That Shaolin Monks hang themselves as part of their training

did you know That Shaolin Monks hang themselves as part of their training

Other seemingly brutal training methods practiced range from the wrestling of bulls to the iron neck exercise, where the individual is hung by the neck from a cloth noose – an experience that while initially only sufferable for seconds, when mastered can be endured for minutes at a time. This latter technique is very useful in combat, for it fortifies a particularly delicate part of the body and should enable a defender to get free and counterattack if caught by an enemy in an arm lock.

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