01-16-2009 12:17

The origins of Chinese Kung Fu can be found over 6,000 years ago, when men were taught to hunt and fight.

Jackie Chan.
Jackie Chan

In the past, there has been a massive upsurge in interest worldwide, in martial arts.

References to the concepts and use of Chinese martial arts can be found in popular culture. The influence of Kung Fu became broader, and references to it can be found in poetry, fiction, and, latterly, film..

Chinese Kung Fu is now an integral element of Chinese culture, and it also has global appeal.

Jet Li 
Jet Li 

Bruce Lee and his films are widely attributed with generating the initial interest; his legacy has been kept alive by actors such as Jet Li and Jackie Chan.