Understand the Martial Art Terminology

What is Wushu? The term "Wushu" (武术; Wǔshù) is derived from two Chinese characters: "Wu" (武), meaning "Martial," and "Shu" (术), meaning "Art" or "Skill sets." Therefore, Wushu directly translates to "Martial Arts." Wushu encompasses a wide range of Chinese martial arts and is a standardized form of practice known for its fluid movements and acrobatic techniques. An example of Wushu in action would be a Canadian Wushu Team competing in the long spear discipline at an international competition, showcasing the art form's technical skills and athletic prowess.

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