Joining TerpWushu


Want to learn Wushu?

There is no fee to join, training is completely free. However you must be an officially enrolled student (undergraduate and graduate), faculty/staff, or a member of the UMCP Alumni Association in order to practice with us. If you're eligible, please attend any of our scheduled practices and then follow the instructions below to register as a club member!

Steps to Register as a Club Member

  1. Register With Recwell via. IM Leagues
    • Participants who join TerpWushu during the open enrollment period will be able to do so online. Participants can also show up to practice during the open enrollment period to register in person.
      FALL Open Enrollment: First Day of Class – October 1
      SPRING Open Enrollment: First Day of Class – March 1
    • After the open enrollment period ends, students may only join a club by going to the Club Sports Office located on Level 0 of the Eppley Recreation Center, Room 0121.
    • For the sign up process, there are 4 things that must be completed
      1. Four Question Concussion Quiz
      2. Sign Electronic Waiver
      3. Submit Club Athlete's Personal Information
      4. Complete Safety Officer Status
  2. Register Online with TerpLink
    • Sign in with your Campus ID and register.
  3. Join the Terpwushu Listserv (Google Groups)
All members need to complete steps 1 and 2 every new academic year!

Times and Locations

Day Time
Mon 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wed 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fri 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

School of Public Health Building (SPH)

Matted Gym, Room 0107 If you plan on driving to practice, we recommend parking in the Terrapin Trail Garage. Parking here is free after 4PM on weekdays and all-day on weekends.

First Practice

Most practices are two hours long and have the following structure:

  • 20min: Warm-ups and stretching
  • 40min: Line drills consisting of basics, combos, and jumpkicks
  • 50min: Forms rotations
  • 10min: Conditioning and/or Cool-down stretching
Warm-ups, conditioning, and stretching are group activities done with everyone attending practice. For drills and forms, club members are grouped together based on skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced).

Practice structure may be altered depending on upcoming demos, competitions, or other club events.