Category Archives: TKD

adults classes

Adults Martial Arts Classes to Get Fit

Looking for a different way to get fit in 2020? Adults Martial Arts classes might just be what you are looking for. There are numerous benefits, including

  • weight loss
  • improved self confidence
  • learn self defence
  • relieve stress
  • increased focus
  • lead a healthy lifestyle
  • teaches good morals and values
  • improved athleticism
  • great social group

Adult classes are on Mondays and Thursdays 8pm – 9.30pm at St Gregory’s school. We run a 4 lesson trial for £30. Get in touch now for January start.

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children's martial arts

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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Taekwon-Do for 3-6 year olds

3-6 year oldsOn January 6th the new term starts and we have spaces for 3-6 year olds on

  • Tuesdays 4.30pm
  • Wednesdays 4.30pm
  • Thursdays 4pm

The children learn how to deal with bullies, balance and coordination, basic Taekwon-Do techniques in a fun, disciplined environment.

We run a 4 week trial, which costs £30, to see if the classes are a good fit for the child.

Spaces are limited as we like to keep class sizes small so get in touch to book your space.

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Open British Results

medals9 competitors from Tunbridge Wells Taekwon-Do formed part of the AETA team at the Open British Championships on the 23rd November. There were some excellent performances in some very tough categories. Tunbridge Wells came away with

4 Golds,
7 Silvers,
3 Bronzes

Joseph Chan; silver in sparring, bronze in special technique
Jessica Wallace; silver in sparring, silver in special technique
Jacob Smith; Gold in special technique, bronze in sparring
Evie Persad; silver in patterns
Amelia James; silver in sparring, bronze in special technique
Donna Rye; Gold in patterns, silver in sparring

Great job team! Thanks to the parents and supporters for staying so long and all the hard work and to the AETA coaches and umpires for working so hard all day.

New Term Starts

beach tkdOn Monday 9th September ALL classes start back!!!


4.00 – 4.45pm (3-6 years)
5.45 – 6.40pm (7-9 years)
6.45 – 7.45pm (10-13 years)
8.00 – 9.30pm (14 years +)


4.30 – 5.15pm (3-6 years)
5.30 – 6.30pm (7-9 years)
6.30 – 7.30pm (10-13 years)


4.30 – 5.15pm (3-6 years)
5.30 – 6.30pm (7-9 years)


4.00 – 4.45pm (3-6 years)
5.45 – 6.40pm (7-9 years)
6.45 – 7.45pm (10-13 yrs)
8.00 – 9.30pm (14 years +)

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.

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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Term dates, gradings and more

  • 1st Dec – Colour belt grading (TWells)
  • 5th Dec – Xmas Curry
  • 13th Dec – End of term
  • 17th and 20th Dec – Adults classes
  • 24th, 27th and 31st Dec – no classes
  • 3rd Jan – Adults class
  • 7th Jan – Term starts
  • 19th Jan – Brendan Doogan Power and Spec Tech Seminar (Tonbridge)
  • 26th Jan – Open Dutch (Netherlands)
  • 16th Feb – PUMA Open (Swindon)
  • 18th Feb – Half Term

New 10-13 years class

new classDue to the Monday and Thursday classes being at maximum capacity as of April we are starting a new class for 10-13 year olds.

This will be on Tuesday’s at the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre at 6.30pm.

Spaces will be limited to get in touch to book your 4 week trial now.