Wu Shu Terminologia

Wu Shu Terminology - Wu Shu Shuyu 武术术语
Chinese and Foreigners can learn these terms -
中国人和外国人可以学习这些术语


Chinese can learn English Terms used in America
Foreigners can learn the Pinyin Terms and Pronounciation

 

Salutation - Zhi Jing 致敬

Attention - Zhu Yi (ju yee)
注意 or Stand at Attention - Li Zheng (lee jeng) 立正
Bow to Shi Fu - Xiang Shifu Ju Gong (sheeang shi foo ju gong)
向师傅鞠躬


Numbers - Shu Zi 数字

1. yi (yee)

2. er (R)

3. san (san)

4. si

5. wu

6. liu (leo)

7. qi (chee)

8. ba

9. jiu (geo)

10. shi

11. shi yi
十一
12. shi er
十二
13. shi san
十三
14. shi si
十四
15. shi wu
十五
16. shi liu
十六
17. shi qi
十七
18. shi ba
十八
19. shi jiu
十九
20. er shi
二十


Levels - Deng Ji - 等级

Beginner - Chu Ji -
初级
Intermediate - Zhong Ji -
中级
Advanced - Gao Ji - 高级
Professional - Zhuan Ye Ji-
专业级


Stances - Bu Xing 步型

Horse Stance- Ma Bu
马步
Bow Stance- Gong Bu
弓步
Drop Stance- Pu Bu
仆步
Resting Stance- Xie Bu (sheeye bu)
歇步
Empty Stance- Xu Bu (shu bu)
虚步
Cross Leg Bow Stance- Cha Bu
插步
Drop Le
g Bow Stance - Gui Bu 跪步
Fox Run – Xing Bu
行步
Sashe Skip – Ta Bu
踏步
Skip Jump Palms over Head Leap – Yue Bu
跃步


Fist - Shou Xing 手型

Fist- Quan (chwen)

Palm- Zhang

Hook- Gou (go)

Slap fist- Za Quan (za chwen)
砸拳
Wheeling Arms- Wu Long Pan Da
乌龙盘打
El
bow Thrusts – Ding Zhou 顶肘
Horizontal Chops – Kan Zhang
砍掌
Low Upper Cut Palm – Liao Zhang
撩掌
Overhead Block & Spearhand Thrust – Chuan Zhang
穿掌
Overhead Palm – Liang Zhang
亮掌
Palm Pushing – Tui Zhang
推掌
Hammer Strike – Pi Quan
皮拳
Thrust Punch - Chong Quan
冲拳


Stretch Kicks - Rou Ren 柔韧

Left Leg Front Split - Shu Cha
竖叉
Side Split – Heng Cha
横叉

Front Kick - Zheng Ti Tui (jun tee tway)
正踢腿
Outside Crescent- Wai Bai Tui.(y bye tway)
外摆腿
Outside Crescent w/ slap - Bai Lian Pai Jiao
外摆拍脚
Inside Crescent- Li
He Tui (lee huh tway) 里合腿
Inside Crescent w/ slap – Li He Pai Jiao
里合拍脚
Side Stretch Kick- Ce Ya Tui (tsuh ya tway)
侧压腿
Side Kick- Ce Ti Tui (tsuh tee tway)
侧踢腿
Front Slap Kick- Pai Jiao (pie jeeow)
拍脚
Step & Kick back – Hou Liao Tui
后撩腿
Front Thrust kick
& punch – Tan Tui 弹腿
Front Thrust Heel kick & punch – Deng Tui
蹬腿
Front Sweep – Qian Sao Tui
前扫腿
Back Sweep – Hou Siao Tui
后扫腿


Balances - Peng Heng 平衡

Rooster Balance – Ti Xi Ping Heng
提膝平衡
Skyward Balance – Chao Tian Deng
朝天蹬
Hooked Leg Empty Stance –
Kong Tui Ping Heng 控腿平衡
Twisted Leg Balance – Wang Yue Ping Heng
望月平衡
Back Leg Balance – Yan Shi Ping Heng
燕式平衡
Scale Forward Lean Back – Yang Shen Ping Heng
仰身平衡


Jumping Kicks - Tiao Yue 跳跃

Frog Leaps- Wa Tiao (wa teeyow)
蛙跳
Jumping Front Kick- Teng Ko
ng Fei Jiao 腾空飞脚
Jumping Double Front Slap – Shuang Fei Jiao
双飞脚
Tornado- Xuan Feng Jiao (shuen fung jeeyow)
旋风脚
Lotus Kick- Wai Bai Lian (why bye leeyan)
外摆莲 or Bai Lian Tui 摆莲腿
Butterfly Kick- Xuan Zi (shuen tzu)
旋子
Butterfly Twist- Xuan Zi San Bai Liu
- 360 旋子三百六
Xuan Zi Wu Bai Si – 540
旋子五百四
Xuan Zi Qi Bai Er - 720
旋子七百二


Acrobatics - Die Pu Gun Fan 跌扑滚翻

Aerials – Ce Kong Fan
侧空翻
Shoulder Rolls – Qiang Bei
抢背
Kip Ups – Li Yu Da Ting
鲤鱼打挺
Flying Sidekick Drop – Pan Tui Die
盘腿跌
Black Dragon Spin to han
dstand – Wu Long Jiao Zhu 乌龙绞柱


Forms Quan Shu 拳术

Long Fist – Chang Quan
长拳
Southern Fist – Nan Quan
南拳
Form & Will Boxing - Xing Yi Quan (shing yee chwen)
形意拳
Eight Diagram Palm Boxing - Ba Gua Zhang (ba gwa zhang)
八卦掌
Eagle Claw - Ying Zhao (ying jao)
鹰爪
Drunken Fist - Zui Quan (zway chwen)
醉拳
White Ape - Tong Bei Quan (tong bei chwen)
通背拳
Mantis Boxing- Tang Lang Quan (tang lang chwen)
螳螂拳
Earth Boxing- Di Tang Quan (dee tang chwen)
地躺拳


Weapons - Qi Xie 器械

Broadsword – Dao Shu
刀术
Straightsword – Jia
n Shu 剑术
Spear – Qiang Shu
枪术
Staff- Gun Shu (gwen shu)
棍术
Southern Staff – Nan Gun
南棍
Southern Broadsword – Nan Dao
南刀
Doublehooks – Shuang Gou
双钩
3 Sectional Staff- San Jie Gun (san jeeye gwen)
三节棍
Double Broadsword- Shuang Dao (shwang dow)
双刀
Long Handl
e Broadsword- Pu Dao (pu dow) 朴刀
Long Tassel Sword- Chang Sui Jian (chang suay jeeyen)
长穗剑
Drunken Sword- Zui Jian (zway jeeyen)
醉剑
9 Sectional Whip Chain- Jiu Jie Bian (geo jeeye beeyen)
九节