Day 2 of the competition was definitely an intense one. Martial House athletes have attained another 2 GOLD, 1 SILVER & 1 3RD RUNNER-UP medals! Nanyang Polytechnic – 1 GOLD, 1 SILVER 1. Group Weapon GOLD 2. Group Fist SILVER Temasek Polytechnic – 1 GOLD 1. Yap Zheng Yan – Male Traditional Double Weapon GOLD Nanyang Technological University – 1 3RD RUNNER-UP 1. Timothy Chan Kim Wee – Male Traditional Long Weapon 3RD RUNNER-UP The final medal count for Martial House is 6 GOLD, 4 SILVER, 4 BRONZE & 7 3RD RUNNER-UP. The following athletes have also done Martial House proud by sweeping all the Male Individual All-Round awards: 1. Yap Zheng Yan (Temasek Polytechnic) – CHAMPION 2. Timothy Chan Kim Wee (Nanyang Technological University) – 1ST RUNNER-UP 3. Jeffrey Tan Jie Hui (Nanyang Polytechnic) – 2ND RUNNER-UP With a total of 4 GOLD & 1 SILVER medals, Temasek Polytechnic was placed OVERALL 2ND RUNNER-UP FOR TRADITIONAL EVENTS. This is definitely a breakthrough for Temasek Polytechnic as it was their first time participating in Wushu IVP with a humble team consisting of only 3 members. Congratulations! Nanyang Technological University has once again retained their OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR TRADITIONAL EVENTS with a total of 5 GOLD, 9 SILVER & 7 BRONZE medals. This is the third consecutive year the university has attained the Overall Championship. The Singapore Polytechnic Wushu Invitational Championships (Wushu IVP 2014) has successfully concluded after 2 days of competition. Martial House athletes would like to thank Singapore Polytechnic for hosting this year’s competition and not forgetting the supporters who came all the way down to lend us your support!
Today marks the first day of the competition and Martial House athletes have done well by achieving a total of 4 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze & 6 3RD RUNNER-UP medals. Below is the list of medalists: Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) – 1 SILVER, 4 BRONZE, 6 3RD RUNNER-UP 1. Koh Yu Shan – Female Ba Ji Quan SILVER 2. Shawn Soh – Male Tong Bei BRONZE 3. Ho Jing Guang – Male Traditional Nan Quan BRONZE 4. Sun Shao Lei – Female Ba Ji Quan BRONZE 5. Jeffrey Tan Jie Hui – Male Traditional Short Weapon BRONZE 6. Jeffrey Tan Jie Hui – Male Xiang Xing Quan 3RD RUNNER-UP 7. Lim Wan Xuan – Female Xiang Xing Quan 3RD RUNNER-UP 8. Joey Boo – Female Xiang Xing Quan 3RD RUNNER-UP 9. Chew Yu Quan – Male Tong Bei Quan 3RD RUNNER-UP 10. Gan Wee Tze – Male Fanzi / Xingyi Quan 3RD RUNNER-UP 11. Cynthia Tan – Female Fanzi Quan 3RD RUNNER-UP Temasek Polytechnic (TP) – 3 GOLD, 1 SILVER 1. Yap Zheng Yan – Male Traditional Xiang Xing Quan GOLD 2. Yap Zheng Yan – Male Traditional Soft Weapon GOLD 3. Fung Hui Xin – Female Fanzi / Xingyi Quan GOLD 4. Fung Hui Xin – Female Short Weapon SILVER Nanyang Technological University (NTU) – 1 GOLD, 1 SILVER 1. Timothy Chan Kim Wee – Male Traditional Short Weapon GOLD 2. Timothy Chan Kim Wee – Male Fanzi / Xingyi Quan SILVER Congratulations to all medalists and all the best for Day 2 of the competition!
On 21 October 2014, Martial House Coach, Leo Rui Yan (Reann), had a performance at the Singapore JewelFest 2014. The event was held at Ngee Ann Civic Plaza where rare gems and fine jewels by Asian designers were showcased. Reann was involved in the runway show which she performed a solo act as the opening segment. The performance was not the usual Wushu performance as Reann had to incorporate elements of contemporary dance to her act. However, that was not the challenging part. It was the close distance between the audiences and the runway, as shown above, which made Reann nervous because she had to consider their safety as a sword display was part of her act. At the back stage, Reann kept running her routine in her mind as she was worried about the safety of the audiences. Nonetheless, Reann managed to deliver an awe-inspiring performance! “This performance is definitely different from the usual Wushu performances that I have performed before. I would say this is something fresh and interesting. I am really glad to be given the opportunity to do something like this.” Here is a short video teaser of her performance! Enjoy! https://youtube.com/watch?v=8-eOHZeZcQE
As the Year-End Holiday is approaching, the Martial House team has worked hard to put together two holiday programmes specially for our students! Firstly, back by popular demand, it is the Wushu Day Camp! After a successful run earlier in June, the coaches will be working in pairs to deliver 3 sessions of 5-day camp! As usual, coaches will specially customise the camp itinerary for the participants of each respective session so that each individual is able to fully benefit from the camp. Also, the camp size for each session will be kept small which means that there are limited vacancies! Click here to find out more! Secondly, a newly launched programme by the Martial House team, APEX Camp 2014! As the name suggest, the objective of the camp is to allow students to reach the peak of their fullest potential! A 4 Day 4 Night camp that restricts the use of mobile phones but promotes outdoor activities to instill lifelong values such as confidence, teamwork and communication! Click here to find out more! If you have any query, feel free to email to [email protected]
Earlier tonight, 10 Martial House Stars were in action at the Community Sports Night 2014! This was the night when sports heroes unite to recognise the hardwork and contributions by the 31 Community Sports Clubs. The theme for the night was superheroes and thus, all the guests for the event dressed up as superheroes! Guess who Coach Kevan managed to take a picture with? It was indeed an action packed night and Martial House would like to thank the organisers for having us to be part of such a fun and significant event!
The Singapore Polytechnic Invitational Wushu Championships, otherwise known as Wushu Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) Games, will be held on 25 & 26 October 2014. For the first time, Temasek Polytechnic (TP) will be sending a team to compete in the IVP! With TP’s participation, it is a 100% involvement from all 5 polytechnics in Singapore! This is definitely a milestone for the Wushu IVP since its first season in 2007. All the best to all competitors! Click here to view the Rules & Regulations. Click here to view the Event Schedule & Competitors’ List.
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Do you know that Martial House has 10 core values? They are Loyalty, Righteousness, Courage, Humility, Patience, Courtesy, Respect, Endurance, Trust & Will. Martial House hopes to instill all 10 values in students, which serve as a guiding principle for them to be successful in Wushu and in life. To find out more, stay tuned to Wushu Daze.
This morning, students training at Beatty Secondary School were greeted by a surprise guest. She is none other than Noontalk Media artiste, Kimberly Chia! Kimberly joined the students for a session of training and it seems like they really like her company a lot! Hopefully, this will motivate the students to train a little harder!