Embodiment of Hard
Monkey Kung Fu is what many would consider classic movie kung fu. It requires a lot of strength, body conditioning and is considered very yang or masculine style.
The Embodiment of Soft
Aikido was developed by Sensei Ueshiba after he spent many years doing a brutal, very hard, martial art style. This is a yin or feminine style martial art. (not to be confused with woman or female – this is an abstraction of feminine concept)
Epitome of Hard and Soft style
Siberian ‘Vyun’ Systema from Dimitry Skogorev This is based on Kadochnikov Systema and Russian Style fighting. This combines the softer arm movements of Aikido above, with some elbow strikes with other striking- a hard and soft style uses the required tension and relaxation to coalesce the hard/masculine and soft/ feminine.
Russian Martial Art Systema SV