American becomes martial arts master in China’s central Wudang Mountains

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “American becomes martial arts master in China’s central Wudang Mountains” – below is their description.

    Eleven years after he started martial arts training in central China, American Jake Pinnick has returned to the Wudang Mountains in Hubei province to teach others. Pinnick was a fan of Chinese kung fu since his childhood days in the US state of Illinois, and obsessed over films starring Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung. In 2021, he became a kung fu master at the Wudang Daoist Traditional Kungfu Academy. Pinnick says his ultimate goal is to promote authentic Chinese martial arts in the US.

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