Shaolin Monks Captured Conducting Intense Kung Fu Training

One of the truly great ancient disciplines, Shaolin Kung Fu dates back to 494AD China. It is based on Buddhism and incorporates martial arts techniques and meditation. Practitioners must go through extreme training, complete with pain and tests of physical and mental endurance. Tomasz Gudzowaty has captured a host of monks in training, in beautiful black and white imagery, completing a dazzling array of skills such as wall walking, precision balancing and standing on their heads.

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