Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt, 9th Degree Black Belt of CW Yeow Traditional Taekwon-Do Academy

Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt, 9th Degree Black Belt of CW Yeow Traditional Taekwon-Do Academy

With the rise of crime on the streets, it is a smart move to equip ourselves with some basic self-defence moves.

MBPJ Councillor Derek Fernandez

MBPJ Councillor Derek Fernandez

DSP Chan Mei Ling of Polis Diraja Malaysian (Royal Malaysia Police) briefs participants

DSP Chan Mei Ling of Polis Diraja Malaysia (Royal Malaysian Police) briefs participants

Irrespective of gender, we really should know a chop or two which could mean life and death at that crucial split second.

 Taekwon-Do demonstration

Taekwon-Do demonstration

Video: Self-defence demonstration

 Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt gives a demonstration

Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt gives a demonstration

Video: One-inch fist

In a bid to raise this public awareness, MBPJ Councillor Derek Fernandez organised a basic self-defence programme for adults and children, a community project in Petaling Jaya last Sunday.

 warm up

warm up

going hands-on

going hands-on

The four-hour session was conducted by Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt, 9th Degree Black Belt of CW Yeow Traditional Taekwon-Do Academy, and assisted by his students. It attracted almost fifty participants of all age groups, residents of Petaling Jaya.

going hands-on

going hands-on

going hands-on

going hands-on

going hands-on

going hands-on

From the participants’ response, all were willing to learn and pick up some self-defence techniques, as they went hands-on, guided by Taekwon-do instructors.

 Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt presents a token of appreciation to Dato' Shahnaz Azmi of Malaysian ITF Taekwon-Do Federation

Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt presents a token of appreciation to Dato’ Shahnaz Azmi of Malaysian ITF Taekwon-Do Federation

lucky draw winning twins

lucky draw winning twins

Self-protection is like an umbrella. It’s good to have it with us at all times; hopefully we don’t have to use it.

Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt presents a token of appreciation to DSP Chan Mei Ling

Grandmaster Yeow Cheng Watt presents a token of appreciation to DSP Chan Mei Ling

Besides MBPJ Councillor Derek Fernandez, present to address the participants were Dato’ Shahnaz Azmi of Malaysian ITF Taekwon-Do Federation and DSP Chan Mei Ling of Polis Diraja Malaysia (Royal Malaysian Police).

 one for the album

one for the album

Event: Basic Self-Defence Programme
Venue: CW Yeow Traditional Taekwon-Do Academy
Add: 11, Jalan 19/29, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Date: 18th August, 2019
Time: 10am – 2pm

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