Introduction to Wushu


Introduction to Wushu – Grandmaster Gary Khor is the founder and president of the Wu Shu Academy of Australia, and the Australian Academy of Tai Chi, which has branches throughout Australia. Gary has trained in the art of Wu Shu at some of the best centers in China, including The Beijing (Peking) Institute of Physical Education, Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, Shanghai Acrobatic Institute and Guang Zhou (Canton) Institute. He has spent many years studying and researching fitness and martial arts throughout the world, and currently still travels the globe annually in search of more advanced skills. Some of the other countries in which he has studied are Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and the United States.

In Australia Gary lectures at Fitness Leadership courses for fitness instructors and is closely associated with the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Gary has written and presented medical papers on Wu Shu and Tai Chi at Universities and health conferences. He has also written many health articles for various newspapers and health magazines such as Nature and Health Journal and the Sun newspaper.

The subject of many documentaries, Gary has appeared on various national television shows, been interviewed on radio and featured in numerous newspaper and magazine articles. He is now in demand as a sequence choreographer and technical consultant to television productions on various Chinese fitness systems and martial arts.

As an author, Gary has written one of the most popular books on Tai Chi for beginners – An Introduction to Tai Chi 0 which is now sold in Australia, New Zealand, S.E. Asia and America. More recently he has produced video cassettes on Tai Chi and Wu Shu.

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