Taekwon-do is a Martial art, originating from Korea. The meaning of Taekwon-do is translated as the "Use of foot, Use of hand and Way of life". Learning Taekwon-do will enable you to develop as an individual through Pattern work, Sparring, breaking and philosophical teachings. Taekwon-do greatly improves your general health, strength, flexibility, control and your self confidence in everyday life.
Our current club is led by Mr Mark Worsely, an experienced second degree black belt. We are an eclectic mix of beginners, intermediates and regular black belts. As an inclusive club, we welcome all abilities to come join us for training.
As a University sports club we compete in various competitions in the United Kingdom. These range from regional, national and world championships. We are also extremely proud to announce that we won the GTUK University Championship 2015 and were recognised by the DSU through winning the Sporting Performance of the year 2016 award. We then continued to win Unichamps 2017 by a massive margin, place 2nd in the BUTL South League and knockout cup and get awarded Non-BUCS Team of the Year for 2018 at the DMU Sports Awards!
We are a friendly bunch of people who go on various socials including nights out, Go-Karting and Paintballing to name a few. Being a member of our club gives you the opportunity to meet new people and to have an incredible experience that will enrich your time at University.
We train at The Watershed Building, Training times are:
Tuesday 20:30 - 22:00 PM Watershed Building
Wednesday 16:00 - 17:30 PM Watershed Building
Sunday: 14:00 - 16:00 PM Watershed Building
For new member's just bring yourself and sensible gym clothing. Looking forward to training with you.
If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Instructor- Mark Worsley: email@example.com
Chairperson: Jessica Holmes
Secretary: Kayleigh Herrmann
Treasurer: Sarah Arthey
Media Secretary: Jowan Machin
Health and Safety Officer: Domantas Brazys