WA Athlete Receives 4th Place at World Combat Games Riyadh Saudi Arabia

The 2023 World Combat Games were held from 21st-30th October 2023, in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia.

Elizabeth Lim, an athlete on the Australian National Wushu Team, qualified and was selected to represent Australia in the Wushu (Taolu) discipline. The Wushu contingent was led by Australian National Wushu Team (Taolu) Head Coach Dr Kee Lee Tan.

The Games featured a total of 16 combat sports, with Australian athletes qualifying and competing in other disciplines such as karate and taekwondo. More than 1500 athletes from over 120 countries and regions were in attendance. Elizabeth competed in the women’s nanquan and nandao combination events, achieving an impressive fourth-place finish in her category.

The Games were well organised, and the hosts from Riyadh displayed exceptional hospitality and friendliness.

The Australian Wushu contingent had a remarkable competition experience in Riyadh, and the trip was considered a success.


WA Athletes to Represent Australia at FISU Summer Games

Brandon Foo and Reagan Tan from WA Chin Woo will be representing Australia for Wushu at the FISU Summer World University Games. The event will take place one month from now. As part of the Uniroos which is comprised of 98 student-athletes and 20 coaches and officials, competing in 11 sports across the 12-day event. The UniRoos will compete against student-athletes from over 50 countries from around the world.

Australian National Championship Highlights

The Australian National Kung Fu Wushu Championships were recently held on Sunday 11 June 2023 at BadmintonWorx Yennora, Sydney NSW 2161. With over 100 competitors from WA, QLD, VIC, SA, and Tasmania.

Congratulations to the State team that represented W.A. and who will be selected to represent our National Team at the next World Championships in USA November.


Elisabeth Lim: IWUF Featured Athlete of the Month

Perth’s Elisabeth Lim has been featured as IWuF’s Athlete of the Month. Liz’s accomplishments and committment to the sport of Wushu has made her Australia’s rising Wushu star. Her long standing dedication and success is a testament to her role as the Australian Athlete Representative.

You can read the full article here: http://www.iwuf.org/2023/05/31/aotm-05-wushu-champion-elizabeth-lim-brings-the-gold-standard-to-australia/ 

Play Fu – Kung Fu Kids Workshop for Beginners

Play Fu is a unique program that combines traditional martial arts techniques with fun games and activities to create an engaging and exciting learning experience for children. Our program is suitable for children of all ages and skill levels, and our experienced instructors are dedicated to helping each child reach their full potential.

We are excited to announce a special open house event for our Play Fu program, which will be hosted by Kung Fu Wushu WA, Western Australia’s peak body for martial arts. This event is open to the public and is a great opportunity for parents and children to come and see what our program is all about.

At the open house, parents and children will have the chance to meet our instructors, try out some of our martial arts techniques, and participate in fun games and activities. We will also provide information about our program, including pricing and scheduling options, so parents can make an informed decision about whether Play Fu is the right fit for their child.

We believe that martial arts can have a positive impact on children’s lives, and we are proud to offer the Play Fu program to families in Western Australia. We hope to see you at our open house event and look forward to introducing you to the world of Play Fu!

To Register your cild fo this event, please go here: Eventbrite Registration

World Tai Chi Day 2023

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day is held each year in over 80 nations on “the last Saturday of April” each year. April 29th, 2023 … at 10 am local time all over the world. It begins with mass Tai Chi, Chi Kung, and Mind Body events in the earliest time zones of New Zealand, and then spreads at the world turns, 10 am local time worldwide, ending with final events in Hawaii (USA).

This year’s event was held at Lynwood Warandah Hall with over 70 participants in attendance


2022 World Junior Wushu Championships – Tangerang Indonesia

The Australian Junior Wushu Team recently attended the 8th World Junior Wushu Championships, held in Tangerang Indonesia, from the 3rd to 11th December 2022.
The tournament was a great success and the largest Junior Wushu Championships of its kind in history. More than 800 young athletes competed from over 60 countries, with representation from the five continents of the world. It was an invaluable and eye-opening experience for our young athletes – all of whom had previously not competed at a tournament of this scale.

The team had trained hard and diligently, and were able to remain safe despite the ongoing risks of COVID-19. We managed to obtain great results for Australia including a 3rd Place Award by Sasha Leung for the Group B Female TaiJiJian 42 event, and 7th Place Award by Aiden Chan for
the Group B Male Spear event.
Overall our team had a great time and id a great job both as competitors and ambassadors. It was wonderful to see the next generation of our athletes representing Australia in wushu, and pursuing sporting excellence.

Sanda World Cup Melbourne Australia 2024

Kung Fu Wushu Australia will be hosting the Sanda World Cup in Melbourne, Australia November 2024 at the State Netball Hockey Centre.

For more information go to:
<a href=”https://kungfuwushuaustralia.com/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>https://kungfuwushuaustralia.com/</a>
<a href=”https://kwvic.com.au/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>https://kwvic.com.au/</a>

8th World Junior Wushu Championships 2022

On the June 5th Meeting of the KWA National Executive approval was given to
commit an official Australian Team to the  2022 World Junior Wushu Championships to be held from 2-1 December at Tangerang Banten Indonesia.

Preliminary registration for the event is 2 Sept 2022,  Final registration is 2 Nov 2022. The event allows for the following participants:

Taolu maximun 20 members
1 Taolu team leader
2 Taolu coaches
1 Taolu Team doctor
12 athletes
4 observers

Sanda max 19 members
1 Sanda team Leader
2 Sanda coaches
1 Sanda team doctor
11 athletes
4 observers

The event is significant as it is the first ’post covid’ international event.

A committee to manage the team selection will be in place shortly but what I need asap is any an indication member who wishes to attend and in what capacity and what athletes
are provisionally nominated from our member schools.

Some nominations have already been received but for any remaining nominations a close off date for the provisional nominations has been set at COB 11 July 2022 after which time the official, coach and athlete composition of the team will be confirmed.