Colin Wee, the mastermind behind ‘Breaking Through: The Secrets of Bassai Dai Kata,’ is a martial arts enthusiast whose journey from South East Asia to the United States of America, and then to Australia, has woven an exceptional tapestry of expertise and innovation.
With an illustrious career spanning over four decades, Colin’s name resonates as Principal of Joong Do Kwan, a sanctuary of martial arts excellence based in Perth, Western Australia. His journey began as a prodigious practitioner in South East Asia, and today, he stands tall as a 7th dan in Traditional Taekwondo, a rank bestowed upon the most committed of practitioners.
Colin’s artistry lies in his ability to harmonize Taekwondo and Karate, crafting a dynamic fusion that’s nothing short of groundbreaking. This synergy is the impetus of ‘Breaking Through,’ a transformative exploration of martial arts and his school’s unique training methodology through the popular Bassai Dai kata.
A recipient of the Instructor of the Year Award from the American Karate and Taekwondo Organization 2016 Colin’s reputation is a reflection of his commitment to the holistic growth of his students, and to his sharing of his insights with one-and-all.
Colin’s impact reverberates beyond the dojo. His invitation to and induction in the Australasian Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2020 isn’t just a nod to prowess; it’s a testament to his influence on the martial arts landscape.
Beyond the accolades, Colin is a storyteller. His words bridge cultures and traditions, drawing you into the world of Bassai Dai with a rare blend of wisdom and accessibility. As an author, instructor, and mentor, he doesn’t just teach techniques; he imparts life lessons, fostering discipline, resilience, and unwavering spirit in martial artists and non-practitioners alike.
‘Breaking Through’ isn’t a how-to book; it’s a transformative experience. As you delve into the secrets of this unique training methodology, remember you’re journeying with a master who has dedicated his life to breaking through barriers and inspiring self-directed progress.”
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