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‘You’ve picked the wrong day’ declares kung-fu expert who fought off hammer-wielding bank robber

‘You picked the wrong day’ declares kung-fu pro who fought off bank robber

A kung-fu expert – dubbed Jackie Chan by his kids – has been hailed a hero after he fought off a hammer-wielding bank robber. Omi Bhatia was standing in the queue at Lloyds bank when the would-be robber pushed past him and demanded money from the cashier.

 

‘Kung Fu Granny’ has been honing her martial arts skills for the last 90 years

‘Kung Fu Granny’ has been honing her martial arts skills for the last 90 years

Meet Zhang Hexian. She started to learn kung fu when she was just four years old. Now, 90 years later, she’s better known as ” Kung Fu Granny.” Even at 94 years old, Zhang still maintains a daily training regimen of practicing her martial arts moves, sometimes even showing off her skill with a staff for fellow villagers in Liyang town in eastern Zhejiang province.

A warrior monk makes Houston home

A warrior monk makes Houston home

Shi Yan Feng closes his eyes and breathes deeply with ancient form. His palms rise face up on the inhale, then fall slowly, face down, on opposite sides of his torso then stretch straight upwards, summoning an energy that will make his body hard. Reporter, Houston Chronicle

Exit the Dragon? Kung Fu, Once Central to Hong Kong Life, Is Waning

Exit the Dragon? Kung Fu, Once Central to Hong Kong Life, Is Waning

According to Mr. Leung’s organization, the International WingTsun Association, former apprentices have opened 4,000 branches in more than 65 countries, but only five in Hong Kong. Few kung fu schools remain in Yau Ma Tei, a district of Kowloon that was once the center for martial arts.

 

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