Wushu moderno, Wushu, Kung Fu deportivo, Origen Wushu

Modern Wushu and Exhibition Martial Arts

In the second half of the twentieth century, the so-called modern wǔ shù was officially established. Characterized by flashy and difficult-to-execute acrobatic movements, but devoid of any martial use, this new wǔ shù led to an era in which exhibition martial arts of would gain ground to the traditional ones. However, these exhibition arts had been present in China for several hundred years.