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  1. In sync

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Students show the right stuff in their kung fu class at Shenzhen Pengxing Experimental School. The martial art, which is believed to have been developed at Henan province's famed Shaolin temple, is taught in many schools throughout the mainland. ...

  2. Lightning reaction

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shaolin monks from Songshan, Henan province, perform during yesterday's official opening of the Hong Kong Shaolin Wushu Culture Centre in Tai O, Lantau, after the completion of renovation work. The centre, which first opened its doors to the public in July last year, offers traditional martial arts training, and courses in Zen and healing. It has a hostel that can ...

  3. Shaolin monks get ready for showtime

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the festival, the Henan Commercial Daily reported. He said they originally wanted to host the event this year but postponed it until next year because of a tight schedule. The abbot said the monastery ... by then,' a government website quoted him as saying. The Shaolin monastery, in Henan province, was founded in 495AD but its reputation as a teaching centre for Buddhism has been overtaken by its ...

  4. Second Shaolin school proposed

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A proposal for a second Shaolin kung fu school in Hong Kong has been made before the first has even opened. Shi Yanting, headmaster of Henan's Shaolin Gongfu School, ... The new school would offer short courses. Warrior monks from Songshan Shaolin Temple in Henan province, widely regarded as the birthplace of martial arts, would be teachers. Lung Kai-ming, ...

  5. American Shaolin

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... the experience into a book that entertains and edifies. Polly's account of his two years at the Shaolin monastery in Henan province begins in 1992, when he arrives at the only temple on the mainland ...

  6. Kick-start the summer

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a generic term for martial arts styles that trace their origins to the Shaolin Temple in Song Shan, Henan province, but Henry Chan Pak-seng, director of the Lantau centre, said that his centre has no direct linkage with the Shaolin monastery and the monks in Song Shan. Instead, his instructors come from Shaolin martial arts schools located close to the Henan temple. The purpose of setting up ...

  7. A matter of style

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Island for a kung fu exhibition. 'I really can't say which one is stronger,' he said. Yuan Ren Xu, who lives and trains at the famous Shaolin Monastery in Henan province, agrees. ...

  8. Shaolin and the city

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... at a time. It is also where Master Yanchang lives. The original Shaolin Temple was established in 497AD in Songshan (), Henan province (). In the centuries since, it has taught a combination ... to the original in Henan, but a request for a site to build the temple with the government has been put on hold for three years due to funding problems. He says he hopes donors can help him achieve ...

  9. Martial master a warrior of steel with peace in his heart

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shaolin monk Xi Yankong may be a real-life man of steel but he admits feeling intimidated by Hong Kong's concrete jungles. 'In Songshan [in Henan], all you see are mountains ... in Heilongjiang to study at the Songshan Shaolin temple in Henan when he was just 10 years old. It was his love for martial arts rather than Shaolin temple's brand of Buddhism that converted him ...

  10. Kung fu's home hopes to get a kick out of listing

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for one-third of the city's gross domestic product. Official statistics show 4.13 million tourists visited the city in Henan province last year, up 29 per cent from a year earlier. The city boasts ...




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