Questions tagged [martial-arts]

Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications; as competition, physical fitness, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.

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Is Shaolin monk Hu Qiong using “Chi energy” to withstand an electric drill?

In one of the episodes of Stan Lee's Superhumans (the excerpt in question can be viewed here) a Shaolin monk named Hu Qiong claims that by training his body and "transfering Chi to the right part of ...
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Breaking the bottom brick with your hands

In the movie Bloodsport, which claims to be based on a true story, the lead character is challenged to break one brick at the bottom of a stack, using only his hands. He successfully causes the bottom ...
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Did Donnie Yen beat up eight men in one fight?

According to Wikipedia, Donnie Yen one beat up eight men guys in a single fight: There's one reported occasion that confirms him being an efficient martial artist. According to news reports by ...
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Can Master Kanzawa make animals sleep at a distance?

As seen here and other places, like Stan Lee’s Superhumans, Master Kanzawa claims to be able to put animals to sleep at a distance by exchanging "chi energy". I am doubful this is true, since Chi ...