Knowledge, People

Lukh ah Choi

Lukh Ah Choi is not, in my experience, the ancestor in our line, which one is named first. He disappears, just like others, behind the dazzling names Wong Fei Hung and Hung Hee Gung or Chiu Kau, which is much closer to us. However, the fact that Lukh Ah Choi was a Manchu and therefore belonged to the enemy camp according to his origin, makes him a particularly interesting figure in my eyes. As is well known, the Manchus took over power in China at the beginning of the seventeenth century – the Qing Dynasty. The Shaolin fought against them vehemently until they finally destroyed the southern Shaolin monastery. Mehr lesen

History, Knowledge

Stone Guardians

For hundreds of years they have been sitting at important gates. Under their gaze, no evil intent shall endure. The guardian lions have kept their place in the traditions until today. In the west they are mainly found in front of Chinese restaurants. In our kung-fu school, however, they guard the anteroom and the ancestral altar.Mehr lesen