Woodlands Instructors & Staff

Mr Ivan Mok You Qiang
Lead Instructor
As a hearing-impaired practitioner, Mr Ivan has overcome several obstacles to earn his black belt. His dedication to Taekwondo has resulted in him becoming Singapore’s first Taekwondo fighter at an International Multi-Sport Games. His strong desire for self-improvement also pushed him to complete his diploma for sports education and coaching. Despite his youthful appearance, Mr Ivan has been a full-time instructor since 2008 and many parents cited his patient teaching as a reason for their children persevering in Taekwondo. Besides his NCAP Level 2 and Poomsae Coach Level 3 coaching certifications, Mr Ivan is also a certified kyorugi referee. Mr Ivan also attained his ISSA sports masseur certification in 2018. Last but not least, Mr Ivan is a dedicated black belt in Kummooyeh and an internationally-recognized instructor of the World Kummooyeh Federation.

Ms Atikah Binti Zaihari
A fresh graduate in finance from UiTM, Ms Atikah joined the School in 2019 due to her passion in Taekwondo and has since become an integral part of the team. Ms Atikah was the President of the UiTM Taekwondo club in her university and was also an avid competitor who won several medals in poomsae while she was studying. Currently working at the Woodlands school, she continues to give her best for the students every day. Ms Atikah is a Poomsae Level 2 certified coach.

Mr Billy J. Manalo
Customer Sales & Service
After obtaining a diploma in hospitality and tourism management, Mr Billy has pursued a career in customer service. His experience in various industries has taught him how to meet and exceed customer exceptions with service that sells. His friendly and cheerful disposition makes him a natural in his work and he has been instrumental in making Woodlands a conducive environment for learning.