Wushu (Kung Fu)
Today it’s hard to find someone who has not heard at least once about what Wushu or Kung Fu are. Most people who heard this word immediately recall the famous action movies with nimble and invincible Chinese actors. But it turns out kung fu is not only a great art of combat.
If we literally translate the hieroglyphics from which the word “kung fu” is composed, then we get the following: “kung” is work, and “fu” is time. You can understand it this way – “work on yourself.” And this, first of all, tells us that Wushu (kung fu) is a whole way of life that has its own philosophy. It can also be understood as the ability to work on one’s personality, while being perfected endlessly and bringing any movement, feelings and thoughts to the highest degree of mastery.
Kung fu (in Chinese correctly sounds like gongfu) – is a synonym for the word “skill”, while it may be completely Continue reading