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Training session with actor Mickey Hardt

Eisch (L)

18 March 2011

Currently, Mickey Hardt is jury member of the TV show "Wanns de eppes kanns" on RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg. To meet his old master, Luca De Tommaso, as well as old friends, Mickey Hardt spontaneously accepted the invitation to give a training session in Eisch (L) on March 18, 2011.

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On October 1st, 2010, Mickey Hardt became an active member of the Luxembourg Taekwondo Association (LTA). His LTA license is number 666.

Mickey started Taekwondo in Luxembourg in 1984 under Grand Master Jin Oh Ra (9th dan) and LTA vice-president Luca De Tommaso. He received his black belt 1st dan in 1987.

He left Luxembourg for his studies in medical science, then was discovered by a model agency. He started working as a model all over the world. After a few years, he decided to attend the "Deutsche Schauspielakademie" in Berlin. He took advanced classes in acting as well as stunt- and action training. Mickey Hardt appeared in various TV shows like "SK Kölsch", "Soko Leipzig", "Wolff’s Revier", and many others.

Most of us know him as the protagonist of the TV show "Der Puma – Kämpfer mit Herz", in which he played the role of Josh Engel, a martial arts expert who helps the police fight crime. The show’s fight choreography was directed by one of Hong Kong’s biggest superstars, Donnie Yen. At the Berlinale 2001, Mickey was voted "Shooting Star of the Year".

In addition to the success in his acting career, Mickey became an expert in Savate-Boxe-Française. He was the German Champion in 2007 and 2009. Currently, he is training fighters as one of the head instructors in a martial arts gym in Berlin. He is also preparing his 2nd dan in Taekwondo

Mickey states that he encourages the LTA in their efforts to promote Taekwondo in Luxembourg.

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