Haruka Wushu Training Center(HWTC) Has No Any Branch or
No Affiliation Unit, Has Not Published Any Instructors /
At the present, Training Center Is Main Training Center
By Direct Haruka Ito Instruction ONLY.
Generally WUSHU is well known as the same of KUNG-FU.
Wushu has more than 300 variations, is a brilliant Chinese
heritage culture, not only just a physical martial arts.
The following article is about the modern sport Wushu.
For information on other types of Chinese martial arts,
martial arts on Wikipedia.
As a sport event, Wushu(traditional Chinese:武術) has the
contents both an exhibition and a full-contact sport
derived from traditional Chinese
martial arts. It was developed in China after 1949,
in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional
Chinese martial arts, although attempts to structure the
various decentralized martial arts traditions date back
earlier. The term of Wushu is Mandarin Chinese for
"martial arts" (武 "Wu" = military or martial, 術 "Shu" =
art), the character of 武 "Wu" means 'Stop the conflict'.
In contemporary times, wushu has become an international
sport through International
Wushu Federation (IWUF), which holds the World Wushu
Championships every two years; the first World
Championships were held in 1991 in Beijing, China.
Competitive wushu is composed of two disciplines: Taolu
(套路; forms) and Sanda/Sanshou
Taolu involves martial art patterns and maneuvers for
which competitors are judged and given points according to
specific rules. The forms comprise basic movements
(stances, kicks, punches, balances, jumps, sweeps and
throws) based on aggregate categories of traditional
Chinese martial art styles and can be changed for
competitions to highlight one's strengths.
*Description of Wushu(sport) on Wikipedia
[Contemporary Taolu Event]
Wushu events are performed using compulsory or individual
routines in competition. Compulsory routines are those
routines that have been already created for the athlete,
resulting in each athlete performing basically the same
set. Individual routines are routines that an athlete
creates with the aid of his/her coach, while following
certain rules for difficulty.
Contemporary Taolu event has three category; Individual
event, Dual event and Group event. Each events have
Bearhand and weapon events.
Wushu has more than 300 events still nowadays, it is the
Chinese cultural heritage with rich culture contents.
*Descriotion of Contemporary Taolu Events
In the HWTC(Haruka Wushu Training Center) classes, the
training method is contemporary Taolu events, as the
exhibition form practice and training only.
Haruka Wushu Training Center compliant the Official
International Rules and complimentary regulations, i.e.
IWUF(International Wushu Federation), WFA(Wushu Federation
of Asia) and CWA(Chinese Wushu Association, Beijing CHINA)
rules and regulations.
*Important Notice: Wushu(Kung Fu) and Taijiquan(Tai Chi)
are NOT Karate, entirely different.