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Martial Arts Movie Roundup

Martial Arts Movie Roundup

There’s certainly no denying that the hype surrounding “The Raid 2: Berandal” couldn’t be bigger! Following their initial collaboration with “Merantau”, Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais took the world by storm and set a new modern standard for martial arts movies with “The Raid: Redemption”. With the ball in their court ...

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Jackie Chan’s Birthday Party!

Jackie Chan’s Birthday Party!

Kung-Fu Kingdom Exclusive! Regular Kung-Fu Kingdom contributor Glen Stanway was lucky enough to join Asian action superstar Jackie Chan for his 60th birthday celebrations in China! As a practitioner and coach of Chin Woo kung fu, I have trained in the Far East many times over the last twenty years, visiting ...

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The Raid 2 (2014)

The Raid 2 (2014)

"Mind-blowing". "Breath-taking". "Jaw-dropping". Pick one or use all three, it makes no difference. One way or another, at least one of those phrases is going to pop up in your response to "The Raid 2". Whoever said that sequels are rarely as good as the original clearly never passed that message on to Gareth Evans. ...

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New Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist teaser arrives!

New Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist teaser arrives!

Yesterday, April 11th arrived at last, and with it, the wide release of "The Raid 2" in the U.S. and U.K. However, as tempting as it may be to bolt straight for the nearest multiplex, you're going to want to set aside at least a few minutes today to check out the new Ryu-centric teaser trailer for the upcoming ...

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Interview with Yayan Ruhian

Interview with Yayan Ruhian

Yayan Ruhian was born in Tasikmalaya (West Java) on October 19th, 1968. He found his passion in pencak silat and became a professional instructor of martial arts and inner breathing techniques. The breathing techniques were designed to condition the body to withstand any impact. It was developed at Perguruan Silat ...

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Interview with Iko Uwais

Interview with Iko Uwais

Iko Uwais Vs Yayan Ruhian (Mad Dog) Lift Fight from Merantau http://youtu.be/UDIlDOnDNeY The Raid’s two chief martial arts actors and choreographers responsible for a great deal of the action seen in the films - Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian are as hardcore as they come. Not only have they both starred together in ...

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Happy Birthday Steven Seagal!

Happy Birthday Steven Seagal!

Happy Birthday Steven Seagal! He's the chef who could, from Under Siege, batter eggs with nothing but a cheesy line of dialogue; he turns 62 today! Back in the 80s he seemed to be in a new action movie every other week so my brother and I would happily spend all of our pocket money to see him do "stuff" to the bad ...

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Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 2

Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 2

In part two of our extensive interview with Silvio Simac, he goes into a lot more depth and detail, candidly talking about training, nutrition and more as we uncover what really makes him tick. If you missed part one from yesterday you can read it here. Before we get started, here's a little warm-up video for you! ...

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Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 1

Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 1

Silvio Simac is a Croatian-born British martial artist and actor who has enjoyed a long and varied three decade career with some outstanding achievements. These include being (multi-time) British, European and World Taekwondo champion. Aside from TKD, Silvio holds black belts in Choi Kwang Do, kickboxing, karate and ...

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Bruce Lee as a playable character in UFC videogame!

Bruce Lee as a playable character in UFC videogame!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9keNVYmERI Bruce Lee changed the world of martial arts in countless ways, breaking down cultural barriers between the East and West and influencing an entire generation of martial artists in his own time and after his death, all the way up to today. One of the major contributions to ...

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