Great photos taken during the Tiger Claw Tournament held in San Jose this May!
Sifu Bryant Fong with Coach WuBin, who was Sifu Fong’s and Jet Li’s wushu coach. Coach WuBin presided over the tournament.
Winners and competitors at the tournament:
Gu Ru Jiang division was a special event for the Tiger Claw tournament. This is Northern Shaolin as practiced in Jing Wu Academy, and in San Francisco by Grandmaster Wong JackMan.
Master performance by Helen Liang, performing Water Boxing:
Our Cal Wushu instructors lent a hand for the event judging:
Photos with Sifu Fong and good friends:
Don’t miss next year’s performance!
This year’s fantastic Tiger Claw Elite Championships will take place on May 19 through 20th at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center in downtown San Jose. For more information, see TigerClawElite.com!
The location for the 2018 World University Championships in Wushu has changed to Macao, and the date is now August 2 through 5, 2018. Sifu Bryant Fong will take a team of wushu and sanda competitors.
Wushu entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships officially in 2014. This is a competitive event for any students of college age.
Sifu Bryant Fong and students will be performing selected wushu and tai chi forms during the flower festival in San Francisco Chinatown. Come and support the SF Wushu team and Chinese martial arts!
Date: February 11, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
Place: Washington and Kearny Streets, San Francisco Chinatown
Come join us Saturday, March 24 to Sunday, March 25th, 2018 for the 26th annual Chinese Martial Arts Tournament (CMAT 26) hosted by the University of California Martial Arts Program (UCMAP) at UC Berkeley. This two-day event will feature divisions for Traditional, Contemporary, and Internal Chinese Martial Arts.
Boasting some of the largest and most prestigious Wushu, Kung Fu, and Taijiquan competitions in North America, the volunteer-run event is open to all ages and will be located at UC Berkeley’s Recreational Sports Facility, Kleeberger Field House, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720.
More information including events and registration will be available later.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Congratulations to the USA team that traveled to the Summer Universiade games in Taiwan! Emily Fan became the first American to win a medal in wushu, receiving a bronze for her excellent performances with spear and straight sword. Isiah Ray Enriquez also won a bronze, in the 52-kilogram men’s category of sanda, becoming the first American to medal on the international level.
For details of both competitions and video, visit the Taiwan News pages below:
Isiah Ray Enriquez