Opening of MHQ!

IMG_1298 On 13 February 2016, MHQ, the new Martial House headquarters, is officially opened! More than 250 students, parents and guests were present to grace the occasion! Martial House was privileged to have award winning getai star, Lee Pei Fen to host the event! LPF The opening ceremony commenced with the ribbon cutting ceremony and the spectacular lion dance Cai Qing performance by Pho Leng Lion Dance Instruction Centre! IMG_1296 Following was a series of Wushu performances, starting with the a group display by the students from Victoria School. IMG_0787 After which, a total of 25 Martial House stars delivered a massive Wushu display of the various routines including Nanquan, Taijiquan & Changquan! IMG_1292 1. Kevan Cheah (SEA Games Wushu Champion) 2. Ho Lin Ying (World Wushu Champion) 3. Emily Sin (World Wushu Champion) 4. Zoe Mui (SEA Games Champion) 5. Samuel Tan (World Wushu Silver Medalist) 6. Tay Yu Xuan (Asian Junior Wushu Silver Medalist) 7. Damien Teo (Star Awards: Young Talent Award Winner) 8. Yap Wei Ren 9. Neville Cheong 10. Nigel Cheong 11. Josephine Lee 12. Leo Yi Long 13. Loh Yan Ping 14. Chua Xin Qi 15. Ng Shinn 16. Ng Yu Ninn 17. Zachary Ng 18. Koh Hao Xuan 19. Olivia Yeo 20. Ryane Lim 21. Berlynn Ng 22. Douglas Leow 23. Joel Ng 24. Chua Wen Bin 25. Leo Zhi Xuan IMG_0783 A big thank you to the performers for the impressive performance that wowed the crowd! Also, special thanks to the Martial House Coaches, Kevan Cheah, Wang Kai Ting & Yap Zheng Yan for choreographing and coordinating the performance! IMG_1293 Martial House would also like to specially thank the following celebrity guests for taking time off their busy schedule to attend the opening ceremony of MHQ: Dasmond Koh, Aloysius Pang, Gavin Teo, Michelle Tay & Jayley Woo. IMG_1295 Once again, a big thank you to all students, parents and guests for attending the opening of MHQ. Your presence and support meant a lot to the Martial House family! Now, let’s take a look at the video montage of the event done by Ding Han Liang from Anomalyst Studio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8fJwFiJooI The new Martial House training schedule for 2016 was also released. Click here to view the schedule. To find out more about our courses, kindly contact Timothy via email at [email protected]

Action-Packed CNY Week with the Martial House Stars!

