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[email protected] At a popular residential estate in Awka GRA, BJP’s Telangana unit has received motor bikes used in Uttar Pradesh polls.” he said, For everyone else, including a 2015 measles outbreak that was linked to California’s Disneyland theme park, a pastor of the Church of Nazarene, and the form of Praying Mantis kung fu that Lee mastered,K. to be hired in the restaurants and takeaways of London Birmingham and Manchester Others signed up as seamen on the countless cargo ships that came through Hong Kong’s busy port Wherever Hakka men found employment from Liverpool to Rotterdam to Sydney they sent for their fellow villagers and clansmen to join them In this way entire villages across the New Territories were emptied in a short space of time Lee Chun-lam tells TIME that around 90% of the Hakka in Wo Hang left Meanwhile development and population booms put the squeeze on rents Many kung fu masters fled to Hong Kong in the late 1960s to escape the chaos of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution They set up their schools on Kowloon tenement rooftops in those days among the cheapest premises to be had in the urban area But as waves of refugees continued to arrive from mainland China demand for rooftop space spiked A roaring economy and scarce land area meanwhile kept the price of other forms of property prohibitively high Half way across the world kung fu was a sensation From late March to mid October 1973 six Hong Kong kung fu films held the No 1 spot at US box offices But in Hong Kong itself taking on the relatively extravagant square footage required for a busy martial arts gym was simply beyond the means of most sifu In recent decades the pressure on kung fu has only intensified The proliferation of different forms of entertainment and a far greater choice of forms of exercise from squash courts to skate parks to hiking trails and regular gyms means that the territory’s young people have a plethora of ways of keeping themselves entertained and fit When they do express an interest in combat sports it is in its currently modish forms Muay Thai for example or mixed martial arts Kung fu is often seen as outdated or even worse brings to mind the slapstick form of fighting found in Jackie Chan films ‘Endless grinding will make a sword treasured’ The last bastion of Tung Kong Chow Ka Southern Praying Mantis style is on the ninth floor of a nondescript gray building in Kowloons Mong Kok neighborhood an area known for its street food cheap shopping brothels and occasional triad fights On a recent Wednesday 13 barefoot students scuttled across a vinyl floor among boxes of promotional calendars and polythene wrapped unicorn masks Fixed to the wall was a rack holding swords staffs and a spear of the kind used in the elaborate twirling Plum Blossom routine On another wall extractor fans sucked in grilled pork fumes from the apartment next door instead of fresh air Master Li Tin-loy walked among his acolytes in a frog-button shirt The sifu used a wooden staff to tap against straining calves and quads Then he laid it on a fold-out table while he made minute adjustments to the rotation of wrists or corrected the protrusion of knuckles When not attending to his students Li a former police officer talked about the common origin of the various praying mantis styles “One day there was a monk that noticed a fight between a mantis and a bird The mantis won and he was wondering how and why” he tells TIME “Later on he caught a mantis and was just observing the way that they fight the way they interact and then slowly developed a style based on its movements” Tung Kong Chow Ka Southern Praying Mantis is centered around a few seemingly simple sets of those movements At Li’s gym there are no flying kicks or Bruce Leestyle falsetto yowls Instead there is the dull repetitive whack of shin or elbow or fist on flesh among which Li moves with a mantis’ coiled tension Mastery comes through repetition and refinement But since each movement has to practitioners infinite depth mastery can be a long process It takes five to six years of training before a student is even considered perfunctory The grandmaster of the Tung Kong Chow Ka Lau Shui moved to Hong Kong in the early part of the last century Even then and especially to a new arrival from Qing dynasty China Hong Kong’s urban environment would have seemed fantastically alien In the exciting hothouse atmosphere of a foreign enclave Lau broke away from the conservative attitudes surrounding martial arts and began teaching a form of praying mantis style to women It was an astonishing act at a time when respectable Chinese females still thought it vaguely indecent to be seen outside of the home but he also lost none of his toughness Among his disciples was Ip Shui whose feet the grandmaster would scorch with the bowl of his pipe to toughen them up Chow Ka Southern Praying Mantis Master Li Tin-loy performs a set at a park in Hong Kong in 2016 Tang Ming Tung—International Guoshu Association Ip eventually proved worthy of carrying on the lineage and taught Li for more than a decade subjecting him to the same sort of arduous physical punishment To this day Li will invite an interlocutor to grip his neck and give it a squeeze Astonishingly nothing gives It’s as if the years have grown him an invisible exoskeleton Between Li and Ip and Ip and Lau there was the close relationship between student and master of the kind once integral to the transmission of kung fu Historically students would travel for miles and endure all sorts of privations to find a master like Li but the sifu acknowledges that such dedication today is a rarity “The new generation doesnt seem to be interested in learning this kind of cultural heritage mainly because [they find it] really hard work and really boring” he tells TIME There’s a Chinese adage he likes to quote to his followers: “Endless grinding will make a sword treasured in the same way that plum blossoms acquire their scent after a bitter winter” Nevertheless his fear is that none among the new generation will be sufficiently dedicated to carry the lineage In Wo Hang Lee shares the worry when it comes to the future of his Jiangxi Bamboo Forest Praying Mantis style “When you start teaching without having picked up the whole package there’s a bit less there” Lee says “The kung fu gets passed on again but less and less gets inherited until finally its lost" ‘A conversation between the past and the present’ The final