List of Chinese martial arts

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This page contains a concise listing of individual systems of traditional Chinese martial arts (传统中国武术 chuántǒng Zhōngguó wǔshù). Listings of various branches / lineages of a martial art system are located on a corresponding Wikipedia page which details the history of the system. The following list of traditional Chinese martial arts (传统中国武术 chuántǒng Zhōngguó wǔshù) is by no means exhaustive.

Alphabetical listing[edit]

the first Chinese martial arts (传统中国武术 chuántǒng Zhōngguó wǔshù) === The following Chinese martial arts have not been influenced by other cultures and have a lineage that predates World-War 2. Multiple branches of most every Chinese martial art system exist and are properly notated on separate individual pages which discuss the history of the specific system. The names of a large number of Chinese martial arts outside of China are commonly known by their Guangdong dialect (Cantonese) equivalent. As such, alongside standard Hànyǔ Pīnyīn, standard Cantonese pinyin is also given for the sake of consistency and is denoted by "c.".

Post-World War II systems of Chinese martial arts[edit]

The names of the following martial arts systems were either created after World War 2 and / or were influenced by other cultures.

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