Chinese Artial Mars

One of the most famous sports in China is artial mars. There are a lot of differents kind of artial mars such as Tai Chi Chuan,  Wu shu, Kung Fu, Tui Shou, Chi Kung, Self Defense, Sanshou…


The Origin of Artial Mars can be diverse and confusing. Due to the diversity it is lead to postulate that the origin could be the first fight between Cain and Abel, that takes place in the Bible. Others talk about the origin in the struggles that took place in prehistory or the Greek empire, ancient Egypt, India, China…

  • Tai Chi Chuan 太極拳
    There is a great shortage of teachers of Chinese martial arts and Taijiquan especially since his teaching is quite complex.
    With this martial art is to cultivate physical and mental health of the body
    Tai chi requires having a great knowledge about traditional medicine, classical Chinese philosophy and bioenergetic.
    The practice of this sport is beneficial to healthy problems such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis …
    Currently it is a martial art practiced in the whole world

” …Is an internal Chinese martial art practised for both its defence training and its health benefits. ”
T’ai chi ch’uan. (2014, January 7). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Seen 16:33, January 16, 2014, from

  • Wu Shu 武术
    It is a sport of combined contact exhibition.Compuesto two disciplines taolu (routines) and sanda (sparring).
    Wushu is a cultural heritage of the Chinese people, which is enriched with elegant movements and health benefits, this sport is practice with some weapons.
    Link of the video in youtube:
  • Kung Fu 功夫
    Kung fu channeled the behavior of animals, movements to surprise the opponent and their behaviors.

    “… is a Chinese term referring to any study, learning, or practice that requires patience, energy, and time to complete…”
    Kung fu (term). (2014, January 16). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:14, January 16, 2014, from

  • Tui Shou
    Is a kind of Tai chi where people only uses their hands. It’s about listening and understanding.
  • Chi Kung
    A medicinal therapy based on the control of breathing. Helps eliminate tension and stress, being a genuine peace flow brings health and vitality. Also it depends on the ability to achieve the right balance between mind and body.
    It must reach the harmonic synchronization of three vital processes: body, mind (heart) and respiratory.
  • Sanshou
    It is the same as “Free Fight”.”Many of the combat sports that are now known in the West, such as Karate, Judo, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, etc.. Recognize its origins in the ancient Wushu. However, none are as comprehensive and as broad as the Sanshou. ” “¿Que es el Sanshou? 3 Years ago Yazam – @tengolacuentasuspendidahdps, 14 January, 2014, 20:28
    Link of the video in youtube:

  • Others:  Self Defense, Massage, Meditation, Relaxation, Baguazhang, Dim Mak , Shaolin Kung Fu, Karate jitsu, Bajiwuan, Choy Lee Fut, Hung gar, Nanquan, She Quan, Tanglan Quan, Wing chun

Also some films take some of this artial mars in their context such as:

  1. Kung Fu Panda, an enterntainment film for all ages, is a cartoon film which takes places in China, in this film we can see some traditional monuments as pagodas or traditional animals or plants that are from China. Have a look of the trailer.


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