GUAN Tieyun, the Chairman and Head Coach of Liaoning Province Tieyun Wushu Health Club
GUAN Tieyun is the professor of Shenyang Sport University, Wushu International Grade A Referee, Chinese Wushu Ninth Dan Grading, and was rewarded as Top 100 in Chinese Wushu Circles in 1995, the member of Chinese Wushu Association, Vice Chairman of Liaoning Province Wushu Association. GUAN Tieyun also is therepresentative successor of Yuanyang Boxing andTongbei Boxing which are the Intangible Culture Protection projects of Liaoning Province, the member of Liaoning Province Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee of Experts, the high Dan grading judge of national Wushu Dan system. He had been acted as the Director of Traditional Ethnic Sports (Wushu) Department of Shenyang Sport University, the Standing Committee Member of China Sport Science Society, and the Standing Committee Member of Chinese Wushu Association.
Professor GUAN Tieyun formally acknowledged Mr. SONG Zongcai as the master to learn Digong Yuanyang Boxing, Wu style Taiji Chuan since childhood, and is the second generation disciple of Mr. ZHANG Wancheng, the representativesuccessor of Digong Yuanyang Boxing sixth generation; afterwards, he formally acknowledged Mr. XUE Yiheng as master to study Tongbei Boxing, Taiji Chuan, Baguazhuang, and is the second generation disciple of the great master Mr. XIU Jianchi, the representative successor of Tongbei Boxing sixth generation. He successively participated in the compilation and writing work ofthe national dictionary books reviewed by Chinese Wushu Association such as Chinese Wushu Boxing Machinery Record, Chinese Wushu Dictionary, Chinese Wushu Encyclopaedia, and etc.. He had participated in compilation and writing of National Sports Colleges Wushu Specialized Stated-compiled Textbook, National Sports College Wushu Correspondence Textbook, Chinese WushuCourse, Chinese Sanshou, National Sports College Common Textbook for the Major of Traditional Ethnic Sports and Wushu Routine Basic Course—the textbook for traditional ethnic Sports major of national regular institution of higher education and etc. for many times. He is the editor-in-chief of Practical Wushu Course that is the “11th Five-Year Plan” planned textbook of Shenyang Sport University. The Book Tongbei Boxing whose main writer is GUAN Tieyun published by People’s Sports Press is listed into the Chinese Wushu Libraries Serial Books; the teaching serial disks whose main writer is GUAN Tieyun published by People’s Sports Video Press are Yuanyang Boxing, Yuanyang Boxing Practical Dismantling, Taiji Chuan and etc..He was the Executive Editor, Writer, example practicer of Tongbei Boxing, the serial course of Wushu Dan System reviewed by Chinese Research Institute of Wushu; he successively participated in the formulation and revision of regulation of Chinese Wushu Sanshou and routines. In 1990, he attended National Traditional Wushu Observation and Exchange Conference held in Taian, Shandong Province, and the Yuanyang Boxing was awarded as Excellent Performance Award. In 1997, he acted as Chief Referee in 17th South East Asia Games held in Indonesia. In 2000, he was dispatched to Nepal by International Wushu Federation, where he was the major lecture giver of referee study class of the First South Asia Wushu Tournament and acted as General Chief Referee in the matches of routines. In 2001, he acted as Vice General Chief Referee of 1st Asia Youth Wushu Tournament held in Vietnam. In 2009, he acted as General Chief Referee in the Wushu matches of 25th South East Asia Games held in Laos. In 2012, he acted as General Chief Referee in the Wushu matches of 16th South East Asia University Games. He held the post of Chief Referee and the posts above that in National Wushu Tournament and National Games for many times. He held the post of General Evaluator of National Examination of National Wushu Dan System for three consecutive times. He was invited to visit foreign countries and entertain the foreign friends, teaching Taiji Chuan, Tongbei Boxing, Yuanyang Boxing, Baguazhang and etc. for many times. He has been invited to visit the foreign countries such as former Soviet Union, Russia, Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, UK, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Laos, France, Slovenia, Austria, Holland, Belgium and others. In 2012, he was awarded with the Badge of Constructer by the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. And he was awarded as “Advanced Individual for the Work of Chinese Wushu DanSystem” for consecutive two years in 2012 and 2013. In 2015, he was delegated to go to Italy for teaching by Chinese Wushu Association. Since 2004, he has been to the European countries such as Italy, etc. to conduct Wushu teaching every year;FALANGA STANISLAO his disciple, had been acted as the Coach of National Wushu Team of Italy. PIAO Yizhe, his Korean disciple, is the PhD. of Chinese Wushu, the Chairman of Oriental Traditional Culture Seminar of Changwon National University; GUAN Shuo, his first son, is a PhD of Wushu candidate of Beijing Sport University, WushuAssociate Professor of Shenyang Sport University, international Wushu referee; GUAN Bo, his second son, is Associate Professor, Director of Training Department of School of Physical Education of Northeast Normal University, national Wushureferee, has the degree of PhD. The students cultivated by Professor GUAN Tieyun won 12 gold medals in Minority Games of the People’s Republic of China and Peasant Games, won 56 gold medals in Wushu games held at home and abroad. FALANGA FULUIO, his disciple, has attended World Wushu Tournament on behalf of Italy for many times; the Yuanyang Boxing won the championship in European Wushu Tournament. Professor GUAN Tieyun has made outstanding contribution for the development, inheritance and international promotion of Wushu.