White Crane Kung Fu is a martial arts system that comes from the Fujian province of China. It was created by a woman called Fan Chi Niang who lived in Yong Chun village in Fujian, China in the 17th century. Kung Fu translated from Mandarin Chinese literally means “hard work over a long period”. It denotes something that you focus on over a period to improve all aspects of you as a human being. Martial arts training is about the constant progression of being a little better today than yesterday.