A Vietnamese Martial Arts school offering lessons in Qwan Ki Do (Kung Fu), Tam The (Vietnamese Tai Chi) and Co Vo Dao (Traditional Weapons). All classes are taught by Vo Su Carl Derla 4th degree black elt.Vo Su Derla has participated in numerous seminars organized by Master Pham Xuan Tong, founder of Qwan Ki Do. In 1996, he was accepted as a direct student of the Great Master. Since 1990, Vo Su Derla has been instructed in Tam The (Vietnamese meditation breathing techniques) by Master Tong, and in 1993 became a qualified Instructor in Tam The.
Also he is a qualified Instructor in traditional weapons such as long stick, wood sword, halberd, and broadsword. He is also an International Judge (judged the finals in 1994 at the World Championships in Italy).
Since 1996, Master Pham Xuan Tong and The World Union of Qwan Ki Do have chosen Vo Su Derla to develop Qwan Ki Do in Canada.
In 1996, Vo Su Derla founded the Canadian Union of Qwan Ki Do, and opened his own School in Toronto.Vo Su Derla has taught for the Cities of York and North York and has demonstrated and competed across the globe in countries such as Canada,USA, France, Romania, Italy, and the Ivory Coast (Africa). This includes demonstrations at the Sky Dome for the Toronto Blue Jays and Argonauts. Vo Su Derla is the Head of the Canadian Union of Qwan Ki Do.

Qwan-Ki-Do is a complete martial discipline with a variety of conventional empty hand techniques (punching, grappling, blocks, sweeps, throws, armlocks, breakfalls, breaking, street fighting), but also includes a variety of weapons (swords, halbards, sticks, flails, dagger, lance, cutlass). The Chinese Philosophy of theDao was very strong in the development of this art, which tries to unite purely physical energy with universal energy (Khi). Training is made up of exercises, freestyle fighting, traditional forms, meditation and breathing techniques.

Please contact Technical Director,President Carl Derla at 416-322-8807 for further details.


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