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Master Nigel Stobie VII Dan,

Chief Instructor,

Portarlington Taekwon Do School.

2017   Promoted to 7th Degree ITF Master on 10th December by GM Lan Ung & GM Rolf Becking

Completed International Instructors Course in Manchester, England under G.M. Marano, G.M. Lan Ung &           Master Pierre Laguerre.

2016   June 4th & 5th    
Completed International Umpires Course (IUC) under ITF Umpire committee

2014   May 23rd - 25th
         Completed 92nd International Instructors Course in Dublin under G.M. Marano,  G.M. Bos &  G.M. Lan Ung

2013   October 20

          I.N.T.A. National Championships,  Over 40s Black Belt Sparring 3rd Place

2012   December 2

          R.I.T.A. Irish Open,  Over 40s Black Belt Sparring 1st Place

October 21

          I.N.T.A. National Championships,  Over 40s Black Belt Sparring 1st Place

July 1

Completed International Umpires Course (IUC) under ITF Umpire committee, Master Alberto Katz, Master Sandy Dunbar & Mr Kurt Ottesen.

March 1.

Opened Full time Dojang at Park Lane, Portarlington.

2011   Promoted to 6th Degree Black Belt

          Completed 60th International Instructors Course In Tralee under  G.M. Marano, G.M. Trajtenberg
          & G.M. Bos.

Appointed to I.N.T.A. Tournament & Umpire Committee.

2010   1st Place Sparring I.N.T.A. National Championships 0ver 35’s.

          Completed Irish Sports Council “Child Protection Officer” seminar.

2007   Appointed as I.N.T.A. events Officer.

          Completed Irish Sports Council “Code of ethics & good practice for childrens sports” seminar.

2006   Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt.

         Host/Organiser of INTA National Colour Belt Championships,

         Portarlington, Co Laois.

2005   Completed International Instructors Course In Dublin under I.T.F.

         Technical Committee.

2004   Completed International Instructors Course In Belgium under I.T.F. Technical committee.

         Elected to INTA Board.

         Appointed INTA Fundraising Officer.

2002  Completed International Instructors Course at DCU, Dublin under

         Grand Master Rhee KI Ha.

         Promoted to 4th Degree Black Belt.

         Completed I.N.T.A. National Umpires Course.

2001  Completed I.M.A.C. Head & Neck Injury assesment Seminar.

1999 Promoted to 3rd Degree Black Belt.

1996 Promoted to 2nd Degree Balck Belt.

1995 Joined I.N.T.A.

1994 Promoted to 1st degree Black Belt by Master Hee Il Cho.

        Began Trainging at Templeogue under Master Val Douglas.

        Became Instructor at Lucan Taekwon Do School.

1989 Began training at Greenhills Taekwon Do School under Mr James Faulkner.