Story: Martial arts

'Spring legs' kung fu

'Spring legs' kung fu

Tan tui, or 'spring legs', is one of several forms of the Chinese martial art of kung fu. It is demonstrated in this 2005 photo by Auckland teacher George Guo as he leaps over his daughter Selena.

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Martial arts - Martial arts in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 October 2021)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015