57c395474677e50752de508259d2822a It was another action-packed week as Martial House welcomes the Year of the Monkey! The Martial House Stars were involved in a series of performances and events to celebrate the Chinese New Year (CNY). 1. Wushu Performances @ Clementi Mall (30 & 31 January 2016) FullSizeRender-6 After impressing the shoppers at Clementi Mall the previous week, the Martial House Stars were back once again for more action! The performers were: 30 January 2016 a. Yap Wei Ren b. Chua Xin Qi c. Melissa Mak d. Toh Xiang Hao e. Eugene Yeo IMG_0498 31 January 2016 a. Ho Lin Ying b. Yap Wei Ren c. Ng Shinn d. Ng Yu Ninn e. Eugene Yeo FullSizeRender-7 Photo Credits: Gina Koh 2. Wushu Performances @ Square 2 (31 January & 5 February 2016) FullSizeRender-9 The Martial House Stars were back at Square 2 once again to showcase some of their dynamic moves and actions! The Stars included: 31 January 2016 a. Neville Cheong b. Nigel Cheong c. Chua Xin Qi d. Adrian Tan e. Ng Geng Jui f. Travier Wong g. Melvin Tan h. Vanessa Cheong IMG_0535 5 February 2016 a. Ho Lin Ying b. Neville Cheong c. Nigel Cheong d. Leo Yi Long e. Travier Wong f. Koh Hao Xuan g. Caston Lim FullSizeRender-10 Blogger Alexander Tan was among the shoppers who caught the Martial House Stars in action. The Stars have left an impression on him that he blogged about the performance. He even managed to film the performance and shared them on his blog! Click here to visit Alexander’s blog. 3. Ushering in the Year of Monkey with Avnet – IBM – Lenovo (2 February 2016) IMG_0550 On 2 February 2016, Martial House was invited to perform in a corporate event “Ushering in the Year of Monkey with Avnet – IBM – Lenovo”. A stage collaboration between the Wushu & Face Changing performances was specially arranged which served as an energetic opening to the event! The performers were: a. Seow Wei Kai b. Yap Zheng Yan c. Yap Yuan Xin d. Ellie Tay e. Caston Lim f. Ng Teck Hong g. Jessen Tan h. Timothy Chan i. Wan GuangYao 4. Cultural Exchange Programme with Japanese Students (3 & 4 February 2016) IMG_0603-1 On 3 & 4 February 2016, Martial House collaborated with Pho Leng Lion Dance Instruction Centre to conduct a Cultural Exchange Programme for a group of Japanese students. a983bfbe2b04eeb37deb92981dc8fabe Upon arrival, the students were first greeted by the ambassadors through a dynamic performance. Following, the students were introduced to the Chinese traditional and cultural art of Wushu and Lion Dance through an interactive hands-on session facilitated by the ambassadors. The ambassadors from Martial House were: 3 February 2016 a. Ellie Tay b. Yap Yuan Xin c. Travier Wong d. Clement Soo e. Caston Lim b0409aa619878b4d6e34c25ffd1317a8 4 February 2016 a. Ng Teck Hong b. Ellie Tay c. Yap Yuan Xin d. Clement Soo e. Caston Lim IMG_0612 Photo Credits: Ng Teck Hong 5. CNY Celebration @ Stamford American International School (5 February 2016) c122b013785b6164631b8574efeb13d5 For the 4th consecutive year, Martial House and Stamford American International School (SAIS) collaborated to deliver a series of spectacular performances for the students, parents and teachers to celebrate the lunar new year. a582b94afd29e3d396b9c16928ed2a29 Besides the traditional Lion & Dragon Dance, there were Chinese Plate Spinning Acrobat, Diabolo (a.k.a. Chinese Yoyo) and Wushu performances. The Martial House Stars who performed for the Wushu segment were: a. Damien Teo b. Neville Cheong c. Ellie Tay d. Yap Yuan Xin e. Travier Wong f. Clement Soo g. Koh Hao Xuan h. Caston Lim c29f8390278340360984f77484e51008 Photo Credits: Leo Wen Yeow 6. Heineken Got Talent (5 February 2016) IMG_0640 On 5 February 2016, the Martial House LED Modern Lions were invited to be part of the opening segment of the “Heineken Got Talent” event. In collaboration with the traditional lion dance team, the performers delivered an electrifying performance! Kudos to the performers from Martial House: a. Ng Teck Hong b. Caston Lim c. Shawn Tan d. Dayton Leem IMG_0643 7. CNY Celebration @ Orchard Hotel Singapore (7 February 2016) dfb40676d8777b209eb028f1fc4c1bb7 To hype up the festive mood and enhance the dining experience at Orchard Hotel Singapore, the God of Fortune & Lucky Monkey from Martial House were invited to share their new year blessings with the guests. Besides the mascots, booths were set up to provide guests with CNY-related souvenirs such as the traditional dough figurines and Chinese fans with customised auspicious greetings calligraphed on them. 24363630ff96eb21b2c6c452753af192 8. Lion Dance Cai Qing @ Comms Square Creative Pte Ltd (10 February 2016) The Lion Dance troupe from Martial House was invited to the office of Comms Square Creative Pte Ltd for a Cai Qing performance. dc56fe0c526890bab4b482d54c94601c “Cai Qing” (a.k.a. “plucking the greens”) is a homonym for “wealth and fortune” whereby the lion(s) will dance to approach to “eat” and then “spit” the green vegetables and oranges. The act is believed to bring good luck and fortune to the business. If you would like to engage Martial House for performances, kindly send your queries via email to [email protected]

