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Galway youngsters take gold at Taekwon-do championships

Galway taekwon-do students claimed eight gold medals at recent international competitions.

Galway youngsters take gold at Taekwon-do championships

Galway taekwon-do students claimed eight gold medals at recent international competitions.

Training and Optimal Health for SporTraining and Optimal Health for Sport

Galway-based fitness and martial arts instructor Shane Fitzgibbon has recently published what many have described as “a must-have resource” to sports people of all levels.

Master of tae-kwon-do publishes revolutionary fitness book

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In a bookstore you do not have to search for too long before locating a large proliferation of fitness books and in most cases they all contain the same messages and guides. But Shane Fitzgibbon, a kick-boxing and tae-kwon-do athlete, has just released an offering that aims to offer the reader more than the average health and fitness book.

New taekwon-do classes in south Galway

The taekwon-do teaching team of Shane Fitzgibbon and Lisa Connolly have started new classes in south Galway. For those new to the art, taekwon-do is a Korean self defence system/martial art which provides numerous physical and mental health benefits. Increased physical fitness, co-ordination, self-confidence, and mental concentration are just some of the reported benefits from students and parents alike. For more information see www.connacht-taekwondo .com/endorsements.html

New taewkwon-do centre for Ballybane

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Galway can now boast the first dedicated taekwon-do centre in Connacht after a new academy opened its doors on Saturday 26th March. Located at Glenrock Business Park in Ballybane Industrial Estate, The Connacht Taekwon-do Academy’s purpose built arena features a 1,600ft training area, ladies’ and gents’ shower rooms, a waiting area for parents and visitors with a window offering a full view of the dojang.

Sixth dan for Galway taekwon-do expert

Shane Fitzgibbon, one of Ireland's best known exponents of taekwon-do, was recently promoted to sixth degree black belt.

Galway Taekwon-do instructor takes three gold in Germany

Local taekwon-do instructor, Shane Fitzgibbon has recently returned from a successful trip to Germany where he captained the Irish team in the German International Championships. The tournament was also attended by contestants from Czech Republic, Netherlands, and Spain. Fitzgibbon was accompanied by Listowel student (currently training in Galway) Padraig O’ Connor.

Galway students Excel in International Irish Championships

A selection of students from Shane Fitzgibbon’s “Connacht Taekwon-do Schools” recently attended the International Irish Championships in Neptune Stadium, Cork. With representation from seven European countries, the standard was extremely high. The local group held their own however to bring back a fine haul of silverware. The Galway instructors who attended were Shane Fitzgibbon (Galway and Oranmore), Lisa Connolly (Labane & Kinvara), Sally Whelan (Barna) and Sandra Doyle (Loughrea). The results were as follows: Black belt results —Shane Fitzgibbon – Gold, silver, bronze; Cillian Howard (Oranmore) – bronze; Shannon Holland (Galway) – bronze; Kenneth Duignan (Galway) – bronze; Cathal Kilbane (Galway) - silver; Jason Costello (Oranmore) - bronze; Sandra Doyle (Galway) - bronze; Ciaran Doyle (Galway) - bronze. Colour belt results

Galway students Excel in International Irish Championships

A selection of students from Shane Fitzgibbon’s “Connacht Taekwon-do Schools” recently attended the International Irish Championships in Neptune Stadium, Cork. With representation from seven European countries, the standard was extremely high. The local group held their own however to bring back a fine haul of silverware. The Galway instructors who attended were Shane Fitzgibbon (Galway and Oranmore), Lisa Connolly (Labane & Kinvara), Sally Whelan (Barna) and Sandra Doyle (Loughrea). The results were as follows: Black belt results —Shane Fitzgibbon – Gold, silver, bronze; Cillian Howard (Oranmore) – bronze; Shannon Holland (Galway) – bronze; Kenneth Duignan (Galway) – bronze; Cathal Kilbane (Galway) - silver; Jason Costello (Oranmore) - bronze; Sandra Doyle (Galway) - bronze; Ciaran Doyle (Galway) - bronze. Colour belt results

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