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The European Shuai Jiao Union Expands with Armenia's Membership

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The 3rd International Shuai Jiao Development Form was held on Friday 3 June, 2016. At the meeting Zhou Jinqian, President of the Wrestling Association of the People's Republic of China was formally appointed as the Honorary President of the ESJU. This non-Executive appointment signals the development of a closer relationship between Europe and China.



Zhongshan International Shuai Jiao Cup has been postponed. Further information to follow when available.


The Shuai Jiao World Cup information to be available soon. The Shuai Jiao World Cup will take place in Novemer 2017 in San Jose, USA

European Shuai Jiao Union (ESJU)

The membership of the ESJU expanded this month
with the application and acceptance of Armenia, as a new member of the ESJU.


There are now 17 formally recognised members of the ESJU with applications from other countries pending.


Recognition of the Best Shuai Jiao Athletes in Europe


To align with the recognition of the highest achievements of the best Shuai Jiao athletes, afforded to our Chinese counterparts, the ESJU are also publishing Wrestling Ranking List - Europe.


Contact the Secretary General to nominate an athlete from your country.

International Development Forum (IDF)

China and Europe unite to continue to develop and promote the benefits of Chinese Wrestling Shuai Jiao. Antonio Langiano, President of the ESJU continues to work closely with senior officials of the Chinese Wrestling Association, China.


Under the governance of the IFD. China and Europe have jointly agreed the rules and regulations for Chinese Wrestling tournaments and events, to be published and used at the 2016 Europe - International Chinese Wrestling Shuai Jiao Tournament.

ESJU Policies, Regulations and Information
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Governance and Policy

The European Shuai Jiao Union (ESJU) is the offical govering body for Chinese-style wrestling (Shuai Jiao) in Europe.

The Council is responsible for the achievement and delivery of the ESJU objectives.

The ESJU governance is based on constitution and supported by policy Statements.

Technical Assessment

The ESJU technical assessment has been developed to ensure that the highest coaching standards are maintained.
Tournaments and Events

The ESJU organise International events and seminars in association with International Chinese Kuoshu Federation (ICKF) and the Wrestling Association of the People's Republic of China.

The events are organised in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of Shuai Jiao sanctioned by the ESJU.

The ESJU maintain a record of the official results of tournaments and events taking place in the European theatre.
National Shuai Jiao Unions

This year, the ESJU has received a number of expressions of interets in joining the ESJU from countries outside Europe. While we appreciate the significant interest in Shuai Jiao, the ESJU Executive Board are unable to approve membership applications from groups that are resident in countries outside Europe (as defined by the ESJU Constitution).

The ESJU organises seminars and events with a view to increase the polularity of Shuai Jiao in Europe.

The ESJU actively works with other Shuai Jiao organisations in Europe and beyond. We welcome you to join our expanding Shuai Jiao Union network.

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