Judkins and Paul Bowman.

Should Scholarship Research Theory Be Used to Evaluate Martial Arts?

www.KungfuPodcasts.com/102

A Killing Art : Untold History of TaeKwonDo : Pt2 Martial Arts History  

Part 2 :

A multi-part program reviewing the research of Alex Gillis. Author of, A Killing Art, the Untold History of TaeKwonDo. An excellent read or listen for anyone. I Highly recommend this book as a encyclopedic type resources, that is also engaging.

www.kungfupodcasts.com/101

A Killing Art : Untold History of TaeKwonDo : Pt1  

A multi-part program reviewing the research of Alex Gillis. Author of, A Killing Art, the Untold History of TaeKwonDo. An excellent read or listen for anyone. I Highly recommend this book as a encyclopedic type resources, that is also engaging.

www.kungfupodcasts.com/100

Secret Societies and Chinese Martial Arts Pt 3 : KFP 99  

Part 3 of Secret Societies and Chinese Martial Arts.

Tongs, Triads, Gangs, Choy Li Fut and Bruce Lee

www.kungfupodcasts.com/99

Secret Societies and Chinese Martial Arts Pt 2 : KFP 98  

Chinese Martial Arts and Secret Societies have long been mixed. In Part 2, we pick up where Tom Lee left to go NY City and the development of a rival gang. Plus a professional criminal tells how martial arts got him in organized crime.

www.kungfupodcasts.com/98

Secret Societies and the Chinese Martial Arts : KFP 97  

Secret Societies Like the Triads and Tongs, brought Chinese Martial Arts with them, as part of their subculture. They even used it as a front for business and recruitment.

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The Seedy UnderSide of Martial Art Spectacles : KFP 96  

What is really behind Martial Art Events? Follow couple thousands years of history, and see they haven't changed much.

www.kungfupodcasts.com/96

Finding Ones Identity and Thru the Culture of Aikido : Pt 2 :  

KFP 95 : Finding Ones Identity and Thru the Culture of Aikido

Picking up from Episode 94, listen to the research questions and the subjects explain what they are looking for and finding in Aikido.

www.KungFuPodcasts.com/95

Culture Passed Down Thru Aikido : Traditional Martial Arts : KFP 94  

Traditional Martial Arts claims to pass down culture.. but does it?
Ethnographic/Anthropologist Dr. Kevin Tan researches the topic for years.

How does Human Movement become the medium for sharing culture?

www.kungfupodcasts.com/94

Elements to the Wing Chun Martial Arts Origin Story : KFP 93  

One of the joys of Traditional Martial Arts, is the Traditional Stories. Folk Lore has value, in that it shares messages, and tales of a past. What about these Martial Art Origin Stories?

What are the elements that make them up?

www.KungFuPodcasts.com/93


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Diagnose the BullShiTso Infection In Your Martial Arts : KFP 92  

Determine How Much BullShiTso is in Your Martial Arts Training with this 8 Question Survey.

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Muhammad Ali : His Impact on Martial Arts : KFP 91  

Muhammad Ali, the Changer of Changers. A man who very presence could stop traffic and make headlines. He changed so many area's and lives, it was hard to organize it all.

But his direct engagement with martial arts, changed what we do today.

www.kungfupodcasts.com/91

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