The United States Wushu Academy (USWA) was established in 1988. Since its inception, USWA has championed the promotion of Wushu (Chinese Martial arts) and Taiji (Tai Chi) in the United States. Today, USWA pioneers the introduction of Chen, Yang, Wu, and Sun styles of Taiji as well as Health Qigong in the United States through high quality seminars. USWA has hosted seven National Chinese Martial Arts Championships known as "The U.S. Challenge."