The description of Wushu Technique
Wushu (武術 or 武术; Chinese: wǔshù) literally means "the art of fighting / martial arts". This is a more correct term than the more famous term but the misuse of kung fu, which means "expert" in a particular field, not just limited in martial arts.
The word Wushu comes from two words namely "Wu" and "Shu". The meaning of the word "Wu" is the science of war, while the meaning of the word "Shu" is art. So Wushu can also be interpreted as art for war or martial arts (Martial Art). In the wushu, we also learn art, sport, health, martial and mental.
Studying Wushu is not limited to matters relating to physical movement and violence alone, but also engages the mind. Studying Wushu means we also learn to cultivate breathing, understand our anatomy, and also learn ingredients or medicines to strengthen the body and for treatment. kung fu Chinese language All categories Traditional Chinese martial arts, hard and soft can be called Wushu. Wushu hard including southern boxing Nanquan and Changquan long boxing. Wushu soft including boxing Taiji, Telapak Baguazhang, and boxing xingyiquan. The Wushu martial arts that have been developed by ethnic Chinese settled in Southeast Asia (especially Indonesia) are often referred to as Kuntao.
Water: symbolizes life and tenderness, because water feeds plants and water forms itself that always match with the container.
Wood: symbolizes bones and muscles, as energy from life that when exposed to fire will result in the formation of heat as power (muscle).
Fire: symbolizes strength and dexterity, nourishes the burning results that make renewal in progress.
Earth: symbolizes defense, provides a place for various elements to develop.
Metals: symbolizes the use of weapons, combining useful elements to master weapons of great importance to wushu.
The relation of various elements in wushu is water cooling fire, fire metal, metal cutting wood, wood growing from earth, earth controlling water. So, all these elements are related to each other.