Student Profile: Alex Hughes

Alex Hughes

2nd Degree Black Belt

Favourite things about taekwondo:
Sparring, tournaments and keeping fit.

Benefits of taekwondo:
Taekwondo has made me a much more confident and disciplined person. I also value the skills it has taught me for self defence if ever needed!

Future taekwondo goals:
I want to improve my tournament fitness and continue winning medals. I also plan to re-learn my patterns after a long break from Taekwondo and go for 3rd Dan.

Career highlights:
My favourite moments have been getting my first yellow stripe belt, competing for England in the ITF European Championships in Sweden and having an opportunity to try out for the GB Olympic Squad.


North West Spirit TKD Annual Student Awards:
2018 – Best Senior Male Competitor

Recent tournament results:

2018 ITF Union European CupSILVER Patterns
GOLD Sparring