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World class martial arts in Shaolin Temple. The monks train kungfu to kids as young as 3 years old- and yes they teach to those of us who are not Chinese heritage too (though you may have to brush up on your Mandarin first!)

I can't comment on the efficacy of that particular block, but the crouch and balance with the bo could be modified for my bo yoga.

Muay Thai (Thai: มวยไทย, RTGS: Muai Thai, IPA: [mūɛj tʰāj]) is a combat martial art from Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques.

Shaolin Kempo by Susanne Schuijt, via Flickr. Note the arms. Always hard to "hold the flashlight," even more so in the air.