Martial House @ Lions Charity Show 2016

FullSizeRender-4 On 24 January 2016, Martial House was privileged to be part of the Lions Charity Show 2016 which was telecasted “live” on MediaCorp TV Channel 8. With the theme of “active and graceful ageing”, the show included performances by active senior citizens with local and international celebrities. IMG_0330-2 The Martial House Stars, led by Timothy Chan, performed to the iconic song “A Man Should Better Himself” along with renowned local artiste and Getai veteran, Marcus Chin. The Stars included: 1. Neville Cheong 2. Nigel Cheong 3. Ng Geng Jui 4. Travier Wong 5. Melvin Tan 6. Brandon Lee 7. Ng Teck Hong 8. Shawn Tan 9. Jeremy Tan 10. Wang Choon Hai IMG_0328-2 Over S$3,317,730.00 was raised through the Lions Charity Show for the Lions Home for the Elders and the Lions Befrienders, a welfare organisation that helps to improve the social, psycho-emotional and physical well-being of the elderly. The show was also the first “live” show to be held at the new MediaCorp Campus. IMG_0348 It was indeed a great honour for Martial House to be involved in the charity show, doing our humble part to help raise funds to improve the well-being of the senior citizens in Singapore. FullSizeRender-3

Performances by the Martial House Stars!

IMG_0274 It has been an action-packed week for the Martial House Stars as they were actively involved in Wushu performances for a variety of events! As Chinese New Year is just around the corner, Martial House Stars have been invited to perform at various shopping malls and corporate events across Singapore to hype up the festive mood! 1. Wushu Performance @ Clementi Mall (23 & 24 January 2016) 63cb7a4e3b9f2ee0c1d65bd2d9ced4be Under the guidance of Martial House Managing Director, Mr. Leo Wen Yeow, two groups of Martial House Stars delivered a spectacular performance at Clementi Mall on 23 & 24 January 2016 respectively. The performers were: 23 January 2016 a. Kevan Cheah b. Yap Wei Ren c. Melissa Mak d. Toh Xiang Hao e. Keeve Tan e0a7a202622d087b9163d3b65b1276d8 24 January 2016 a. Ho Lin Ying b. Zoe Mui c. Yap Zheng Yan d. Ng Shinn e. Ng Yu Ninn FullSizeRender 2. Wushu Performance @ Square 2 (24 January 2016) IMG_0316 On 24 January 2016, the Martial House Stars delivered a Wushu performance at Square 2 which drew the attention and applause of the shoppers. They were: a. Neville Cheong b. Nigel Cheong c. Leo Yi Long d. Chua Xin Qi e. Ng Geng Jui f. Melvin Tan g. Travier Wong h. Brandon Lee IMG_0309 After which, the Stars demonstrated some of the useful applications of Wushu. Shoppers were then invited up on stage to practice some of the self-defence techniques which the Stars have demonstrated. Defence P.S. The self-defence demonstration was conducted under the close supervision of the performers. Safety was ensured and no one was hurt throughout the demonstration. 3. Epson Lunar New Year Prosperity Dinner 2016 (29 January 2016) IMG_0484 The Martial House Stars were invited to deliver a Wushu performance at the Espon Lunar New Year Prosperity Dinner 2016 event. The performers for the evening were: a. Neville Cheong b. Nigel Cheong c. Leo Yi Long d. Melvin Tan e. Travier Wong IMG_0485 For the upcoming weeks, the Martial House Stars will be performing at the following venues and times: Square 2 31 January 2016 (Sunday), 3:00pm Clementi Mall 30 January 2016 (Saturday), 3:00pm 31 January 2016 (Sunday), 3:00pm These performances are open to public. Do drop by to give the performers your support! If you would like to engage Martial House for performances, kindly send your queries via email to [email protected]

Kickstart of CNY 2016 Performances

On 16 January 2016, the Martial House Stars have successfully kickstart the performance series for the upcoming Chinese New Year! The first performance for the festive season was held at Square 2 where 8 outstanding athletes delivered a spectacular performance for the shoppers. The performers were: 1. Emily Sin 2. Ho Lin Ying 3. Cheong Neville 4. Cheong Nigel 5. Ng Geng Jui 6. Leo Yi Long 7. Seow Wei Kai 8. Keeve Tan For the upcoming weeks, the Martial House team will be performing at the following venues and times: Square 2 24 January 2016 (Sunday), 3:00pm 31 January 2016 (Sunday), 3:00pm Clementi Mall 23 January 2016 (Saturday), 3:00pm 24 January 2016 (Sunday), 3:00pm 30 January 2016 (Saturday), 3:00pm 31 January 2016 (Sunday), 3:00pm These performances are open to public. Do drop by to give the performers your support! If you would like to engage Martial House for performances, kindly send your queries via email to [email protected]

Chingay Practice in Progress!

