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Russell Wood

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Russell Wood (2014)
Grand Master Kukkiwon Instructor 8th Dan
Grand Master Jidokwon Instructor 9th Dan
Grand Master Chung Do Kwon Instructor 6th Dan
WTF IR Poomsae Judge
OTU Pooomsae Presenter/Coach
OTU Sparring Coach
OTU Sparring Judge
Mobile: 0405659684
Roxburgh Park, Craigieburn, Broadmeadows, Broadford, Wallan, Mooroopna, Shepparton & Gisborne. Russell Wood has some 45 years of experience teaching Taekwondo in Australia and Singapore. Russell is still competing in Poomse, Breaking and other Technical events, however, he retired from Sparring at the age of 65 after winning the Australian Masters in Canberra.  During the year 2000 Russell received a Sports Medal from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the 2nd.  In the 2005 National Competition he won 3 Gold and 3 Silver medals. At the 2006 Victorian Team Selections Russell won 4 Gold Medals followed by a Gold and 2 Silver at 2006 Nationals plus a Citation from the WTF for his contribution to Taekwondo . In 2007 Russell won 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 bronze Medal at the Australian Selections and National Muyae Championships. At the 2007 National Championships Russell won 5 Gold & 1 Silver. 2008 resulted in 3 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze plus 2 Gold Medals at the 3rd Oceania Championships in New Zealand. At the 2009 Australian Masters Russell won 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze Medal. Whilst in Europe Russell won Gold, Silver and Bronze at the Belgium 2009 Open Challenge Cup. Russell won A Grade Gold in Korea at the 2010 4th World Taekwondo Expo. Other medals won during 2010 are as follows, Victorian Team Selections 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze, Australian National Championships 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 2 Bronze, Pan Pac Masters 2 Gold & 3 Silver. At 2011 New Zealand Open Russell won 5 Gold medals. 2011 T.V.I Muye Competition Russell won 4 Gold & 1 Silver. City West Poomsae Competition 2 Silver. Finalist in the 2011 World Poomsae Championships in Russia. At 2011 T.A National Championships Russell won 3 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze. Russell also won the Victorian Sports and Recreation Senior Sports Person Award for 2011. Received a Citation from the WTF for his contribution to Taekwondo in 2012 which was presented to him by Grand Master Kyung Chan Kim. Gold Medalist 2012 Moomba Championship. 3 Gold Medals at the 2012 New Zealand Open. 4 Gold for Russell in Poomsae and Board breaking at the April Victorian Technical Championships. 2012 Taekwondo Australia’s Team Selections Russell wins 4 Gold and 1 Silver. At the 2012 Victorian Selections Russell 4 Gold, 3 Silver & 1 Bronze.
At the 2012 World Hanmadang Championships in Korea Russell won 1 Silver & 1 Bronze. Russell also received a WTF Citation and was Graded to 8th Dan whilst in Korea.
2012 Australian National/Festival Champions in Sydney a further 5 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze. At the 2013 US Open Russell won Silver and Bronze medals.
At the 2013 Victorian Technical Competition Russell won 4 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze. 2013 TVI Team Selections resulted in 9 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze for Russ.
The 2013 Festival /Nationals Championships resulted in 10 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 National Champion Trophy. At the 2013 Australian Masters Russ received 2 Gold Medals.
At the STA National Teams Selection Trails Russell won Gold and also won 2 Gold and a Bronze at 2014 New Zealand Taekwondo Open. Completed the OTU Poomsae Judges Seminar in Perth and the WTF Poomsae IR Seminar Taipei June 2014. At 2014 TVI Selections Russell won 1 Gold and another 2 Gold at the STV Selections. Russell won Gold at both the 2014 6th Oceania Championships and the 2014 STA Australian Selections in Sydney. Won Bronze at the WTF 2014 World Poomsae Championships in Mexico.
At the 2014 STA Nationals in Adelaide Russell won 4 Gold. Won 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze at the 2015 Arnold Classic. At the 2015 Australian Open Russell 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze. 2015 STA Selections resulted in 2 Gold. 2015 Australian Masters resulted in 4 Gold. 2016 Moomba Comp 3 Gold.. 2016 TVI Autumn Open 3 Gold. 2016 Presidents Cup 2 Silver. 2016 Australian Team Selections 1 Gold and 1 Silver. 2016 Australian Nationals 2 Gold and 1 Silver. 2016 Pan Pac Masters 4 Gold. 2016 Oceania Championships Fiji 1 Gold & 2 Silver. 2016 ITF Victorian Championships 2 Gold. 2017 TVI Moomba Festival 2 Gold and 1 Silver. 2017 Kukkiwon Australia Hanmadang 2 Gold and 2 Silver. 2017 TVI Winter Comp 2 Gold. 2017 Muju 1 Silver A Division. 2017 Victorian Selections 2 Gold.

Rebecca Delia

Rebecca Delia

Rebecca Delia
Instructor 2nd Dan Kukkiwon Black Belt
OTU Poomsae Poomsae and Sparring Coach

In 2011 Rebecca won 5 Gold in Sparring and Technical events and in 2012 Rebecca won 8 Gold in Sparring and Technical events.  During 2013 Rebecca won 18 Gold in State and National Competitions. 2014 seen Rebecca win 8 Gold and 1 Silver in State, National and the New Zealand Open. So far in 2015 Rebecca has won 5 Gold and 1 Silver in Sparring and Poomsae at the Arnold Classic and State Selections. 2015 STV Selections resulted in 1 Gold & 1 Bronze.

