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No it is not an Olympic sport.

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Q: Is Kung Fu an Olympic sport?
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How are kung fu and wushu different?

wushu is a oylmpic sport and kung fu is self defence

What sport was created in Vietnam?

Chess, kung fu, and shooting

Is Kung Fu a popular sport in china?

yes they love it there

Is Kung Fu a sport?

No, Kung Fu is a martial ART. Although you can use it in competition and tournaments, etc, the true idea behind it was and still is self defense.

What are the regulations for playing Kung Fu?

One does not play kung fu. It is not a sport, it is a martial art. In competitions, each tournament or organization sets its own rules.

Where can one purchase Kung Fu shoes?

One can purchase kung fu shoes from many places online. Some of the websites that sell kung fu shoes are eBay, Amazon, Karate Joes, Millet Sports, Blitz Sport and Yellow Mountain.

How many Kung Fu panda movies are there?

Kung Fu and Kung Fu Panda 2 .

What is the difference between wushu and karate?

Wushu is the sport version of kung fu that has been codified by the Chinese. Karate is an Okinawa martial art that was created by combining kung fu and Okinawa wrestling.

What is real Kung Fu?

Kung fu comes from China. Shaolin monks teach real kung fu there.

How can I learn kung fu?

You can learn Kung Fu by registering for a martial arts class that teaches Kung Fu.

What are the belts in Kung Fu?

There are no belts in Kung Fu. It may look like that Kung Fu is simula to karate but do you see anybody doing Kung Fu in tornaments wear belts? no.

What are the rules of kung-fu?

Kung Fu in Chinese loosely translates to "Professional fighter." Shaolin Monks practiced it as a way to protect themselves from persecution of their faith and attacks upon their temples. There are many different styles of Kung Fu but one of the main points they share is that there are very few actual rules. Kung Fu is a martial art predicated on causing extreme pain and often injury so, therefore, you will not watch many Kung Fu practitioners using their art for sport.

Do you need to capitalize kung fu?

Normally kung fu will not be capitalized. If you are referring to a specific style, such as White Crane Kung Fu, you would capitalize all the words. Or if referring to the the television show Kung Fu.

What was made first Kung Fu or karate?

Kung fu.

When was My Kung Fu created?

My Kung Fu was created in 2004.

What martial arts start with a letter k?

* Kung fu * Karate

Do pandas know Kung Fu?

Pandas know kung fu only in the Kung Fu Pandauniverse.

Is it Kung Fu-tse or Kung Futse?

It is Kung fu-tzu or Kung fu-tse. The modern and more widely used romanization variant is Kong Fuzi.

Is Kung Fu from Okinawa?

{| |- | No, Kung fu is not from Okinawa. Kung fu originated in China, with roots in India. Kung fu was brought to Okinawa by the Chinese and combined with the local arts to become what we know today as karate. |}

What is the name of a old Kung Fu tv show?

The only old tv show I know of that featured kung fu was, in fact, Kung Fu, starring David Carridine.

What the order of Kung Fu belts?

It depends on the style of kung fu because many of the kung fu styles don't even have belts in them.

What is the forerunner of kung-fu?

Some think the oldest for of Kung Fu is called Sua Chao (sp?) a Mongolian form of kung fu.

Is Kung Fu part of tai kwon do?

No, kung fu is not a part of taekwondo. Taekwondo is a martial art from Korean. Kung fu is from China.

How many Kung Fu Panda films are there?

Two: Kung Fu Panda & Kung Fu Panda 2.

Who loves Kung Fu movies?

I love kung fu movies!