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Spaces for 7-9 year olds

We have a few spaces left in our 7-9 year old Children’s Martial Arts classes on Thursdays at 5.45pm. The classes are at St Gregory’s school. We run a 4 lesson trial, which costs £30.

The children learn blocks, kicks and strikes, how to defend themselves, increase their self esteem, improve balance and coordination and learn traditional martial arts techniques.

We only a few spots left so get in touch to book for January start.

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Grading times

gradingGrading times for Saturday 6th July

  • 9.45am 3-6 years (orange belts)
  • 11.15am for white belts and yellow tags
  • 12.15pm for yellow belts and green tags
  • 1.30pm for green belts and blue tags
  • 3pm for blue belts and above (arrive early if you can as we might be able to start early). 

Spaces for September Term

kids classes

UPDATE! Only a few spaces left for September start. 

We are now taking enrolments for next term. There are still a few spaces in the following classes:

  • Monday 7-9 years 5.45pm at St Gregory’s school
  • Tuesday 3-6 years 4.30pm at Sports Centre (St John’s)
  • Wednesday 3-6 years 4.30pm Sports Centre (St John’s)
  • Thursday 7-9 years 5.45pm at St Gregory’s school

Get in touch now to book a 4 week trial.

All other classes are full at the moment but contact us to get on the waiting list.

AETA seminar

seminarOur Annual FREE seminar to members is coming up – 4th May

Freedom Leisure Crowborough, Eridge Road TN6 2TN
9.00am-12.30pm All Grades (Children Class from 6-11yrs)
9.00am-4.00pm All Grades (12yrs+/Adult class students)

4.00pm-5.00pm (Black Belts only)

For all 7 years and above, yellow belt and higher. Must be licensed to register. Please let Mr T know if you are interested.

End of term

The last day of term is Thursday 4th April. We will then be on Easter break. This will be for 3 weeks as Mr Thompson is away with the national team at the World Championships so all classes start back week beginning 29th April. Adult classes continue through the holiday period.

Grading times for Saturday

gradingGrading times for Saturday 30th March

  • 9.45am for 3-6 years
  • 11.15am for white belts and yellow tags
  • 12.15pm for yellow belts and green tags
  • 1.30pm for green belts and blue tags
  • 3pm for blue belts

All at the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre on St John’s road.

AETA League Competiton

medalsOn the 17th March the All England Taekwon-Do Association hosted the first league competition of the year in Redhill, Surrey. It was the biggest one so far with 240 competitors. It was a great opportunity for those who have not competed before to learn the ropes in a fun, friendly environment.

Tunbridge Wells did very well, finishing 4th in the medal table. Thanks to Mr Thompson and Mrs Sweeney for refereeing all day and to Donna, Matilda and Amelia for coaching. Next up, Alton 23rd June.

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