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    Quote Originally Posted by TehDeadlyDimMak
    I doubt thats the standard for their military. More likely you were stationed next to a really bad base.

    As DAuslander pointed out, these guys look more than capable of 3 push ups.
    The quality of the Chinese military varies vastly. I don't know the partitioning of it, but some groups are much better trained and supported than others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KageKaze
    I believe their are using the term WUshu in its literal meaning. "War methods" aka how to fight, then the performance art associated with the name.
    hooray for progress!

    as a side note, i think the word "wu" is probably better translated as "combat." the word "war" would be closer to something like "Zhan," as in "zhan zheng." i believe "zhan shu" is a valid phrase also, thought it would denote more along the lines of strategy than martial arts. just my 2 cents

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    Quote Originally Posted by nezha
    hooray for progress!

    as a side note, i think the word "wu" is probably better translated as "combat." the word "war" would be closer to something like "Zhan," as in "zhan zheng." i believe "zhan shu" is a valid phrase also, thought it would denote more along the lines of strategy than martial arts. just my 2 cents
    No, 武 is commonly translated as war or martial. When applied to other characters, it means things pertaining to war on a grand scale. 武術/Bujutsu/Wushu/Moosool means war skill.

    戰, Zhan in Chinese, Jun in Korean, can be translated to mean war, but it more properly works as pertaining to combat, the actual fighting. 戰鬪/Zhandou/Juntoo means the act of combat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KageKaze
    However, I saw a knife in one of those pictures. He need to send Shuma Gorath over there to tell them only fags LARP with knifes.
    The fact that you cannot see the difference between your heresy and those two pictures further condemns you.

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    I have a question.

    How do you know they where training is WuShu ? How do you know its not just kickboxing & wrestling ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannibal
    I have a question.

    How do you know they where training is WuShu ? How do you know its not just kickboxing & wrestling ?
    Unless I missed something, I think this is the first time EVER that Hannibal has said something rational.

    Also: an SF captain I went to langauge school with told me about some weird exercise he saw in a PRC Special Forces hand book. The exercise has something to do with trying to chase down and catch a chicken in a wooded area with their bare hands. I'm sure they have plenty more unconventional exercises.

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    Reminds me of that scene in "Beverly Hills Ninja" with Chris Farley.

    "Keep trying! Someday you will choke your chicken!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by HoratioHooah
    Unless I missed something, I think this is the first time EVER that Hannibal has said something rational.

    Also: an SF captain I went to langauge school with told me about some weird exercise he saw in a PRC Special Forces hand book. The exercise has something to do with trying to chase down and catch a chicken in a wooded area with their bare hands. I'm sure they have plenty more unconventional exercises.
    Rocky 2, duh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannibal
    How do you know they where training is WuShu ? How do you know its not just kickboxing & wrestling ?
    As has been kicked around above, wushu has a looser meaning to Chinese people than it does in English.

    Compare:
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    [looking at soldiers on military base from pics]
    "What are they doing?
    "Oh, they're practicing wu shu"

    and

    "hey, what are those two guys doing in that cage?"
    "Oh, they're ultimate fighting."

    Wushu and ultimate fighting are both not the ideal terms, but get used because people sometimes refer to the activity that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannibal
    I have a question.

    How do you know they where training is WuShu ? How do you know its not just kickboxing & wrestling ?
    Have a look at the pictures again dude.
    You are a total Douchbag. Train more, post nevermore.
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    just die already.
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