Hai Yu, born July 18, 1942 in Yantai, Shandong, China, a martial artist and actor. In 1954, Hai Yu praised the seven-star praying mantis boxing master Lin Jingshan as a teacher, learning authentic mantis boxing. In 1982, appeared in the film "Shaolin Temple" directed by Zhang Xinyan director, in the film as master Tan Zong, and serves as the film's action martial arts guide. In 1999, starred in directed by Zhang Xin Yan martial arts drama "new Shaolin Temple", in the film Hai Yu plays "a generation of master" Tan Zong. In December 2001, Hai Yu led his son Yu Tao in Weihai, Shandong Province, China to establish the first "Wushu Culture Exchange Center" based mainly on martial arts education. In 2013, starred in the martial arts movie "Taichi" directed by Keanu Reeves. In the film, Hai Yu plays the role of Master Yang and re-interprets "a generation of masters." In September 2015, starred in the anti-Japanese drama "Mine Warfare" directed by Jiao Xiaoyu, playing the master in the play and teaching mantis boxing himself.