Master Hur began practising Taekwondo in 1975. When he arrived in Perth from his native Korea in 1977, he trained alongside some of Australia's top Taekwondo practitioners under master Sok Pong Kim. In the mid-1980s, he ran three successful Dojangs in the Western Australian suburbs of Balga, Bentley, and Kelmscott. In addition, from 1992 to 2005, he lived in Korea for 13 years, where he trained under renowned Korean masters and organised numerous training camps for Australian and European students at leading Korean Taekwondo universities. He is always enthusiastic about Taekwondo and attends classes at our full-time facility in Coopers Plains.
Jordan has been one of Australia's top sparring competitors in his division for many years. His most notable achievements include making the Australian team for the Commonwealth Games and finishing second in the senior world championship selections. He is a popular instructor among the little ones because he is always full of energy.
Sadhbh, who is originally from Ireland, is one of Australia's most prominent and well-respected female coaches in the high-performance sparring scene. She is the current Queensland lead for the Performace Pathway Program and has coached the Australian team at several benchmark events around the world. Her dedication is unrivaled as the mother of three talented Taekwondo athletes. She leads some of our club's sparring session
Aja, a former Tangsoodo specialist, is our daily instructor who is well-liked by our students due to her friendly demeanour. Her ability to teach while displaying many qualities such as patience, gentleness, and, most importantly, child management skills is a valuable asset to our club. A mother of four children, all of whom are club members, is also an enthusiastic Poomsae student and competitor.
Mark is dedicated to his role as a sparring coach. Through his extensive competitive experience and knowledge, he is able to effectively engage athletes and communicate the subtle nuances of the sparring craft. Mark is the head coach of the club's Saturday sparring session, where his talented daughters also participate. He is also assisting the state as a current assistant coach for the Queensland sparring high-performance program.