Wushu is the umbrella term for all martial arts originated in China and includes disciplines ranging from tai chi to full contact fighting. It is known more colloquially as Kungfu. Wushu was made famous by Kungfu movie stars like Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Jackie Chan. Many former wushu competitors have gone on to Hollywood careers as actors, stuntpersons and fight coordinators. It is a popular sport among all ages, and is beneficial in developing strength, speed, power, flexibility, coordination and balance. A full-body workout that also focuses on discipline, focus and respect based on ancient techniques. In competition, wushu has been standardized into two categories: taola and sanda.