Tu-Thân is a Vietnamese martial art founded during 1970-1980 by Nguyen
Ngoc-Thach.It means 'To Improve Oneself'
It aims to increase physical
and mental ability and awareness.Practised regularly with a partner of equal
weight,Tu-Thâns motions of attacking and defending effortlesly let the body
develop an instinctive awareness of the flow of power.It also engenders a
safe and mostly injury-free way of practising the interaction of combat
without the necessity or intent to hurt one's opponent.
Movements are conducted in a
playful and creative way and classes are held in a focused atmosphere, which
can help the student learn how to deal with negative emotions that may arise
through the combat process