Members of the Kung Fu Nuns group demonstrate their skills in New Delhi. Photo: AFP

Meet the kung fu nuns of the Himalayas, kicking out gender stereotypes across the region

  • The nuns are from the 800-strong Druk Amitabha Mountain Nunnery in Nepal and belong to the centuries-old Drukpa school of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Their leader encouraged them to learn kung fu and take on traditional norms against women leaving the nunneries, leading prayers or being fully ordained
Topic |   Martial arts

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Members of the Kung Fu Nuns group demonstrate their skills in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
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An image from the Bruce Lee Exhibition to mark the 45th anniversary of his death, held at Prince Edward in July 2018. Photo: Winson Wong

Bruce Lee’s disgust for fake martial arts ‘cowards’ revealed in rare phone call recording

  • In a recently unearthed conversation, Hong Kong martial arts icon praises effectiveness of boxing and also discusses Muay Thai
  • Lee rails against ‘pathetic looking, very amateur’ tai chi and self defence practitioners, saying they embarrass true martial artists
Topic |   Bruce Lee

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An image from the Bruce Lee Exhibition to mark the 45th anniversary of his death, held at Prince Edward in July 2018. Photo: Winson Wong
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