Wednesday, March 18, 2009

SINGAPORE FFS Instructors


Gilbert has been training in martial arts since 1982. He has competed in various karate tournaments ranging from semi contact to full contact and successfully winning AKF (Australian Karate Federation) Titles for his weight division under the guidance of his Sensei Bob McMahon (6th Dan). From his kumite success he was selected for the Queensland State Senior Kumite Team to compete at the 1994 Australian Karate Championships.

Gilbert has continued his study in various martial arts where he has now found his home in the study of the indigenous martial arts of the archipelago.

With his ongoing thirst for knowledge in learning different blade arts of the archipelago, Gilbert's journey has taken him to the Philippines where he has had numerous private lessons with Grandmaster Yuli Romo (Bahad Zubu Kali). Including his travels back to his homeland Australia, he has also had private training with Ray Floro in his unique fighting system (Floro Fighting System).

Gilbert has also maintained his studies with SKD Tactical Weaponry and Jeet Kune Do with Guro/ Sifu Mark Stewart in Singapore. Currently he is the SKD Tactical Instructor and the Floro Fighting System Instructor for Singapore.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 1992 Shodan Black Belt Japan Karate-Do Ryobu-Kai Shindo Jinen Ryu
  • 1992 Level 1 Coaching Accreditation Qld Australia
  • 1994 Queensland State Senior Kumite Team
  • 1996 Nidan Black Belt Australian Karate Academy
  • 2008 Instructor SKD Tactical
  • 2009 Instructor Floro Fighting Systems
Email: florofightingsystem@hotmail.com

Blog: http://florofightingsingapore.blogspot.com/






From left to right: Bryson Keenan, Raymond Floro, Gilbert Chee, Lloyd Ngoh Shi Kai.....

Lloyd Ngoh was a kid off the streets. Rebellious and stubborn, he was always getting into trouble and fights. Lloyd got involved with gangs at a young age of 15 after being jumped in school by a group of bullies. He was severly beaten up, so much so that he had trouble opening his eye as it was badly bruised. His jaw and nose were also broken. His right eye couldn't see properly for weeks. Getting into gangs then was one of the few options he had in order to 'protect' himself. He learned through the 'School of Hard Knocks' in Self Defence. Through trial and error from street fights, and sparrings with mates, he learnt what to do and not to if he was caught in a situation.


Out of sheer determination to seek out a practical system, he spent 15 years of his life seeking out a suitable one. One that was Practical and most Importantly, keep him alive. His thirst of knowledge and in seeking a genuine,practical yet simple to learn solution brought him into various marital arts. Lloyd concluded that a style that looks good doesn't necessarily means it is effective in a real case scenario. Some of those principles that he was exposed to and practiced were - Jow Ga Kungfu, Boxing, Muay Thai, SKD Tactical Weaponry (Kali). Finally- Floro Fighting System (FFS).


Lloyd Ngoh signed on as a Combat Specialist immediately after High School to stay out of trouble and importantly, prison. He lived, studied and served his Basic Military Training in a term period of one year at the Singapore Armed Forces Education Centre so that he could re-take his Final Year Examination. During his service term, Lloyd served as a trooper with the Commando Formation. He later served as an Intelligence Specialist (IS), with Joint Intelligence during the later part of his career. He was a weapons specialist, trained in a wide range of weaponry. His principle role were, amphibious insertion specialist and military combat diving. He was trained in Unarmed Combat, Krav Maga, Anti-Riot and Crowd Control. Other notable highlights of his career were that Lloyd was an instructor for Counter Assault, as well as Advanced Tactics.


As a certified Counter Terrorism operative, Lloyd was engaged as a private security contractor after leaving the military. His resume includes - Security Management, Executive Protection, Quick Reaction Force(QRF), Security Liaison, Risk Migitation and Security Consultancy to name a few.


Lloyd has over the last year, introduced FFS into several Tertiary Institutions in S'pore. Namely - Women's Self Defence Awareness, Rape Defence, Edged Weapons Defence and Awareness.


He is one of the elite few FFS Certified Knife Instructors in Singapore, currently undergoing Instructor Certification in the other systems of FFS.

Lloyd can be contact via email:

lloydngoh@gmail.com

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