Tag Archives: Wushu Etiquette

Belt systems.. Good or bad?

December 2, 2011

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Belt systems.. Good or bad?

Take a walk around Singapore and you’ll find lots of wushu groups in training. You’ll find lots of differences in the training styles and attire of the wushu groups. Some groups have a main coach with lots of junior coaches helping out. Some groups only have one coach, period. Some are highly regimental, others adopt [...]

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Difference between a Wushu Coach a Shifu

November 14, 2011

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We are getting a little bold here to actually touch on this topic! Having trained under several different organisations before, I had the chance of meeting and knowing serveral respected Shifus as well as many amazing Wushu Coaches. As some of my juniors had asked me this question previously – What is the difference between [...]

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More about the Wushu Salute

September 10, 2011

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Wushu Salute

The Wushu salute is the most basic Wushu etiquette any Wushu practitioner must first learn, even before one begins learning his first Wushu move. The Wushu salute is a general form of respect and is used when greeting and taking leave (at the beginning of a Wushu class and at the end of the class) [...]

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Singapore Wushu and its influence by Media

August 20, 2011

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Singapore Wushu and its influence by Media

With a haul of 19 South East Asian Games medals and increasing number of Singapore mainstream schools incorporating Wushu as one of their co-curriculum activity, Wushu is proving itself to be a burgeoning sport in Singapore. However, despite numerous important international competitions and an Olympic parallel Wushu Competition held by Beijing in 2008, Wushu still [...]

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Basic Singapore Wushu Greeting Etiquette – Jing Li

August 15, 2011

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Wushu Salute

If you are a Singapore Wushu practitioner, or someone really fond of watching Wushu competitions and performances in Singapore, you’ll realise that before the start of a class or performance of a routines, practitioners will execute a formal greeting to their masters or the audience, called ‘Jing Li’, a ‘fist to palm’ salute. Singapore Wushu’s [...]

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Sports Science in Singapore Wushu

August 10, 2011

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Sports Science in Singapore Wushu

Many Singapore Wushu coaches have combined sports science with the Chinese Martial Arts, incorporating the understanding of human body dynamics into Singapore Wushu. The way Wushu is taught in Singapore today is parallel to the way many young Singaporeans are brought up, compulsory education with strong emphasis in Science. The teaching method is also possibly [...]

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