Empowering Knowledge & Expertise to our Members
The foundation of WushuCanada are the accredited coaches, officials and volunteers who dedicate their time and efforts to the passion for the martial arts.
WushuCanada provides the opportunities and resources to foster the development of coaches and officials through a diverse range of programs and certification courses offered through the IWUF and the National Coach Certification Program NCCP.
Excellence in safety, quality and international standards dictate the framework in which we all strive for. Visit each section of the resources that are offered to see how you can be empowered as a member of WushuCanada.
Build Your Knowledge With WushuCanada
International Accreditation – Attain your International Wushu Federation Certification
National Recognition Courses –Attain your Coaching Certification through NCCP
Club/School – Operate efficiently under the WushuCanada Insurance Program
Student Focus– Curriculum templates under the official regulations of Wushu Competition
Volunteer – Register as a volunteer to get involved with events and programs
Clubs & School Owners
WushuCanada Recognition & Benefits
WushuCanada through its’ provincially recognized associations offers 2 levels of memberships to clubs and schools who wish to partake in sanctioned events and activities. Clubs who utilize the WushuCanada umbrella insurance program and support benefits opt to register for FULL Member Club status, whereas clubs who simply wish to partake in events for select members may register as a Participant Club member.
Participant Club Basic Membership Status
WushuCanada Full Membership Club Status
Event Organizers and Promoters
We recognize that operating a club or hosting an event is no easy task. WushuCanada members utilize a vast network of clubs and volunteers along with a PSO support system to add value to all your program initiatives.
Long-Term Athlete Development – What it means for you
As members of a national sport organization, we have the responsibility in our respective roles to help each of our members attain their own level of personal excellence. The WushuCanada Long-Term Athlete Development Model “LTAD” will assist in this regard by presenting the “big picture” of martial arts, and specifically Wushu in Canada. Together with the National Coaches Certification Program “NCCP” modules under the Multi-Sport Stream, the Wushu LTAD will empower coaches and club owners with the understanding and knowledge of core principles and stages incorporated into sport martial arts training. Through education and certification, instructors and coaches will further understand:
– The recommended pathway to develop athletes at all leves, including high performance athletes.
– The framework put forth by WushuCanada and the National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP).
– Where each type of instructor or coach fits into the educational framework of wushu in Canada.
Become a coach…
Becoming a certified coach is an exciting process that begins your journey into a rewarding and challenging field. It is important to emphasize that some of the best coaches have not been elite athletes themselves, but have developed strengths in key areas such as motivation and communication with athletes, and demonstrating leadership through exemplary actions on and off the playing field. Coaches inspire their athletes to excel. They lead while building tomorrow’s leaders. When you coach, you encourage participants of all ages to be active, to challenge themselves, and to have fun. In fact, coaching offers enormous benefits for coaches and participants alike.
Become an Active Volunteer
WushuCanada coordinates a number of programs, workshops, accredited courses and subsidies to provide ongoing support and development for officials and volunteers.
Officials are an essential part of sport. They should be given an opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the martial arts community by learning new skills through education, training and mentoring. It is important to create a respectful, appreciative and supportive environment for everyone participating, including spectators.
A WushuCanada official is any person who controls the actual play of a competition by the application of the rules and laws of the sport to make judgement on the rule infringements, performance, time or score. These officials (e.g. umpire, referee, or judge) administer the their training to ensure the proper conduct of Wushu participation in a safe and well coordinated environment.
To register for current courses ensure you are signed up as an “Enthusiast, Volunteer or Officiating” member of WushuCanada and you will receive updates on courses and locations. Also keep checking the event sections of the website for next available certification dates.
Rules & Regulations
Education & Knowledge for Competition
The Rules & Regulations of Wushu competition are separated into distinct areas of expertise. There are 4 areas of competition and multiple levels of events that pertain to specific officiating criteria.