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* Former International Adjudicator for both Standard & Latin, World Dance Council;
* Achieved Highly Commended for professional teaching examination: Associate Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London (ISTD Ballroom)
* Achieved Highly Commended for professional teaching examination: Associate National Association Teachers of Dancing, London (NATD Ballroom & Latin American)
* Former Member of Singapore Dance Teachers Association;
* Trained in Gymnastics Strength Training, Ashtanga Yoga and Pilates
* Bachelor of Engineering (EEE), NUS
* President’s Scout Award winner

* 2011-2013: Singapore’s sole representatives to the World Professional Ballroom Dance Championships (Korea, Moscow, UK)
* 2012-2014: Singapore’s representative to the Asia Pacific Dancesport Championship, Japan
* 2013-2014: Senior Professional Ballroom finalist
* 2011-2014: 2nd Ranked Singapore Professional Ballroom competitor
For more information, please visit this authors web page.
Below is a list of articles with the most recent ones listed first.
Floor Craft by Robin Chee Topic: Dancing Tips
Floor craft is the ability to navigate round the dance floor without hitting other couples. This applies mainly to the moving dances like Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Slow foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Samba and Paso Doble. A pre-requisite for good floor craft is good lead and follow. Floor craft is e...
Published: Tuesday 30 August, 2016
10 Tips on getting the most out of your dance classes by Robin Chee Topic: Dancing Tips
Congratulations on taking the first step to the wonderful worl d of dance. Here are some tips to get the most out of your dance classes: 1. Come early. Do try to be 15 minutes early. This will give you time to settle down and then you can use the reminding time to practice the previous week...
Published: Wednesday 17 August, 2016
What to expect for your first few one-dance competitions by Robin Chee Topic: Dance Competitions
One-dance competitions are especially for new dancers or those who have never competed before. So everyone is probably just as lost. Listed below are some tips to prepare you for your first few one-dance competitions.
Published: Friday 12 August, 2016
Singapore Ballroom Dancing History by Robin Chee Topic: Dancing Tips
As far as we know, ballroom dancing started in Singapore in the 1920s with foreign caucasians organizing ad hoc dance classes here, there & even in hotels. My grandfather Mr Kwan Yin Siong housed Singapore's first ballroom dance studio in early 1930s
Published: Saturday 12 March, 2016
Ten Ballroom & Latin American Dancing Qualities by Robin Chee Topic: Dancing Tips
Ten Ballroom & Latin American Dancing Qualities To improve your Ballroom and Latin dancing there are variou s stages and things you need to take care of. Listed below are some things to help you in the development of your dancing. The priorities and quality requirements will differ in sequence ...
Published: Sunday 01 May, 2005
Pele Achieved Licentiate of Masters Photographers Association by Robin Chee Topic: About Us
Pele Achieved Licentiate of Masters Photographers Association Qualification. Yesterday was a joyous day for RpMerleon as one of its principal photographers, Pele, has just gone through very strigent requirements to achieve the prestigious Licentiate of Masters Photographers Association. She is now a...
Published: Saturday 02 November, 2002
Curved Spines and Dancesport, Robin & Pele's real life story by Robin Chee Topic: About Us
Curved Spines and Dancesport, Robin & Pele's real life story. At the peak of our Dancesport career, we were probably one of the top Grade C Standard couples in Singapore, with a very promising Grade A Standard potential. However, I was plagued with health problems related to Scoliosis. Scoliosis is ...
Published: Sunday 12 August, 2001
Dance Instruction in Singapore by Robin Chee Topic: Dancing Tips
Dance instruction has been conducted live in dance venues, either on a group or a couple or solo learning basis ever since Mr & Mrs Low Poh San (still gracing dance events) most probably secured the first dance medal for Singapore in the early 1900s. . The world is moving towards other means of comm...
Published: Saturday 01 May, 1999
Improving Standards of DanceSport Competitions by Robin Chee Topic: Dance Competitions
While we are grateful that there are still organisers daring enough to organise competitions in these bad economic times, we would like to make some general comments on competitions held in Singapore. We hope organisers would not take these comments personally but instead see it as a alternative sou...
Published: Tuesday 01 September, 1998
Forever Fever by Robin Chee Topic: Dance Movie Reviews
We managed to catch this locally produce movie "Forever Fever". A simple story, but one which most dancers can identify with. A young Singaporean man who dreams of buying a Harley Davidson motorbike. Unfortunately, he is stuck with a dead end job where money is slow and hard to come buy.
Published: Monday 15 June, 1998
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