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Belt Testing & Uniforms!
Please take note that the Belt Testing for the Fall GMS program will be on Monday November 30th and Thursday December 3rd, 2015. There will be no regular class on either the Monday or Thursday. If you are unsure if you qualify to test please see either Master Yeoh or O'Connell ASAP.
Even if you are not testing, we still would like to encourage you to come out and watch the proceedings, plus support your fellow students. The new Belts and Certificates will be presented at the class party on Monday Dec 7th.
NOTE: Master Yeoh has a limited opportunity to obtain uniforms for $55 (a small discount). If you are interested in obtaining one we will be bringing sample sizes this week to class and be taking orders to receive in time for the end of term. Please bring in payment when ordering the uniforms. We are unable to accept credit/debit or personal cheques for this offer - cash only.
Master Stephen Yeoh is a former two-time Canadian gold medal TaeKwonDo full-contact sparring champion.
Over the past 30 years, Master Yeoh (a.k.a. Lord Yo) has trained thousands of students, many of whom have attained their black belt. Many of these students are now carrying on his philosophy and teaching techniques, some running their own schools independently, in different parts of the world. His reputation for openness and acceptance of the validity of other martial arts has enabled him to form alliances with many quality instructors from different martial arts. Master Yeoh believes that exposing his students to these other martial arts enriches their learning experience.
Master Yeoh is a respected 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and also holds black-belts in other systems (Karate and Ju-Jitsu). He has been providing martial arts instruction for over 30 years in the Ottawa area and travels extensively to Asia (Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines) to train with other masters in order to bring the best techniques to his clients. His passion in unarmed combat strategies and weapons is widely respected and well received from many clients of different martial arts.
He is also a certified fitness master trainer and is sought out by many professional elite athletes in different sports. Master Yeoh is an excellent strength coach who can bench press 315 lbs. Master Yeoh has provided many excellent and interesting seminars empowering women to protect themselves and he designed the Creative Self-Defense Strategies (CSC) program specifically for his female clients. His classes are fun and relaxed, and students are encouraged to pace themselves accordingly. Master Yeoh is unique in his ability to coach students to replicate and create techniques that will work for their body type and personality.
Master Yeoh is a head instructor and an examiner for many TaeKwonDo clubs. He is a frequent guest lecturer and consultant for law enforcement agencies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Master Yeoh is a respected local martial art instructor who is recognized for his coaching and motivational skills for students of all ages in the region of Ottawa-Carleton. His non-martial arts passions are skydiving, scuba diving, snorkeling, hang gliding and many other adrenaline rush sports.
"Life is brief, it's not how much you make but who you touched and enriched along the way"-Lord Yo.