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2015 U.S. International Kuo Shu Championship Tournament

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The following are the results for our school from 2015 U.S. International Kuo Shu Championship Tournament held in Baltimore on July 24 – 26, 2015:

  • Stephanie Ly:
    1. Gold medal – Youth girl advance hand form 11 – 12 years old (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
    2. Silver medal – Youth girl advance long/short weapon form 11 – 12 years old (Broadsword weapon)
    3. Silver medal – Youth advance 12 years and under in 2 men weapon set fight (Staff vs. Staff)
  • Ian Ly:
    1. Silver medal – Youth boy advance hand form 9 – 10 years old
    2. Silver medal – Youth boy advance sparring 9 – 10 years old
    3. Silver medal – Youth boy advance long/short weapon 12 years and under (Kwan Dao weapon)
    4. Silver medal – Youth advance 12 years and under in 2 men weapon set fight (Staff vs. Staff)
  • Sabrina Di Chiara:
    1. Gold medal – Youth girl advance long/short weapon form 11 – 12 years old (Spear weapon)
    2. Silver medal – Youth girl advance hand form 11 – 12 years old (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
    3. Bronze medal – Youth intermediate boy/girl 13 – 15 years old in 2 men weapon set fight (Staff vs. Staff)
  • Justin Ly:
    1. Gold medal – Youth boy intermediate sparring 11 – 12 years old
    2. Gold medal – Youth boy intermediate hand form 11 – 12 years old (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
    3. Gold medal – Youth boy intermediate long/short weapon form 11 – 12 years old (Broadsword weapon)
    4. Gold medal – Youth boy intermediate other weapons 12 years and under (Cham Ma Dao weapon)
    5. Silver medal – Youth 12 years and under short weapon sparring
    6. Silver medal – Youth boy intermediate 2 men weapon set fight 12 years and under (Butterfly sword vs. Staff)
    7. Silver medal – Youth 2 men empty hand set
  • Donald Truong:
    1. Gold medal – Youth boy intermediate hand form 13 – 15 years old (Yi sub chat kiu sao)
    2. Gold medal – Youth boy intermediate other weapon form 13 – 15 years old (Nan Dao weapon)
    3. Silver medal – Youth boy intermediate empty hand set 13 – 15 years old
    4. Bronze medal – Youth boy advance sparring 13 – 15 years old
  • Sarah Thebaud:
    1. Gold medal – Youth girl intermediate hand form 13 – 15 years old (Mui Fa Quyen hand form)
    2. Bronze medal – Youth girl intermediate 2 men weapon set 13 – 15 years old (Staff vs. Staff)
  • Arthur Thebaud:
    1. Bronze medal – Youth boy intermediate hand form 13 – 15 years old (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
    2. Bronze medal – Youth boy intermediate other weapons form 13 – 15 years old (Kwan Dao weapon)
  • Alex Moore:
    1. Silver medal – Youth boy intermediate long/short weapon form 11 – 12 years old (Spear weapon)
    2. Silver medal – Youth boy intermediate 2 men weapon set fight 12 years and under (Butterfly sword vs. Staff)
  • Charissa Nguyen:
    1. Bronze medal – Youth girl intermediate hand form 13 – 15 years old (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
  • Anthony Nguyen:
    1. Silver medal – Adult men intermediate hand form (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
    2. Silver medal – Adult men intermediate long weapon (Spear weapon)
    3. Silver medal – Adult men intermediate other weapon (Nan Dao weapon)
    4. Gold medal – Adult 2 men weapon set fight (Spear vs. Yin Chi Pai weapon)
  • Stone Liu:
    1. Gold medal – Youth intermediate long/short weapon 13 – 17 years old (Spear weapon)
    2. Gold medal – Adult 2 men weapon set fight (Spear vs. Yin Chi Pai weapon)
  • Elain Pham:
    1. Gold medal – Adult women intermediate hand form (Yi sub chat kiu sao hand form)
    2. Gold medal – Adult women intermediate long/short weapon form (Spear weapon)

For the total score of all the events in the tournament with other schools, our school came to 3rd place for overall youth form.

Congratulation to all, and especially to Justin Ly who had won the most medals this year!

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Zhi Yong is the Sifu at the Shaolin Kung Fu Centre. He has been training since 2000 and is a closed-door student of SiGung Ly.