Singapore Sancheendo Martial Arts Institute


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Photo Albums Updated

Posted by DomLim on June 14, 2015 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (19345)

Added two new albums of a couple of visits from overseas by our brothers in Philipines as well as the Wushu Federation from Xiamen China.

Sanda Instructor Course

Posted by DomLim on July 22, 2013 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (455)

Congratulations to the 15 Sancheendo Members who successfully completed the Sanda Instructor Course organised by the Singapore Wushu and Dragon and Lion Dance Federation in June 2013!!

Pictures are added!

Sanda Instructor Photos

Revamping the Website

Posted by DomLim on April 12, 2013 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (300)

Hi Everyone,

As it has been a while since we did anything here, I have made a little overhaul to the Sancheendo Webpage.

The new page is as follow:

About Us: a little introduction of Sancheendo

News: This page

Lineage: Our Sifu's details and his sifu and his sifu's sifu.

Blackbelts: We created a new registry for blackbelts! If you are not on the list please contact me!

Syllabus: Short description of the training that we do.

Members: The same old members listing page.

Photo Gallery: no change

Shop: Added Sifu's TCM products on the website.

Contact Us: A place for potential students and friends who wants to know more about us.

Please let me know if you have any suggestions or comments!


Dominic Lim

Removed member and inappropriate posts

Posted by Jason B K Loh on July 20, 2011 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (234)

I was surprised to see some commercial postings and especially mentions of fake goods in the forum. As such I removed the member who were making the posts, and the offending posts.

Admins, please help to police this, this is our club's site.


Letter to SSC regarding NCAP's accreditation

Posted by DomLim on May 13, 2011 at 2:07 AM Comments comments (477)

Hi below is a letter i wrote to SSC, hoping that we can add a voice in making traditional arts more recognised in Singapore. I am going to contact other friends from other schools also to voice out.


From: Dominic Lim []

Sent: Thursday, 12 May, 2011 6:33 PM

To: SSC Coaching (SSC)

Subject: Complaint and Feedback- NCAP Accredition

Dear Sir,

I hope this note finds you well.


I would like to give a little feedback regarding the Wushu practical accreditation, I have been trying to communicate with Wuzong but I was not able to get a response from them.


The NCAP level 1 programme is a good study for coaches and SSC is definitely sending good and qualified instructors to teach the teaching methods and theory of sports coaching in general.


The problem now lies with the practical segment of NCAP accreditation for Wushu. Just a little background of myself, I have spent more than half of my life practicing Southern Shaolin fist. I have competed in China in traditional taolu matches where participants are from a mix of international (26 countries) and Chinese sportsmen. As we are competing directly with the Shaolin Temple and full time sportsmen, requirements and standards of these competitions are equal if not higher than that of local Singaporean Wushu competitions.

In Singapore the Singapore Wushu Dragon & lion dance federation or “Wuzong” is offering the NCAP level 1 course which consist of a number of trainings including a mandatory knowledge of Taiji 13 form as seen in this application form:

I personally have no problem with the practice of taiji, but I feel it is preposterous to make it a core requirement of Wushu practical accreditation.

Can we say that if you do not know taiji, you do not know wushu? (i) If we answer positive to that question then I do not know what exactly is that art that I have practiced for half my life. But I am very sure Shaolin is a wushu. (ii) If we answer negative to that question then why should we do taiji to be accredited to teach shaolin or any other non-taiji wushu?

I am not sure if you have or have not heard of the recent news where Lee Poh Heng master of southern shaolin fist, attempt to challenge Wuzong with the claim that ‘if you can beat me I will do Taiji’. I am not associated with Lee in anyway and I do not approve of his methods to get the idea across. However his protest does in a way reflect Wuzong’s inadequacies to encompass all Chinese Martial Arts, in particular to traditional forms.

If we draw an equivalent here, to make all wushu practioners do Taiji and competitive forms it would be similar to making all football players play and know basketball in an instructors level in order to be able to be certified to teach ‘ball games’. I am certain that anyone with proper reasoning abilities should be able to see that soccer is not basketball and people who can teach soccer do not need to know any basketball techniques. The number of people playing basketball will not change that fact.


I wish SSC can apply some pressure or bring out this issue to Wuzong. And if Wuzong is unable to provide satisfactory coverage for traditional Chinese martial arts practitioners, then it might be crucial to select a separate organization that can for the practical segment of NCAP.


I would appreciate an answer from SSC NCAP about this issue. (ie: what is SSC’s official stand in the issue and what alternatives can traditional martial arts practitioners do to enjoy the benefits of being an accredited coach, keeping in mind that traditional martial artists are doing competitions equal in quality to that done by taiji or standardized wushu.)

Thank you for reading my note.


Best regards,

Dominic Lim


Derrick Teo

Posted by Jason B K Loh on January 21, 2011 at 2:58 AM Comments comments (328)

It is with great sadness to announce that Derrick, our long standing member, well acquainted and well known among the members of San Cheen Do, passed away suddenly yesteray, on 20th Jan 2011.

For all members who like to know more, please contact Kay.

Great celebration

Posted by Jason B K Loh on July 18, 2010 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (114)

Hey guys,

Thank you all for turning up for the anniversay celebrations.

It was great to be able to to sit down and have a dinner together amid the martial arts demo the members put up.

We had a good time and looking forward to see the next one in 2 years time.

Lets hope Master Teo continue to do it.

Sancheendo 38th Anniversary

Posted by DomLim on May 26, 2010 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (290)

Hello Everyone,


Sancheendo Martial Arts Institute is holding a dinner and demostrations to celebrate the institution's 38th anniversary. The event will be held on 17th July at Singapore Foo Chow Association with guest of honour Dr Yeo Ker Chiang.  There will be demostrations of all essential Sancheendo Taichor Forms.


Interested parties please book your table seatings with Sifu Teo Choon Teck, or send us an email/message via this website.




9th May Geylang Serai CC Demo pics

Posted by Jason B K Loh on May 8, 2010 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (463)

Hi all,

I had already uploaded the pictures taken during the morning's demo at Geylang Serai CC with MP Ms Fatima and Senior Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong.

Please go to the photo gallery for the pictures.

New Video Links added

Posted by Jason B K Loh on May 4, 2010 at 1:01 AM Comments comments (383)

New video links are added under San Cheen Video links.

I had compiled a series of San Zhan forms from China and other Wu Zu practioners world wide, also, some Wu Zu forms. Also included are the Karate San Chin katas to add dimension to the popular art we are practising.

This was done because of the research I made and found that the martial art is evolving and currently still undergoing a change. Forms and styles are incoporated into one another and thus a research in this area is proving to be rather interesting.

If you click on the small screens, some  of them will play directly, others will only appear on the small screen, you have to click on the link in the small screen to be diverted to the actual video in youtube.

Hope you all like them.