pro nonsense self defense
Posted On:3/26/2012 11:01am
Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs
Originally Posted by thrutch
"Ryukyu Gung/Kung Fu" is a bit of a misnomer I think. I doubt very many people have called any Okinawan martial art "kung fu" since the seventeenth century or thereabouts.
Kung fu/gung fu/gong fu is actually a modern term (20th century) and not a historical term for Chinese martial arts, so it wouldn't have been used for Okinawan martial arts centuries ago. What we call kung fu now has gone through a few dozen name changes over the centuries.
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