Bull wrestlers demonstrate their strength in East China’s Zhejiang Province

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2018/11/29 18:08:15

Highlights: Some of China’s bull wrestlers practice the traditional sport at the Haihua Martial Arts Club in Jiaxing, East China’s Zhejiang Province, on Tuesday. Bull wrestling is a traditional sport of the Hui ethnic minority and can be traced back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279) in Jiaxing. (Photos: Yang Hui/GT)

  • Zhong Xiaojie does strength training and breathing exercises through qigong. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Zhong Xiaojie, 17, has just started practicing bull wrestling. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Zhong Xiaojie is able to wrestle the bull to the ground. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Han Haihua is the founder of Haihua Martial Arts Club. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • A man feeds the bulls. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Li Bo wrestles the bull to the ground. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Li Bo does strength training with a traditional weapon. This kind of training can increase his flexibility and ability to control a bull. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Li Zhen flips a tire to do strength training. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Ren Zhizhi practices his bull fighting techniques. Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • Photo: Yang Hui/GT

  • A bull suddenly flees over the railing and escapes during training. Photo: Yang Hui/GT






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