The Motivated Martial Artists

Welsh Warrior - Nicola Turecek

April 19, 2021 The Motivated Martial Artists Season 2 Episode 42
The Motivated Martial Artists
Welsh Warrior - Nicola Turecek
Show Notes

This week the Motivated Martial Artists Jackson White and Gavin Cook talk to 5th dan and world champion Nicola Turecek

Nicola started her martial arts journey at 5 years old after being told by a doctor to take up a sport that involves bare feet because of issues with her feets growth. Initially she started ballet but after hating it her father decided to take her to a Taekwondo school with Lyn Evans where she fell in love with martial arts.

Nicola is a Taekwondo world champion winning many competitions including winning the 2010 Taekwondo world championship in patterns against 98 other women. Nicola has also traveled a lot around the world to compete in world championship tournaments, one of her most memorable moments in sparing was in 2008 in Sardinia winning a gold in the continuous sparring and a silver in point stop. Another memorable moment for her was in poland winning a patterns gold medal and a point sparring gold medal both with huge competitor categories.

Nicola has been an instructor at many clubs throughout the years amassing a large plethora of knowledge and teaching skills. Nicola now owns her own chain of clubs called Nicola Turecek Taekwondo where she teaches traditional Tae Kwon-Do, Self Defence and Korean Kickboxing to all ages from Children to Adults across the majority of the South Wales area.

Tune in this week to hear some motivational stories from a very successful and inspirational lady! 







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