Wushu is both an exhibition and full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. Literally meaning ‘martial arts’, Wushu has combined age-old fighting systems and modern principles into an all-rounded sport. Wushu is now one of the most popular sport, and its practitioners range from all ages to all over the world.
What is ‘Wushu’?
The Chinese character ‘wu’ is formed from ‘stop’ and ‘feud’, while ‘shu’ means ‘art’, meaning the essence of wushu is not for fighting, but ‘the art of stopping feuds’