Master Patrick Hall is a 5th degree black belt with over 15 years of taekwondo experience. He started training in 2002 and has since then competed at several national and international events. His accomplishments include 3rd place at the 2018 US National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships, quarterfinalist at 2017 US Senior World Championship Team Trials, quarterfinalist at 2017 US National Championships, as well as multiple medals at regional and state championships. In 2018 he received both collegiate and USA taekwondo All-American honors. He is certified as a USAT level 1, Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) and World Taekwondo (WT) coach.
Master Hall is a graduate of Siena College with a Bachelors in Sociology as well as having advanced studies in Psychology and Martial Arts Studies from the University of Bridgeport. In his time at Bridgeport he led the University of Bridgeport taekwondo team to a second-place league finish in Division III of the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference (ECTC) in the 2017-18 season. In addition to competing, he also coached the SUNY Cortland and Skidmore College sparring teams in the ECTC Conference.
He brings a strong presence of leadership having led a number of taekwondo schools and programs. Based on his experience, his goal is to bring exposure to the modern style of Olympic taekwondo competition to the upstate area as well as provide a variety of traditional programs that will allow everyone to enjoy the benefits of taekwondo including fitness, comradery, confidence, discipline and personal achievement.