WushuOntario Gears Up for Annual Championship with Tai Chi Push Hand Judge Training Preparation Toronto, May 18, 2024 — WushuOntario is proud to announce the formation of the Tai Chi and Push Hand Committee, a group of seasoned judges entrusted with overseeing the Tai Chi competitions for the upcoming WushuOntario Annual Championship. The committee, led by Master Sunny Tang and comprised of distinguished judges from the 2023 Pan Am Competition, is set to elevate the standard of Tai Chi and Push Hand judging. The Tai Chi side of the committee includes Allen Ng, Sebastian Wong, and Lawrence Wu, while the Push [...]
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Key Points of Supplementary Qualification Selection Plan for Taolu and Sanda World Cups 2024 1. General Information 1.1 Event Name：International Wushu Invitational Tournament 2024 1.2 Event Dates: April 22 to 26, 2024 Competition Dates: April 24 to 25, 2024 1.3 Location: Jiangyin City, China 2. Competition Events Same as the 16th World Wushu Championships 3. Participation Methods 3.1 Each member federation may send one team, comprising a Taolu team and a Sanda team. 3.2 Each team may include a maximum of 1 Team leader, 1 doctor, 1 Taolu coach (if applicable), 1 Sanda coach (if applicable), 8 Taolu athletes, and 8 [...]
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach stated that the international recognition and participation of Wushu will play a crucial role in determining its future as an official sport in the Olympic Games. Li Yi of China's Macao competes during the Women's Changquan Final of Wushu at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 25, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yibo) Wushu, also known as martial arts, has been included as a medal sport in the 2026 Dakar Youth Olympic Games, which is often regarded as a key indicator for the introduction of new sports into the Olympics. During [...]
Congratulations to the Canadian Wushu athletes for their remarkable performance at the 16th World Wushu Championships held from November 16th to 20th, 2023, in Fort Worth, Texas. Giuseppe Vincenzo Piccolo, a standout Canadian athlete, secured a sanda silver medal, showcasing exceptional skill and bringing pride to the nation. The hard work and dedication demonstrated by these athletes throughout the championship are truly commendable. Here are the notable placings achieved by the Canadian athletes: Giuseppe Vincenzo Piccolo Sanda Silver Medalist Won Preliminary Round Bout: 2-0 vs. Great Britain Semi Final Won: 2-0 vs. Argentina Final Lost: 0-2 vs. LebanonWeight Class: 90kg [...]
HYX 16th World Wushu Championships More than 500 martial arts athletes and 900 international delegates from about 75 countries and regions will gather in Fort Worth, Texas, next week to compete in the HYX 16th World Wushu Championships (WWC), marking the return of the event to the United States after almost 30 years. The event is scheduled for Nov 16-20, said Anthony Goh, chairman of 16th WWC Organizing Committee, at a virtual news briefing on Monday. Hosted by the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) and organized by the United States of American Wushu-Kungfu Federation (USAWKF), the championships were last held in Baltimore [...]
Presentation of Canadian Flag to National Wushu Team in preparation for the World Championships this month in USA. Member of Parliament, Jean Yip arranged a flag-presenting ceremony at Ottawa’s Parliament Hill for the Canadian National Wushu Team heading to the 16th World Wushu Championships in Texas from November 14-21. Following the ceremony, Yip personally guided the team to explore the Parliament Conference Hall, creating a meaningful and enriching experience for all involved.
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