McCloskey is a Jujutsu Instructor and takes classes at
Lagan Valley Leisureplex. He is also a chief instructor with
the Irish Jujutsu organisation.
What do you like doing on your day off?
I enjoy running, swimming and doing other forms of Martial
Arts when I have time to myself. I also run a landscape
business so spare time is a luxury.
If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be,
where and why?
I like the carbonara at Caf� Milano on the Lisburn Road. The
food is delicous.
What has been your proudest moment?
Running two marathons in the space of five weeks is
something I'm proud of. I am also proud of all of my members
and how they stick at the Jujutsu. I have some very
intelligent people in my classes, with a wide range of
What was the most frightening moment of your life?
I've had a few scary moments when I've been sparring or
How would you describe your taste in clothes? What's the
most you ever spent on a single item?
Fashionable and smart. Well I hope so anyway. I haven't had
any complaints yet.
What would you do if you won a million pounds?
I would build a Dojo - a training hall for Martial Arts and
give my members free training. I might go to Antarctica or
What was your most embarrassing moment?
It's been a long time since I was embarrassed by anything.
What music do you like?
U2 or Bruce Springsteen.
What sports person do you most admire?
Jackie Chan. He's the most amazing martial artist.
Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream
Egypt was amazing. It's an ancient and mysterious land and I
would love to back again. Rome is somewhere I'd like to go.
What is your greatest remaining ambition?
I would like to go to Japan to study and spend some time
training. I've been thinking of doing it for sometime.
If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you
Eva Longoria from 'Desperate Housewives' for obvious
If you were stranded on a desert island what three things
would you want with you?
Radio, good book and a good woman.
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