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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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Chinese New Year has arrived, and this year, the world finds itself in the astrological sign of the Horse! To help ring in the New Year, Kung Fu Kingdom would like to take you through just a few of the memorable martial arts flicks to have debuted in the Year of the Horse, along with some notable martial artists born ...

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Enter the Dragon (1973)

Enter the Dragon (1973)

In 1973, "Enter the Dragon" debuted in movie theaters across the planet and its status as one of the definitive martial arts movies of all time had already been cemented by the legacy of the man whose name would forever change the destiny of the martial arts for all posterity -Bruce Lee. His legendary status ...

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Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

by guest contributor Daniel Amrani Warning, this review  contains spoilers! Revenge of The Ninja is a 1983 Ninja classic! This film is part of a ninja trilogy. The first one was Enter the Ninja (1981). Revenge of the Ninja (1983) was the second. The trilogy ended with Ninja III: The Domination (1984). I use the ...

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Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Beware this review contains spoilers! “That woman deserves her revenge, and we deserve to die” Every beginning has an end. The Bride still has two names on her death-list, Budd and Elle Driver, before moving towards her ultimate goal: Kill Bill! Are you ready for the second volume of Tarantino’s exciting saga? Kill ...

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Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

Beware this review contains spoilers! “Revenge is a dish best served cold” If you tremble in front of severed limbs, blood, uncovered heads and inhuman screams, it might be best for you to stay home and watch a Disney movie. But you risk missing the fourth wonder mastodontic work born of the creative, twisted mind ...

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Interview with Cynthia Rothrock, part 2

Interview with Cynthia Rothrock, part 2

Welcome to part two of our interview with the legendary Lady Dragon, Cynthia Rothrock! In part one (read here) we discussed her background, inspirations, movies and screen fights. Here, Cynthia shares further colourful and fascinating insights about her movie career including stunts, training rationale, workouts and ...

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Fun Friday – Master Ken teaches the groin grab!

Fun Friday – Master Ken teaches the groin grab!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr0-ogsa4z4 Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, everyone with any experience in martial arts is aware that there a certain targets on the body that, if attacked, can cripple the opponent beyond his or her capacity to fight. At the highest end of that spectrum is, of ...

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Natan Levy – MMA Fighter

Natan Levy – MMA Fighter

Natan Levy (a 2nd Dan Uechi Ryu karate student) talks candidly about his decision to leave his beloved dojo in Israel to enter the world of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). He has trained under the world renowned tutelage of Master Shai Hai (see our exclusive interview with him here) who in turn was trained under one of ...

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Happy Birthday Sonny Chiba!

Happy Birthday Sonny Chiba!

Happy Birthday Chiba-san! The legend is a ripe 75-years old today. Born on this day in 1939 as Sadaho Maeda in Fukuoka, Japan, he went on to act, direct, sing, produce films and practice martial arts.  He currently holds black belts in: Kyokushin Karate: 4th Dan Ninjutsu: 4th Dan Goju-ryu karate: 2nd Dan ...

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