Day 1 of the 28th SEA Games Wushu Competition

Day 1 of the 28th SEA Games Wushu Competition was definitely a fruitful one for Team Singapore as the Wushu athletes have attained a total of 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze medals! The medals came from the following athletes: Women’s Compulsory Taijiquan Tan Yan Ning Vera – Gold Ho Lin Yong – Bronze Men’s Optional Changquan Yong Yi Xiang – Gold Men’s Duel Event – Weapons Jesse Adalia Coin, Lee Zhe Xuan & Jowen Lim Si Wei – Gold Women’s Duel Event – Weapons Emily Sin Min Li & Zoe Mui Wei Ting – Silver These remarkable achievements have brought Singapore to the top of the medal standings for Wushu after day 1 of the competition. Congratulations Team Singapore! Hopefully the athletes are able to keep up the momentum to achieve outstanding results for the next two days of the Wushu competition! Click here to view the results of the competition. The spectators and supporters definitely played a large part in boosting the confidence of the athletes with their thunderous cheers! Kudos to those who took time off to watch the competition “live”to cheer for the athletes! You may catch all the action during day 1 of the Wushu competition on YouTube via Sport Singapore Channel! Part 1: http://youtu.be/DxFgthYe_8I Part 2: http://youtu.be/HSVtOidLjco Day 2 of the competition will commence tomorrow at Singapore EXPO Hall 2 from 2.00pm onwards.

5 More Days to the 28th SEA Games 2015!

IMG_4530 Counting down to the last 5 days before the start of the 28th SEA Games 2015! The final full-dress rehearsal for the Opening Ceremony of the Games was held last evening. IMG_4553 Many parents and students of Martial House were present at the National Stadium to witness the spectacular performance put up by more than 5,000 performers, including the Martial House Stars who were involved in the second act of the ceremony. 41 2Martial House Star, Koh Hao Xuan, has received quite a bit of media attention for his “aerial role” during the show! He was featured in today’s edition of The New Paper and Lianhe Zaobao. The New Paper, 31 May 2015, page 2 & 3 of the Sports section: FullSizeRender (9)FullSizeRender (11) Lianhe Zaobao, 31 May 2015, page 26 of the Sports section: FullSizeRender (10) Martial House Stars Yong Yi Xiang & Zoe Mui, who are representing Team Singapore for the Wushu competition of the Games were also featured in today’s edition of The Sunday Times! The Sunday Times, 31 May 2015, page 47 of the Sports section: FullSizeRender (13)

Team Singapore Wushu Representatives for the 28th SEA Games 2015!

11146621_993741013999980_3234837361458832287_n Source: Singapore Wushu Dragon & Lion Dance Federation (SWDLDF) Facebook Page The Wushu athletes from the Team Singapore have been training intensively, hoping to do Singapore proud in the Wushu competition of the upcoming 28th SEA Games 2015. The Wushu competition will be held at Singapore EXPO Hall 2 from 6 June 2015 to 8 June 2015. The list of Wushu athletes representing Team Singapore are: Women’s Optional Taijiquan Tan Yan Ning Vera Wee Ling En Valerie Men’s Optional Taijiquan Lee Tze Yuan Women’s Optional Taijijian Tan Yan Ning Vera Wee Ling En Valerie Men’s Optional Taijijian Tan Wei Han Samuel Lee Tze Yuan Women’s Optional Changquan Mui Wei Ting Zoe Fung Hui Xin Men’s Optional Changquan Yong Yi Xiang Tay Wei Sheng Men’s Optional Broadsword Yong Yi Xiang Lim Si Wei Women’s Optional Straight Sword Fung Hui Xin Men’s Optional Cudgel Yong Yi Xiang Fung Jin Jie Women’s Optional Spear Mui Wei Ting Zoe Fung Hui Xin Women’s Optional Nan Quan + Nan Dao Sin Min Li Men’s Optional Nan Quan + Nan Gun Tan Xiang Tian Women’s Duel Event – Weapons Mui Wei Ting Zoe Fung Hui Xin Sin Min Li Men’s Duel Event – Weapons Jesse Colin Adalia Lee Zhe Xuan Lim Si Wei Men’s Duel Event – Barehand Fung Jin Jie Tay Wei Sheng Tan Xiang Tian Women’s Compulsory Taijiquan Ho Lin Ying Tan Yan Ning Vera Men’s Compulsory Taijiquan Tan Wei Han Samuel Lee Tze Yan Men’s Sanda – 60kg Lee Aik Hong Men’s Sanda – 65kg Lin Yiqiang Source: The Straits Times Click here for the schedule of the competition. FullSizeRender (4) Citing from a Lianhe Zaobao article published on 23 May 2015, the SWDLDF is targeting to achieve at least 3 gold medals from the Wushu competition of the upcoming 28th SEA Games 2015. The article also featured Martial House Star, Samuel Tan, who will be representing Team Singapore in the Men’s Compulsory Taijiquan & Men’s Optional Taijijian events. As we are 11 days away from the SEA Games, Martial House & Wushu Daze would like to wish all Team Singapore athletes the best of luck and all the best!

