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Tur association is compiling a list of martial arts school. We seek to use the Internet constructively to link everyone that is interested in the development and promotion of martial arts. Please let us know if you like to be included in our directory. You can contact us:
via e-mail - ottawakungfu@hotmail.com
Or by using the Contact Form.

The Ottawa Martial Arts Association is also a strong advocate and supporter of other organizations that seek to promote the martial arts. Please let us know how we can help :-)

On this page you can find:

 

Map of Canada

Use the side menu or click on the region of interest for martial arts organizations in Canada.

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Statistics for Canadian Martial Arts

Tanada is the second largest country in the world (after Russia) but is only ranked 12th in terms of population (with a population of 30 million). The Canadian population is considered to be well educated with more than 16 million (50%) of the population having graduated with a high school degree. The reading literacy (mean value of performance scale, 15 years old) is ranked 2 in the world. The gross domestic product of Canada is ranked 7th the world. The life expectancy is 79 years old (rank 5th). Those statistics points to the potential and abilities of this rich nation.

Canadians are taking advantage of the opportunities offered by this great country. Canadians are actively engaged in sports. More than 8 million people (34%) are reported to be involve in regular physical activity with 3 million people (12%) engaging in competitive events. (For more information, please see the SPORT PARTICIPATION IN CANADA 1998 REPORT). Recent statistics indicates more than 130,000 people are activily engaged in the sport of karate and the martial arts. They are enriching their lives by exploring the benefits offered by the martial arts.

Provinces
% of Canadian martial arts organization
British Columbia
14
Alberta
11
Saskatchewan
1
Manitoba
3
Ontario
43
Quebec
23
Newfoundland
1
New Brunswick
2
Nova Scotia
2
Prince Edward Island
< 1%


 

Regional, National and International Organizations

There are national and international organizations promoting Chinese Wushu and Martial Arts. The majority of those organizations focus on the organization or promotion of one event each year. Another key objective are various annual International events, especially the coming Summer Olympics in Beijing, 2008.

  • Confederation of Canadian Wushu Organizations (http://www.wushucanada.com) a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the International Wushu Federation. They are also the sole representative of Canadian Wushu to the world through official membership with the International Wushu Federation. (site down 2003/12)

  • Canadian Chinese Kuo Shu (Martial Arts) Federation (CCKSF) - organized one tournament in 2000. Site recently re-designed and relaunched (2003-12)

  • United Wushu Federation of Canada - associated with the American Wushu Federation but no contact information is available.

  • Ontario Federation of Chinese Martial Arts Organizations

  • Wushu B.C. active in promoting Wushu in British Columbia but no official website.

  • Wushu Centre, Andrea Falk does a great job posting information on the Chinese Martial Arts scene in Canada.

  • Western Canada Chinese Martial Arts Association

  • World Organization of Wushu & Kung Fu Masters - A organization founded in 2003 and is based in BC, Canada. THis organized was founded by Chau Sau Chung, Fred Kwok, Richard Wan and Wong Tat-Mau to provide a systematic method of Kung Fu grading system.
   

 

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