Book Review: The History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch’an

“It’s China, mom. Everybody knows kung fu. – Dre Parker, Karate Kid (2010)

That may or may not be true (my money’s on not), but in the West it can safely be said that barely anybody knows Kung Fu.

Review: The Shaolin Kid

The Shaolin Kid (AKA A Boy in China) is a 2012 documentary about an American boy named Andre. As a young child he was diagnosed as being extremely hyperactive – the treatment prescribed was lots of exercise. After seeing a Jackie Chan film when he was three years old, he got interested in Kung Fu,Continue reading “Review: The Shaolin Kid”