Master Daniel Sng

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Master Daniel Sng is the President of the International Taekwon-Do Federation Singapore (ITFS), Founder and Chief Instructor of Island Taekwon-Do Centre (ITC). He is currently a 7th degree black belt and has been teaching for over 43 years.

The International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) recognises him as an international master instructor and examiner. He is also a registered martial arts instructor with the Ministry Of Education (MOE) and a certified sports coach with the National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS).

Master Sng continues to be a role model for his students, by training, researching and reading up on the latest aspects of health and martial arts in order to benefit his students with the knowledge he passes on.

Besides teaching Taekwon-Do, Master Sng is also well versed in Hapkido. He is the Founder and Chief Instructor of Sun Hapkido Academy Singapore (SHAS), which is affiliated to Hapkidowon – World Hapkido Headquarters (WHH). Under Hapkidowon, he is the Head of Public Relations for South East Asia and currently holds a 5th degree black belt. is recognised as an international master instructor & examiner.


Milestones
1968: Started training Taekwon-Do
1973: Attained 1st degree black belt under Director Lee Jung Nam of the Korea Tae Kwon Do Bong Hwa Gymnasium
1993: Organiser of the 1st Singapore ITF International Instructor Course (IIC), conducted by the Founder of Taekwon-Do
2004: Coach of Singapore’s 1st Taekwon-Do ITF World Championship Medalist, Umpire at the Historic ITF World Championships in South Korea, Travelled to both parts of Korea

Qualifications
• International Master Instructor & Examiner, 7th Degree Black Belt (Cert no. SIN-7-1000), International Taekwon-Do Federation
• ITF Umpire “A” Certification (No. 540)
• Registered Martial Arts Instructor with the Ministry Of Education (MOE)
• Certified Sports Coach with the National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS)
• NCAP Level 1 Theory Certificate Singapore Sports Council
• Martial Art Control Unit license (no. I-1006)

Promotion History

Rank Awarded by
1st Degree
(16 Jun 1973)
Director Lee Jung Nam
Korea Tae Kwon Do Bong Hwa Gymnasium
2nd Degree
(9 Jun 1974)
Robert Chan Sze, Jimmy Too & John Nah
United Tae kwon-Do Group Singapore
3rd Degree
(22 May 1993)
Master Leong Wai Meng
International Taekwon-Do Federation
4th Degree
(22 May 1993)
Master Leong Wai Meng
International Taekwon-Do Federation
5th Degree
(26 Nov 1997)
Grandmaster General Choi Hong Hi & Master Choi Jung Hwa
International Taekwon-Do Federation
6th Degree
(18 Jan 2003)
Grandmaster Choi Jung Hwa
International Taekwon-Do Federation
7th Degree
(27 Jul 2008)
Master Trevor Nicholls
International Taekwon-Do Federation

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