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Kung Fu's Forgotten Way

In most Western martial arts schools these days, the greatest show of commitment to one's instructor is probably the signing of a direct debit form without a cancellation date. But in China, there still exists an old tradition of bonding master and student together in commitment to one another, and to the development and propagation of their kung fu. This bai-si ceremony began many of the chop-socky films that Canberra's Sifu Danny Hajdukovic watched as a kid, never realising it would become his reality. Here, the Practical Wing Chun instructor shares his story and reveals what it means to become a kung fu disciple in the modem era.

Blitz Magazine

Story by Danilo Hadjukovic

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