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From above, the shape-shifting mass of red and black seemed to spread and shrink as if animated by a single mind. But a closer look would have revealed its minuscule points to be thousands of Chinese schoolchildren show off their Kung Fu skills in breathtaking synchrony, yelling, jabbing, kicking whirls of limbs — each one a student of Shaolin Kung Fu.

Kicked by a Taekwondo Expert

Earlier on the Planet Slo-Mo Show, the The Slow Mo Guys,Gav and Dan, filmed a group of taekwondo experts in action. Now they learn what is required of someone on the Kukkiwon Taekwondo.


On this episode of Planet Slo-Mo, Gav and Dan (The Slow Mo Guys) travel to South Korea to film the Kukkiwon Taekwondo Team’s amazing high flying martial arts combined with gymnastic feats in slow motion. Team members can launch themselves 30 feet into the air smashing wooden boards on their way down. Their spectacular flying, flipping, spinning, twisting, gravity-defying theatrics, showcasing the board smashing is a thrilling spectacle in slow mo.

Shaolin Monk vs. MMA Kickboxer

Guess who wins?

Gav and Dan, The Slow Mo Guys, join forces with three Shaolin Monks, who show off one of their most challenging skills—throwing a needle through glass.

Supercut of some of the greatest fight scenes of all time compiled from 98 different movies, including 300, V For Vendetta, The Matrix, Kill Bill, The Princess Bride, Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee movies, and they even worked in the printer scene from Office Space. Heavily featured are scenes from the Ip Man movies, in my opinion some of the best martial arts movies ever made.

Shaolin Warriors in Slow Motion

The guys from Earth Unplugged discuss human anatomy with some help from Shaolin warriors.

Pic of the Day – 1/7/14

Kalaripayattu fighters in India by photographer Armand Poblete.

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