WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME 2007

MASTER OF THE YEAR 2007

SINGAPORE
SIFU YEO WEE BOON

Date of Birth: August 30, 1944

Position / Portfolios

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Chief Instructor of the Singapore Traditional Yang Style Taijiquan Association.
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Instructor of the Singapore's People Association for Sports.
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Instructor of the Chinese Yang Zhen He Taijiquan Association.
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Member of the National Wushu Federation of Singapore Accredition Committee

History of Martial Arts Involvement

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Researched and studied the 7- Star praying Mantis Style and the Yang style Taijiquan under the tutelage of the late Taijiquan Master Ling Bo Yan in 1960.
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Learnt and practiced Taijiquan under the tutelage of Yang Taijiquan's 4th Generation Successor, Yang Zheng Feng in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China in 1985.
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Studied learnt barehand styles, broadswords, sword and the staff, as an 'inner-room' disciple and became the 6th Generation Successor of Yang Taijiquan in Hebei Province, China in 2002
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Also studied Chen Style Taijiquan under Master Jiao Songmao.

Achievements / Honours / Awards

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Has promoted and taught Taijiquan to many people.
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Awarded 8th Tuan in Chinese Martial Arts by the World Martial arts Association.
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Awarded 8th Tuan in Chinese Martial Arts Association - International Union Indentification Grade.