Master O'Rourke Promoted

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Irish Taekwon-Do Association (ITA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Master Patrick O'Rourke to 7th Dan. The grading examination took place at the ITF International Instructor Course that took place in Tralee, Co. Kerry. Master O'Rourke commenced his Taekwon-Do training in 1974 and achieved the following promotions:

1st Dan 1981
2nd Dan 1983
3rd Dan 1992
4th Dan 1996
5th Dan 1999
6th Dan 2004
7th Dan 2011

On behalf of all our members we would like to congratulate him on achieving this career milestone. Master Kenneth Wheatley, ITA President presented Master O'Rourke with his custom embroidered belt and gold master's tie at the IIC Banquet in the presence of the ITF Grand Masters, the other visiting masters and all course participants.

Posted by ITA Admin