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Is it Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, where An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president. Given answer by reading this Yahoo question and its selected answer.


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This sounds like "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins." The cheesy dodging of bullets is a component of the fictional martial art Shinanju.


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Ip man 1: Fan Zi quan A lesser known style that uses a barrage of attacks to Attack an opponent. Choi lei fut A very broad system of martial arts that encompasses all sorts of weapons and empty hand combat Ip man 2: Xing yi quan A direct, straight line internal martial art that focuses on explosive power. Looks stupid but very effective. Xingyi school ...


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This is actual the tv series Kung Fu (1972 - 1975) with David Carradine. The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu. Kung Fu is an American action-adventure martial arts western drama television series starring David Carradine. The series follows the adventures of Kwai Chang Caine (portrayed by ...


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From my admittedly passing interest in this same subject I can point out a few things I found interesting on this subject. Links to articles for further reading at bottom. The main chinese sword is a single edged combat weapon the Dao. Used effectively in almost all sword period wars including fighting the Huns and WW2. The two edged sword the Jian was ...


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Superfights (1995) From IMDb: Jack Cody has always wanted to enter the world of the Superfights, a free fighting tournament. One night, he rescues a girl from a mugging and he becomes a national hero. Then, he is finally given his opportunity to become a Superfighter. He soon discovers a Ninja who tells him that the man behind the Superfights is involved ...


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The cast of the Matrix had to go through rigorous training of Wire Fu which is a combination of Kung Fu done while attached to a harness connected to a pulley mechanism. Wire Fu is popularly used in Hong Kong Chinese movies. Neo was initially to be played by Will Smith, but he turned it down to do Wild Wild West. The entire crew was new to Wire Fu and had ...


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I believe you are looking for Shaolin Wooden Men. In this film, Jackie Chan's character plays a mute whose father is killed. Jackie then goes on a quest to become a great martialist, training from various masters, and eventually fighting a ridiculous hallway of mechanical warriors. Ultimately it is revealed that the monk which runs a school killed his ...


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Using a variety of objects including boxing gloves, leather gloves, a heavy sheet, and what appears to be wood In the documentary Fists of fire, which explores the Shaw Brothers studio, we see how they use the different materials to generate the effects for a fight scene.


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In order to make the fight more exciting and acrobatic Wobbly swords were used. As these sword are thin and flexible in order facilitate the movements,for the FAST movements and create like a force-field around yourself according to Chinese wordplay,speed of the sword has to do a lot and this was only possible with a light, thin and flexible sword with good ...


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Movie gods have led me to remember significant detail - an orb / pearl, that was key to the alien ship, here is the movie: The Legend of Wisely aka Legend Of The Golden Pearl aka Wai Si-Lei chuen kei Wisely, the famous writer/adventurer, is tricked by his friend (played by Teddy Robin, the film's director) into helping him steal the dragon pearl. Samuel ...


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The remake actually provides some clarity on the matter. In either Karate or Kung Fu, there is a recurring theme of "excellence in everything you do, no matter how mundane". The underlying thread in this concept is meditation - a truly enlightened mind is meditating all of the time. Martial artists, seeing their art as a meditation, find practice in ...


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The non-kung-fu-style martial arts used were: Ip Man 1: Karate (Style: Shotokan) This style of karate is Okinawa and was used by the Japanese military. Ip Man 3: Muay Thai. Originated in Thailand and involves more of knees and elbow moves you wouldn’t commonly practice in other martial arts. Other: Western Boxing, used in Ip Man 2 and 3 by Mike Tyson and ...


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Does it have a name? What is it supposed to accomplish compared to a slap or a right hook to the same part of the face? It's commonly known as the ear clap, double ear clap, or thunderclap strike. It's a hand-to-hand technique that's meant to rupture the eardrum(s) of the opponent (which is of course painful) and disorient them (ears ringing, possible loss ...


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