Daria Kanel

Martial Arts Wushu Orleans Ontario

Name: Daria Kanel

Rank: Wushu Canada Coach/Judge

Years of Martial Arts Experience: 15


  1. Bachelor of Science with specialization in Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa
  2. First professional degree in medicine (Doctor of Medicine) with specialization in sport and exercise medicine, St. Petersburg I.P. Pavlov State Medical University, Russia
  3. Standard First Aid + CPR Level C/AED (Canadian Red Cross)
  4. Trained in NCCP multi-sport modules: Teaching and Learning, Planning a Practice, Design a Basic Sport Program, Basic Mental Skills, Nutrition, Coaching and Leading Effectively, Psychology of Performance
  5. Successfully passed NCCP evaluation in: Make Ethical Decisions, Managing Conflicts, Leading Drug-free Sport

Daria has been practicing Wushu since 2002. She was a competitive athlete and a team member in Altai Wushu Federation and Saint Petersburg Sporting Wushu Federation (Russia). In 2010 she started coaching young athletes. Daria is also a judge for Wushu Taolu competitions. As a member of a judging team she participated in various competitions in Russia, as well as in Canada.