ABOUT PHOENIX WUSHU ACADEMY
Since 2010, we have been a leader in the martial arts field in the US. We have produced top USA national team members as well as national and international champions. Throughout the years, we have helped countless students achieve their goals and dreams through martial arts. We believe that martial arts is a powerful tool to develop physical and mental strength and above all character.
Our students graduate from here and attend Harvard, UC Berkeley, Rice, Cornell, and other top Ivy League schools.
Because we specialize in building self-confidence, discipline, and character in kids. We make sure that they believe in themselves as much as we believe in them. Because we know that when they have the grit and perseverance to master martial arts, they can do ANYTHING they put their mind to.
Our top instructors are world champions, international certified judges and professionals that are here to help you achieve your goals.
MEET THE TEAM
Our world class instructors produce world class results. Our team consists of movie stars, international champions and judges, all here to help YOU achieve your goals.
Miss Bonnie Fu Yuk Ching was born in Hong Kong, she began her career as a trainee in TVB, the largest TV station in Hong Kong. After being cast in many small roles in Hong Kong TV series, she landed her first major role as a TV talk show host of the highest rated talk shows called "K-100". Ms. Bonnie rose in prominence and was soon known as the Oprah of Hong Kong talk shows.
Soon after, she went from leading her own talk show to leading roles in different TV series starring next to Andy Lau Tak Wah, Chow Yun Fat and other well-known actors.
Later in her career, she challened herself by transitioning from acting in TV shows to films, in which she received recognition for her captivating performances, playing a wide range of characters which solidified her status as a serious actress.
When filming a movie in China, she met her now-husband Andrew Ho, a world-acclaimed Wushu artist and 6 time US Champion and they started Phoenix Wushu Academy together.
Bonnie has a love for performing and martial arts. Her mission is to pass on her expertise and knowledge to her students and to uplift a new generation of martial artists that are both professional and skilled actors as well.
Master Ho has always loved martial arts since he was a child. At the age of 2, he saw his first Kung Fu movie and was fascinated by how a human can move with such precision and speed. From there, his passion for exploring martial arts has never ceased.
At the age of 8, he started to learn the Yang Style Taiji Quan and later turned to studying Tae Kwon Do. Despite earning his black belt at the age of 14, it still did not seem to resemble to him what he saw in the movies when he was child. That was when he decided to start explore Chinese Martial Arts. He then traveled to Taiwan to practice Kuoshu, Xing Yi Quan and Taiji Quan. He fell in love with Chinese Martial Arts and realized that his was his true passion.
Master Ho then decided to further his studies in Beijing, China and trained with the prestigious Beijing Wushu Team from 1983 - 1990. Under the tutelage of the Grandmaster Wubin, the legendary coach of the undefeated Beijing Wushu Team from 1986 - 1992, Master Ho became a six consecutive time US National champion from 1986 - 1991.
He made history and became the first athlete in the US to medal in the First World Wushu Championships hosted in Beijing in 1991.
After reaching the apex of his career in Wushu, Master Ho branched out into the movie industry when he was noticed by talent scouts from Hong Kong. He then traveled to Wuzhou, China to make action films and there he met Bonnie Fu, his future wife.
In 1993, they married and shortly afterwards they moved to the US. Joined together by their passion for Wushu and performing arts, they decided to open Phoenix Wushu Academy in 2010 to provide a place to nurture and inspire people of all ages to discover and learn more about Wushu and Chinese cultural arts.
Jane Ho is an expert martial artist, coach, and actress. She has won numerous titles in the straight sword, spear, and Taijiquan in the US. She was the Female Adult Grand Champion for the 2016 Golden State International Wushu Championships as well as a US Traditional Wushu Team member from 2015-2017.
She is the youngest person to be certified by the International Wushu Federation as a Pan-American Wushu Judge and has served as a judge for the US National Wushu Team Trials and Pan-American Wushu Championships numerous times. She is also the first and only certified US Female Sanda Judge. In 2023, Jane Ho made history by becoming one of the first 50 Wing Chun Judges to be certified as a PAWF (Pan American Wushu Federation) Level judge in the world.
Jane Ho is an award-winning coach. Under her guidance, several of her Wushu students have qualified for the US Team and competed internationally representing the US in World Championships and also Pan-American championships. Jane Ho was also the US Wushu Taolu Team Assistant Coach for the Pan American Wushu Championships 2022.
Jane Ho is also an actress and producer with experience in both theater and films. She played the title character in the critically acclaimed Mulan and Dynasty theater productions at the Orpheum Theater from 2012-2018. Jane Ho has also starred in numerous short films as well as movie trailers produced in mainland China.
Her work has been featured in CBS 5, East Valley Tribune, ABC 15, Yes Magazine, 1 Next Weekly, and many more publications.
Jane Ho is currently the host of the largest Chinese Martial Arts tournament in the US called the Phoenix Wushu Nationals. Her passion and mission are to promote and develop the growth of Wushu and Chinese culture in the United States.
Song Tian Ou
Song Tian Ou started practicing Wushu at the Phoenix Wushu Academy at the age of 5. With 12+ years of experience, Song is now currently a contemporary US Wushu Team member who has represented the US in Pan-American Wushu Championships and World Wushu Kungfu Championships. He is currently ranked top 3 in the US Men's Wushu Taolu Team.
Song has performed at many prestigious world class venues and has had leading roles in theater productions at the Orpheum Theatre and Chandler Center for the Arts.
Song now coaches at Phoenix Wushu Academy and enjoys sharing his passion for Wushu to the younger generations.
Chinese Dance Director
Summer (Zijia Kong) is the Director of Dance Department at Phoenix Wushu Academy. She has master’s degree in dance at Arizona State University and she has 22 years of dance training. She has passion for building strength to improve life as a dancer and for everyday life.
Her work has been recognized nationally and internationally for its creativity and versatility, Summer’s performances have been covered by U.S. and Chinese media publications, including USA Phoenix News, Yes Magazine, and Phoenix Art: AMPLIFIED.
In recent years, Summer performed across many prestigious venues and possessing a uniquely wide skillset across many technically challenging styles of dance. Summer has performed as a soloist and within elite ensembles on some of the world’s most important venues for both visual and performing arts, such as The Herberger Theater Center, Mesa Arts Center, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Margaret Gisolo Theatre, Phoenix Art Museum, Chandler Center for the Arts, The Trunk Space, Edge Hill University and Tempe Center for the Arts. She is constantly in demand to perform across the United States, United Kingdom, and China, she collaborated with some of the most exciting dance troupes and companies in the world, participated large-scale performances, including the opening and closing ceremonies of the 12th China National Games in 2013, the 19th French Language Festival (19ème Fête de la francophonie en Chine) in 2014.
She also won many dance competitions in China, including the Honorable Choreography Prize and First Prize of ‘Lu Yi Cup’. Summer taught all levels of Chinese Classical dance, Folk dance, Ballet, Jazz and Modern dance for 7 years. Summer loves to teach and has truly found her passion with Phoenix Wushu Academy. She is really looking forward to meeting new people, making friends, and sharing her passion of dance with you.