Taiji & Qigong Essentials Classes
Coach Christopher Pei's Taiji & Qigong Essentials Classes are now open for registration. Learn life skills to reduce stress and cultivate focus for health and wellness.  Please check on this link for more information. 



USWA Dragon and Wushu Team Performed at NBA Half Time

IMG 0615On February 1, 2014 between the Washington Wizards and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Verizon Center

USWA Opens Up In-Person Class

USWA is now open for both Virtual and In-Person classes.  All In-Person class attendees are required to have been fully vaccinated from COVID-19.
Please check on our class schudeule for details.

USWA Virtual Classes

Please join us for virtual classes until we can return to our regular class schedule. Each virtual class is 45 minutes long.

If you are a current USWA student, use the code that was emailed to join virtual classes via Zoom. These classes will count the same as normal classes on your attendance sheet.

If you are not a current USWA student, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out how to become part of our community!


Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:00 PM (White to Orange Belt)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7:00 PM (Green to Black Belt)
Friday 8:00 PM (USWA Team only)


Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 PM

Yang-style Taiji (Tai Chi):   

Saturday 10:00AM;  Tuesday and Thursday 7:00PM

Chen-style Taiji (Tai Chi):  

Saturday 11:30AM;  Tuesday and Thursday 8:00PM

Qigong (Qi Gong) in the "Park":  

Saturday 9:00AM

United States Challenge held on October 13, 2019

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The United States Challenge was held on this past weekend on October 13, 2019. On behalf of everyone from the United States Wushu Academy, we were honored to have Minister Xu Xueyuan from the Embassy of People's Republic of China and Senator Susan Lee from the Maryland State Senate attended the event. The goal of United States Challenge is to promote friendships among different cultures. We thank coaches, athletes and supporting parents for coming to this cultural event.

USWA Participates in the 2010 US Wushu Junior Team Try Outs

US Wushu Junior Team Try OuThe United States of America Wushu-Kungfu Federation, Inc. (USAWKF) is hosting its Nationals and International Wushu-Kungfu Championships. It will be held from July 16-18, 2010 in San Jose, California.

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2019 US Sanda Championship and Team Tryouts

Only actual experience with strong perserverance can improve one's skill level.

Many thanks to the friends I met in this competition.  I cherish you.


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Before U Kick Team Attends Second Annual Seminar At US Wushu Academy

February 21,2009

For the second consecutive year, Coach Pei welcomed in early February over twenty students of Before U Kick, a local Northern Virginia football kicking consulting company, for a two--hour seminar. The Before U Kick training camp and professional school was established by retired professional kickers who offer knowledge and expertise to aspiring football kickers.

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A First for the United States:
USWA Student Vanessa Loza Wins Gold Medal at The Second World Junior Wushu Championship in Bali


in December 2008, Coach Zhang Guifeng led two USWA students to the Second World Junior Wushu Championship in Bali-Vanessa Loza, winner of the gold medal for Broadsword in the first day of the competition in the 12-and-under age group

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Jet Li wtih USWA Coaches
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A Reunion Between Old Teammates Coach Pei, Jet Li with Teammate Coach Zhang Guifeng.
Fairfax, Virginia August 14, 2011

The 2008 Tiger Claw Elite  

1The 2008 Tiger Claw Elite Championship where held at the Disney Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida, on October 24th & 25th. The U.S. Wuhsu Academy was represented by Emily Hwang and Sandra Mosely in their first Tiger Claw Elite Championships tournament. There were thousands of marital artist from across the country and even from Canada and Puerto Rico. On Friday,

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Click Here For #WizWarriors Facebook and USWA Facebook

Washingto WizardsUSWA was invited to perform at the Washington Wizards vs. Golden State Warriors game halftime show on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Our students are photographed above with the Washington Wizards during the National Anthem.

Celebrating Chinese New Year 2009

For the past five years US Wushu Academy has played a key role in local community celebrations of the Chinese New Year, focusing in particular on two types of performances.
One is the Lakeforest Mall festivities organized by the Chinese Community Center, in which the Academy is always proud to participate--this performance is done for fun, does not require intense rehearsals, and students enjoy the opportunity to demonstrate their skills. Moreover, the event brings the school considerable publicity.

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