Mr Cooper started training in 1993, earning his first degree black belt in 1997, second degree in 2000 and third degree in 2014.
He qualified as an instructor in 1998 and a Little PUMA instructor in 2003. He has been the instructor for Tadley since 1997, Hungerford since 1999, and Thatcham since 2013.
He has competed in heavyweight sparring, achieving bronze twice, silver twice, and winning gold once.
Mr Pyne has been training in Taekwondo since 2001, achieving his first degree black belt in 2005 and his second degree in 2011. He plans on taking his third degree grading, when his shoulder will let him.