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By Nick Hursdt

Nick Hurst was once operating in London whilst he threw in his task in advertisements to coach for 4 years in Malaysia and China with a kung fu grandmaster, Sugong. This ebook is a mixture of Nick’s reports in South-East Asia and the tale of Sugong’s notable existence.
Initiated into kung fu by way of an opium-addicted grasp, Sugong used to be expelled from tuition, abducted, and approximately killed in a kin feud. All by means of the age of sixteen.
He fled military conscription in China, in basic terms to be engulfed in a global of gangsters and blood-brothers in Singapore.
Saved by way of a Shaolin warrior monk, his penance was once 8 years of fiercely-enforced temple education.
A near-fatal fall-out along with his grasp, amorous affairs, race riots and gangland vendettas all as he travelled via South-East Asia.
Throughout, he struggled to stick to martial arts’ ethics in a less than excellent world.
His tale spanned interesting classes of background of 4 Asian nations in Asia: war-torn Thirties China; instability in post-war Singapore; racial rigidity within the newly self sufficient Malaysia; and a gangster-led Taiwan within the aftermath of its chinese language breakaway.
The origins of Shaolin kung fu and triad organised crime are explored to supply a context to his life.

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