Santry Sport TaeKwon-Do / KKC Cabra Ella Murtagh at KBI National Team training camp in Citywest on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th.
Ella is preparing to compete for Ireland at the WAKO World Kickboxing Championship’s for Cadet and Junior in the -28kg Girls points fighting division in the Palazzo Del Turismo, Jesolo Venice Italy on the 15th to 28rd of September.
Ella who only turns 11 years in August started training in Martial Arts when she was 6 years old at Santry Sport TaeKwon-Do \ Korean Kickboxing Santry with Instructor Darren Doherty ITF 4th degree Black belt. Santry Sport TaeKwon-Do Instructor Darren Doherty has been practising, competing and teaching ITF TaeKwon-Do and Kickboxing for over 35 years and has won many National, UK, European and World medal’s in both TaeKwon-Do and Kickboxing.
Ella also trains in Santry Sport TaeKwon-Do parent club KKC Cabra 280 Bannow road Cabra, under coach Nicholas Duffy who has produced many National, European and World Champion’s in light continues and Full contact ring sports and K1 and has WAKO World Full contact Champion Aaron O’Reilly long time student of KKC Cabra preparing for his pro K1 Irish Title shot in the National Basketball arena in September.
On Tuesday nights Ella trains with one of the best Martial Arts coaches in the business, Mr Roby Hall Black Panther Kickboxing Artane, who has produced many a list of European and World Champion’s in Kickboxing and ITF TaeKwon-Do, the likes of Adam and Ryan Shelly and Colm Carroll.
Since Ella won the KBI National Championship’s back in April in the -28kg Girls points fighting division, which qualified her to compete for Ireland in this years World Championship’s in Jesolo Italy, She has been training 5 nights a week, Monday and Wednesday in Santry Sport TaeKwon-Do with Mr Darren Doherty, Tuesday in Black Panther Artane with Mr Roby Hall, Thursday in KKC Cabra with Instructor Mr Nicholas Duffy, Darren Doherty, Friday pad work with Mr Doherty in KKC Cabra. All top class Martial Arts Instructor’s and are all delighted that Ella is going to have her first experience of a Major Martial Arts Tournament and are very sure with Ella’s talent it will be the first of many. All coaches will work hard to prepare Ella for this experience of a lifetime in the coming Month’s and wish all the other many competitor’s from each club competing in the up and coming World Championship’s in Points, light continues and full contact ring sport in WAKO Italy and WMO Portugal in September.