Team

  • Haven Seto – Head Coach / Program Director

    Haven

    Born in Prince Albert and raised in Saskatoon, Haven Seto founded the Chinese Martial Arts Academy in 2000, forming it out of a small group of friends interested in learning wushu. However, the school soon expanded beyond Haven’s small clique, and grew to a formal training program for individuals ages three and older. Haven relishes […]

  • Wren Austman – Assistant Coach

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    Wren Austman was born in Yorkton and has been with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for 12 years. As a coach, Wren loves imparting wisdom he’s learned from the classic Golden Harvest films of the 1980s. As a competitive athlete, Wren has taken part in local tournaments and mixed martial arts cage matches. Outside of […]

  • Jeremy Luczka – Assistant Coach

    Jeremy

    Jeremy Luczka was born in Saskatoon and has been with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for seven years. A natural teacher, Jeremy enjoys interacting with his students and witnessing their progression as athletes. Outside of wushu, Jeremy works as a substitute Educational Assistant and pursues an education degree at the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Jeremy Riddell – Assistant Coach

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    Jeremy Riddell was born in Saskatoon and has been with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for nearly seven years. As a coach, Jeremy takes pride in the growth of his students. His attention to their needs inspires his own development as an athlete. Outside of the school, Jeremy is a finance student at the Edwards […]

  • Justin Wong – Assistant Coach

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    Justin Wong was born in Saskatoon and has been with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for seven years. As a coach, Justin shares his passion for the sport and relishes each new encounter with students that comes under his wing. Outside of the CMAA, Justin is an engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Chris Brabant – Assistant Coach

    Chris

    Born in Regina, Chris Brabant attended the Progressive Wushu Centre before joining the Chinese Martial Arts Academy in 2012. As a coach, Chris thrives off the satisfaction of witnessing a student grasp a difficult concept. Competitively, Chris has achieved bronze medals in hand and weapon forms at provincial competitions. Outside of wushu, Chris holds a […]

  • Jason Liu – Assistant Coach

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    Born in Saskatoon, Jason Liu has been active with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for the past six years. As a coach, Jason enjoys seeing students lose themselves in the fun of the sport and push themselves beyond their limits. Outside of wushu, Jason is a senior at Walter Murray Collegiate and plays competitive soccer.

  • Lindsay Seto – Assistant Coach/ Administration

    Lindsay

    Lindsay Seto was born in Rosthern and started training at the Chinese Martial Arts Academy in April 2007. Since then, she has been active as a coach and athlete, mentoring students and seeing them surpass their personal goals. Lindsay’s martial arts prowess extends beyond wushu, as she holds a second-degree black belt in karate and […]

  • Iliajah Pidskalny – Assistant Coach

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    Iliajah Pidskalny was born in Saskatoon and has been with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for 10 years. As a coach, he thrives off the enthusiasm of his students and loves when they are proactive about their own martial arts development. As a competitive athlete, Iliajah has competed in the Tiger Balm competition in Vancouver […]

  • Sami Leung – Assistant Coach/ Administration

    Sami

    Sami Leung was born in Vancouver and has been with the Chinese Martial Arts Academy for 15 years. As a coach, Sami loves helping her students hone their skills and advance into higher levels. As a competitive athlete, Sami has trained in Hong Kong and has competed at the Tiger Balm competition in Vancouver, the […]