WUSHUONTARIO, through its members, is an organization which has as its mission to: Promote and provide positive and diverse Wushu experiences through the delivery of comprehensive quality Wushu programming by: Leading the Ontario and Canadian Wushu system; Directing High Performance programs in the pursuit of international competitive excellence; Guiding the development of wushu programs at various levels and age groups. VISION OF WUSHU We envision a future where: Wushu is a multi-discipline sport providing the opportunity of participation and promoting fitness, well-being and social values at all levels of interest and ability, regardless of age, from recreation to high performance; The full potential of its diverse disciplines is maximized; The integrity and specificity of its diverse disciplines is preserved; Other martial arts related activities/disciplines with similar attributes are developed and promoted; Wushu and the Chinese martial arts is a major sport in Canada practiced in a safe and technically sound environment. VISION OF WUSHUONTARIO We envision a future where we: Provide an appropriate infrastructure at all levels of the organization with clear roles and responsibilities demonstrating/providing; That a co-operative and integrated approach among all members is possible and can be successful; Opportunities for leadership development at provincial, national levels and beyond. Stimulate dreams and provide opportunities; Maintain safe and positive Wushu learning environments; Provide quality of coaching & officiating; Provide challenging and accessible Wushu competition and event opportunities for participants; Provide entertaining and captivating Wushu experiences for its audiences; Develop programs and services which are market-driven by the needs of the clubs and participants and led by the expertise and energy of certified coaches and officials; Consolidate the primary target markets which are: Parents and their children; Athletes with desire and talent and their parents; People seeking physical activity and/or volunteer opportunities; General public; Nurture the full potential of all members; Promote Wushu as a life long activity and lifetime career possibility; Recognize the contribution of competent coaches, educators, officials, administrators and volunteers to the success of the development of the sport; Promote and provide a unique and positive Wushu “Brand” identity; Develop and promote quality standards in order to better position the WUSHUONTARIO Brand of Wushu. VISION OF THE ATHLETE All participants will have the opportunity to develop to their level of potential and or interest; Athletes are committed to achieving personal goals and respecting the highest standards of excellence; Athletes enjoy participating in the activity of Wushu for its own sake; Athletes accept their role in promoting ethics and values in sport; Athletes demonstrate qualities such as desire, dedication, determination and discipline; Athletes promote our sport and act as ambassadors and role models; Athletes respect the role and contribution of their coaches and other support personnel; Athletes have appropriate opportunity to participate in the process of decision-making. VALUES AND BELIEFS WUSHUONTARIO believes in the following values: We believe in “INTEGRITY THROUGH ACTION” EQUITY AND ACCESS; THE QUALITY OF THE WUSHU EXPERIENCE; HONESTY, TRUST, RESPECT, AND FAIRPLAY; ACHIEVEMENT AND EXCELLENCE; Integrity is demonstrated by: COMMITMENT; CONSISTENCY, AND; CO-OPERATION; We believe in a team approach, which values: WORKING TOGETHER TO ACHIEVE ECONOMIES OF SCALE TO MAXIMIZE THE BENEFITS FOR ALL ENSURING FLEXIBLE IMPLEMENTATION WITHIN THE COMMUNITY FRAMEWORK TO MEET DIVERSE NEEDS We believe in a positive, nurturing, constructive approach, which strives to help our individual members, clubs, associate Provincial/Territorial organizations, and our National Sports Organization achieve their aspirations, and fulfill their dreams and potential. We believe in being athlete/participant centered to focus on meeting their needs. CORPORATE GOALS WUSHUONTARIO is committed to the advancement of Wushu in Ontario and aspires: To financially enable athletes to achieve performance excellence at the International level; To lead the development of Wushu programs and to financially enable participants to achieve their full potential; To implement a system of integrated educational programming that will provide participants with quality coaching and officiating; To increase our general membership; To promote participation in Wushu as a life long pursuit; To enhance partnerships for financially effective program delivery; To ensure the long-term financial viability and effective management of WUSHUONTARIO; To promote a positive image of Wushu in Ontario.