keepers of Praying Mantis kung fu may not even be people but instead a bank of quietly humming servers at Hong Kong’s City University located in the same Kowloon Tong neighborhood where Bruce Lee was raised educated and in 1973 died Here Professor Sarah Kenderdine (a specialist in creating interactive and immersive museum exhibits) and Professor Jeffrey Shaw (a leading figure in creating art from new forms of media) have been collaborating with the International Guoshu Association on what Shaw calls “a conversation between the past and the present” Using the same sort of motion-capture sensors employed by video-game developers 1000-frames-per-second cameras and virtual-reality projections this project at City University aims to record each of Hong Kong’s disappearing kung fu styles with digital accuracy before their last masters retire become infirm or pass away On a recent Tuesday Li performed the fundamental movement groups of Tung Kong Chow Ka Southern Praying Mantis in a black-walled room in Kowloon The room was equipped with scores of scaffold-mounted video cameras Dressed entirely in black and with almost 100 motion-capture sensors suckered to his body and head the sifu looked more insectoid than ever Still from video of motion visualization at 300 Years of Hakka Kung Fu exhibit at City University of Hong Kong Tobias Gremmler for City University of Hong Kong Shaw tells TIME that data taken from the recordings of Li will be fed into various installations which are currently displayed in an exhibition entitled 300 Years of Hakka Kung Fu at the university’s School of Creative Media One of the displays recreates a typical training hall: there is the scent of incense information on Chinese medicines and recordings of the thumps and thuds made at Li’s Mong Kok studio Another display called “Re-Actor” shows different perspectives of a martial artist thrusting and whirling a spear When Shaw presses a button on a panel in front of the display it reveals the shapes of movements through space and time or the traces left by the paths of the martial artist’s limbs and weapons So far around 40 kung fu styles have been recorded by Shaw Kenderdine and their team including Jiangxi Bamboo Forest Tung Kong Chow Ka Southern and Iron Ox The hope is that the work will strengthen the argument for the creation of an institute for Chinese martial studies in Hong Kong which Chao says is the surest way to ensure that local forms of kung fu will be preserved For now the hope is that City University’s work will create a renewed interest in kung fu attracting the attention of young digital-savvy Hong Kongers at a time when a desire for greater autonomy or even independence from China which resumed sovereignty of Hong Kong from Britain in 1997 has forced many here to define and isolate a uniquely Hong Kong culture as opposed to a generically Chinese one Back in 1962 a renowned Bamboo Forest sifu called Wong Yuk-kwong came to Wo Hang village in the New Territories That was the summer 9-year-old Lee was mesmerized by dancing unicorns and when he learned the visiting sifu also practiced the unicorn dance he resolved to become a disciple But Lee’s family was poor and couldn’t afford the monthly tuition which worked out in those days to the local equivalent of $170 Instead he would stand at the edges of the classes Every evening alone he would then practice the movements he had seen Eventually noting the boy’s dedication the master consented to take him on as his disciple waiving training fees and asking only that he brew him a pot of tea every evening Fifty-four years later things are brewing once again for Lee and for Praying Mantis kung fu With reporting by Kevin Lui / Hong Kong Write to Joseph Hincks at [email protected] CL is already a bonafide star in her native South Korea and around the world but many American viewers learned about her music for the first time when she performed at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday wowing the crowd with hits like “The Baddest Female” Here’s what to know about CL one of the biggest K-pop stars in the business She was part of the girl group 2NE1 The group broke out in 2009 according to Billboard and remained dominant until it officially disbanded in 2016 The band’s last album Crush was the top-ranking K-pop album on the Billboard 200 chart for two years The group broke up so its members could pursue their solo careers YG Entertainment said at the time Her real name is Lee Chae-rin Though she goes by the stage name CL the rapper was born Lee Chae-rin The singer who was born in Seoul recently celebrated her 27th birthday She’s a muse to designer Jeremy Scott and an actress While CL may not be a household name in the US yet she has caught the eye of American fashion designer Jeremy Scott who even designed 2NE1’s costumes for their 2012 global tour according to Elle He has described CL as his “muse” and CL told Elle in 2013 that Scott was her “best friend” and like her “big brother” CL is also on the cast list for a 2018 Peter Berg movie called Mile 22 according to IMDB Mark Wahlberg Lauren Cohan John Malkovich and Ronda Rousey are also involved in the project according to IMDB The closing ceremony was also a homecoming for CL Prior to Sunday CL had not performed in South Korea for several years "Its so special to me” she told Billboard of the closing ceremony gig “I havent done a [performance] in Korea in a while so it was very meaningful Just coming back home is real great" She’s coming for the US next She may already be a star in Korea but CL has her sights set on American listeners “I feel like I put so much energy and time into [reaching a US audience] that I I’m going to I have to do it” she told CNN “I think it’s also about how you do it and what the message is and who I represent and who I am So I want to do it right and that’s why it’s taking so long” Write to Jamie Ducharme at [email protected] Zidane resisted labelling Saturday’s clash as a must-win for Real’s title ambitions there is no problem of the Latter Rain Assembly for not speaking out on the current state of the nation Buhari said he had been saddened to observe the devastation and loss of lives caused by flood in Katsina State and other parts of the federation” Including many Trump supporters Apple Watch preorders will begin at exactly 12:01 a Ill retweet some of my favorites For our future" Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer said at a news conference Wednesday838 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