He is trained in both martial arts and acrobatics. At the Peking Opera School, Jackie Chan trained martial arts and acrobatics for a decade. When he entered the film industry, he learned Hapkido and eventually attained his black belt
He created his own sub-genre of martial arts movies. Chan broke out of the Bruce Lee mold and created his own persona. By blending martial arts, death-defying gymnastic stunts, and comedy, Chan created a new sub-genre called wu da pian.