Wushu is the Chinese word for all the styles of Chinese Martial Arts. These arts can be Tai Chi, Shaolin Boxing, Wing Chun, and many other martial styles.
The main styles of Wushu are:
Barehands: Changquan (Long fist), Nanquan (Southern Fist), Taijiquan (Taiji Quan)
- Dao (single-edged sword)
- Jian (double-edged sword)
- Taijijian (Taiji double-edged sword)
- Nandao (Southern single-edged sword)
- Gun (Staff)
- Qiang (Spear)
- Nangun (Southern Staff)
When you look at the Chinese characters for wushu, it is actually two characters or words, Wu meaning 'martial' and Shu meaning 'art'. Upon further examination of the Chinese character for Wu, it too is two characters, Zhi meaning ' do not do' and Ge meaning 'Fight'. Thus the characters translate to 'Do not Fight'.Therefore, the word Wushu really means the 'Art of not fighting'.or the art which permit to stop the war. so it is very important to practise wu shu in our world in trouble, it can help us to discover the value of peace.