CMA Founder

About The Founder of CMA Mental Arithmetic
Master Tai Chiang Ching

  • CMA was founded by Master Tai Chiang Ching in Taiwan in 1984. 
  • A Master in Mental Arithmetic. Perfected the art of CMA Mental Arithmetic two-hand system over 34 years of Research and Development. 
  • CMA Mental Arithmetic is fun and easy to learn compared to the conventional method which is inflexible, uninspiring and difficult to master. 
  • President of You Ming Publishing Co., Taiwan’s largest mental arithmetic book publisher. Author and producer of more than 200 books and CD-roms, vcds, cds, cassettes etc. (Note: This vast resource of study and reference materials made CMA the most effective and efficient method for students to accomplish the full mental arithmetic course in Malaysia as compared to other providers who offer only 20 books ). 
  • Voted the Best Mental Arithmetic Trainer when his student, Lin Zi Yin became the World Champion in Mental Arithmetic in 1991. 
  • Invigilator and judge for world-class international mental arithmetic examinations and competitions. 
  • Researched and developed the complete CMA syllabus which makes teaching simple and easy for students to follow and to complete the course. 
  • Personally developed a comprehensive free-to-browse website which has become a beneficial reference tool to users worldwide (www.cma.com.tw). The site has received many positive user feedbacks. 
  • CMA is the only one mental arithmetic provider in the world to initiate the Worldwide Arithmetic Competition via the internet.

SOME OF MASTER TAI'S WORLD CLASS STUDENTS

Lin Zi Yin

Lin Zi Yin

Lin Zi Yin

Lin Zi Yin became the world champion in the Mental Arithmetic World Competition in 1991.

Attained Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Advance Level 10.

Su Wan Ting

Su Wan Ting

Su Wan Ting

Taiwan Lian Jing Book Publication published a book based on her success. (Book Title: Uncover The Secret To A Child’s Intelligence)

Highest attainment of grades in abacus and mental arithmetic examination.

ACHIEVEMENT

1979
Attain Qualification examination: calculation with an abacus, Level-5.
1984
Establish ‘Classical Mental Arithmetic’.
1991
Director of association of children's calculation with an abacus of Taiwan, ROC. Teacher of Lin, Zi-Yin, the World Champion in the Mental Arithmetic World Competition - Attained Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Advance Level 10. Awarded the Best World Mental Arithmetic Trainer.
1992
The pioneer, introducing the teaching method of using both hands to stir the beads to Taiwan.
1994
Level-ten education qualification awarded by Taiwan, ROC Association of Children Calculation with an Abacus. Teacher of Lin, Zi-Yin, the First Prize Winner in two Taiwan National competitions.
1995
Teacher of Lin, Zi-Yin, the First Prize Winner in the First Competition of Ten Outstanding Children of Calculation With an Abacus.
1996
Teacher of Su, Wan-Ting, the First Prize Winner in the First Competition of Ten Outstanding Children of Calculation With an Abacus. Acts as the referee in the world competition. Teacher of Su, Wan-Ting, the First Prize Winner in the Mental Arithmetic Competition of California.
1997
Teacher of Su, Wan-Ting, the First Prize Winner in the Taiwan National Competition of Calculation with an Abacus – Achieved the Highest Attainment of Grades in Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Examination.
1998
Appraised by the Taiwan, ROC association of children's calculation with an abacus as the highest level cram school. Awarded the best teaching institute by Chinese Children's Abacus Association.
1999
One of Ten outstanding young people of Tainan city, the Phoenix City. Awarded Ten Outstanding Youth Prize by Phoenix City.
2000
Publish Abacus Mental Arithmetic Multimedia CD 7 Albums (First Generation)
2001
Publish Mental Arithmetic Multimedia CD 4 Albums (Second Generation)
2002
Witness the commencement of World Abacus Mental Arithmetic Conference in China Beijing. Establish CMA Hongkong.
2003
Establish CMA Malaysia.
2004
Establish CMA China.
2005
Establish CMA New Zealand and CMA Singapore.
2006
Establish CMA India.
2007
Establish CMA Egypt
2008
Establish Sudan and Australia
2009
Establish CMA Nigeria
2010
Establish CMA Philippines and USA
2011
Establish CMA Indonesia
2012
Establish CMA Thailand and Turkey
2013
Establish CMA Canada
2014
Establish CMA Nepal
2015
Establish CMA Vietnam
2017
Establish CMA Cambodia

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