Sorcha Mc Corry-Astudillo
Commenced karate aged 8 and since 2000 has featured in every National Championship in Ireland. First selected to represent Ireland internationally at the age of 14 she began teaching karate in 2002. She is a registered instructor, instructing at WSKF Sedai. Sorcha is a squad member of ONAKAI - Ireland’s National Karate Squad representing Ireland at International Events and WSKF Ireland Squad.
- First karate athlete to gain Elite Sport Entry to DCU
- Karate Ireland (ONAKAI) and WSKF Ireland multi National Champion titles in kumite and kata
- Scottish / Welsh Open Champion & British Open (double silver medallist)
- 12 WSKF World Championships medals (Japan)
- JSKA World Champion (Team) & Individual Bronze
- WSKF World Cup Championships (double gold & silver medalist)
- WSKF Eastern European Championships titles
- Belgian and Sardinian medals
- Irish National Intervarsity Champion (Kata & Kumite) (2008 to 2012 & 2015)
- First and currently only Irish female karate athlete to represent Ireland at two World Karate Intervarsity championships.
- A competitor on the first Irish Female Kumite Team representing Ireland at a WKF event.
- Instructor Licence WSKF Japan
- Sports Ireland Introduction to Coaching
- Sport Ireland Level 1 Coaching
- Child Welfare and Protection Levels 1 & 2
- Child Welfare and Protection DLP Certified.
- Garda Vetted
- First Aid
- RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualified
- Developed, designed and implemented pilot project Karate Fit for Kids (After schools Healthy Living Program)
- Project work with Remember Us & Intellectual Inclusion in the Fingal Area with Krazy Karate a specialist Karate Fit For Kids programme integrating karate practice, respect and dignity into the holistic realm of what sport means to society.
- Chaired the National Intervarsity Karate Committee.
- Served as Student Ambassador Representative of Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation
Health Service Executive Employee
Health and Fitness Instructor
4th Dan WSKF
Exercise and Health Fitness Instructor NCEF - University of Limerick
- Health Related Physical Assessment and Programme Design
- Applied Exercise and Fitness
- Resistance Training
- Circuit Training
- Body Conditioning
- Step Training and Flexibility
- TRX FTC Instructor – TRX STC Suspension Trainer
- Reebok Kettlebell Fitness – Reebok Fitness Pilates
Exercise and Health Fitness NCEF - University of Limerick.
Dublin City University – Health and Society.
Dublin City University – General Nursing.
Gaisce Bronze President Award
Young Social Innovators Award
World Cup 2018
WSKF World Championship 2019