This tape shows first “2002 Peng Lai City International Praying Mantis Competition” takes place in Shandong Province, China. More than 200 competitors and 40 different forms, weapons and sparring.
Sifu Jiang Jianye was born in 1950 and has studied Wushu from the age of 5, learning from well known masters such as Yu Mingwei, Yu Hai and many others. He received BA and master’s degrees from Qufu University and Shanghai Physical Education Institute. A national and international judge in china and the US, he is also a master calligrapher and winner of national and international awards. Sales of his calligraphy have garnered more than $10,000, all donated to the Shandong Disabled Association. He has also acted in movies produced in China, Australia and Japan.
Color, 120 minutes.