Shifu series | Hualin Mantis Fist

Writer: Xu Shuntian  |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2023-09-28

In May 2022, the Hualin Mantis Fist was designated as a provincial intangible cultural heritage of Guangdong Province. Xian’s family from Shenzhen is the only inheritor in China that has fully mastered the techniques of this martial art. Born and raised in Shajin, Bao’an District, Xian Runzhang started learning martial arts at the age of 6. This is the behind-the-scenes footage of the second episode of the ongoing Chinese-English documentary series produced by Shenzhen Daily that highlights Shenzhen's intangible cultural heritage legacies.