ABOUT CANDA @ FORTITUDE TAEKWONDO
2nd Degree Black Belt
5th Degree Black Belt
Start a Taekwondo class with Canda @ Fortitude taekwondo, Oldham and benefit from lessons and coaching which will bring out the best in you. We cater for all ages, levels of fitness and experience and offer a coaching style which is designed to make you the best you can be.
We keep our class sizes at a level where you can get the attention you need to progress and our classes are run by instructors not assistants.
Training intensity and syllabus are geared to meet your current level and help you achieve more in the future.
Mr Chris Moat - V Degree Black Belt
Chris has many years experience in Taekwondo and has trained with several of the leading pioneers of the art who were trained directly by the founder Grandmaster General Choi Hong Hi IX Degree. These include First Grand Master Rhee Ki Ha; Grandmaster Kwang Hwang Sung K-9-1; Grandmaster Sahota; Grandmaster Bos; and Grandmaster Sutherland. Chris continues to train regularly with Master David Hodson VII who has trained on multiple occassions with the Founder.
Chris continues his development by training with leading practitioners and World Champions in Taekwondo including multiple World champion and European champion Senior Master Suska; Grandmaster Bos; and multiple European Champion Mr Timothy Bos. This ensures that students can benefit from the class leading learnings and techniques as delivered by these practitioners.
Chris also continues to compete and has earned medal placings in a number of domestic and international events including Gold, Silver Bronze placings in recent (2021 and 2022) World Championships in the Veterans category.
Chris is passionate about coaching Taekwondo and provides coaching from beginners through to Black Belt students. He caters for a wide range of ages and abilities, adapting his coaching skills as appropriate. Current students range in age from 3 years to 75 and several students (both children and adult) are overcoming learning difficulties to make great progress and realise their potential. Several students have achieved World Championship placings from Gold to Bronze, in events held over 2021 and 2022
Mrs Amanda Moat II Degree
Amanda has been training in Taekwondo for 10 years and assists Chris with training. She has also attended many seminars with the leading pioneers of Taekwondo including Grandmaster Kwang Hwang Sung K-9-1; and Grandmaster Sahota. She continues to train with Master David Hodson VII and Mr Chris Moat V.
Amanda has also achieved World Championship placings over the year 2021 and 2022 wining a Gold and Silver medal in 2 separate events.