Mukwan functionaries

The people introduced below are responsible for making Mukwan Jyväskylä run:

Matti Heikkinen, 6th dan

Mukwan’s Head Instructor, Head Coach of the Mukwan Sparring Team; Club Chairperson
matti.heikkinen(at)mukwan.com, +358 50 542 3660
Twitter: Matwitti and TeamMukwan

  • Started training taekwondo in 1986 in Jyväskylä
  • Professional coach’s degree 2015
  • Chairperson of the Finnish Taekwondo Federation sparring committee 2011–2014
  • Coach or manager for various Finnish Taekwondo Federation national team squads 2009–2012
  • Kukkiwon Poomsae Seminar 2008
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation taekwondo instructor training course (level 2) 2008

  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation competition coach training course (level 1) 2006

  • World Taekwondo Federation commendation for contribution to taekwondo 2000

  • Kukkiwon Taekwondo Foreign Instructor Training Course 2000

  • Sports-oriented leisure instructor degree (The Sports Institute of Finland) 1994

Ilja Patrikainen, 5th dan

Taekwondo instructor, Head of the Mukwan Forms Team
ilja.patrikainen(at)mukwan.com, +358 400 917 097

  • Started training taekwondo in 1988 in Jyväskylä
  • Forms athlete since 2002, with numerous Nordic Championships and Finnish Championships medals Represented Finland in the World Championships in forms in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 and in the European Championships in forms in 2011 and 2013

  • Forms instructor in Helsinki 2008–2016

  • Head Instructor of Jämsän Taekwondo

  • Kukkiwon Poomsae Seminar 2008

  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation competition coach training course (level 1) 2008

  • Kukkiwon Taekwondo Foreign Instructor Training Course 2006

Riitta-Ilona Hurmerinta, 4th dan

Taekwondo instructor; club communications support
riittailona.hurmerinta(at)gmail.com, +358 40 534 5269
Twitter: RiittaIlonaH and TeamMukwan

  • Started training taekwondo in 1992 in Jyväskylä
  • Communications consultant for Mukwan: website renewal (2016), content production (2016–)
  • Forms athlete since 2003, with numerous Nordic Championships, Finnish Championships and international A-Class competition medals. No. 1 in the European ranking in her category in 2011. Represented Finland in the World Championships in forms in 2009, 2010 and 2014 and in the European Championships in forms in 2009, 2011 and 2013
  • Kukkiwon Poomsae Seminar 2008
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation competition coach training course (level 1) 2008
 

Jani Hakkarainen, 4th dan

Taekwondo instructor, specialization: Family Taekwondo; Club Vice-Chairperson
jani.hakkarainen(at)mukwan.com, +358 40 545 7055

  • Started training taekwondo in 1991 in Jyväskylä
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation certified sparring referee (B)
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation taekwondo instructor training course (level 3) 2010

  • Healthy Athlete instructor 2010

  • Kukkiwon Poomsae Seminar 2008

  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation taekwondo instructor training course (level 2) 2008

  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation instructor training course (level 1) 2008

Anna Hakkarainen, 3rd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, specialization: MiniKids and Juniors; sparring athlete; Club Treasurer
anna.hakkarainen(at)mukwan.com, +358 40 745 5895

  • Started training taekwondo in 2001 in Jyväskylä
  • A sparring athlete, with numerous Finnish Championships medals
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation instructor training course (level 1) 2011

Maria Nummela, 3rd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, specialization: MiniKids and Juniors; Club Executive Committee deputy member
maria.nummela(at)mukwan.com, +358 40 716 8835

  • Started training taekwondo in 1998 in Jyväskylä
  • Member of the Mukwan Demonstration Team since 2007
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation instructor training course (level 1) 2007

Simo Partanen, 3rd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, sparring athlete

  • Started taekwondo in Iisalmi
  • A sparring athlete since 2006, with numerous Nordic Championships and Finnish Championships medals

Kari Rannila, 3rd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, specialization: teenager and adult basic courses and the Mukwan Demonstration Team; Club Executive Committee member
kari.rannila(at)mukwan.com

  • Started taekwondo in Mukwan’s first Junior course in 2002
  • Member of the Mukwan Demonstration Team since 2007
  • Represented Finland in the Nordic Championships in sparring
 

Tero Rannila, 3rd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, specialization: teenager and adult basic courses and the Mukwan Demonstration Team
tero.rannila(at)mukwan.com, +358 50 413 0058

  • Started taekwondo in Mukwan’s first Junior course in 2002
  • Member of the Mukwan Demonstration Team since 2007

Antti Haaranen, 2nd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor
antti.haaranen(at)mukwan.com

  • Started training taekwondo in 2008 in Jyväskylä
  • Sparring athlete
 

Tanja Hakkarainen, 2nd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, specialization: Family Taekwondo
tanja.hakkarainen(at)mukwan.com, +358 41 441 8420

  • Started training taekwondo in 1999 in Jyväskylä
  • Represented Mukwan in the Finnish Championships in forms
  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation certified sparring referee (B)
  • Kukkiwon Poomsae Seminar 2008

  • Kukkiwon Letter of Appreciation

  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation taekwondo instructor training course (level 2) 2008

  • Finnish Taekwondo Federation competition coach training course (level 1) 2007

Riikka Kärnä, 2nd dan

Assistant taekwondo instructor, specialization: MiniKids and Juniors
riikka.karna(at)mukwan.com

  • Started training taekwondo in 2003 in Jyväskylä

Maiju Lari, 1st kup

Club Coordinator's supervisor
maiju.lari(at)mukwan.com

  • Started training taekwondo in 2010 in Jyväskylä
 

Mika Komulainen, 3rd kup

Club Secretary
mika.komulainen(at)mukwan.com

  • Started training taekwondo in 1991 in Jämsänjokilaakso
 

Jaana Keskinen

Club Coordinator
jaana.keskinen(at)mukwan.com

« Go Back