Photos from Tiger Claw, May 2018

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.

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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.

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Master performance by Helen Liang, performing Water Boxing:

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Young competitors:

Our Cal Wushu instructors lent a hand for the event judging:

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Photos with Sifu Fong and good friends:

 

Don’t miss next year’s performance!

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Tiger Claw Elite, May 19-20, 2018

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!

http://www.tigerclawelite.com

WUC Wushu, August 2-5, 2018

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.

http://www.fisu.net/sport-events/world-university-championships-events/wushu

Wushu entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships officially in 2014. This is a competitive event for any students of college age.

 

CMAT is coming March 24, 2018!

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!
CMAT Directors

SF Wushu Christmas Luncheon

Sifu Bryant Fong and lots of friends and former students celebrated a Christmas lunch on December 3, 2017 at East Ocean Restaurant. The members for next year’s Collegiate Wushu Team were announced–we will send three teams to compete in Pittsburg in 2018. A great time was had by all, meeting old friends and new. Come by next year and join us!

USA Team Become the First Americans to Win Medals in Wushu and SanDa

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:

Emily Fan

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3241832

Isiah Ray Enriquez

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3242607