WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME
‘MASTER OF THE YEAR 2007’
‘GRANDMASTER OF THE YEAR 2010’
‘GRANDMASTER INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR 2012’
GRANDMASTER YEO WEE BOON
Date of Birth: August 30, 1944
Position / Portfolios
- Chief Instructor of the Chuan Tong Yang Style Taijiquan Association, Singapore
- Instructor of the Singapore’s People Association for Sports.
- Instructor of the Taiji Wushu College of Yongnian YangZhenHe China.
- Accreditation Committee Member of the National Wushu Federation of Singapore
- International Martial Arts Research Institute - Singapore Ambassador
History of Martial Arts Involvement
- Studied and researched the 7- Star praying Mantis Style and the Yang style Taijiquan under the tutelage of the late Taijiquan Master Ling Bo Yan in 1960.
- Learnt and practiced Taijiquan under the tutelage of Yang Taijiquan’s 4th Generation Successor, Yang Zhen Duo in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China in 1985.
- Studied learnt push-hand, broadsword, sword and the dagan (long stick), as an ‘inner-room’ disciple of Grandmaster Yang Zhen Ho, Yongnian, Hubei Province, China in 2002. Grandmaster Yang was conferred the “National Cultural Heritage Award” by China and appointed as its representative for Yang Style Taijiquan
- Further studied and enhanced Taijiquan skills under Grandmaster Jin Ren Lin in Shanghai, China in 2006..
Achievements / Honours / Awards
- Professorial 6th Tuan by The World Organisation of Wushu & Kung-Fu Masters.
- Awarded 8th Tuan by the World Kuoshu Federation..
- Awarded 8th Tuan by the International Chinese Kuoshu Federation (ICKF)
- Inducted as ‘Master Of The Year’ at the World Martial Arts Black Belt Hall Of Fame 2007
- Inducted as ‘Grandmaster Of The Year’ at the World Martial Arts Black Belt Hall Of Fame 2010
- Promoting and trained a great number of students, many of whom are leading instructors and have won numerous prestigious awards.
- Inducted as ‘Grandmaster Instructor Of The Year’ at the World Martial Arts Black Belt Hall Of Fame 2012