IKWF History: Kung-Fu-Wushu originated for self-defense from human beings and wild animals to survive in harsh environments. It is an art that also makes our minds and soul stronger. It was first developed by Mahatma Buddha in India for self-defense against evil kings and their armies.
India Monk Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th/6th Century and is traditionally credited as the leading patriarch and transmitter of ZEN (Chinese; chan, Sanskrit; dhyana)to China. He was the third son of a Tamil king of the Pallava Dynasty. According to Chinese legend, he also began the physical training of the SHAOLIN MONKS that led to the creation of SHAOLINQUAN. MARTIAL ARTS historians have shown this Legend stems from a17th Century qigong manual known as the YIJIN JING.
Bodhi Dharma was born a prince of the Pallava dynasty in their capital of Kanchipuram scholars have concluded his place of birth to be Kanchipuram in Tamilnadu, South INDIA. After becoming a Buddhist monk, Bodhidharma traveled to China. the accounts differ on the date of his arrival, in the Liang dynasty(500-557) Bodhidharma was primarily active in the lands of the Northern WEI Dynasty(386-534), modern scholarship dates him to about the early 5th Century.
What is Kung-Fu-Wushu ?
Kung-Fu-Wushu is the collective term for the martial art practices which originated in India and developed in India, and Kung-Fu-Wushu is the well-spring of all Asian martial practices. Over its long history, Kung-Fu-Wushu has developed into numerous distinct styles and systems, each incorporating its own techniques, tactics, principles, and methods, as well as the use of a wide variety of traditional weaponry. The differing styles that have emerged focus on many aspects of combat, but more importantly they have absorbed the popular philosophies and moral practices of the people in India over the past number of centuries in development. With that, Kung-Fu-Wushu has developed into more than just a simple system of attack and defense and has become a way to cultivate the body, mind, and spirit in a positive way that is beneficial to all that practice it.
Kung-Fu-Wushu is the most ancient of all martial arts and it’s attainable to trace its roots back quite 4000 years. The earliest type of Chinese martial arts were those practiced by troopers for direct use in a piece of land combat. An ancient legend states that weapons and close martial artsâ€™ techniques were propagated by Chinaâ€™s Yellow Emperor. Before he rose to the imperial throne in 2698 BC, the Yellow Emperor had been a notable general and had already written at length on elevated subjects like star divination, Chinese medication, and also the Martial Arts. He developed a type of wrestling known as Horn Butting (Jiao Di) wherever contestants wore horny helmets and attacked one another with their headgear.it’s aforesaid that this same martial technique was utilized on the piece of land, resulting in victorious results.
Kung-Fu-Wuhsu as a Modren Game.
Initially, it has been developed for self-defense. Kung-Fu-Wushu has evolved into a fascinating and rewarding sport. Since Kung-Fu-Wushu encompasses such a wide range of styles and systems. It offers some form of exercise suitable for nearly everyone. Younger people often enjoy vigorous “Hand Styles” while elders prefer the gentle movements of “Soft Styles”.
Now as a game it has been divided into two parts:-
1. Fight For Defense 2. Animals Styles & Weapons Pattern
1. Fight for Defense:-
The “fight for defense” form, contains two players who practice for attack and defense in proper discipline and rules. In this form of Kung-Fu-Wushu winner got selected on the basis of performance and point system.
It has been started as a game in 1984 in India. Which has been continued on every level, i.e (District, State, National, and International levels)
2. Animals Styles & Weapons Pattern:-
“Pattern” is a form of Kung-Fu-Wushu that contains attacking and defense styles, adopted from different animals in how they attack their enemies and defend themselves without arms. In this form, the contestant wins the game on the basis of their balance, energy, stamina, and shouts on the proper combination and timing.
Fight & Animals, weapons pattern
DIFFERENT ANIMAL PATTERNS a. Snake Style b. Monkey Style c. Eagle Styled. Tiger Style and many more.
DIFFERENT WEAPON PATTERNS a. Single Stick b. Double Stick c. Spear d. Sword and many more.
More and more people around the globe a realizing the benefits of Kung-Fu-Wushu as a “Self-defense” & “Spo National and International Kung-Fu-Wushu Federations have been formed on all continents. With great effort and hard work of Kung-Fu-Wushe Association India, Kung-Fu-Wushu Federation Of Asia, and International Kung- Fu Wushu Federation.
The Management Committee of Kung-Fu-Wushu” is running this game with strategies and tactics, so that the future generation can get all the benefits and advantages through this game and make their future better.
GOD Bless all players of Kung-Fu-Wushu of the world, so they can make their future bright and happy.
Founder President, IKWF