Chinese Kung Fu

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Chinese martial arts,also referred to by the Mandarin Chineseterm Wushu and popularly as Kung fu, are a number of fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.
中国武术,汉语俗称功夫,是中国千百年发展形成的各种武术风格。
(zhōnɡɡuó wǔshù, hànyǔ súchēnɡ ɡōnɡfu, shì zhōnɡɡuó qiānbǎinián fāzhǎn xínɡchénɡ de ɡèzhǒnɡ wǔshù fēnɡɡé.

The fighting styles are often classified according to their common traitsidentified as "families","sects",or "schools" of the martial arts.Examples of such traits include physical exercises involving animal mimicry, or training methods inspired by Chinese philosophy, religions and legends.
各种武术风格,根据各自特点来进行不同的划分,有“家”“门”“派”等的区分。这些武术风格,包括模仿动物。或者根据中国哲学、宗教、传说所创立的套路等。
(ɡèzhǒnɡ wǔshù fēnɡɡé, ɡēnjù ɡèzì tèdiǎn lái jìnxínɡ bùtónɡ de huàfēn, yǒu "jiā" "mén" " pài " děnɡ de qūfēn. zhèxiē wǔshù fēnɡɡé, bāokuò mófǎnɡ dònɡwù. huòzhě ɡēnjù zhōnɡɡuó zhéxué, zōnɡjiào, chuánshuō suǒ chuànɡlì de tàolù děnɡ).


In Chinese Kung fu, a distinction is made between "external" and the "internal" Kung fu. It is said that "In external Kungfu,you exercise your tendons, bones and skin; in internal Kung fu, you train your spirit, your qi, and your mind." Taijiquan is a Taoist internal martial art.
中国功夫,分为“内功”和“外功”,一般认为“外练筋骨皮,内养气凝神。”太极拳就属于道家创立的一种内功。
(zhōnɡɡuó ɡōnɡfu, fēnwéi "nèiɡōnɡ" hé "wàiɡōnɡ", yìbān rènwéi "wàiliàn jīn ɡǔ pí, nèiyǎnɡ qì nínɡ shén". tàijíquán jiù shǔyú dàojiā chuànɡlì de yìzhǒnɡ nèiɡōnɡ).


Chinese Kung fu is now an integral element of Chinese culture, and it also has global appeal.
如今的中国功夫,不仅是中国文化不可或缺的元素,也具有全球的魅力。
(rújīn de zhōnɡɡuóɡōnɡfu, bùjǐn shì zhōnɡɡuó wénhuà bùkěhuòquē de yuánsù, yě jùyǒu quánqiú de mèilì). 


Chinese martial arts, or Kung fu, conjure up an image of the iconic movie start like Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen, Zhao Wenzhuo and so on.
中国武术或功夫让人联想到标志性的电影明星如李小龙,李连杰,成龙,甄子丹,赵文卓等等。
(zhōnɡɡuó wǔshù huò ɡōn fu rànɡrén liánxiǎnɡ dào biāozhìxìnɡ de diànyǐnɡ mínɡxīnɡ rú lǐ Xiǎolónɡ, Lǐ Liánjié, Chénɡ Lónɡ , Zhēn Zǐdān, Zhào Wénzhuó děnɡděnɡ).


Bruce Lee (Lǐ Xiǎolónɡ)
He is the most famous Chinese Kung Fu star. If there is no Bruce Lee, Chinse Kung Fu will not so popular around the world. Some of his movies: The Big Boss (tánɡ shān dà xiōnɡ ), Fist of Fury (jīnɡ wǔ mén ), Way of the Dragon (měnɡ lónɡ ɡuò jiānɡ).

Jet Li (Lǐ Liánjié)
He is good at Kung Fu, when he was young, he had won many Kung Fu Champions. People call him "The King of Kung Fu". Not only in Kung Fu, Jet Li also has passion on charitable work. He had founded "One Foundation" to help people who need help. I think he is the model of all acters. Some of his movies: The Shaolin Temple (shǎo lín sì), Hero (yīnɡ xiónɡ), The Warlords (tóu mínɡ zhuànɡ ).

Jacky Chan (Chénɡ Lónɡ)
When people refer to Kung Fu, it must be Jacky Chan firstly. Now Jacky Chen is the flag of Kung Fu. Although his reputation is not good, even people call him Fangshi Long. But he do a great contribution for Chinese Kung Fu really. Some of his movies: The Drunken Master (zuì quán ), the Police Story (jǐnɡ chá ɡù shi ), Rumble in the Bronx (hónɡ fān qū ), the Rush Hour trilogy (jiān fēnɡ shí kè ).

 

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