Sanshou : Free combat - combination of Kick, Punches, Hold, Push & Throwing techniques under certain conditions and fixed rules.
Characteristics in Wushu methods
Incorporation of toughness with softness for mental stability.
Co-ordination of internal and external (mind and body) activities.
The generation and control of qi or chi the internal energy.
Stressing inner energy.
Continuous and uninterrupted movement of chi.
Correct and exact combat techniques.
Effects of Wushu
The regular practice of Wushu produce beneficial effects not only on the muscles and bodies but also on the nervous, respiratory and cardio vascular systems. That is why Wushu is widely recommended as a effective means of keeping fit.
The Practical attacking and defending techniques of Wushu can be employed effectively for Self-defense. Wushu is also a performing art and many Wushu movements are incorporated into modern dance, dramas, the ballet and gymnastics.