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Master Derek Sadler, ChPC, PFT

 

  • Certified 7th Dan Black Belt
  • CEO, Fitness Foundations Inc.
  • Master Instructor/Owner – Precision Martial Arts Academy (PMAA)
  • 2nd Vice Chairman, Alberta Taekwondo Association (ATA)
  • Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC)

Master Sadler is well known for his high energy, contagious enthusiasm and passion for teaching and helping others.  His dedication to developing skilled, productive, and respectful students is unsurpassed. Master Sadler strives to uphold the highest standards of fitness & martial arts education with integrity, empathy, and care.

Master Sadler has proudly devoted himself to a lifestyle of fitness and martial arts training for the last 36 years.  His diverse training portfolio includes Karate, Kick-boxing, Taekwondo, Hapkido, Arnis & Kali, Jeet Kune Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Control Tactics and Survival Skills (CTSS).

  • Certified 7th Dan Black Belt (WT)
  • Certified 5th Dan Black Belt (Chang Moo Kwan)
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Coaches of Canada Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC)
  • Dynamic Fitness Professional for over 25 years
  • NCCP Multi-sport A / B / PC Modules
  • Taekwondo Canada (TC) Certified Coach Developer
  • Master Coach Developer in Training
  • TC Certified National L1 Kyorugi Referee
  • TC Certified National Poomsae Coach
  • World Taekwondo International Referee (IR) – Poomsae
  • 4-time National Team Canada Athlete
  • 35 years of Martial Arts Training & Education
  • 26 years of Taekwondo Training & Education
  • Certified Control Tactics and Survival Skills (CTSS)
  • Certified Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST)
  • Alberta & BC Security License
  • Executive Close Protection
  • Creator/Founder & Provincially recognized Instructor of Core Kick-boxing
  • Proud Father of 2 beautiful daughters, Kassandra & Taylor
  • Proud Grandpa to Adam

Accolades / Accreditations

2017: October 2017 – Received the 2017 Investor’s Group Community NCCP Coach Developer Award for outstanding committment to Coach education and inspiring Coaches to reach higher.
2017: May 2017 in Acapulco, MX. – Passed and Certified as WTF Poomsae International Referee (IR) at the 33rd International Poomsae Referee Seminar.
2016: November 5, 2016 – Promoted to 7th Dan Black Belt and Grandmaster designation by Grandmaster Chong Lee, 9th Dan Black Belt and founder of Taekwondo in Canada
2014: Granted the designation of Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC) from Coaches of Canada (CAC)
2012: NCCP / TKD Canada Certified Dojang Coach (DC)
2012: Recipient of TKD Canada’s Club of the Year Award
2011: Recipient of TKD Canada’s 1st ever Poomsae Athlete of the Year Award
2009: NCCP / TKD Canada Certified Assistant Instructor (AI)

Board Of Directors

2017-2018: Ethics Committee Chairman, Alberta Taekwondo Association (ATA)
2015 to 2018: Vice President, Alberta Taekwondo Association (ATA)
2013-2014: Athlete Director/Rep, Alberta Taekwondo Association (ATA)
2011-2013: Technical Director, Alberta Taekwondo Association (ATA)
2012-2014: Vice President, Taekwondo Athlete Council Canada
2006 & 2007: President, Taekwondo Alliance of Alberta (TAA)
2005: Tournament Director, Taekwondo Alliance of Alberta (TAA)
2003 & 2004: Technical Director, Taekwondo Alliance of Alberta (TAA)
1996 to present: CEO, Fitness Foundations Inc.

