2020 USAWKF Online Winter Workouts
The United States of America Wushu-Kungfu Federation (USAWKF) is happy to announce the new Online Winter Workouts. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic adversely affecting our community on an unprecedented scale, this series was established as a way for us to come together and celebrate the practice of Wushu together even as we have to stay physically apart.
Stuck indoors? Got those winter blues? Need some motivation to get your body moving and your blood flowing? Online Winter Workouts!
Join us for two Saturday afternoons of fun, directed by some of America's top coaches. Anyone can benefit from these workouts, so feel free to invite your friends and family to learn a little bit of traditional wushu, sanda, and taiji, and see what all the fuss is about.
December 5 - Workout for Adults (EST)
- 3:00 pm - Warm-up/Stretches - Peter Wolf
- 3:30 pm - Adult Traditional Wushu - Kenny Perez
- 4:00 pm - Adult Taijiquan - Justin Eggert
- 4:30 pm - Adult Sanda - Bruce Wang
December 19 - Workout for Juniors (EST)
- 3:00 pm - Warm-up/Stretches - Peter Wolf
- 3:30 pm - Junior Sanda - Evan Monte
- 4:00 pm - Junior Contemporary Wushu - Alex Ni
- 4:30 pm - Junior Taijiquan - Judy Liu
Join us on Zoom for both of these exciting workouts
Meeting ID: 994 5105 8960
Evan started to learn martial arts at the age of seven. He was sold after his first day of learning Sanda and hasn't looked back since. Evan has had the privilege to represent the USA internationally. He is a 4-time National Champion, competed at the 2018 Junior World Championships in Brazil, and won a silver medal at the 2018 Pan American Championships in Argentina. Evan is currently an assistant coach at United Martial Arts Training Center. l
Kenny Perez is a U.S. Wushu pioneer, original student of Wu Bin, author, coach, competitor and will be teaching traditional kungfu as his workout.
Peter Wolf is an elite level instructor with the Strong First school of strength. He has almost 20 years of experience as a professional trainer and over 30 years as a student of martial arts.
Bruce begain training in Sanda over 10 years ago. He has won medals from various national events. He represented Team USA in the 14th World Wushu Championships in Russia, at University Games in Taiwan and again at the 15th World Wushu Championships in China. Bruce has been a coach in Texas since 2013 and enjoys seeing people achieve happiness through training.
Cory was a National Sanda Team member multiple times, has served as National Coach many times and is currently an IWUF Wushu Sanda Judge and an accomplished Sanda Coach teaching in Texas.
Judy Liu, age 16, is a junior at Basis Independent Silicon Valley in California. She was first introduced to wushu at age 6 just for fun and began learning Taijiquan at 11 where she soon decided that it seemed pretty cool. In 2018 at age 14, Judy participated in her first Team Trials and qualified for the USA Junior Wushu Team and USA Taijiquan Team. That same year she won golds in the 7th World Junior Championships held in Brazil and the 3rd World Taijiquan Championships held in Bulgaria where she competed Taijiquan (Taiji Fist) and Taijijian (Taiji Sword). In 2019, Judy qualified for the USA Wushu Team and competed at the 15th World Wushu Championships (15th WWC) in China where she came in 6th place and qualified for the 3rd Taolu World Cup. Apart from wushu and taiji, Judy also has a passion for physics and playing the harp.
Alex started learning kungfu at the age of 6 and has trained in contemporary wushu since 2015 under Shifu Xiaolin Lu. He placed 1st in Changquan and straight sword and 2nd in spear in the 2018 World Junior Wushu Championships in Brazil. In addition, Alex placed 1st in imitation fist and double broadsword in the 2017 World Kungfu Championships in Emeishan. Alex enjoys the performance aspects of wushu and loves to promote the benefits of wushu in schools and local communities. He hopes that through this workshop people will gain more appreciation for the style of contemporary wushu
Justin Eggert has been a practitioner and student of Traditional and Contemporary Wushu in both the China and the USA since the 1990’s and a professional wushu instructor since 2002. He has competed numerous times in the United states and China winning many prestigious awards including 5 world silver medals for Taijiquan. Justin is a grade A International judge and has judged at the IWUF world Taijiquan championships several times. Justin currently serves on the board of the USAWKF, is an adjunct professor teaching wushu at Santa Rosa Junior College, and founder of the “Wu Academy” a Chinese martial arts school in Santa Rosa CA. Fluent in Chinese and English he is known for his skill in detail oriented communication of difficult concepts and principles in english that are often lost in translation.