Mr. Darren Doherty III Dan
Having commenced training in 1982 , his pathway in the sport has developed from child beginner to National and International competitor, instructor and coach. Mr. Doherty currently holds a 2nd dan black belt awarded by the International TaeKwon-Do federation.
As a competitor, Mr. Doherty is regarded as one of the top competitors both Nationally and Internationally. He has held many National and International titles in both patterns and sparring. At the age of 12 he was the All Ireland TaeKwon-Do Association national champion and UK open TaeKwon-Do champion.
He first competed for the Irish national team in the 1991 World championship at the age of 17 were he reached the quarter final stages in the senior -57 kilo sparring. He is still competing and is a member of the Irish TaeKwon-Do Association national team to compete in the ITF European championship in October 2011 in Slovenia.
Mr. Doherty coaches in the Santry Sport TaeKwon-Do club. He is a T.A.B. and coaching Ireland certified coach and is a member of the Irish TaeKwon-Do Association and the International TaeKwon-Do Federation. He is also a member of I.M.A.C.
Irish Cup Limerick
-63 kilos Sparring Gold Medal
A E T F European TaeKwon-Do Championships Bratislava Slovakia .
-54 KILOS SPARRING SILVER MEDALIST .
Gold medal in the -54 kilo sparring in the Malaga International open Spain.