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Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung fu (/ˈkʊŋ ˈfuː/; Chinese: 功夫; pinyin: gōng fu; Cantonese Yale: gūng fū) and wushu (武术; wǔshù), are the several hundred fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China. These fighting styles are often classified according to common traits, identified as "families" (家; jiā), "sects" (派; pài) or "schools" (門; mén) of martial arts. Examples of such traits include Shaolinquan (少林拳) physical exercises involving Five Animals (五形
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Romanians love, practice Chinese martial arts

ecns - 12 Aug 2018
The "King Mihai I Park" in northern Bucharest became a paradise for Chinese martial arts lovers on Saturday, with the eye-catching banner "World Wushu-Kungfu Day" fluttering in the breezy sunshine. On the wide green lawn, there are practitioners of ...
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Chinese martial arts schools face off for front-flipping record - 09 Aug 2018
Aug. 9 (UPI) -- A pair of Chinese martial arts schools faced off on TV to compete for an unusual front-flipping Guinness World Record. The Zhonghua Martial Arts School and Tagou Martial Arts School appeared on a Guinness World Records Special in ...
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Harris Center Welcomes Chinese Warriors Of Peking

Broadway World - 14 Aug 2018
Filled with high-intensity martial arts and breathtaking acrobatics, Chinese Warriors of Peking is set during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It tells the tale of two rival martial arts schools competing in the ancient Chinese capital of Peking. The ...
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Chinese Health and Culture Centre to Open Soon in Jamaica

South Florida Caribbean News - 15 Aug 2018
The centre also intends to highlight the classic elements of Chinese culture through a variety of art forms: including martial arts performances and competitions, calligraphy and painting, porcelain writing, jewellery and the like, all of which contain ...
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Mastering the benefits of Taijifit™ - 13 Aug 2018
Tai chi, an ancient form of Chinese martial arts known for its relatively slow movements and concentration, combines both health benefits and mindfulness. However, while popular in Asia, many in the western hemisphere have not taken part in traditional ...
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Mixed martial artist: Uncovering Bruce Lee's hidden Jewish ancestry

The Times of Israel - 03 Aug 2018
Since Lee's films were released, there have been over 20 million martial arts students in the West. One of them is Polly, who calls Lee an inspiration. He has trained in various disciplines across the world, studying with the famed Shaolin monks in ...
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Lexington New Briefs

Wicked Local - 14 Aug 2018
Spectacle Management will host world renowned acrobatic group The Chinese Warriors of Peking at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Cary Memorial Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington. This new production is filled with high-intensity martial arts and acrobatics, set ...
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Disney releases first photo of Liu as Mulan

Chinadaily USA - 14 Aug 2018
Liu has starred in several English films before, including The Forbidden Kingdom, Outcast and last year's The Chinese Widow. Three Chinese martial arts stars — Donnie Yen, Jet Li and top actress Gong Li — have also been confirmed for the all-star cast.
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Photos from the Chinatown August Moon Festival in Boston

The Boston Globe - 13 Aug 2018
The festival, described as being similar to Thanksgiving, honors a Chinese holiday that historically celebrates the annual harvest of rice and wheat on a night of the full moon, according to the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England.
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Martial arts teacher specializes in 'praying mantis' Kung Fu

Jacksonville Daily Progress - 17 Jul 2018
Stephen Cudd has been interested in Chinese martial arts since he was a kid in the 1980s. He said he loved to watch Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris and all kinds of martial arts movies when he was little. He didn't begin learning martial arts himself until his ...

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