Master Pat Barry
7th Degree Blackbelt

Master Pat Barry is a 7th Degree Black Belt and is an I.T.F. certified International Instructor, Umpire and Examiner. With over thirty three years experience he has trained under the world’s top Taekwon-Do Masters.

The following is a brief history of Master Barry’s achievements

  • 70 Members promoted to Black Belt
  • Competed at the 1989, 1991 & 1999 World Championships
  • Coached Irish Junior Team from 2006 to 2008, winning 1 Gold, 3 Silver & 8 Bronze Medals
  • I.T.A. Umpire Chairperson and Board Member
  • First Cork club to cater for 4-7 year olds with introduction Little Ninjas Class Programme in 2002
  • Regularly attend International Instructors Courses and Seminars
  • B.Soc.Sc Degree in Youth and Community Work
  • Code of Ethics Course
  • Children’s Officer Course
  • First Aid Course
  • Introduction To Coaching Course (TAB)
  • Level One Coach
  • Completed Tutor Development Course
Mr Jack Sheehan
3rd Degree Black Belt
  • Mr. Jack Sheehan is a 3rd Degree black belt
  • Certified umpire
  • Experienced instructor
  • Completed many International Intructor Courses, Umpire Courses and Seminars.
  • Umpired at the European Cup in Poland,2009
  • Umpired at the Open European Cup Slovakia,2010
  • Umpired at The Brabant Open in Holland,2011
  • Umpired at The Viking Cup 2011 in Sweden
  • Coach at the 3rd World Cup in Italy,2008
  • Manager of the Irish National Team in Slovakia,2011
  • Completed First Aid Courses
  • Completed Defibrillator Training
  • Completed IMAC Introduction to Coaching Course
  • Completed ISC Code of Ethics, Best Practice for Childrens Course