Instructor Nathan Yoo began learning Taekwondo at age 3, and is currently a 5th Dan Black Belt. Nathan began competing in National and International tournaments from the age 5. Over his competitive career, his achievements include winning multiple categories in the US and the 2015 World Youth Taekwondo Championships in South Korea. Furthermore, Nathan’s has over 10 years of instructing experience specialising in the growth of younger students. Nathan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney.
In his life away from the competitive arena, Taekwondo has helped Nathan develop as a mature individual. Taekwondo has provided many essential cognitive skills including focus, confidence, responsibility and respect in everyday life. Nathan believes that the positive impact of Taekwondo on the development of his personal attributes has enabled him to both communicate and think better.
Reflecting back on his life Nathan cannot see how a life without Taekwondo would have gotten him to where he is now. Whether starting Taekwondo early or beginning later, he would say that it is never too late to commence Taekwondo.