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Name: Mr Corey Hitchen
Position: Senior Assistant Instructor, Taekwondo Instructor and Fitness Instructor
Degree: III (3rd)

Bio:
Mr Hitchen has been training in Taekwon-Do for over 15 years.  Mr Hitchen is hugely popular with students, due to his caring and giving nature. He loves nothing more than to help the children develop thier skills and is always there to give support to all his fellow Taekwon-Do practitioners.  He is an intergral part of of Instructor team at the academy.

Mr Hitchen excels in Taekwon-Do Disciplines, and is a current member of the Taekwon-Do Alliance and ITF HQ Korea.

 

 


Name: Miss Emily Peers
Position: Senior Assistant Instructor, Taekwon-Do and Fitness Instructor
Degree: II (2nd)

Bio:
Miss Peers has been training in Taekwondo for many years, and loves nothing more, than to be passing on her knowledge and skills to students at the academy. She is an intergral part of of Instructor team at the academy, as well as a member of the Alliance National squad winning at National and International events during 2019.

Miss Peers excels in Taekwon-Do Disciplines, and is a current member of the Taekwon-Do Alliance and ITF HQ Korea.

 


Name: Mr Maurice McKenna
Position: Senior Assistant Taekwon-Do Instructor
Degree: II (2nd)

Bio: Mr McKenna has been training in Taekwondo for over 18 years, having started as a very young boy under Master Kirkwood.  Mr McKenna, is very helpful within classes and and loves nothing more to help students on the mats.  As an intergral part of of Instructor team at the academy, his ambition is to become a fulltime Instructor at the academy.

Mr McKenna excels in Taekwon-Do Disciplines, and is a current member of the Taekwon-Do Alliance and ITF HQ Korea.

 


Name: Mr Gary McKinnon
Position: Senior Assistant Instructor, Taekwon-Do and Hapkido
Degree: II (2nd)

Bio: Mr McKinnon has been training in Taekwondo for many years and now hold Black belts in Taekwon-Do and Hapkido.  Mr McKinnon has a gift for teaching children, being a father in his own right, and loves nothing more than to help the young students in the academy. He trains with his family in the martial arts.

Mr McKinnon is an intergral part of of Instructor team at the academy, and helps out in various classes, as well as Hapkido.

Mr McKinnon excels in Taekwon-Do Disciplines, and is a current member of the Taekwon-Do Alliance and ITF HQ Korea.

 


Name: Mrs Lisa Hamilton
Position: Senior Tiger Instructor, and Fitness Instructor
Bio:
Mrs Hamilton is the senior Tiger Instructor at the acadmey, looking after our 3 to 5 year old mini ninjas!  She has a passion for teaching the smaller kids, as she is a mum herself.  Her little Tigers excel under her teaching, and she is assisted by a team of our top three Black Belt academy leaders.

Mrs Hamilton is also a Fitness Instructor at the academy and can be found teaching our ladies kickboxing and various fitness classes.  As an intergral part of of Instructor team at the academy, she passes on her skills and enthusiasim to all around her. Mrs Hamilton is also part of the Alliance National squad winning at National and International events in 2019.

Mrs Hamilton excels in Taekwon-Do Disciplines, and is a current member of the Taekwon-Do Alliance and ITF HQ Korea.


Name: Miss Louise Lennon
Position: Senior Assistant Instructor, and Fitness Instructor
Bio:
Miss Lennon, started training in Taekwondo in the 1990’s and achieved green belt, before taking a break to pusue her career.  She returned to training 3 years ago.  Miss Lennon trains and teaches at the academy as part of the senior team, and can be found helping our younger students and assisting our senior students on the mats.

Miss Lennon is also part of the Fitness Instructor team at the academy and can be found teaching our ladies kickboxing and various fitness classes.  She is an intergral part of of Instructor team at the academy, and is also part of the Alliance National squad winning at National and International events in 2019.

Miss Lennon excels in Taekwon-Do Disciplines, and is a current member of the Taekwon-Do Alliance and ITF HQ Korea.