WHO'S WHO

Master Wayne Mitchell

MASTER INSTRUCTOR

  • 6th Dan WTF Black Belt
  • NCCP Level 3
  • 2nd Class WTF International Referee
  • Level 2 TKD CDA Instructor Certification
  • 34 Years Kees Experience

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

Teaching each and every class like it’s the most important class I will ever teach. Helping the student to realize it’s not the physical talent alone but it is through their best effort and persistence that they will refine and develop their confident character and leadership skills.

EDUCATION & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Bantam Weight 1981—1985
  • Gold medallist Can-Ams in Winnipeg 1983

CONTRIBUTIONS TO TAEKWONDO IN CANADA

Provincial

  • Numerous positions as Team Head, Team Manager, Coach and Trainer for Team
    Sask 1986—present
  • Board member of SASK WTF Taekwondo Association
  • Saskatchewan representative for Taekwondo Canada General Meetings
  • Inducted into Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame

National

  • NCCP Steering Committee member for the LTAD and initial NCCP course development
  • Past Executive Committee member as Secretary General of Taekwondo Canada

International

  • Referee at World Junior Championships Heraklion, Crete, Greece 2002
  • Sask Coach at 2002 North American Indigenous Games
  • Team Manager for Pan-Am Junior Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2003
  • Referee at 2004 Pan-Am Taekwondo Championships Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Canadian Delegate at WTF General Assembly 2005 to 2008
  • Head of Team 2010 Pan-Am Junior Championships

REWARDS AND INSPIRATION FOR TEACHING

I especially like the new students that someone says will be a problem. The challenging students are the ones that I remember the most. I know from experience they will have the most to gain from their Taekwondo journey and experience at Kees.

WORDS TO DESCRIBE

  • Accomplished
  • Mediator
  • Sincerity
  • Visionary
  • Patient
  • Tenacious
  • Multi-tasker
  • Fair-minded
  • Bulldog
  • Experienced

QUOTE

“Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail.”