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American and European martial artists have found success in Hong Kong movie productions ( as well as American and European martial arts films) for many years. Don’t sleep on the skills of these performers as many are accomplished marital artists just like their Chinese counterparts. We continue our series highlighting stars who actually have real martial arts training. Let’s take a look at some: 

Cynthia Rothrock has shared the screen with movie favorites such as Hwang Jang Lee, Michelle Yeoh, Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, just to name a few. The “Blond Fury” has had some great fight scenes in countless American and Hong Kong movies. Make no mistake about it, Cynthia is an accomplished martial artist, amassing numerous tournament wins for kata (forms) competition both empty handed and weapons. Check her self-defense demo out and see why they call her “The Blond Fury.”