European Chinese Kuoshu Membership from June 2014 to Include the Czech Republic

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Expansion in Europe

The European Chinese Kuoshu Association (ECKA) is the Europe Sub-Association of the International Chinese Kuoshu Federation (ICKF). Since its inception, the ECKA has continued to expand its membership, in Europe, to now include the Czech Republic with Turkey's membership awaiting approval. The ECKA is also part of the European Joint Council for Traditional Martial Arts (Joint Council) working closely with the European Shuai Jiao Union (ESJU) to continue to promote the benefits of traditional Chinese martial arts and to continue to and develop policy and standards coaching in practice.

Other News and Events


The International Chinese Kuoshu Federation (ICKF) will host the Chinese Kuoshu World Championships in the city of Taipei in Taiwan in May 2015. The event will bring together the best martial artists from all over the world to compete on the famous Lei Tai and to participate in the famous fighting style Chinese Shuai-jiao, Tao Lu events.


The event will coincide with a meeting of the ICKF Executive Board, chaired by the ICKF President Ms Yang Mei-Jung.


More information to follow shortly.

Governance and Policy

The European Chinese Kuoshu Association (ECKA) is the Europe Sub-Association of the International Chinese Kuoshu Federation (ICKF); and is the offical govering body for Chinese Kuoshu, in Europe, under the auspices of the ICKF. The Executive Board are responsible for the achievement and delivery of the Aims and Objectives of the ECKA. The ECKA governing instrument is the Constitution of the ECKA, which is also supported by the Policy Statements.
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The ECKA membership extends to all European States and Regions. The Terms and Conditions of Membership establish one representative for each European State or Regions. Associate membership is also available to organisations outside Europe by Joint Council agreement. Membership and Other Payments.

Tournaments and Events

The ECKA organise International events and seminars within European States and Regions in association with the national Chinese Kuoshu Associations. The events are organised in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the ICKF.

The ECKA maintain Register of Officials (Europe) who are qualified to referee and judge at interational events. The ECKA also maintain records of Official Results.


Under the Presidency of Master Antonio Langiano, the ECKA has significantly increased its membership over four years and currently has twenty one (21) members from European States and Regions.