"The masters wife, her hair neatly combed ushered each new guest through the kitchen to the room were the master was laying in a bed."
National Geographic's Battle for the Soul of Kung FU.
"Shifu", he called softly, respectfully, using the mandarin word for teacher.
In the town of Yanshi, in the foothills of the Song Mountains, lays the Shaolin Temple, where kung fu is assumed to have been first taught. It was here that the popular myth from the fifth century began. In this temple Indian mystics were said to have taught monks a series of movements adapted from animals for self-defense which were later modified for warfare. It is here that martial arts was created.. Now there is a battle of what will happen with the soul of Kung FU a dying art.