Shaolin Temple’s Wushu Monks!

Henan is home to the Shaolin Temple – made famous in Jackie Chan’s films and the center of Chinese Kungfu or “Wushu.”  The monks did a performance for the Henan Tourism Festival!

The Next Generation

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Jumping Jacks (Wushu-Style)

Look carefully, and you’ll see the Chinese lanterns in the background – I thought this was a cool photo. These are performing Chinese students of Wushu from the Shaolin Temple during the biennial Wushu Festival.

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Determination

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Synchronized Identicals

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Students at the Wushu Festival in the Henan Shaolin Temple.  The students work tirelessly to become this good.

Mental War

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Wushu Festival

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Calm after hard work at the Wushu festival, the Shaolin Temple’s annual event where the students show off what they have learned.