Chinese Martial Arts
- Martial Arts Training by Provinces
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
Statistics for Canadian
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.
Regional, National and International
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
- 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
Centre, Andrea Falk does a great job posting information on the
Chinese Martial Arts scene in Canada.
- Western Canada Chinese Martial Arts Association
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.