Instructor Luciano Mazzeo receives promotion in Aruba!
Luciano Mazzeo of Aruba received his 3rd Dan Kukiwon rank after testing with GM Dr Ahmed whom has been visiting Aruba for over 17 years -and did again this January 2018. Luciano has been training with GM Dr Ahmed (10th Dan President of the US Tae kwon Do Han Moo Kwan Association) and will be testing for 4th Dan under the US Tae Kwon Do Han Moo Kwan Association in April.
Luciano’s training started in Argentina. Luciano moved to the Netherlands resuming training in 2004, He was an Instructor and an avid competitor.
He won the Netherlands National Championship in 2008 and Sub Championship in 2009. He then moved to Aruba in 2013, he began teaching in a school and helped to promote Aruban Taekwondo, he became a specialist in Tournament management Daedo/PSS as he helped to operate the Aruban Tae kwon Do Invitational championships. He said his plan for 2018 is to open an Academy in Aruba increasing the strength of Aruba Tae kwon Do students in Poomsae and Sparring including Para Taekwondo in both modalities ..
He brings together an array of knowledge having attended many seminars and workshops including Olympic coaching by Aruba Olympic Commission. In Europe between 2007 – 2011 he was the manager of the Argentina team. Additionally he has assisted at various national taekwondo events assisting in and organizing during the Opens in Germany, Holland, and Spain.
Much of his development he attributes to former Master Bob Poublon of the Dojang American Fitness Amsterdam. He combines his knowledge of technology and computer science and enjoys using technology to find solutions to problems, he has used it for video capture and analysis, brain waves status, and works on Tae Kwon Do web sites and more.
Congratulation’s to Luciano on his Promotion!