Jade Xu (Winner of the Wushu World Championships 3 times in a row)

This
month, we spotlight an article titled ‘Beyond Hua Mulan – The Role of
Chinese Women in Warfare and Martial Arts’ written by Luis
Priego-Casanova and Emilio Alpanseque. 

This
article gives a historic account on women (such as the military heroine
Fu Hao) that fought in ancient wars across China, and how they gained
legendary status. It also talks about different martial arts styles that
were created by women, one example being ‘White Crane Boxing’ or
‘Yongchun’. Finally, the article describes the important and more
prominent role that women play in the world of martial arts today. To
get the full article and more details on the topics mentioned, click
here: http://www.kungfumagazine.com/ezine/article.php?article=1567


Michelle Yeoh in ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ released in 2000

Citation: 
Priego-Casanova,
Luis, and Emilio Alpanseque. “‘Beyond Hua Mulan – The Role of Chinese
Women in Warfare and Martial Arts.’” Kung Fu Magazine, 2020,
www.kungfumagazine.com/ezine/article.php?article=1567.