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Wu Kung-tsao

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Wu Kung-tsao or Wu Gongzao (1902–1983) was a famous Chinese teacher of t'ai chi ch'uan. [1]

36 relations: Beijing, Changsha, Chin Woo Athletic Association, China, Chinese martial arts, Chinese people, Communist Party of China, Confucianism, Cultural Revolution, English language, Hong Kong, Hunan, Infantry, Manchu people, Martial arts, Neigong, Red Guards, Scholarly method, Shanghai, T'ai chi classics, Tai chi, Taiwan, Taoism, Tradition, Traditional Chinese medicine, Wu (surname), Wu Jianquan, Wu Kung-i, Wu Quanyou, Wu Ta-hsin, Wu Yen-hsia, Wu Ying-hua, Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan, Yang Luchan, Yang Pan-hou, Yang Shao-hou.


Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Changsha is the capital and most populous city of Hunan province in the south central part of the People's Republic of China.

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Chin Woo Athletic Association

Jing Wu is an international martial arts organisation founded in Shanghai, China, on July 7, 1910, but some sources cite dates in 1909.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung fu and wushu, are the several hundred fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.

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Chinese people

Chinese people are the various individuals or ethnic groups associated with China, usually through ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship or other affiliation.

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Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.

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Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.

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Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hunan is the 7th most populous province of China and the 10th most extensive by area.

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Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Manchu people

The Manchu are an ethnic minority in China and the people from whom Manchuria derives its name.

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Martial arts

Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.

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Neigong, also spelled nei kung, neigung, or nae gong, refers to any of a set of Chinese breathing, meditation and spiritual practice disciplines associated with Daoism and especially the Chinese martial arts.

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Red Guards

Red Guards were a student mass paramilitary social movement mobilized by Mao Zedong in 1966 and 1967, during the Cultural Revolution.

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Scholarly method

The scholarly method or scholarship is the body of principles and practices used by scholars to make their claims about the world as valid and trustworthy as possible, and to make them known to the scholarly public.

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Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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T'ai chi classics

The T'ai chi Classics, or Taijiquan Classics (Chinese: Taijiquan Pu 太极拳谱 or Taijiquan Jing 太極拳經), is a collection of over 100 articles on the Chinese martial art of t'ai chi ch'uan written by the art's master practitioners over the centuries.

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Tai chi

Tai chi (taiji), short for T'ai chi ch'üan, or Taijiquan (pinyin: tàijíquán; 太极拳), is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits.

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').

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A tradition is a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past.

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Traditional Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine.

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Wu (surname)

Wu is the pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname 吳 (Traditional Chinese), 吴 (Simplified Chinese), which is the tenth most common surname in Mainland China.

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Wu Jianquan

Wu Chien-ch'uan or Wu Jianquan (1870–1942) was a famous teacher and founder of the neijia martial art of Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan in late Imperial and early Republican China.

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Wu Kung-i

Wu Kung-i or Wu Gongyi (1898–1970) was a well-known teacher of the soft style martial art t'ai chi ch'uan (taijiquan) in China, and, after 1949, in the British colony of Hong Kong.

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Wu Quanyou

Wu Quanyou (1834–1902), or Wu Ch'uan-yu, was an influential teacher of t'ai chi ch'uan in late Imperial China.

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Wu Ta-hsin

Wu Ta-hsin or Wu Daxin (1933–2005) was a Chinese t'ai chi ch'uan teacher who lived most of his life in Hong Kong.

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Wu Yen-hsia

Wu Yen-hsia or Wu Yanxia (1930–2001) was a Chinese t'ai chi ch'uan teacher of Manchu ancestry.

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Wu Ying-hua

Wu Yinghua (1907–1996) was a famous Chinese teacher of Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan.

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Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan

The Wu family style t'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan) of Wu Quanyou and Wu Chien-ch'uan (Wu Jianquan) is the second most popular form of t'ai chi ch'uan in the world today, after the Yang style, and fourth in terms of family seniority.

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Yang Luchan

Yang Lu-ch'an or Yang Luchan, also known as Yang Fu-k'ui or Yang Fukui (1799–1872), born in Kuang-p'ing (Guangping), was an influential teacher of the internal style martial art t'ai chi ch'uan (taijiquan) in China during the second half of the 19th century.

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Yang Pan-hou

Yang Pan-hou or Yang Banhou (1837–1890) was an influential teacher of t'ai chi ch'uan (taijiquan) in Ch'ing dynasty China, known for his bellicose temperament.

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Yang Shao-hou

Yang Shao-hou or Yang Shaohou (1862-1930) was a Chinese teacher of martial arts who, along with Yang Chengfu (楊澄甫; 1883-1936), represents the third generation of Yang family taijiquan (楊氏太極拳).

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Wu Gongzao, Wu Kung Cho, Wu Kung Jo, 吳公藻.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_Kung-tsao

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