Our Team

Master August Xu, Co-Founder, President, Chinese Wushu 7th Duan

Master August Xu was born into a Chinese Martial Arts Master’s family.  Trained in Mainland China, he started learning traditional Chinese Martial Arts early in his childhood. He has won multiple Gold Medals in Chinese National Wushu competitions and holds the title of “Top Level Warrior of China”. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Education Degree in Martial Arts from the prestigious Wushu College of the Beijing Sport University.  He is a certified Wushu Referee at the highest level and taught Wushu at Xiamen University for a number of years. Master Xu is specialized in Traditional Kung Fu, Modern Wushu, Street Survival, Combat, Tai Chi and Qigong.

______________________________________________________________ Master Sue Yang, Co-Founder, Chief Instructor

Master Sue Yang was also born into a Kung Fu family.  She began her training at a very young age with her father, a well known Kung Fu master in the Hebei Province of China. She has won numerous Gold Medals in Chinese local and regional Wushu competitions.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Education Degree in Martial Arts from the prestigious Wushu College of the Beijing Sport University. After graduation, Master Yang further specialized in Martial Arts education for children.

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Sifu Janet Wilcox, Certified Kung Fu Instructor

Sifu Janet Wilcox has been training at the Taishan School of Martial Arts for a number of years.  She is accomplished in Tai Chi and Modern Wushu.   She is certified as a Kung Fu Instructor through the Taishan School’s teaching certification program. She is well liked by her students for her patience and motivational skills. Sifu Janet has shown a talent for helping even the youngest of her students to stay focused while maintaining a disciplined, safe, but also fun training environment.

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Sifu Andy Ragosnig, Certified Kung Fu Instructor

Sifu Andy Ragosnig has been training at the Taishan School of Martial Arts for a number of years.  He holds a Black Sash in Modern Wushu, and is accomplished in Self-Defence as well as in Traditional Kung Fu weapons.  He is certified as a Kung Fu Instructor through the Taishan School’s teaching certification program.  He performs as part of and takes a lead role with the Taishan Demonstration Teams.  Sifu Andy has been a great example to his students and inspired many through his work ethic and passion for Martial Arts training.

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Sifu George Yeung, Certified Kung Fu Instructor

IMG_2329Sifu George Yeung has been training at the Taishan School of Martial Arts for a number of years.  He holds a Black Sash in Modern Wushu, specializing in the Southern Style, and is accomplished in Wushu Combat (Sanda).  He is certified as a Kung Fu Instructor through the Taishan School’s teaching certification program.  He has extensive training and expertise in fitness and health sciences.  Sifu George graduated with an MSc and PhD through the Faculty of Medicine from the University of Toronto.

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Sifu Rosy Xu, Kung Fu for Children Instructor

Sifu Rosy Xu was born into a Kung Fu family.  She began her training at a very young age and holds a black sash in Modern Wushu.  She is also accomplished in Wushu Combat (Sanda).  She teaches the Kung Fu for Children class as well as the After School Kung Fu Training Program.  Sifu Rosy has a special rapport with children and is very popular with her students.  She creates a fun and safe environment in her classes.