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2002

  • Member of the Jeff Speakman Demonstration Team which featured American Kenpo for the first time at the world famous Festival of Martial Arts in Bercy, Paris, France.
  • Appointed to the referee council of the Irish Karate Advisory Board.
2001
  • Member of the organising committee for the Open European Kenpo Karate Championships in Dublin.
2000
  • Promoted to 4th Degree by Mr. John Sepulveda.
1999
  • Silver medallist Black Belt forms IKKA European Championships Dublin.
1998
  • Silver medallist creative musical forms AKKS European Championships Jersey.
  • Demonstrated at the first "Irish Martial Arts Exhibition" in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght, County Dublin.
  • Completed a one year course in U.C.D. on "Injury management and Fitness in Sport"
1997
  • Fought for the last time in competition in the Grand kumite Kick boxing tournament. Lost in the quarter finals to Roy Baker (World & European Kick boxing Champion) Eventual winner was Alfie Lewis (5 times World Kick Boxing Champion)
  • Met and trained with Jeff Speakman for the first time.
1996
  • Appointed national coach to the Kenpo Fellowship.
  • Trained with Huk Planas for the first time.
1995
  • Opened Bawnogue Kenpo Karate Club.
  • Tournament Director All Styles Karate Tournament, Dublin.
1994
  • Awarded Black Belt Merit Award by the Kenpo Fellowship.
  • Trained with John Sepulveda for the first time.
  • Appointed to the Senior Technical Board of the Kenpo Fellowship.
1993
  • Silver medallist Black Belt individual Sparring IKKA European Championships Dublin.
  • Met John Sepulveda for the first time.
  • Elected for a second term to the executive of the Irish Martial Arts Commission.
1992
  • Brought team to British Midland Championships in Birmingham.
  • Team finish 2nd. Came 3rd in Black Belt Individual Kumite
  • Was unanimously elected by the executive committee as chief instructor of the I.A.K.K.F after the passing of instructor Mr.Michael Travers.
  • Elected to the executive of the Irish Martial Arts Commission.
  • Selected to represent Ireland on the Irish Martial Arts Commission. Karate team in the WUKO European Championships in Holland.
1991
  • Promoted to 3rd Degree Black Belt by Mr. Michael Travers.
1990
  • Met and trained with Mr. Parker for the first time.
1989
  • Won the Spirit of the day trophy and 2nd place team event Coventry, England
  • Tournament Director All Styles Karate Tournament, Dublin.
1988
  • Selected to represent Ireland at the 4 Nations Karate Championships in Cardiff.
  • Demonstrated in Jersey at the All Styles Martial Arts Commission Charity Exhibition.
1987
  • Selected to represent Ireland at the 4 Nations Karate Championships in Belfast.
1986
  • Promoted to 2nd Degree by Mr. Des Tracey and Mr. Michael Travers
1985
  • Selected to represent Ireland at the EKF European Karate Championships in Dublin.
1984
  • Selected to represent Ireland at the IAKF World Karate Championships in Egypt.
1983
  • Selected to represent Ireland at the EKF European Karate Championships in Germany.
1982
  • Selected for the first time to represent Ireland at the EKF European Karate Championships in Switzerland.
1981
  • Travelled to Boston USA with the IKKF senior instructors who returned and began teaching Shaolin Kenpo
1980
  • Tested successfully for his Black Belt by the IKKF grading panel, which consisted of Mr. Maurice Mahon, Mr. Don Cassidy, Mr. Des Tracey, Mr. Michael Travers, and Mr. Hugh Hanratty
1979
  • Graded to 1st Brown Belt.
1978
  • Won the first of many Tournaments.
1977
  • Entered First Karate tournament All Ireland Kenpo Karate Championships
1976
  • Graded to Blue Belt.
1975
  • Walked into his first Kenpo Karate School at 15 years of age in Parnell Square.