Joanne Potter from Clarecastle is a third year student in St Caimins, Shannon. Joanne took up Taekwon-Do ten years ago and received her 1st Degree black belt in June 2013.

Representing Ireland at Junior level, Joanne won SILVER in the European Taekwon-Do Championships this year in the -55 kilo sparring in Riccione, Italy. At the World Taekwon-Do championships last October in Benidorm, Spain she won GOLD as a member of the Junior Ladies Team in sparring and gold as a member of the Junior Ladies Team in the team patterns. Joanne has several other national titles over the years.

In October 2014 Joanne will travel to Budapest, Hungary for the European Cup in preparation for the World Taekwon-Do Championships in Venice, Italy in May 2015.