Coaching History – Jr. / Sr. Black Belt Provincial Championships

2012 to present: No further Provincial Championships held
2011/12: Associate Poomsae Coach, Team Alberta
2010: Successfully coached Alina Makar to win Gold in both divisions at the Jr. & Sr. BB Provincials
2010: Successfully coached Sydney Werkman to win Gold at the Jr. BB Provincials
2010: Successfully coached Kyle Lubberding to win Silver at the Sr. BB Provincials
2009-10: Successfully coached Dean Bomersbach to win Silver at the Sr. BB Provincials
2007-09: Successfully coached Sydney Werkman to win Silver at the Jr. BB Provincials
2007-09: Successfully coached Alina Makar to win Silver at the Jr. BB Provincials
2003-05: Successfully coached Charlene Belu to win Gold at the Sr. BB Provincials
2003-05: Successfully coached Keegan Mecele to win Gold at the Sr. BB Provincials

Coaching History – Jr. / Sr. National Championships

2012 to present: Active and Certified Dojang Coach (DC)/Evaluator and Learning Facilitator (LF)
2014: Successfully coached Carter Kolada to win Bronze in Junior Individul Poomsae the 2014 National Championships
2011/12: Associate Poomsae Coach, Team Alberta
2011: Successfully coached Lisa Standeven (World Para Champion) to win Gold at the Sr. BB National Championships
2011: Successfully coached Ian Brown to win Gold at the Sr. BB National Championships
2011: Successfully coached Sydney Werkman to win Silver at the Jr. BB National Championships
2009: Successfully coached Alina Makar to win Silver at the Sr. BB National Championships
2005: Successfully coached Charlene Belu to win Silver at the Sr. BB National Championships

International Competitions and Championships

2006 to present: Have successsfully Coached at US OPEN and CANADA OPEN
2012: Proud member of Team Canada competing at the 7th World Poomsae Championships in Tunja, Colombia December 6-9, 2012

Poomsae Development

2017: May 2017 in Acapulco, MX. – Passed and Certified as WTF Poomsae International Referee (IR) at the 33rd International Poomsae Referee Seminar.
2017: May 2017 – Taekwondo Canada (TC) Certified N1 Poomsae Judge
2016 – Taekwondo Canada (TC) Certified N2 Poomsae Judge
2013-2016: Have facilitated many Poomsae seminars and private traning for individual athletes and various Dojangs across Alberta and Saskatchewan.
2015: Attended the 2015 Nationals Poomsae Referee Course and refereed, attaining my Poomsae N3 Desigantion from TC.
2012: Proud member of Team Canada competing at the 7th World Poomsae Championships in Tunja, Colombia December 6-9, 2012
2012: TKD Canada Certified National Poomsae Coach
2011/12: Associate Poomsae Coach, Team Alberta
2011: Successfully coached Christine Salt to win Silver medal at the Pan Am Open in Las Vegas
2011: Recipient of TKD Canada’s 1st ever Poomsae Athlete of the Year Award

Competition History

2015: Won Bronze medal at Nationals in the Masters 1 Individual Poomsae Division
2014: Won Gold medal at Nationals in the Masters 1 Individual Poomsae Division
2013: Won Gold medal at Nationals in the Masters 1 Individual Poomsae Division and Bronze medal in Pairs
2012: Proud member of Team Canada competing at the 7th World Poomsae Championships in Tunja, Colombia in December 6-9, 2012
2012: Won Silver medal at Nationals in the Masters 1 Male Individual Poomsae Division
2012: Won Gold medal at Nationals in Pairs Poomsae & Teams Poomsae
2012: Won Gold medal in the Masters 1 Male Poomsae Division at the 1st ever Alberta Open in Edmonton, AB.
2011: Won Bronze medal in the Masters 1 Male Poomsae Division at the 2011 Pan Am Open in Las Vegas, NV.
2011: Received (1st ever) Poomsae Athlete of the Year Award from Taekwondo Canada
2010: April 21 to 26, participated in the 1st ever National  Poomsae Training Camp and Team Selection for World Poomsae Championships in Russia.
2010: Proud Member of Team Canada competing in Monterrey, Mexico, December 8-12  at this historic 1st ever Pan Am Poomsae & Para TKD Championships in conjunction with the Kyorugi Championships.
2010: 1st ever Sr. Black Belt National Poomsae Championships – GOLD Medalist
2006-2010 inclusive: Sr. Black Belt Provincial Championships – GOLD Medalist, Poomsae
2004: Proud Member of Team Canada (6th place in the World) at the November 2004 World Taekwondo Hanmadang Championships in Seoul, Korea.
1985-2004: Successfully competed in many Kick-boxing, Taekwondo & Open Martial Arts Tournaments locally & provincially.