Grand Master McPhail’s Instructor line
Gen. Choi Hong Hi
Master Low Koon Lin
Mr Norman Ng
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Grand Master McPhail’s TKD Highlights
It is so difficult to choose the main highlights after 47 years of amazing memories… but here is my best attempt.
Graded To 8th Gup
Graded 7th Gup By Mr Willy Lim
International Training Camp
Opera House Demonstration
Meeting General Choi
Graded 1st Dan aged 16
South Pacific Champs in Brisbane
I won the highest flying reverse turning kick competition with General Choi and CK Choi in attendance.
Making it my profession
I had a lot of help him, Master Peter Graham and many others to enable it to happen.
Sharp Tournament 1985
For the first time met Master Chuck Sereff and so many great people from the USTF. I led the New Zealand Demonstration Team at the tournament - click below to have a look.
Sereff TKD Camp
The photo is with Grand Master Mike Winegar - an incredible technician and martial artist.
NZ Black Belt Champs
1990 Commonwealth Games
We had 120 ITFNZ members practicing together every week for months leading up to the opening. It was a truely memorable event.
Jamaica with the General
Well that was great for Mark Banicevich, Gray Patterson and I who got to attend the IIC with General Choi Hong Hi, Park Joong Soo and about 30 others. What a week!
World Champs in Poland
TKD in Paradise
Thanks to all the members and families in Rarotonga and the Kiwi support - especially the Iotua family.
We were all successfully promoted by Grand Masters Marano, Bos and Lan.
Dream come true
The new team members from 2015 were myself, Master Clint Normal Master Pierre Laquerre and Master Paul Weiler.
1000+ in Argentina!
The entire committee assemble for a week's training together followed by the latest IIC in ITF history.
The IIC had 1053 participants, including 62 Masters, 6 Grand Masters, and more than 450 4th - 6th degree black belts from 11 countries.
Promoted to 9th degree black belt
Read about Master McPhail and General Choi Hong Hi here