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Here you find 12 questions about Chinese Martial Arts – some are difficult, some are difficult and funny. Hope you will enjoy 🙂

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Who did it say:
"There are only three kinds of people I cannot defeat: men of brass, men of iron and men of wood."

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming picture: Benoit Soualle
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He used to carry a spear and a small bag and travel around the country, challenging well-known martial artists. Although he had many fights, he never hurt anybody. Because his art was so high, nobody could defeat him. Therefore, he was called "Yang Wu Di" which means "Unbeatable Yang"

Why the style is called Long Fist?

Master Yang - Long Fist Shaolin picture: Benoit Soualle
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Which actor plays Ip Man?

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Chinese saber! Is it sharp on both sides???

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Dao are single-edged Chinese swords, primarily used for slashing and chopping. The most common form is also known as the Chinese sabre, although those with wider blades are sometimes referred to as Chinese broadswords. In China, the dao is considered one of the four traditional weapons, along with the gun (stick or staff), qiang (spear), and the jian (double-edged sword)

What Khan said to O'Hara in fight against Bruce Lee ("Enter the Dragon" movie)?

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Which Chinese mountains are considered home for Internal Arts?

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Which Shaolin weapon is considered "the king of long weapons"?

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The spear is the King of Weapons because it is the most difficult weapon to defend against. The spear is also called the King of Weapons because of its versatility and power. The spear is long and has a sharp point

Name the Five original styles of Shaolin Kung Fu

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What is Xingyiquan famous for?

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Xing Yi is characterized by aggressive, seemingly linear movements and explosive power that's most often applied from a short range. A practitioner of Xing Yi uses coordinated movements to generate bursts of power intended to overwhelm the opponent, simultaneously attacking and defending

What/Who is a Lei Tai?

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What Chin Na means?

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Chin Na is the set of joint lock techniques used in the Chinese martial arts to control or lock an opponent's joints or muscles/tendons so he cannot move, thus neutralising the opponent's fighting ability. Chin Na Shu literally translates as lock catch technique. Some schools simply use the word Na ("hold") to describe the techniques. Chin Na features both standing and ground-based grappling techniques

Nan Bai He Quan means:

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About YMAA

 

Yang’s Martial Arts Association was established in Boston, MA in 1982. With the intent of preserving traditional Chinese Kung Fu and Qigong , Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming began training students in the rigors of Shaolin Long Fist and White Crane Gongfu as well as Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan. Dr. Yang also undertook his life-long dream of teaching and researching the Chinese arts and introducing them to the West through many books, videos and DVDs.

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