04-20-2009, 09:34 AM
Join Date: Jan 1970
Location: Fremont, CA, U.S.A.
...so stupid I can't resist posting it. Jet Li? Oh really? Jackie Chan? No fooling? Chuck Norris? For real?
I'm surprised she didn't mention Bruce Lee....
Famous people who study martial arts
April 18, 2:54 PM
Did you know that President Obama trained in Tae Kwon Do, a traditional Korean martial art?
Some other famous martial artists are:
Criss Angel, a magician with a hit television show, trained in Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Kung Fu.
Actor James Cagney was a black belt in Judo.
Singer Elvis Presley studied Kempo.
Former Soviet Union President Vladimir Putin is a black belt in Judo.
Actor Robert Downey, Jr. trains in Kung Fu.
Action adventure star Steven Seagal is a black belt in Aikido and the first westerner allowed to open a school in Japan.
Actor Jet Li has studied Wushu and Fan Zi Quan.
Jackie Chan, comedic and action adventure actor, is a very talented product of the Beijing Opera--who train students in martial artistry and weapons.
Tang Soo Do is what Chuck Norris is most known for. He has taught it to Steve McQueen, Priscilla Presley and Donny Osmond.
Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and spent some time studying kickboxing.
Ed O'Neill, from “Married with Children”, has a black belt in Brazilian Jujutsu.
And, to bring it full circle with U. S. Presidents, Did you know that President Theodore Roosevelt studied Judo and Jujutsu?