Wu Chun Yuen

Huang Tui Texts

He was still full of energy and he was talking about his impending move. Sifu was originally born Shandong Province in 1927. He moved to Beijing when he was in his early twenties and he worked making leather bags and cases. He made me a case for my swords which I still have today. He worked in this same factory for the next forty years, never changing his job. He was very patient to do these simple things and a very loyal worker. I remember looking at his palm one day. The lines on it were very...

Father

This year has been a difficult year for me. On February 10th, my father passed away in Hong Kong and on February 26th, one of my most respected Sifus, my Shaolin teacher Wu Chun Yuen, passed away in Beijing. Six months prior to this, my Qigong teacher, Grandmaster Yang Meijun, had passed away. n the past, teacher and father were equally important, and, of course, the mother as well. In traditional Chinese thinking, your father gives you bones and your mother gives you flesh and blood. This is...

Mooncake

The arrival of the Mid-Autumn festival also signals the arrival of Mooncakes. These delicacies are eagerly awaited by Chinese communities all over the world. People are often amazed at how much these cakes sell for, but when you hear the story behind them, maybe you will think they are worth every penny. hina has a long and rich history which is astonishingly well preserved given the oldness and immensity of its population. Often there is more than one story which explains a popular festival or...