It is confirmed that Martial House will be performing in this year’s Chingay Parade! With the theme “Lights of Legacy, Brighter Singapore”, do expect a magnificent show brought to you by the various organisational groups across Singapore! The Martial House team for Chingay Parade 2016 is led by choreographers Gordon Choy, Xue Yong Zhi & Kevan Cheah. The participants have worked hard for their item, so do look forward to their performance in February! Click here to find out more about Chingay Parade 2016. Also, today marks the birthday of Coach Shawn Tan! Martial House & Wushu Daze would like to wish him a blessed birthday and enjoy this special day!

Wushu Performance @ Eunos CC

5ad84c77045695b4221185cfd34e7b06 Earlier this afternoon, a team of Martial House Stars delivered a spectacular performance that garnered a thunderous applause from the audiences at Eunos Community Club! 0741d1d149bdf28054cd82a017562f25 Under the guidance of Martial House Coach Kevan Cheah, the dazzling performers were: a. Yap Wen Ren b. Yap Zheng Yan c. Chua Xin Qi d. Chua Wen Bin e. Loh Yan Ping f. Joel Ng fcf1fb88cdd7a22d348fa5cd6ed1c3c1 With Chinese New Year approaching in last than 2 months, stay tuned to Wushu Daze for the performance schedule of the Martial House Stars! If you looking for performances for events, school celebrations, or corporate dinners, Martial House provides a wide range of performances! Feel free to contact me at [email protected] to find out more!

Martial House Stars @ The Sheng Siong Show (2)

88cf34cc283dfafcfecb7fee3209ecef On 26 December 2015, the Martial House Stars made their appearance on The Sheng Siong Show once again! f33b878900e6b844e8c60760f6fa4648 It was a lucky week for the home viewer who was selected to be part of the grand lucky draw segment by the Martial House Stars. He managed to select the “peach” which won him highest possible cash prize! Congratulations! 693d14206f9865a505ebbc0c27a33013 It was also a lucky week for the Martial House Stars too! The Stars got to meet and snap a photo with popular Taiwanese pop singer, Alien Huang (also known as Xiao Gui)! f7f26dfb6975ae7bc098694570c27fb5 When asked about his meeting experience with the pop star, Wei Kai exclaimed, “I’m really grateful to meet Xiao Gui! He has been my idol since I watched the Taiwanese variety programme ‘100% Entertainment’ when I’m in secondary school!”

Young Martial House Stars in Action!

FullSizeRender (7) On 13 December 2015, the young Martial House Stars were invited to perform at a Pre Christmas Lunch event organised by the Lions Club of Singapore Nanyang. The stars delivered a spectacular performance which was very well-received by the audiences! The performing team, led by Martial House Coach Wang Kai Ting, included: 1. Berlynn Ng Xuan Qi 2. Douglas Leow Kee Teck 3. Desmond Ong Wen Hai 4. Austin Chong Ze Sze 5. Ng Shinn 6. Ng Yu Ninn Martial House would like to thank the Lions Club of Singapore Nanyang for the invitation and kudos to the performers! FullSizeRender (9) Photo Credits: Wang Kai Ting

Martial House Stars @ The Sheng Siong Show

On 28 November 2015, the Martial House Stars made their debut at The Sheng Siong Show! The show was broadcasted “live” on MediaCorp television Channel 8. The Stars were part of the lucky draw segment where they showcased a short yet adorable Monkey Fist routine. The Stars involved were: 1. Seow Wei Kai 2. Desmond Ong 3. Leo Yi Long 4. Tok Ee Chern 5. Tristan Yeo These adorable Stars will continue to make appearance on The Sheng Siong Show in the coming weeks. Do keep a lookout for them!