Beijing's pole-dancing former policeman
31 January 2012 Last updated at 00:19 GMT
Gong Yifei, 24, is the only man to be found at Beijing's Luolan Pole Dancing Club. But that is not the only unusual thing about him.
Before becoming a regular at the pole-dancing training club, he had been a squad leader in the armed police force.
He says his decision to abandon the battlefield for the pole baffled many of his dance teachers.