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Spirit Boxing in Hong Kong: Two Observers, Native and Foreign

By Daniel M. Amos, Ph.D. & Ma Kai Sun




Spirit Boxing in Hong Kong: Two Observers, Native and Foreign

This article is an analysis of Hong Kong “spirit boxing” (shenda) brotherhoods. The ethnographic description is based on field over six years. One aspects of research involved questioning the source of power in shenda. The “spirit” source cannot be scientifically explained, but the source cannot yet be explained by sciences either.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 8 No. 4 (1999): 32 pages.


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