Self-Defence and Combat Abilities
The basic principle of practicing wushu is to be capable of self-defence and combat when the situation is necessary. This is achieved through developing the skills and necessary body conditions.
Health and Medicinal Properties
Practicing wushu can strengthen the body, preventing many ailments and becoming healthy. Treating simple cuts and injuries to acupuncture and osteology are an important use of wushu.
Wushu portrays the grace of agility and stability, and unifies power, speed and technicality within the practitioner. Wushu is incorporated into dances and performances, portraying glory and showcasing the physique of champions.