Master Cheri Parks Haidong Gumdo and Taekwondo
Swordsmen Martial Arts’ Senior Instructor has been involved in martial arts for over 30 years. She has competed successfully in the U.S.A. at State and National levels.
Master Cheri has also competed successfully at World Championship level in both Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo. She taught both of these disciplines for over 10 years in the United States before moving to Australia. Master Cheri holds level 3 National and International instructor certificates and has a total of 14 Dan grades.
International competitions have resulted in 5 gold, 3 silver and 7 bronze medals. Her most recent competitions have been at the Chuncheon International Taekwondo Open with the Taekwondo Queensland team. She also competed at the World Hanmadang 2010 and 2017 in South Korea as a member of the Australian National Taekwondo Team earning a Bronze in Pairs Poomsae and a Bronze in Individual Poomsae. She competed in the Presidents Cup and Australian Open in 2019 earning 1 Gold and 1 Silver.
Master Cheri Parks is a National Poomse Judge, Referee and Coach for Taekwondo Australia. Other certifications include Taekwondo Coach and Referee (U.S.), Certificate IV in Sport (Coaching), Certificate IV in Fitness, and certifications in Spinning, Pilates, Lifestyle and Weight Management, Aerobics Instructor, and Personal Trainer. Master Cheri also holds a Blue Card.