Midlands Taekwon-Do with schools in Delvin, Clonmellon and Edgeworthstown held their first grading on Saturday 21st January 2012.
The Schools are run by Mr Rodney Connolly 2nd Degree and his assistants Mr Bryan Mahon 1st Degree and Carrielee Mahon 1st Kup.
The First grading of the day was held in Delvin Parish Hall with students of Delvin Taekwon-Do and Edgeworthstown Taekwon-Do nervously awaiting Senior Master Brendan o’Toole 8th Degree arrival. The day started with fundamental movements as Master o’Toole put the Students through their paces. After a successful Grading Master o’Toole posed for photographs with the students.
The Grading then moved to Clonmellon Community Centre as another group of students awaited Master o’Toole arrival after another successful grading more photos waited for Master o’Toole as students looked to get pictures with one of the pioneers of Taekwon-Do in Ireland.