Dragons in Chinese Martial Arts

With foundation as over 4,000 years of continuous history and rapid industrialization, China is getting more and more famous with its huge achievement in culture and economics. In deeper details, people all over the world are attracted and curious by its amazingly long history, philosophy and humanities, especially in martial arts, one of best quintessence of China culture. Quite a few can argue its importance in promoting the national image.

Well-known Chinese novelist Jin Yong (in black suit) is also mentioned as a pioneer in promoting Chinese martial arts worldwide via dozens of novels.

His works are translated to a number of languages, transforming to television films, games.

His works are translated to a number of languages and transformed to television films as well as games.

Considered as a new star on Chinese martial arts sky, in the fist competition in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on 27/02, Chinese fighter Tiequan Zhang took just 48 seconds to knock American Jason Reinhardt out.

Considered as a new star in Chinese martial arts sky, in the fist competition in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on 27/02, Chinese fighter Tiequan Zhang took just 48 seconds to knock American Jason Reinhardt out.

Bruce Lee is the first Chinese martial arts star exploring Hollywood cinema from late 1960s to early 1980s. His characters got strong impression in uprightness, chivalry and traditional martial art skills.

Bruce Lee is the first Chinese martial arts star to explor Hollywood from late 1960s to early 1980s. His characters got strong impression on uprightness, chivalry and traditional martial art skills.

Follow Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan kept attracting Hollywood market and promoted Chinese martial arts to a new high level in series of blockbusters in the queen of entertainment.

Following Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan kept attracting Hollywood market and promoted Chinese martial arts to a new high level in series of blockbusters.

Jet Li is the next Chinese martial art star in Hollywood, after Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan.

Jet Li is the next Chinese martial art star in Hollywood, after Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan.

Shaoling Kung Fu originated from Shaolin Temple is widely known thousands years ago. Internet and high tech are made full use to advertise image.

Shaoling Kung Fu originated from Shaolin Temple is widely known thousands years ago. Internet and high tech are made full use to advertise image.

Despite hardship during practice, a great deal of children get admission to Shaolin Temple, however, just a few are chosen to be young disciple.

Despite hardship during practice, a great deal of children get admission to Shaolin Temple, however, just a few are chosen to be young disciple.

Shaolin Temple is encouraged to bring disciple’s performance over the world.

Shaolin Temple is encouraged to bring disciple’s performance over the world.

Young disciples have to take hard examination to upgrade.

Young disciples have to take hard examination to upgrade.

The Chinese highly appreciates martial spirit.

The Chinese highly appreciates martial spirit.

After school, the disciples have chance to seek suitable jobs in army or stay still in the temple to promote its image.

After school, the disciples have chance to seek suitable jobs in army or stay still in the temple to promote its image.

The Chinese martial art is popular in international events, for example, Miss Asia in Quanzhou, 9/2005.

The Chinese martial art is popular in international events, for example, Miss Asia in Quanzhou, 9/2005.

Original Author: Neil Karen Full Bio
I have been working as a doctor of a general hospital since February 1998. In addition, I am a full time writer and specialize in weight loss related issues. I also write for a number of different websites on the Internet.

About Dragon Mystic

I fell in love with dragons when I read Tea With the Black Dragon, and never looked back. Not the clunky winged Medieval dragons that ate cows, the graceful Asian dragons that could fly without wings. Later I discovered the elegant Welsh dragons, red and white, as described by R.J. Stewart in his books on the historical Merlin.
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