Master Nilson

Nilson “Soneca” De Macena

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  • 6th Degree Black Belt, CBTKD, WTF
  • 8-Time Brasil National Champion in 3 weight divisions: Welter, Middle and Heavy
  • Gold Medal at the 2000 World Championship Festival Korea Open
  • Over 15 years experience teaching Taekwondo to kids and adults
  • 6 year member of the Brasilian National Team
  • Trained at the Olympic Center in Barcelona, Spain
  • Over 20 years competition experience, including the World Cup, Grand Cayman 1994 & World Championship, Manila, Pilippines, 1995

International Experience

Brazil • Costa Rica • Cuba • Ecuador • France • Grand Cayman • Hong Kong • Italy • Korea • Mexico • Peru • Philipines • Portugal • Spain • USA

Competition Record

medals
Height: 6′
Birthdate: April 1, 1970
Hometown: Recife, Brasil

  • 2002 Brasilian National Championship Belo Horizonte, Brasil (Heavy): GOLD
  • 2001 California Open Los Angeles, CA USA (Heavy): GOLD
  • 2000 Korea Open Seoul, Korea (Middle): GOLD
  • 1999 Brasilian National Championship Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil (Middle): GOLD
  • 1998 Copa do Brasil Goyais, Brasil (Middle): GOLD
  • 1998 Pan American Championships Lima, Peru (Middle): BRONZE
  • 1998 South American Games Cuerca, Ecuador (Middle): GOLD
  • 1997 Copa do Brasil Rio Grande do Sur, Brasil (Welter): GOLD
  • 1995 Italian Open Sardenia, Italy (Welter): GOLD
  • 1995 National Qualifying Competition for South American Games (Welter): GOLD
  • 1995 Brasilian National Championship Brasilia, Brasil (Welter): GOLD
  • 1994 U.S. Open Colorado Springs, CO USA (Welter): Silver
  • 1994 Copa do Brasil Qualifier for ’94 World Cup Grand Cayman (Welter): GOLD
  • 1993 Brasilian National Championship Rio de Janiero, Brasil (Welter): GOLD
  • 1991 Brasilian National Championship Parana, Brasil (Welter): GOLD