 

 

 

Lucy Cleary

2015 Lucy Cleary

Lucy Cleary
Kukkiwon 3rd Dan
OTU Poomsae Coach

Matthew Fenech

2017 MATTHEW_FENECHMatthew Fenech
Kukkiwon 4th Dan

 

Joyce Stivala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joyce Stivala (2014)

Head Instructor 5th Dan Kukkiwon Black Belt/6th Dan Jidokwan
Qualified Fittness Instructor
OTU Poomsae Coach
Phone: 97151300
Roxburgh Park  & Craigieburn

Joyce is a 6th Dan Black Belt and has been actively involved in Taekwondo over the past 16 years. Joyce was awarded best overall Female Competitor in the 3rd Asia Pacific Masters Games in 2002. Joyce recently completed her certificate III in Fitness and has now qualified as a Fitness Instructor. Joyce instructs a Martial Arts to music class especially for women at the Craigieburn College every Thursday evening. Joyce won 4 Gold,2 Silver and I Bronze Medal at the Victorian 2007 Australian Selections and National Muyae Championships. At the 2007 National Championships Joyce won 6 Gold Medals. 2008 resulted in 2 Gold Medals at the 3rd Oceania Championships in New Zealand. At the 2009 Australian Masters Joyce won 9 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze Medal. In 2010 Joyce won 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze at the Victorian Team Selections. At the 2011 T. A. National Championships Joyce won 3 Gold, 3 Silver & 1 Bronze. Silver Medalist 2012 Moomba Championships. At 2012 Victorian Selections Joyce won 1 Gold, 2 Silver & 1 Bronze.
At the 2013 Victorian Technical Competition Joyce wins 3 Gold, 2 Silver & 1 Bronze. The 2013 Festival /Nationals Championships resulted in 7 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze for Joyce. At the 2013 Australian Masters Joyce received Gold 1 and 1 Silver  Medals. At the 2014 New Zealand Open Joyce won 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze. Joyce won 2 Gold at the 2014 STV Selections. 2014 STA Selections Joyce won 2 Gold & 1 Silver. Joyce won 4 Gold. Won 3 Gold, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze at the 2015 Arnold Classic. Joyce won 1 Gold and 2 Bronze at the 2015 Australian Open. The 2015 STV Selections resulted in 3 Gold. 2016 Moomba Comp 2 Gold & 1 Silver.  2016 TVI Autumn Open 2 Gold & 1 Silver.
2016 Presidents Cup 1 Silver & 1 Bronze. 2016 Australian Team Selections 1 Gold and 1 Bronze. 2016 Australian Nationals 2 Gold and 1 Silver. 2016 ITF Victorian Championships 2 Gold.
2017 TVI Moomba Festival 2 Silver. 2017 TVI Winter Comp 1 Silver. 2107 Muju 1 Gold A division. 2017  Victorians Selection. 1 Gold and 1 Silver.

 

 

George Moutafis

2014 GEORG A (63x80)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructor: George Moutafis (2014)
Instructor 2nd Dan Kukkiwon Black Belt
Qualified Fittness Instructor
OTU Poomsae Judge / Coach
OTU Sparring Coach

Mooroopna
5 Mill St
Mobile: 0408 369 222
Bus Phone: 58254533
Classes: Thursdays
4:30pm – 6:00pm              Juniors
6:00pm – 7:30pm              Seniors 

George is a professional Personal Training, Group Trainer & Fitness Coach. He is passionate about all aspects of health & wellbeing and he enjoys helping people achieve their own fitness goals. George has been involved in Taekwondo for 8 years and has been competing in sparring competitions from the very start. He has won 8 GoldVictorianState medals, 8 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze. He has also won 3 National titles and in 2013 won Gold at the Australian Masters. George also competes in Obstacle Racing competitions throughout the State and country. In 2014 he came second in his age division for the Spartan Beast half marathon in Brisbane.

Sammy Rachele

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Sammy Rachele (2014)
Head Instructor 4th Dan Kukkiwon
OTU Poomsae and Sparring Coach
Mobile: 0419393419
Shepparton
Mon 5.00/7.30pm
Tue 5.30/6.30pm Beginners
Wed 5.00/7.30pm
Fri 5.30/7.00pm

 

Sammy has been training taekwondo for 26 years, and has been with Koryo Taekwondo Centre for 14 years.
Since joining Koryo Taekwondo Centre, Sammy has won many state, national, and international All Styles,
Fighting and Poomsae awards including:

  • National champion in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013
  • Won Gold at the 4th World Taekwondo Culture Expo Competition in Korea (July 2010)
  • Won Silver at the 4th World Taekwondo Culture Expo Competition in Korea (July 2010)
  •  Won Gold at the 3rd Commonwealth Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Chennai, India (2011)
  • Won Bronze at the 3rd Commonwealth Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Chennai, India (2011)
  • Won Bronze at the US open in Las Vegas Nevada (February 2013)

Ivana Cvak

Ivana Cvak
Instructor 4th Dan Kukkiwon
Roxburgh Park

Luisa Da Silva

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luisa Da Silva
Instructor 3rd Dan Kukkiwon
Roxburgh Park.

Luisa is a 3rd Dan Black belt who began training in 2005. Luisia is also a full time student who is studying Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law.
Throughout the years she has won many gold medals at both state and national competitions. Her highest achievement was when Louisa represented Australia at the Belgium Open Cup in 2009 were she won a Gold in Creative Poomsae and a Silver in Sparring. Luisa also competed at the 4th World Taekwondo Expo in Korea during 2010 winning a Gold and 2 Silver medals.

 

Natasha Papamikroulis

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Instructor 3rd Poom Kukkiwon
Roxburgh Park