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Taolu (forms) are for a different purpose than Sanda. Sanda and other forms of "free sparring" are centered on the notion that both opponents are free to move around and fight each other using kicking, punching, and blocks, and occasionally also sweeps, throws, and some standing holds. Forms are encapsulations of self-defense techniques, or they ...


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Modern wushu forms and sanda are basically different styles entirely. In my now dated experience with wushu competitions, they have many separate events where the overlap between athletes may be close to zero, especially between forms and fighting. This is true in other ways as well; for example, traditional and modern forms events, and almost everyone ...


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