Our Federation

Objectives of The Federation

The International Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan Federation shall:

  1. Encourage communications and relations between all practitioners of Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan.
  2. Provide technical information and advice to help members improve their skills and knowledge.
  3. Promote the teaching of Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan internationally.

Selection of Federation Council:

The affairs of the federation will be conducted by an international council. The council will set policy at meetings held from time to time. The council will be headed by an advisory board of governors.

The advisory board of governors shall comprise of the following members:

Master Eddie Wu Kwong Yu
Sifu Austin Wu Chung Him
Master Kwok Hsia Jong
Sifu Edward Wu Chung Wei
Sifu Wu Hsia Fung

Federation Structure and mode of operation:

It was proposed and accepted that the council be composed of members who will be elected for an initial term of three years, then re-elected by the membership, by whatever means.

It was also proposed and accepted that initially the executive committee be based in Toronto while the federation was getting established and that the executive committee will manage the day to day business of the federation and comprise the following:

Chairman Grand Master Eddie Wu Kwong Yu
President Jonathan Krehm
Vice-President  Wu Hsia Fung
Vice-President Saw Phaik Hwa
Vice-President Tony Chan
Vice-President Austin Wu
Treasurer Edward Wu
Secretary Jocelyne Lachapelle

Other members elected on the council:

Ann Arbor, Michigan USA Genie Parker
Fredericton, Canada Martin Kennedy
Hawaii, USA Patricia Leong
Hong Kong Eugene Hueng
Hong Kong Jeff Chiu
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia T.T. Low
London, England Gary Wragg
London, Regent's Park, England   Dr. Shiou Chuang
London, Archway England Donald Spargo
Macau Mr. Wong Ching Him
Netherlands Ma Jiangbao
Netherlands Mark Langweiler
Penang, Malaysia Lee Yow Ching
Shanghai Ma Jianglin
Singapore Saw Phaik Hwa
Sydney, Australia Frank Lee, Jan Lee
Toronto, Canada Paul Dempsey
Toronto, Canada Dave Robert
Vancouver, Canada Sio Lin Vong

It was proposed and accepted that from time to time the council shall elect members of the executive committee either to replace them or to serve in addition to the above mentioned members.

For inquiries on the Federation, write to:
International Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan Federation, c/o J. Lachapelle, 15 Scadding Ave, Suite 410, Toronto, On M5A 4E9, Canada or write to: jocelyn@wustyle.com

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