The meaning of Wushu is warrior arts. Basically Wushu represents the Chinese martial arts just 'kung fu' but mostly it is used to denote the sports form of kung fu. Wushu as a competitive sport and martial art, have been spread out all over the world

The competitive wushu is divided into 2 categories. One is called taolu which contains form or patterns and the other is sanshou which deals with fighting, now a days especially ring fighting.