A young boy studying kungfu at the Shaolin Temple.JPG
Students playing on their lunch break at the Shaolin Temple.JPG
One path for Shaolin Temple pupils is Sanda, or Freefighting, a form of combat sport similar to kickboxing.JPG
Students at the Shaolin Temple on their lunch break. They are not given seats for discipline.JPG
Zhao Yafei, a graduate of the Shaolin school who chose a new path after graduation, becoming an MMA Cagefighter.JPG
Ning Guangyou used to be a struggling farmer. Now an MMA champion he is pictured here picking apples with his son for leisure.JPG
Ning Guangyou, The Ultimate Fighter China Champion, has worked as a farmer, driver, and baggage handler at the airport, while always pursuing his dream to compete in MMA.JPG
Ultimate Fighter Welterweight Champion Zhang Lipeng posing in a wheat field.JPG
MMA star Ji Xian training on the Great Wall.JPG
Lv Zhenhong comes from Shanxi province. He and his six sisters grew up eking a living from an apple orchard.JPG
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Xingxi trained as a Shaolin Buddhist Monk. He lived on Song Mountain for 10 years where he studied in a monastery. He has now come down to attempt MMA, and prove kung fu still has a place in the modern world.jpg
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Students at Beijing's Big King MMA gym take part in a sparring session.JPG
Zoufan was a pioneer of bare-knuckle fighting in the 1980s. She retired to the mountains after having her jaw broken in a fight.JPG
Zoufan, a female bare-knuckle fighter from the early unregulated days of MMA, doing Taichi in her mountaintop retreat.JPG
A young boy studying kungfu at the Shaolin Temple.JPG
Students playing on their lunch break at the Shaolin Temple.JPG
One path for Shaolin Temple pupils is Sanda, or Freefighting, a form of combat sport similar to kickboxing.JPG
Students at the Shaolin Temple on their lunch break. They are not given seats for discipline.JPG
Zhao Yafei, a graduate of the Shaolin school who chose a new path after graduation, becoming an MMA Cagefighter.JPG
Ning Guangyou used to be a struggling farmer. Now an MMA champion he is pictured here picking apples with his son for leisure.JPG
Ning Guangyou, The Ultimate Fighter China Champion, has worked as a farmer, driver, and baggage handler at the airport, while always pursuing his dream to compete in MMA.JPG
Ultimate Fighter Welterweight Champion Zhang Lipeng posing in a wheat field.JPG
MMA star Ji Xian training on the Great Wall.JPG
Lv Zhenhong comes from Shanxi province. He and his six sisters grew up eking a living from an apple orchard.JPG
IMG_0517.jpg
nannan.jpg
IMG_1208.jpg
Xingxi trained as a Shaolin Buddhist Monk. He lived on Song Mountain for 10 years where he studied in a monastery. He has now come down to attempt MMA, and prove kung fu still has a place in the modern world.jpg
kung.jpg
wrestle.jpg
Students at Beijing's Big King MMA gym take part in a sparring session.JPG
Zoufan was a pioneer of bare-knuckle fighting in the 1980s. She retired to the mountains after having her jaw broken in a fight.JPG
Zoufan, a female bare-knuckle fighter from the early unregulated days of MMA, doing Taichi in her mountaintop retreat.JPG
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