KUNG FU 功夫

By: ME!! Sreya Mulukutla December 16, 2014

Kung Fu: The History

Kung Fu means: a primarily unarmed Chinese martial art resembling karate


  • was created to help civilians during troubled times
  • only self-defense
  • was meant for peace
  • established during the Tang Dynasty
Ancestors to


  • karate
  • kickboxing
  • judo

Kung Fu: Function in Today's Society

  • to find "inner self"
  • maintain good culture of the ancestors
  • for self defense

Kung Fu: Different Types

  • inner kung fu
  • external kung fu
  • crane
  • eagle
  • viper
  • tiger
  • monkey

Kung Fu: How it came to America

  • travelled through immigrants in early 1900s
  • first school in Hawaii in 1950s
  • became popular through people like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and others

KUNG FU: How it's done

To learn Kung Fu you must


  • have excellent breathing
  • MENTALLY fit
  • be flexible
  • functioning limbs
  • focused mind
  • strong muscles
  • correct posture

MY BIBLIOGRAPHY: MLA format

"Shaolin Center of Seattle Teaches Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Chi Gong with Direct Liniage to the Shaolin Temples." Shaolin Center of Seattle. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2014.

Rousseau, Robert. "Kung Fu: A Brief History and Style Guide." N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2014.

"Chinese Kung Fu, Martial Arts: History, Types, Masters, Movies and Actors." Chinese Kung Fu, Martial Arts: History, Types, Masters, Movies and Actors. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2014.

"Chinese Kung Fu." ChinaHighlights. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2014.

Svinth, Joseph R. "Kung fu." World Book Student. World Book, 2014. Web. 14 Dec. 2014.