In Chinese, the term kung fu refers to any skill that is acquired through learning or practice. W?shù literally means "martial art".
Wushu is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. It was developed in China after 1949, in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts. The term wushu is Chinese for "martial arts". In contemporary times, wushu has become an international sport through the International Wushu Federation (IWUF).