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WARRIORS OF CHINA
A breathtaking, sweeping travelogue across China to explore the major Chinese styles of Martial Arts. Filled with in-depth interviews of China’s top masters and featuring Shaolin Kungfu, Wudangquan, Tai Chi Chuan, Baguazhang, Xingyi and the rarely seen Yiquan or ‘Mind’ style.
A breathtaking travelogue across China to look at all the major Chinese styles of Martial Arts and witness the master’s teaching in the grounds of temples, training halls, mountains and parks. Filled with in-depth interviews with many of China’s top masters and featuring Shaolin, Wudangquan, Tai Chi Chuan, Baguazhang, Xingyi and Yiquan styles. Warriors of China examines the differences between the hard and soft styles and how they both same to be apart yet are one and the same! From a full contact fight of Shaolin students to the standing still practice of Yiquan – we ask, how can they share the same principles and philosophy? This fast paced documentary whisks you from one style to another and one more incredible location to the next.
You will be mesmerized by the way in which martial arts masters of China run their schools – some of which number 18,000 students!! We will take you from the largest Kungfu schools at Shaolin to the smallest inner sanctums of a Mind-fist center. The major styles of China – Kungfu, Wudangquan, Tai Chi, Bagua, Xingyi and Yiquan are all featured in this sweeping documentary filmed across the breadth of China. Highlights include a full contact showdown between Shaolin\’s two largest Kungfu schools – A look at how and why top masters teach in the public parks and a rare visit to a Yiquan training centre deep in a remote province – where the mind is the weapon! Throughout our journey you will hear from China\’s top masters who discuss their life in martial arts. Featuring these masters: Shaolin Monk Shi De Yang and Shi Xingkai – Cui Zhongsan – Chen Xiaowang – Chen Xiaoxing – Yongan Jia – Master Yuan – Priest Zhong Yun Long – He Jinbao and master Cui Rui Bin. Runtime: 90 minutes. Plays worldwide in all regions. 5.1 Dolby surround sound.
- English (Subtitles)
- Run Time:
- 85 Minutes
- 16:9 Widescreen Standard DVD
- 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound