19 December 2012

Liberia: Russian Returns With Great Achievement

The Vice President for Technical Affairs at the Liberia Wushu Association Junior Pewee Russian along with a member of the association Jumiel Smith return to the country over the weekend after completing a six-month studies in China.

The Liberia heavy-weight Taekwondo champion and his colleague were provided the scholarships by the Chinese Government through its embassy accredited near Monrovia.

The move is in support of technically preparing Liberians to take the sport to another level in by developing the game of Wushu in Liberia.

The two Liberian Wushu practitioners arrived in the country as internationally-trained coaches in Wushu; a Chinese form of Martial Arts.

For Master Junior Pewee Russian, he earned two dans in China which tallied his dans to eight (8) and Jumiel Smith, was given a dan.

Speaking upon his arrival, the eight dan-holders promised to provide education in martial art in the country coupled with what he learnt in the course of six months.

According to him, he is prepared to work with all artists to take the country forward in the newly introduced game in the country.

The man is now considered by China as their Ambassador in the sport noting that the game is not limited to only the younger ones but also the older people.

Jumiel who formed part of the two-man trip said they are home to share knowledge obtained during their stay in that Asian country.

The arrival of the two artists at the Roberts International Airport was graced with spectacular performances from students attending Rush Academy.

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