Mr. Adrian Byrne VI Dan

Mr. Adrian Byrne

Mr. Adrian Byrne commenced his Taekwon-Do career in 1989 at Shannon Taekwon-Do Club, then under the instruction of Mr. Tim Forde.

 Mr. Byrne has completed five International Instructor Training Courses, including one under General Choi Hong Hi in 1999. Mr. Byrne is a qualified National and International Umpire class ‘A’ and is a CDPI Level 2 Coach Tutor and Taekwon-Do Level 1 coach.

 As a competitor Mr. Byrne has held National Champion titles in Pattern and Sparring. At international level, Mr Byrne has medalled at European and World Championships, European and World Cups and at international opens.

 Mr. Byrne is currently ITA Coaching Officer, a member of the Executive Committee and Technical and Instruction Committee. As well as his Taekwon-Do qualifications Mr. Byrne also holds an Honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Limerick.

 

2009 To present. Member of Irish National Team Coaching Panel

2009 16th Senior World Championships, Mar Del Plata - 3rd Place Team Pattern

2009 Promoted to V Dan by Grand Master Hector Marano IX Dan, Grand Master Pablo Trajtenberg IX Dan and Master Wim Bos VIII Dan in Benidorm, Spain in 2009.

2009 Completed International Instructor Training Course (Spain) under

Master Hector Marano VIII Dan, Master Pablo Trajtenberg VIII Dan and Wim Bos VIII Dan

2009 24th Senior European Championships, Benidorm - 1st Place Team Pattern

2009 Viking Cup International, Skovde, Sweden - 3rd place III & IV Dan Pattern

2009 Irish Open International, Dublin - 1st place Individual Pattern 4th - 6th Dan

2008 3rd World Cup, Riva Del Garda - 3rd Individual Pattern 4th-6th Dan

2007 9th Italian Open, Terracina, Italy - 2nd Place III to VI Dan Patterns, 2nd Place Team Event

2007 Viking Cup International, Skovde, Sweden - 3rd place III & IV Dan Pattern

2006 Irish Cup International - 2nd Place Team Pattern

2006 2nd ITF World Cup Benidorm Spain - 1st Place Team Pattern, 3rd Place Traditional Sparring

2006 2nd ITF World Cup Benidorm Spain - Coach to Female Senior Team - Bronze Team Pattern

2006 Completed Umpire Course & Seminar, Dublin - Master Wim Bos VIII Dan

2006 Completed International Instructor Training Course (England) under Master Hector Marano VIII Dan, Master Pablo Trajtenberg VIII Dan and Wim Bos VIII Dan, Master Tran Trieu Quan VIII Dan, ITF President

2005 Italian Open, Terracina - 2nd place Pattern and 3rd place Team Event

2005 1st European Cup, England - 2nd place Team Pattern

2004 Promoted to IV Dan by Grandmaster Van Binh, Master Tran, Master Marano, Master Trachtenberg in Belgium

2004 Completed International Instructor Training Course (Belgium) under Master Hector Marano VIII Dan, Master Pablo Trajtenberg VIII Dan and Wim Bos VIII Dan, Master Tran Trieu Quan VIII Dan, ITF President

2004 Member of the Irish Coaching Team for Junior ITF World Championships Riccone, Italy

2003 Opened Tipperary Taekwon-Do club

2003 Conferred with BSc in Sport and Exercise Science, 2nd Class Honours Grade 1, from the University of Limerick

2001 Promoted to III Dan by Mr. Aidan Walsh, Mr. Mark Hutton and Mr. Stephen Cooley

1999 Completed International Instructor Training Course (Ireland) under General Choi

1998 Became Instructor of Shannon Taekwon-Do Club

1997 Promoted to II Dan by Master Robert Howard, Master Anthony Phelan, Master Francis Barrett

1993 Promoted to I Dan by Grandmaster Hee Il Cho IX Dan

1989 Commenced Training