Stewardesses-to-be practice the basics of the Ving Tsun, a form of self-defense, in Chengdu city, Southwest Sichuan province on Monday. Ving Tsun, or Wing Chun, a concept-based Chinese martial art, has been set as a compulsory course in Sichuan Southwest Vocational College of Civil Aviation. The college has signed a contract with the Tu Tengyao Martial Art Association to develop the course called "Eighteen combat movements of anti-terror in civil aviation." Ving Tsun is a system of striking and grappling, especially used for close-range combat. [Photo/IC]
Tu Tengyao, the head of the martial arts association, demonstrates Ving Tsun techniques to the future flight attendants at the college on Monday. [Photo/IC]
Tu Tengyao performs self-defense tactics while wearing an an eye mask during the demonstration. [Photo/IC]
Two students demonstrate Tu's instructions in an A330 flight simulator in Chengdu on Monday. [Photo/IC]
Tu teaches students how to deal with close combat in the flight simulator. [Photo/IC]
Stewardesses-to-be learn the basic movements from Tu. [Photo/IC]
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