Date of Birth:27 July 1963, Canton, China
Height:5' 8" (1.73 m)
Trademarks:Likes to choreograph realistic, creative and unconventional fight scenes Known for playing tough and impulsive characters in his films. Likes to execute various kicking techniques - including jumping splits-kick, jumping front-kick, jumping back-kick while running forward and chain-kicks while moving forward Prefers to work with real martial artists in his films. His collaborations range from well-established practitioners such as Jet Li, Collin Chou, Jing Wu, Xing Yu, and Siu-Wong Fan to experienced fighters like John Salvitti, Michael Woods and Cung Le. Frequently collaborates with Wilson Yip Started utilizing the "chain punching" technique more often in some of his recent films after the big success of Yip Man (2008), Also likes to execute few other punching techniques in his fight scenes, such as "wind-up"- and "superman" punches. His fight scenes often involve people hitting each other's fists and kicks at the same time, or each other one after another. His characters - whenever he's playing lead or co-lead roles - are often given late introductions in the beginning of his films. Includes parkour in between his fight scenes. Usually makes soft "o-faces" during his fight scenes, similar to Bruce Lee's facial expression doing the famous high-pitched battle scream. Started utilizing MMA in his fight scenes more often after making SPL: Sha po lang (2005). This can be seen in all of his contemporary action films that followed suit. Frequently collaborates with Woo-Ping Yuen. Uses slow-motion for certain takes during his fight scenes to showcase the power of techniques done by actors he works with. Likes to kick away objects either off ground or in the air during his fight scenes. Some of his films shows him sitting on antagonists' bodies after beating them up.
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