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There is no 'Chinese Karate.' There are Chinese Martial Arts, some of which served as a basis for the creation of karate. The Chinese practice Kung Fu, Wushu and Tai Chi Chuan as the primary arts. White Crane Kung Fu served as one of the sources for what is now called karate.

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What is the Chinese form of karate called?

Kung fu

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What country is Karate originate?

Karate was developed in Okinawa. They combined the local Wrestling with Chinese Kung Fu to create karate.

What kind of karate is wushu?

Wushu is the Chinese martial art also known as kung fu and is not karate.Wushu is not Karate. It is more of a sports nature kung fu. Karate orginated in Japan (Okinawa) whereas Wushu is an Chinese martial art.

Temple where karate was first taught in china?

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What was karate based on?

Karate evolved from a combination of Chinese martial art of kung fu and Okinawa wrestling.

Is Korean fighting Kung Fu or karate?

Its is called as Korean Karate. Tae Kwon Do the national modern korean art has deep roots in ancient Korean styles, but the poomsae (forms) are based on those taught in Okinawan karate. Okinawan karate evolved from southern Chinese martial arts. You can find similarities between karate and nanquan or karate and hung gar. Ancient Korean martial arts were developed from northern Chinese martial arts like chang quan.Hence, it encapsulates both, the Korean and Japanese traditions, as well as ancient Chinese. People call it Korean karate because they see only the similarity between forms of Taekwondo and Karate. Yet, they forget that their concepts are opposite. Southern Chinese and Japanese martial arts fight in close range and make maximum use of arms. While, northern Chinese and Koreans are mostly tall, they fight in long range utilizing kicks at maximum.

Where did karate get started?

Karate started in the Ryukyu islands due to the introducing of some forms of chinese martial arts.

What country is originated in?

Karate was developed in Okinawa. They combined the local Wrestling with Chinese Kung Fu to create karate.