2018 U.S. Challenge X

Congratulations to our 7 athletes from Wayland Li that competed in the 2018 U.S. Challenge X (美国精英赛)! 

The October 7th, 2018 competition was organized by the U.S. Wushu Academy, as well as support from Kung Fu Magazine (TigerClaw), Zhao Changjun Wushu Academy and World Swordsmen Federation.

In addition, the event hosted a “Train with Coach Wu Bin (吴彬)” workshop the day before the tournament. Our students were very honored and excited to train with Jet Li and Zhang Laoshi’s coach.

Thanks very much to Mr. Christopher Pei and Coach Zhang Guifeng for the warm welcome.


Lion Dance at the 2018 China National Day Celebrations in Toronto

On September 27, 2018 members of the Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre performed the Lion Dance for the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The event was held at Toronto’s City Hall, and was attended by Mayor John Tory, municipal government officials and members from the PRC consulate of Toronto.

Great job team with another successful Lion Dance demo!


Wushu demonstration with Wudang Mountain delegation

On September 29, 2018, athletes from Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre were invited to perform with visiting members of Wudang Mountain from China.

It was a great opportunity for wushu exchange!


Mid-Autumn Festival Demo for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visit

On September 21, 2018, members of the Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre demonstration team performed Lion Dance and Wushu for the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau. The visit was held at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, and celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival.

RSVP for the 20th Anniversary Celebration Demo and Dinner


RSVP for the upcoming 20th Anniversary celebration demo and dinner of Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre. If you are a current or former student, please save the date and use the form below to fill out your details.

The event details are:

Date: Saturday, November 24th

Time: 6:00pm onwards

Venue: Century Palace Chinese Restaurant 世纪皇宫大酒楼

Address: 398 Ferrier Street, Markham, Ontario

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Celebrating the 20 Year Anniversary of Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre in Canada!

Master Wayland Li (李文启老师) founded the school in August 1998. Since then, countless Wushu competitive champions and recreational students have benefited from training in a positive yet challenging learning environment. Master Li has dedicated his life to instructing students and helping them discover their full potential through Wushu.

Health Awareness Day Demonstration

On September 9, 2018 members of the Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre demonstration team performed at the annual Health Awareness Day (健康關注日). The event was held at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto.

Congrats to our youngest students for putting on a great show!

Thank you Mr. Thomas Tam and the organizing committee for your warm invitation.


We celebrate World Wushu-Kungfu Day!

Did you know that August 11, 2018 was the first official World Wushu-Kungfu Day (WWKD) and it was proudly celebrated around the world?

The inaugural event marks the beginning of an annual day to celebrate wushu-kungfu. It was organized by the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) to raise global awareness of all styles and practitioners, whether traditional or contemporary wushu competition forms. 


Here in Canada, our national organization Wushu Canada hosted an event at the L’Amoreaux Community Centre and numerous wushu schools came together to celebrate the occasion.

Several Wayland Li students participated in the Wushu Warrior Circuit Training Challenge, consisting of a timed trail circuit that required athletes to jump, sprint and use strength to get through a challenging obstacle course. 

Congrats to all of our athletes and hope you had a fun time!


Congrats World Junior Wushu Champions!

Congratulations to all seven champions from Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre that competed in the 7th World Junior Wushu Championships in Brazil! It has been a long road of training and we are so proud of each of you. Great job representing Team Canada!

A special mention goes out to Adam Shaltout for winning a bronze medal in Group C Gunshu, and Kai-Hsin Chang for winning a bronze medal in Group C Daoshu. Your achievements inspire us!



Good luck at Worlds in Brazil!

On July 9-16, 2018, seven athletes from Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre will compete in the 7th World Junior Wushu Championships. This year's competition is hosted in Brasilia, Brazil, and our athletes will represent Canada in:

  • Group A - Changquan, Daoshu, Gunshu; Nanquan, Nandao, Nangun
  • Group B - Changquan, Daoshu, Jianshu, Gunshu, Qiangshu
  • Group C - Changquan, Daoshu, Gunshu

Good luck to Rex, Rasa, Erica, Caleb, Zeina, Adam and Kai-Hsin.


Here is the promotional video introducing the event, compiled by the IWUF and Brazil's wushu organization.

More information can be found on the competition's website (https://www.7thwjwc.com/), including a schedule of events and results for the Taolu and Sanda events.

Good luck to Team Canada and jia you!