Mr Brendan Doogan - 6th Dan

Mr Doogan began training in 1997 and went on to become a power breaking World Champion at the ITF World Championships in 2013. He is an International Instructor, International Umpire, member of the ITF Coaches Committee, member of the iTKD Tournament Advisor Group and has been Assistant New Zealand Coach and a Standards and Discipline regional representative.

He has taught TK-D in eleven countries and passed to 6th Degree with a Distinction score of 85%. During his time teaching Kiwisport Taekwon-Do in schools in Auckland he taught 9,000 students, and facilitated coach development among the instructing team. His Weird & Wonderful Taekwon-Do seminars, covering the less common aspects of the art.

His library includes nearly 100 Taekwon-Do books and 20 Encyclopedias, and his favourite technique is side piercing kick, ideally up somewhere high and scenic.