History of Qwan Ki Do Development in the country

  • 1983 – creation of the 1st Belgian federation led by Dong Van Hung
  • 1988: organization of the 1st European Cup in Brussels
  • end of 1st federation around 2000
  • 2003 – relaunch of a new Belgian federation led by Dong Van Sang
  • 2013: resignation of Dong Van Sang as technical delegate – functioning in committee
  • April 2015: organization of the 6th Qwan Ki Do World Championship in Brussels
  • September 2015: new technical delegate: Bertrand Guinziemba
  • 2018: organization of the 1st Brussels Tournament – interclub technique – friendly international
  • 2020: organization of the 2nd Brussels Tournament – interclub technique – friendly international
  • July 2020: resignation of Bertrand Guinziemba – functioning in committee to date

Technical Director of Qwan Ki Do Belgium

Tao Su Sang Dong Van – Black Belt 5 Dang

Tao Su Sang practiced Thai boxing in refugee camps in Thailand from 1988 to 1989.
He arrived in Belgium in December 1989 and began Qwan Ki Do in the old federation until 2000.
He took over the new federation in 2003 as a founding administrator and was involved as a technical delegate until 2013.
He obtained his 1st Dang Black Belt rank in 2003.
He has been responsible for the Dragon Rouge school in Brussels since 2003.
He has been a national referee since 2009 and international since 2012.
Member of the team for organizing national and international events in Belgium since 2009: national championships, world championships, Brussels tournament, Masters courses.
Tao Su Sang has been a member of the National Technical Committee since September 2020: responsible for central zone development, the ranks commission, managerial training and the Co Vo Dao commission, and member of the technical arbitration commission.

Activity in the country

The Belgian Qwan Ki Do federation is made up of 6 clubs – 4 in Brussels, 1 in Liège, 1 in Antwerp.

Previous results in competitions

Adult competitions:

  • 2013: European Championship – Switzerland: 1 bronze medal: 3rd place interclub combat women’s team
  • 2015: World Championship – Belgium: 4 bronze medals: 3rd place in weapon technique (male), 3rd place in CN technique (female), 3rd place in senior CN technique (female), 3rd place in senior CN technique (male) ).
  • 2018: European Championship – Spain: 2 bronze medals: 3rd place in CN senior women’s individual technique, 3rd place in senior men’s combat

Children’s competitions:

  • 2012: European children-juniors championship – Germany: 4 medals: 1 gold medal and 3 bronze medals (in technique one 1st place and a 3rd place – in combat, two 3rd place)
  • 2014: European children-juniors championship – France: 2 medals: 1 gold medal and 1 bronze medal in combat
  • 2016: European children-juniors championship – Italy: 7 medals: 2 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 3 bronze medals (in technique, two 3rd place – in combat: two 1st place, two 2nd place and a 3rd place)
  • 2019: European children-juniors championship – Switzerland: 14 medals: 3 silver, 11 bronze (in technique: one 2nd place and five 3rd place – in combat: two 2nd place and six 3rd place)