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NBA star Dwyane Wade visits Shaolin Temple, learns Kung Fu

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NBA star Dwyane Wade visits Shaolin Temple, learns Kung Fu

NBA star Dwyane Wade on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 visited the Shaolin Temple in Central China, which is considered the cradle of Chinese Kung Fu. Wade has also picked up some Kung Fu skills from a master. [Photo courtesy of Zhang Mengke]

NBA star Dwyane Wade visited Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Chinese Kungfu in central China, and learned a kind of Shaolin Kungfu on Tuesday.

After enjoying a Kungfu Show, Wade was invited to the stage to learn a kind of Shaolin Kungfu named "Eagle Fist" , which imitated eagle's action.

Following a martial arts coach, Wade imitated seriously and ended to applause and cheers.

Zhengzhou, a city of central China, was the second stop of 2016 Wade China Tour after the 34-year-old visited Shanghai. Afterwards, he will go to Shijiazhuang in Hebei province and the Chinese capital Beijing.

12-time All-Star Wade will play in Chicago next season after 13 seasons with three-time NBA champion Miami.

Shaolin Temple, located on Songshan Mountain in Zhengzhou in Central China's Henan province, is a 1,500-year-old temple regarded as the cradle of Chinese Kungfu.

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