Jet Li Opens Tai Chi School In China

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Movie star Jet Li has joined up with renowned Chinese internet entrepreneur Jack Ma to open a t’ai chi school to promote the traditional exercise.

Ma is the founder of the world’s biggest online retailer, Alibaba, but he stepped down as chief executive last week, saying he wanted to do more in education and the environment.

He is a keen devotee of t’ai chi, and has made references to Chinese martial arts in business strategy and corporate culture.

Li rose to fame for his kung fu skills and has starred in such films as the Chinese historical epic Hero and the Hollywood blockbuster The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor.

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