Baku Sports Hall will be host a number of sports in 2017 including wushu, which will take place from the 20-22 May. The competition will consist of men’s events in wushu sanda, which is a modern unarmed combat sport developed from traditional wushu techniques, and primarily makes use of punching, kicking, throwing, wrestling and defensive techniques. Traditional Wushu has a history of more than 2000 years’ which originated and developed in China. Wushu is the well-spring of all Asian martial practices.
Competitive Wushu is composed of two main disciplines: taolu and sanda. Sanda is the modern fighting method of wushu techniques.
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