Student Profile: Connor Murphy

Connor Murphy

2nd Degree Black Belt

Qualified Instructor

GTI National Squad Member

Favourite things about taekwondo:

Benefits of taekwondo:
Making new friends.

Future taekwondo goals:
Improving my fitness and flexibility.

Career highlights:
Becoming a Black Belt in 2018.


North West Spirit TKD Annual Student Awards:
2023 – Best Senior Male Competitor (1st place)
2019 – Best Junior Male Competitor (2nd place)
2018 – Best Junior Male Competitor (2nd place)
2012 – Best Junior Male Competitor (3rd place)

City of Liverpool Sports Awards:
2020 โ€“ Winner, Young Volunteer of the Year

Recent tournament results:

2024 ITF North West ChampionshipsGOLD Sparring
2024 ITC Northern OpenGOLD Sparring
2024 OMA Regional Championships (February)BRONZE Sparring
2024 GTI English OpenSILVER Sparring
2023 GTI British OpenSILVER Sparring
2023 OMA Regional Championships (October)GOLD Sparring
2023 GTI National OpenGOLD Sparring
2023 European Open ChampionshipsSILVER Sparring
2023 ITF North West ChampionshipsGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2023 ITC Northern OpenGOLD Sparring
2023 OMA Regional Championships (February)SILVER Sparring
2023 T-UK English ChampionshipsSILVER Sparring
2023 GTI English OpenBRONZE Sparring
2022 GTI British OpenSILVER Sparring
BRONZE Patterns
2022 OMA Championships (Oct 22)SILVER Sparring
2021 GTI National OpenSILVER Sparring
2020 PUMA International OpenBRONZE Patterns
2020 GTI English OpenGOLD Sparring
2019 ITF Union Open English CupSILVER Sparring
BRONZE Patterns
2019 World ITF Taekwondo ChampionshipsGOLD Team Sparring
SILVER Sparring
2019 GTI National OpenBRONZE Sparring
2019 BUTL UK OpenBRONZE Patterns
BRONZE Sparring
2019 ITC Open ChampionshipsBRONZE Sparring
2019 ITC/GBTF Northern OpenSILVER Point Sparring
SILVER Continuous Sparring
2019 NWTKD North West OpenGOLD Team Patterns
2018 GMS Open Championships XX BRONZE Patterns
BRONZE Sparring
2018 BUTL UK Open ChampionshipsBRONZE Patterns
BRONZE Sparring
2018 GTI National OpenBRONZE Sparring
2018 GTI North West OpenGOLD Sparring
SILVER Tag Team Sparring
2018 Trident TKD ChampionshipsGOLD Sparring
2018 NWTKD Open CompetitionSILVER Patterns
SILVER Sparring