A?number of martial arts and related practices have a connection to ancient Daoist practices. From the early 20th century, the Chinese government often looked at Daoism as a form of superstition, and allowed temples to fall into disrepair. In the 21st century, there is a quest to rescue historic Daoist sites and study the tradition.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 9 No. 1 (2000): 12 pages.