In the kung fu epic The Grandmaster, Cannes award-winning actor Tony Leung trained for four years.
“You cannot learn the spiritual side of kung fu in just reading two books,” he says.
kung fu is not the name of a martial-arts form; it means 'something with diligent applications.'
Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of INXS, allegedly died of an auto-erotic accident, as did kung fu star David Carradine.
Ip Man suffers heartbreaking losses in the war, and the heyday of kung fu grandmasters is long gone.
1966, from dialectal Chinese kung fu, said to meant literally "merit master," but Barnhart has it as "boxing method."