Introduction to Chinese Martial Arts “WUSHU”

Dr. Dharmender Kumar, Dr. Sakti Ranjan Mishra

Abstract


Darwin used the phrase “Survival of the fittest” to describe how the natural selection worked. Survival of the fittest is commonly interpreted as the “survival of the strongest”. In fact if we search out human history of evolution, we would find that the most significant factor of this period has been human ability of movement which made his existence possible. Searching for food and feeding himself could not have been possible without that. The most dramatic change in the movement can be considered his ability to walk or move on two legs or bipedalism. Bipedalism was a behavioural innovation that led the way to making everything possible for our evolution. It was still the single step in our ancient past that led to the tool-making, brain enlargement, and intelligence that have led to our pre-eminence on the planet today.

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