Martial House Stars Competing in the 28th SEA Games 2015!

IMG_4415 Martial House is proud to announce that a total of 6 Martial House Stars will be participating in the Wushu competition of the upcoming 28th SEA Games 2015! They are: Team Singapore Yong Yi Xiang Men’s Optional Changquan Men’s Optional Broadsword Men’s Optional Cudgel Sin Min Li Emily Women’s Optional Nanquan + Nandao Women’s Duel Event – Weapons Ho Lin Ying Women’s Compulsory Taijiquan Mui Wei Ting Zoe Women’s Optional Changquan Women’s Optional Spear Women’s Duel Event – Weapons Tan Wei Han Samuel Men’s Compulsory Taijiquan Men’s Optional Taijijian Team Malaysia Yap Zheng Yan Men’s Optional Broadsword Men’s Optional Cudgel IMG_4469 The Wushu competition will be held at Singapore EXPO Hall 2 from 6 June 2015 to 8 June 2015. Click here for the schedule of the competition. 8 more days to the long awaited 28th SEA Games! All the best to the Martial House Stars! Martial House will be organizing a Learning Journey to the 28th SEA Games Wushu competition for students attending the following classes at Martial House @ Katong (Studio): Saturday S4: 1.00pm – 2.30pm S8: 7.00pm – 8.30pm Sunday SU4: 1.00pm – 2.30pm SU5: 2.30pm – 4.00pm Monday M8: 7.00pm – 8.30pm For more information, feel free to approach the coaches-in-charge of the above mentioned training sessions. P.S. All the tickets for the Wushu competition which Martial House has bought through bulk purchase are sold out.

SPD Charity Show 2015

IMG_2762 Did you manage to catch Martial House Stars, Ho Lin Ying & Samuel Tan on the “live” telecast of the SPD Charity Show 2015 last night? Both Team Singapore athletes were involved in a performance together with MediaCorp artiste, Desmond Tan and SPD beneficiary, Samuel Lim. IMG_2767 The World Wushu Championships Gold & Silver medalists displayed a synchronized Taiji routine as Samuel Lim played a smooth music piece with the “guzheng”, a traditional Chinese instrument. IMG_2804 Following, as the music became more intense, Desmond Tan, one of the 8 Dukes of Caldecott Hill, made his appearance and executed a “nandao” routine which impressed the audiences! Credit goes to Martial House Coach Kevan Cheah for the choreography! IMG_2807 Martial House is thankful for the opportunity to contribute back to society and is grateful that SPD managed to raise a total of $4.8 million! Click here to read the article on xinmsn. IMG_2808 If you did not manage to catch the “live” telecast of the SPD Charity Show, fret not as MediaCorp Channel 8 will be broadcasting the repeat telecast on 29 March 2015, Sunday, from 3.30pm to 6.30pm. Donation hotlines will open till 30 March 2015.

Lin Ying & Samuel to Perform at SPD Charity Show 2015!

IMG_2715 Previously, it was revealed that Martial House Coach & SEA Games Gold Medalist, Kevan Cheah, was helping MediaCorp artiste, Desmond Tan in a choreography for an upcoming performance. The performance is for the upcoming SPD Charity Show 2015! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-1XOiUHc1E Desmond will be collaborating with SPD beneficiary, Samuel, who will be playing the traditional Chinese instrument, guzheng as mentioned on xinmsn. In the latest update, Martial House Stars & Team Singapore athletes, Ho Lin Ying & Samuel Tan have been included in the performance as well! So do keep a look out for them tomorrow, 22 March 2015, Sunday, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm, on MediaCorp Channel 8!