Zhang Hexian is a 98-year-old grandma who has become famous in China for her lifelong devotion to kung fu. Photo: Handout Zhang Hexian is a 98-year-old grandma who has become famous in China for her lifelong devotion to kung fu. Photo: Handout
Zhang Hexian is a 98-year-old grandma who has become famous in China for her lifelong devotion to kung fu. Photo: Handout

‘Kung fu granny’ is a 98-year-old celebrity working to pass along the spirit of the martial art

  • Zhang Hexian said she started learning kung fu when she was five years old from her father
  • Now, at 98, she teaches people for free at the courtyard in her home

Topic |   Martial arts
Zhang Hexian is a 98-year-old grandma who has become famous in China for her lifelong devotion to kung fu. Photo: Handout Zhang Hexian is a 98-year-old grandma who has become famous in China for her lifelong devotion to kung fu. Photo: Handout
Zhang Hexian is a 98-year-old grandma who has become famous in China for her lifelong devotion to kung fu. Photo: Handout
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