History of Qwan Ki Do Development in the country
Qwan Ki Do was introduced in Germany in 1990 in the city of Cottbus by the later and current Technical Director Giam Su Jean Isidore Dziengue.
In 1992 his students founded German Qwan Ki Do Federation.
After leaving the country for some years in 1995 he came back in 1999 and continue his work until today.
Technical Director of Qwan Ki Do Germany
Giam Su Jean-Isidore Dziengue – – Black Belt 7 Dang
Giam Su Jean Isidore Dziengue is today 7th Dang of Qwan Ki Do and started to practice Martial Arts already in his childhood in Congo-Brazzaville and became there 2nd Dang in Shotokan Karate.
He came to Iasi, Romania in 1978 to study pharmacy and met there Chan Su Fidele Guandjika with whom he started to practice Viet Vo Dao and from 1981 on Qwan Ki Do.
They took part together at the first international competition in Italy at the beginning of the eighties representing Romania there.
After re-coming home in 1984 he brought Qwan Ki Do than to Congo-Brazzaville.
In 1989 he came to former German Democratic Republic to go on with his studies in pharmacy and brought Qwan Ki Do with him also there.
Activity in the country
There are currently about 800 practitioners including more than 60 black belts.
Previous results in competitions
The first students of Giam Su Jean Isidore Dziengue of Cottbus won for Germany the title in the category „Giao Dao, grades, masculine“ in the 1st World Championship of Qwan Ki Do in 1994.
There were German Teams taken part in all categories in the European Championships in 1996 in Romania and 2000 in Italy and also in the 2nd and 3rd World Championships 1998 in Côte d’ Ivoire and 2003 at home in Berlin, Germany.
In 2005 in the European Championship in France the German team won three third places in Giao Dao, one 2nd and one 3rd place in Quyen and one 1st, one 2nd and one 3rd place in the International Club Competition.
In the 4th World Championship in Bucharest, Romania in 2007 the German team got two bronze medals in Giao Dao.
In 2009 the European Championship in Vienna, Austria brought two silver and one bronze medal for Germany in Quyen and four 3rd places in Giao Dao.
In Rabat, Maroc in 2011 German students won one 2nd and three 3rd places in Quyen and one silver and one bronze medal in Giao Dao.
In 2013 European Championship in Switzerland brought the two first titles for Germany in Quyen/ Song Luyen, five more third places in Quyen categories and two more bronze medals in Giao Dao. One German team won a gold medal in the International Club Competition there.
In the 5th World Championship in Bruxelles, Belgium in 2015 the German team won two 2nd and two 3rd places in Quyen/ Song Luyen and three 3rd places in Giao Dao.
In the International Club Competition there one German team won a gold medal and one team a silver medal.
In the last European Championship in Gandia, Spain in 2018 the German team got one silver and four bronze medals in Quyen and two 3rd places in Giao Dao.
German Clubs took part in all European Championships of Children, 2009 and 2012 in Berlin, Germany, 2014 in France, 2016 in Verona, Italy and 2019 in Switzerland.
German children were successful from the beginning, both in Quyen and in Giao Dao, and won through the years 17 gold, 16 silver and 37 bronze medals.