Russell Wood







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.

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