The art of Wushu consists of hundreds of styles practiced by different schools and regions. Originating from China, Wushuu combines spiritual evolvement with a fighting technique called Wushu Sanda. Wushu Sanda derives from Chinese Boxing and Grappling, and considered to be a national sport in modern China.
The winner of a Wushu fight is determined by the quantity and quality of strikes. Using various protective gear and safe mats, Wushu is considered to be a good gateway martial art, that can help younger fighters build the required set of skills.
Similar to other type of martial arts, Wushu focuses on self-improvement and development. Its fighting technique combines combinations, balancing and systematic breathing. Combing these three elements helps fighter develop a particular fighting pattern.
- “Bear-fist” – as the name suggests, the bear-fist training exercise focuses on learning basic punching and kicking techniques.
- Sparring focuses on learning and perfecting various techniques and principles of self-defense.
- Working with various types of traditional weapons as a part of the self-defense program.
- Breathing and meditation exercises aimed to develop an internal energy.