Monday, 7 August 2017

WA Chin Woo Athletes Representing Australia in FISU Universade 2017


Wushu is a martial art of Chinese origin. It involves attack and defense, with diverse patterns and maneuvers using either bare hands or weapons. In the form of taolu (forms) and dual fight (sparring), wushu is a sport that calls for physical fitness and combat skills, cultivates will power, and is one of the earliest forms of martial arts. Wushu reached a new height during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, spawning a variety of fighting styles under varied families and schools. Having a long history, wushu has evolved into many different styles and sects, each with its own unique fighting tactics, techniques, rules and methods, and the use of a range of weapons.
Athletes
WA
University of Western Australia
WA
Curtin University
WA
Curtin University
WA
University of Western Australia

Michelle Woon - Manager
Kee Lee Tan - Coach

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Elizabeth features in The West Australian

Today's West Australian features Elizabeth and her achievement as Australia's first world Wushu champion. Check out the article here:

https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/30444131/mild-mannered-pharmacist-wins-kung-fu-title/

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

World Champion!

Western Australia Chin Woo is proud to announce we have won gold at the 13th World Wushu Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia. Elizabeth Lim won Gold in the Female Compulsory Nanquan Category.
This is the first ever gold medal for Australia in World Wushu Championships. Elizabeth Lim has been training under our Head Coach Dr Kee TAN since 2006. She started competing at the World Wushu Championships since 2007 and has always been in the top 10 ranking.

Sunday, 22 November 2015

World Class Wushu

WACW athletes regularly represent Australia in world competiton and supplies the Australian National Wushu team with the majority of athletes. Our facilities, skills base and training programmes have repeatedly produced numerous national champions.
WACW athletes have won gold, silver and bronze medals and numerous top 10 placings putting their skills on par with professional teams. All this has been achieved by our team of amateur athletes training part time with with no financial support from the government.
WACW athletes train with the support and input from World Class Wushu Coaches:
Mr Yu LiGuang, (ex Hong Kong National Head Coach) has previously produced a plethora of world champions with the Hong Kong Wushu team. Since 2010, he has already guided the team to numerous top 10 positions.

Our success lies with the open learning and training culture put in place by our founder Dr Kee Lee Tan. By constantly challenging our own training methods and learning new strategies and techniques by engaging the worlds best, WACW has enjoyed a constant progression that is sure to remain.

Saturday, 9 August 2014

2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

After achieving tremendous results at this years World Junior Wushu Championships, WACW athletes Vanessa Liew, Jessica Lim and Reuben Woon have qualified to represent Australia at the Wushu event held along side the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing this August. This is only the second time Wushu will feature as a side event to an Olympic games with the last time being Beijing 2008. The Australian taolu team will be led by WACWs own Dr Kee Lee Tan who will be the head coach. All the best to Dr Tan, Vanessa, Jessica and Reuben!

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

WACW Athletes Win Silver

WA Chin Woo athletes Vanessa Liew and Jessica Lim under the guidance of coaches Kee Lee Tan and Yu Li Guang, win Australia's first Silver medal at a World Junior Wushu Championship! Competing in the female dui lian (choreographed sparring), the pair narrowly missed out on gold by a mere 0.01 points. Testament to their hard training, they shared the podium with some of the best in the Wushu world, Hong Kong and USA.

Congratulations girls!

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Tuesday, 3 December 2013

12th World Wushu Championships

WACW has successfully completed a campaign as part of the 2013 Australian National Wushu Team to the 12th World Wushu Championships. As previously documented, WACW athletes made up the entire taolu team as well as two sanda fighters.

Our results show great improvement providing Australia with our best ever results with most of our taolu athletes achieving scores over 9.

Well done to the team!