121. Kung Fu 武术


Wushu Team

Anita Chew

Description

Exhilarating in nature and colorful in tradition, Wushu is one of the most visually appealing sports today. Made popular by action films such as ‘Hero’ and ‘Crouching Tiger - Hidden Dragon’, Wushu is an Olympic level sport practiced by the likes of action stars Jet Li and Jackie Chan. Wushu routine (taolu) training comprises of traditional martial arts movements such as punches, kicks, sweeps and blocks. In addition, the routines incorporate the elements of jumps, turns, spins and acrobatics in the most difficult and dramatic fashion. Various Chinese weaponry, choreography and “Shaolin” style forms are taught in this program.

Our Wushu program is designed for children, youth and adults looking for a challenge in physical precision with a long-term approach to excellence. There are 5 levels in the wushu curriculum that incorporates specific content dictated by the standards of the International Wushu Federation, WushuOntario and WushuCanada. This is done with the general application of the "Physical Literacy" model to all beginner level courses. This Wushu program is widely recognized in Canada and has trained multiple National and International Champions including 2 Olympians in the 2008 Beijing Games, and multiple World Championship medalists at both the Junior and Senior levels.

  

Instructor: Anita Chew周嘉欣, Allan Chew周弘丰

Achievements for Anita Chew (周嘉欣) are:

-       Member of the Canadian National Junior Wushu Team

-       Broadsword (Dao-Shu) Bronze medalist at the 2nd World Junior Wushu Championships in Bali, Indonesia 2008

-      Broadsword (Dao-Shu) 5th Place at the 3rd World Junior Wushu Championships in Singapore, 2010

-      2 Golds and 1 Silver at the 1st World Children Games in Ankara, Turkey 2011

-       3 Gold Medals and Overall Female Group A Division Champion at the Canadian National Championships in Toronto 2011

-       Certified and Qualified Junior Coach at Sunny Tang Martial Arts Centre

 Achievements for Allan Chew (周弘丰)

-       1 Silver and 1 Bronze at the 1st World Children Games in Ankara, Turkey 2011

-       3 Gold Medals at the Canadian Wushu National Championships in Toronto 2011

-       1 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze Medals at the Canadian Wushu National Championships 2010

-       Broadsword (Dao-Shu) Bronze Medalist at the Canadian Wushu National Championships in Vancouver 2008

-       Certified and Qualified Junior Coach at Sunny Tang Martial Arts Centre

 

Time period: 8:15-9:00am

Target student: age 7-12

Class size: 12-15

Fee: $8/session, total 22 sessions, total $176/year, qualify for Children’s Fitness credit 



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