Tagou Martial Arts School

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Tagou Martial Arts School
Zhengzhou, Henan, Dengfeng, 450000
Type Public
Established March 5, 1978
School number 36000 with teachers[1]

Tagou Martial Arts School was built in 1978 in response to the revival of the popularity of kung fu in China due to the 1982 Jet Li film Shaolin Temple.[2]

The school is one of China's largest martial arts schools, and was featured in the movie The Real Shaolin.[3][4]


  1. ^ Watts, Jonathan (2006-02-16). "Everybody's kung fu fighting". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  2. ^ Spence, Richard (2004-10-09). "Worldwide: Kung fu schools kick youth of China into action". Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Pain, sacrifice for ceremony performers". MSNBC. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  4. ^ Naughton, Philippe; Costello, Miles (2008-08-16). "Kung fu warriors fight for martial art's future". The Times. London. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 

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