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Ooi Aik Tong’s journey to Mix Martial Arts

It was a long 6 months but it was worth every single sweat. It all started when our women’s judo coach Queenie Chew stumbled upon the registration to the Malaysian Invasion Mix Martial Arts, MIMMA in short. Queenie informed me and I remembered that Aik Tong once told me of his dream to have a […]

Newly minted blue belts in BJJ from Budo Academy……..

A big congratulations to Nashriq aka Abang Facebook and Queenie for obtaining the blue belt rank in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). Marcos gave the blue belts after the end of the class at Leverage on the 25th of June, 2012. You could actually see the satisfaction in Queenie’s eyes….haha A big congrats to Koo Kar Joon […]

Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials (Malaysia) experience by Nashriq and Queenie Chew

20th March 2012 – 22nd March 2012 It has been a great Budo family outing. The team trained hard and was prepared for their maiden BJJ (Brazillian Jiu Jitsu) competition and a world trial at that!!! This trial was a 3 star trial with participants from over 20 countries. The Budo family consisted of Md […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Grading….

Congrats to all Budo Academy BJJ enthusiast. The first from Penang to be graded and given stripes by Marcos Escobar… White 1 stripe – Victor White 2 stripe – Pang, Kenneth, Edwin, Josh, Melvin, Alan White 3 stripe – Gary, Khye Ping, Kah Joon, Lucas White 4 stripe – Nashriq and Queenie Blue 3 stripe […]

SEA Games 2011 – Jakarta

  Chew Li Ying and Agnes Thong were selected to represent Malaysia at the SEA Games Jakarta 2011 for the ladies Ju No Kata event. A big thank you to Epsom College Malaysia for sponsoring the ladies to the games. The ladies had to report to Bukit Jalil for centralize training a week before the […]


The Penang team to the SUKMA created a new record by breaking the old medal haul and with with a smaller team than the last SUKMA. This time Penang Judo team came back with a 3 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze. The Gold medals came from Chua Jen Keat and Lim Zheng Jie (Men’s […]

Penang BEATS! old SUKMA results

Finally we managed to beat Penang’s the old sukma medal tally of 1 gold 2 silver and 4 bronze. This time around our victorious team returned home with 2 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze. The medalist were: GOLD: Chew Li Ying (Women under 70kg) and Ashley Leow (Women above 70kg) SILVER: Chew Li Ying & […]

Penang Youth Judo Championship Circuit 2 Results

Congrats to those who made it to the medal podium. To those who did not, we know that the lessons would be invaluable and will certainly make you all a better person not only now for the future. No matter what we are PROUD of you all. Keep it up.    Youth under 12 – 20kg1st […]

National Referee Seminar

Over the weekend, 5 coaches from Budo Academy attended the Malaysia Judo Federation referee seminar. All 5 achieved the National B Referee License which enable referees to referee matches at the National Level. Those who achived the license were: a) Justin Khoo b) Md Nashriq B Md Nassir c) Chong Wei Liang d) Ooi Way […]


Malaysia was the host for the 3rd edition of the Asia Oceana Chanbara Championship. Teams from Japan, Korea, Pakistan, New Caledonia, Thailand Singapore, Indonesia, Nepal and Malaysia confirmed their participation. This time around, team Malaysia send a strong team comprising of 5 seniors and 7 juniors to fight. Overall Malaysia was placed 2nd behind Japan […]


Yeang Kong Zhen, age 13 created history by becoming the first Malaysian to emerge as champion in Kihon Category under 9 – 10 kyu of the 33rd World Sports Chanbara Championship 2007 held on November 4th, 2007. The 13 year old showed great determination to beat over 80 contestants to emerge champion in Kihon and […]


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