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Wushu

East Tennessee Wushu Team






Goals
  • Experience the fun of Chinese Martial Arts - Wushu / Kung-Fu
  • Build discipline, balance, endurance, flexibility, speed, strength, and coordination
  • Pass on a centuries-old Chinese cultural tradition
  • Perform demonstrations in the Community to spread the excitement of Wushu to others


Methods
  • Stretching
  • In-Place Fundamentals
  • Dynamic (Moving) Fundamentals
  • Basic and Advanced Changquan (Long Fist) routines
  • Basic and Advanced Short Weapon Routines [dao / broadsword]
  • Basic and Advanced Long Weapon Routines [staff]
  • Muscle training


Coach
2006 - present: Michael Smith [email: wushu at charter.net]
2003 - 2006: Qishi Wu



Summer 2008 Classes
  • Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 pm, indoors at Cool Sports / Icearium
  • 110 South Watt Rd., Knoxville, TN, 37934, 218-4500
  • for ages 7 and up, beginners welcome
  • $80 for 8 weeks, or $12/class drop-in
  • Starts Wednesday, June 4, 2008
  • Contact Michael Smith [email: wushu at charter.net] or Cool Sports 218-4500




Class Materials


East Tennessee Wushu Team Apparel


Demonstrations
Team Members have performed exciting demonstrations at numerous events in East Tennessee
including the Chinese New Year Festivals (ETCA / ETCS / OCA / UTK), Knoxville Dragon Boat Festivals,
Knoxville Dogwood Arts Festival, Children's Museum of Oak Ridge International Festival, and the Asian Pacific Festivals and
International Festivals at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Univ. of Tennessee, and Pellissippi State Technical Community College.

Please contact Michael Smith [email: wushu at charter.net] for information on arranging a demonstration or for more information on the classes
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