Op, i have also been thinking of this, and done some research. There are different styles, and forms.
This is Wushu, which is a mix of many things i guess.
Then there is this style who the legendary IP man practiced (can't remember the name of it, sorry), Bruce Lee was one of his 3 million followers. I reccomend to check out IP Man 1&2 (the 3rd is shit) films which is epic as fuck! Those movies are based on his life (how accurate, i don't know).
And then.... there's these guys