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Happy Birthday Corey Yuen!

Happy Birthday Corey Yuen!

Born on this day in 1951, Corey Yuen is 63 today! If his name is not overly familiar to you, then his cohorts would be; Corey was born in Hong Kong and was one of Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao's best friends during their time at the China Drama Academy Peking Opera School. He's mainly known as an action ...

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“Brick Mansions” trailer arrives online!

“Brick Mansions” trailer arrives online!

As fans of the "Fast and Furious" series continue to mourn to the tragic death of Paul Walker this past November, the trailer for his final complete film "Brick Mansions", a Hollywood remake of urban thriller "District B13" starring Cyril Raffaelli and David Belle, has arrived online. Originally released in 2004, ...

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Wushu (2008)

Wushu (2008)

Antony Szeto's "Wushu" is an effective family-friendly martial arts film on many levels, one of the primary ones being that it is so keenly aware of the power of the martial arts as a vehicle for self-discovery and inner peace, which are especially crucial during youth. For many of us, our entry into the world of ...

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Amy Johnston takes the lead in Lady Bloodfight!

Amy Johnston takes the lead in Lady Bloodfight!

The upcoming female-centric reboot of the classic tournament film "Bloodsport" has snagged accomplished stuntwoman and martial arts expert Amy Johnston as its lead. The film, titled "Lady Bloodfight" (from its former title "Lady Bloodsport"), is being helmed under the banner of B&E Productions, a Hong Kong-based ...

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Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)

Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)

Most critics who reviewed Isaac Florentine's "Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing" will never know just how lucky they were to be reviewing the film during its initial release. The reviews they penned were written when the world first met Yuri Boyka, the Most Complete Fighter in the World. As such, they could truly convey ...

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Happy Birthday Tony Jaa!

Happy Birthday Tony Jaa!

Happy Birthday Tony Jaa!  Born this day in 1976, he turns 38 today. Better known here in the West as Tony Jaa, in Thailand he's known as Jaa Panom.  He's a Thai martial artist, actor, choreographer, stuntman, and director; his most notable films include Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, Tom-Yum-Goong (also known as ...

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Fun Friday – Master Ken teaches Board breaking!

Fun Friday – Master Ken teaches Board breaking!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtkRfDSgbN4. Boards may not hit back, but they provide a great use to martial arts practitioners, nevertheless. Specifically, in developing and harnessing the power of their strikes to the maximum level possible. Going through one board is relatively easy once you've developed the ...

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