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Kildare Taekwondo

Mr. John Ng

Mr. John Ng currently 6th Degree Blackbelt.

Started TaeKwon-do: June 1994
International Scottish Open 1995 green tag champion
Winner of the Team sparring 1995
Member of the Irish team – Praque 2001
Umpire at World Championships Canada 2007
Team Member /Sparring coach Irish team Poland 2008
Bronze – Heavyweight sparring category 2008
The Gathering 2010 Veterans Heavyweight sparring Champion

1st Degree Black belt-1999
2nd Degree Black belt-2001
3rd Degree Black belt-2004
4th Degree Black belt- 2007
5th Degree Black belt-2012
6th Degree Black belt -2018

Member of the Tournament committee.
Member of the grading panel.
Chief Instructor/Examiner of Kildare TaeKwon-Do.

Mr. Michael O’Mahony – currently 3rd Degree Blackbelt. 

Began TKD in Sept 1988 training with Mr Brendan Walsh in Cork.
Received Double A promotion to Green Belt from Yellow Belt. 
Trained with Ms Ann Slocum & Mr Dermot Walsh from 1992 to 1994.
Achieved Red Tag (3rd Kup) in Mar 1994. 
Changed job and moved to Dublin and took break from TKD until Feb 2007.
Began training with the INTA under Mr John Ng in July 2008.
Achieved 1st Dan – 6th Dec 2009. 
Attended Umpire Course 11th & 12th Sept 2010. 
Achieved 2nd Dan – 4th Dec 2011. 
Competed in the TKD World Cup in Brighton 4th – 7th October 2012. 
Attended the 78th IIC in Tralee 25th – 27th Jan 2013. 
Attended National Instructors Technical Course 1st & 2nd Feb 2014. 
Attended the 92nd IIC in Dublin 23rd – 25th May 2014. 
Promoted to 3rd Dan – 7th June 2014 by INTA Grading Panel,
Master Brendan O’Toole VIII Degree, Master Val Douglas VIII Degree & Master Gerry Martin VII Degree.