Gongfu or Kung Fu is a Chinese term that refers to a martial art or fighting system that emphasizes skill, discipline, and self-cultivation. It is a traditional Chinese martial art that originated in ancient China and has a history that spans over 2,000 years. Gongfu includes a wide variety of styles and techniques, ranging from those that focus on strikes and kicks to those that focus on throws and joint locks. Many gongfu styles also incorporate the use of weapons, such as swords, spears, and staffs. Gongfu is often characterized by its emphasis on flow, balance, and internal energy (qi), and it is known for its fluid, graceful movements and powerful strikes. Gongfu is also a term that is often used to refer to someone's skill or expertise in any given field.