Life Members

Life Membership stands as the pinnacle of recognition within Australian Taekwondo, symbolising the utmost esteem for individuals who have exhibited unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to the growth and enrichment of Taekwondo throughout Australia.

Eligibility for Life Membership extends to any esteemed member in good standing with Australian Taekwondo, embodying the organisation's ethos of integrity, commitment, and excellence. Should you know someone deserving of this prestigious accolade, we invite you to explore our comprehensive Life Member Policy and access the Nomination Form via the link below.

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Hassan Iskandar
02 December 2022
Grand Master Hassan Iskandar's Taekwondo journey started over 50 years ago as a young student before moving through the sport as an athlete, coach, and instructor.

Grand Master Hassan is a successful Taekwondo martial arts business owner and has been influential in the global community of Taekwondo, including being elected to the World Taekwondo Executive Council in 2021.

Grand Master Hassan served three terms as President of Australian Taekwondo and previously served as an executive member of New South Wales and Vice President of The National Federation Taekwondo Australia, Board Chairman, and President of Sports Taekwondo Australia.
Kim Dalton (dec.)
22 September 2018
Kim Dalton, a former Australian national Taekwondo Champion, showcased remarkable prowess as a junior athlete, representing Australia at the 1998 Junior World Taekwondo Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. 

Tragically, at the young age of 21, Kim was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in early 2003, and despite her courageous battle, she passed away two years later. Her memoir, "The Real Fight - A Memoir of a Life Interrupted," poignantly recounts her extraordinary journey, tragically cut short.
Wayne Brown
22 September 2018

Our Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors embody unwavering support for Taekwondo, championing its positive values and tirelessly advocating for its recognition within our communities. Through their dedication, they serve as catalysts for raising awareness about the sport and martial art, fostering greater understanding and appreciation among people of all backgrounds. 

Fay Shacklock
Fay Shacklock's Taekwondo
Master Fay Shacklock is a doyen of Australian Taekwondo and was appointed as our inaugural ambassador in 2017. A national power-breaking champion, 10-time Queensland state champion, and 7th Dan, Master Shacklock has earned widespread praise for her dedicated humanitarian efforts, particularly her work with children and older adults through her Ninja Nannies program.
John Walker
We acknowledge that our office is spread across many traditional lands, and we pay respect to all traditional owners of these lands and elders past and present.