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Sang-yong Han
Head Coach, Jin Air Greenwings
Sang-yong Han, who has a unique experience as a Korean kickboxing champion, entered the esports scene in 2005 as the head coach of Plus. In an very uneasy and difficult environment, Sang-yong Han rose above thanks to his unique training methodology.

Han represents the peak of professional esports thinking. 20 years ago during the height of his career, his insight and advice to pro players proved invaluable to them, solidifying their competitive potential. Out of all the people in the world, Sang-yong Han is a master at turning an inexperienced player into a professional 'soldier'.
  • Place
    Crystal Cove Auditorium
    14:30 ~ 16:00

    More Than Culture: How Korea Is Fostering the Next Generation of Fakers

    Anyone and everyone knows that Korea is leading the forefront of the Esports Market: they have been for 20 years. However, can they truly explain why? Instead of just accepting that “Koreans are better at Esports” this panel serves to explain the specific and exact techniques that coaches in Korea use to turn young gamers into international champions.

    Learn from four indisputability successful Esports coaches that have managed players and teams in the most competitive environments imaginable. They’ve felt the pressure, lived through defeats, celebrated victories and now they have come to the US to share techniques Korea is currently using to create the next generation of Fakers

    Crystal Cove Auditorium
    14:30 ~ 16:00
    • Byeong-hun "cCarter" Choi
    • Sang-yong Han
    • Yeon-sung "iloveoov" Choi
    • Yun-sang Choi
    • Susie Kim