Urban Dragons: Black and Latino Masters of the Chinese Martial Arts (2013)
43min · Documentary, Biography, History · 1 February 2013
Featuring interviews with Chinese, African American and Latino masters, Urban Dragons is a unique and dynamic exploration of a very important part of Martial Arts history. African American and Latino men in urban centers were central to the maintenance, preservation and promotion of Chinese Martial Arts in the USA( Kung Fu/ Taichi, etc). Many of the interviewees have garnered the highest awards and accolades. All promote the profound importance of improving the lives of their students physically, emotionally and spiritually. Many of the masters credit the lessons and teachings of their instructors as being invaluable in the lives of urban young people and an important ingredient in helping martial arts participants to redirect harmful behaviors and to instead become assets to their families and communities.
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