WHO'S WHO

Susanne Mitchell

INSTRUCTOR

  • 4th Dan WTF Black Belt
  • 2nd Class WTF International Referee
  • 19 Years Kees Experience

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

Believing that what I am teaching is the most important gift I can give to my students.

EDUCATION & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Saskatchewan Referee Committee Chair
  • Refereed numerous international events including the Junior World Championships in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 2012
  • Invited to 2012 London Olympic Games International Referee Selection and Training Camp
  • Best Referee Award for 19th CISM World Military Taekwondo Championships 2010
  • Best Referee Award in Costa Rica Taekwondo Open 2010
  • Best Referee Award 2008 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championship
  • Female Lightweight Provincial Gold Medallist in Poomsae and sparring 2000
  • Provincial Adult Female Athlete of the Year 2000

REWARDS AND INSPIRATION FOR TEACHING

As an instructor I really enjoy teaching. Each new student is filled with excitement and the desire to learn. With every class you can see their enthusiasm grow in their eyes. Also, with every student there are new challenges which encourage growth in me.

LANGUAGES

English and Swiss-German

WORDS TO DESCRIBE

  • Optimistic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Understanding
  • Patient
  • Motivator
  • Leader
  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Persistant

Click here to read an article on Susanne from the The News Review.

QUOTE

“There is no such word as “can’t” in the Taekwondo dictionary.”