Ms. Ryan commenced training in September 2002. She began training with Mr. Ryan when he opened Quin Taekwon-do club in July 2004 and soon began coaching and instructing in the club.
Ms. Ryan has attended two International Instructor Courses delivered by the ITF Technical Committee and one Umpire Course delivered by Master Bos VIII Degree. Ms. Ryan has also attended many technical seminars held by the National Technical Committee. She was successfully promoted to I Degree black belt by Mr. Ken Wheatley VI Degree in July 2006. She was promoted to II Degree in June 2008 by the ITA promotions panel.
As a competitor, Ms. Ryan has won many national medals in patterns, sparring and destruction. In 2005 she competed in her first International event and took Silver in patterns from the European Cup.
Along with her Taekwon-Do accomplishments, Ms. Ryan also qualified as a secondary school teacher with 1st class honours from the University of Brighton.
2010 - promoted to III Dan Black Belt by ITA promotions panel
2009 - completed 1st aid course with Irish Red Cross
2008 - Qualified as CPR and Defibrillator (AED) Instructor, certified by the HSE and Irish Heart Foundation
2008 - ITA Kingdom Open. 2nd Dan Patterns 2nd Place
2008 - Promoted to II Dan Black Belt by Mr. Ken Wheatley VI Dan, Mr. Patrick O'Rourke VI Dan and Mr. Stephen Cooley V Dan
2007 - Completed International Instructor Course under ITF Technical Committee, Dublin
2007 - Opened Scoil Mhuire Taekwon-Do Club
2007 - ITA Irish Cup, Pattern 2nd
2007 - Dublin Open Championships, Pattern 3rd
2007 - Completed NCDP Level 1 coaching course recognised by the Irish Sports Council
2006 - Completed certified 1st aid course with Irish Red Cross
2006 - Irish Cup International 3rd Place Senior Ladies Black Belt Patterns, Bronze Team Pattern
2006 - Completed certified child protection course and compiled ITA Child protection manual with Ms Kinsella, Ms R Cullen and Mr. Ryan
2006 - II ITF World Cup, Benidorm, 3rd Place team Pattern
2006 - Promoted to I Degree black belt
2006 - Completed Umpire Course & Seminar, Dublin - Master Wim Bos VIII Dan
2006 - Completed International Instructor Training Course (England) under Master Hector Marano VIII Dan, Master Pablo Trajtenberg VIII Dan and Wim Bos VIII Dan, Master Tran Trieu Quan VIII Dan, ITF President
2006 - AITA South Eastern Championships: 1st Patterns, 1st Destruction, 3rd Special Technique
2005 - ITC Midwest Open Championships 1st place Pattern and 1st place Sparring
2005 - 1st European Cup, England – 2nd place Blue/Red Pattern
2005 - Conferred with PGCE (Secondary) from the University of Brighton
2002 – 2005
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