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Train and learn in a positive and professional environment where you will be guided to discover your own “warrior within”.



Physical and Mental Conditioning




Mental acuity

Goal setting and Achievement

Put the centre and the balance back in your life with the confidence that warrior training brings.

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Why we teach

Our approach is one that preserves and passes on the traditional teachings, passed down from generation to generation, with a particular focus on enabling the individual student to achieve their full potential.

Our classes are small and informal so that lessons may be tailored to meet the needs of the individual. Indeed we specialise in […]

What we teach

We teach the traditional martial arts of China and the Nusantara (Southeast Asia) Region.

We specialise in Applied Taijiquan, Liang Style Chinese Martial Arts, Silat Tua, Krabi Krabong (Traditional Thai weapons training) and Eskrima.

We also offer courses in Chinese Baguazhang and Xingyiquan, Silat Kuntao Java and silat Lian Padukan.

Our teachers are initiated teachers […]

25th Anniversary

Nigel Sutton will be hosting the Zhong Ding 25th Anniversary Festival in Penang, Malaysia in the Summer of 2013. The Festival will take place in a four star hotel over fifteen days, fourteen nights and will feature daily training with Zhong Ding Masters and Technical Advisers, demonstrations, banquet and an international competition. As with […]


Tan Mew Hong

Tan Mew Hong has been practicing martial arts for more than 25 years and practices and teaches Taijiquan (Zhengzi and San Feng styles), Jing Wu forms, Baguazhang, Eskrima and Silat. A senior student of the late Master Liang He Qing, Fong, as she likes to be known, is committed to […]


Nigel has studied Martial Arts since he was thirteen years old and has trained extensively and intensively with a number of different teachers. He is a lineaged disciple of: Tan Swoh Theng (wuzuquan and taijiquan) Tan Ching Ngee (Zhengzi taijiquan) Lee Bei Lei (Zhengzi taijiquan) Lau Kim Hong (Zhengzi taijiquan) Ho Ah San (Zhengzi taijiquan) […]


Upcoming Events – Please use the menus for more details

June 2012 – Penang Schools – Competition

August 2012 – Bagua Intensive

August 2013 – 25th Anniversary Celebration of Zhong Ding

The Centre

At Zhong Ding we cater for all ages from 4 to 80 and beyond!

We offer:

Fully qualified and experienced instructors Daily classes Children’s classes from 4-16 in many of the Penang schools Weekend seminars Residential courses Courses designed to meet your needs Affordable prices to suit all budgets Classes in Tanjung Bungah, Balik Pulau […]