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Human to Hero gets to the heart of what it takes to be a sporting star. The show explores the discipline, dedication and determination involved, as well as the sources of inspiration for the world's best athletes.

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Up next: Martial arts grand master


Human to Hero next meets Nguyen Van Chieu, an expert in the Vietnamese martial art, Vovinam.

Founded Hanoi in 1938, Vovinam is practiced in over 40 countries around the world, but the 65-year-old is keen to spread the word further.

"My dream is to open a Vovinam academy, a big school, so people from other countries can come to Vietnam to research and learn," he says.




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