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Recent News

We are back trainging!

After a lenghty break because of the COVID-19 crisis we are back training from Monday 28th September. New members are very welcome to join. Conatact Paul 0872582226 or email

Two new 3rd Degree Black Belts

Congratulations to Joshua Byrne and John O Connor who successfully tested for 3rd Degree Black Belt on March 1st 2020. Well done lads.

Intervarsity Golds for Blackrock Club members

Congratulations to club members Joshua Byrne and Amy Sullivan who represented their College/University at the Inter-varsities in Trinity. Both won Gold in their sparring divisions, with Amy also winning Silver in Patterns.

ITF Union Leinster Championships

Gold in Patterns and Gold in Sparring for Paul Manning at the ITF Union Leinster Championships in Athlone on March 1st. Thanks to Mrs Mannion and Mr Brydon for the invite.

Colour Belt Grading

Well done to everyone who took part in the recent grading.

Cork Martial Arts award for Tommy Burns

Congratulations to Tom Burns who was honored last night at the CMAP –Cork Martial Arts Promotions awards night. Tommy received the “Community Spirit” award in recognition of his continued contribution to Taekwon-Do over the past year. He has been training (and teaching) with us in Blackrock for the past 12 years, along with running his own, very successful club in Crosshaven.

Scion Championships 2020 - Neptune Stadium Cork - 26th January

Club instructors Paul Manning and Joshua Byrne both took part in this years Scion Championships. Paul won bronze in 3rd to 6th Degree patterns and Gold in Middle-weight sparring. Joshua won gold in 1st to 2nd Degree patterns and silver in Middle-weight sparring. Peter Philips represented the club as an official. 

Christmas Party 2019

The club Adult & Teen Christmas party 2019. Bowling in the Maradyke.

Total Taekwon-Do Championships 2019

Well done to all the club members who took part in the Total Taekwon-Do Championships here in Blackrock in December.


The 2019 Irish international Championships was held in Neptune Stadium in cork on November 17th. Thanks to Patricia Dalton for the invite.Results:Paul Manning - Gold in Patterns and Gold in SparringJoshua Byrne - Bronze in Patterns and Silver in SparringAmy Sullivan - Bronze in Pattern and Gold in Sparring x 2

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