- What do we do? we welcome people from all walks of life looking to better themselves through Taekwon-Do
- Why Taekwon-Do? The disciplined nature of learning Taekwon-Do, intense training both physically and mentally, and a sense of achievement and pride means the art cultivates the mind whilst instilling confidence in the student. Success in Taekwon-Do requires commitment, perseverance, indomitable spirit and self belief.
Mr S Booth 3rd degree black belt instructor
We teach at the shaftesbury youth club in Tranmere.
60 Mendip Road,
The large hall we train in can be fully heated, the floor is coated with a medium friction plastic which is absolutely ideal for Taekwon Do as it enables your feet to stick when you need them to, and slide when you want them to.
There is an extensive amount of equipment used during training, this includes:
2 x Multi kick & punch stations Golds speedball and punchbag station
Body Armour target pads Kickbag station Agility Hoops 2 x Stretching machines.
Large Kick pads for practising powerful techniques
Small focus pads for accurate punches and kicks
Foam batons to practise blocking
Board holder/flip board combo constructed from steel: for breaking boards and practising jumping kicks up to ~10 foot off the floor.
To earn your next belt in TKD, you must be examined in a grading.
Gradings test your knowledge practical ability in TKD.
The highest possible title in Taekwon Do is grand master, to gain this honourable title you must pass many gradings and become a 9th degree black belt!