Both martial art clubs are run independently and are affiliated Nationally to the GTUK (Global Taekwon-do United Kingdom) and Internationally to the ITF (International Taekwon-do Federation) that teaches the Martial Art of Taekwon-do along with some old fashion values: Respect, Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self Control, Indomitable Spirit.
Taekwon-do is a Korean self defence martial art that focuses on using explosive blocking, punching and kicking techniques.
Taekwon-do also helps to instil a confidence and inner strength in students for their oncoming challenges of modern day life.
The belt syllabus includes: Fighting Patterns, Techniques, Sparring, Self Defence, Destruction, Korean Terminology. It takes 3-4 years to learn the full syllabus and become a 1st Degree Black Belt.
Both clubs are very family orientated, with many parents training with their children. Youngest students are 5 years old with no upper age limit. The clubs jointly boast well over 100 registered students, including many National Champions each year.
The Bungay Taekwon-do club is run by International instructor, Mr Clinton Gillett 5th Degree, supported by his Black belt team, classes are on Tuesdays 7-8pm and Thursdays 7-8.30pm at Bungay High School, with a special class for school students on Wednesdays 4-5pm.
Mr Gillett also holds the East Jeegoo advanced training for senior belts once every month.
The Beccles Taekwon-do club is run by fully certified Black belt instructors: Mr and Mrs Bedingfield, supported by their team of Black belts. Classes on Mondays and Thursdays 7-8.30pm at the Venue, Beccles Sports Centre.
If you would like to learn one of the best modern day martial arts, and become, stronger, fitter and more confident, come along for a FREE TASTER SESSION, and join our family!
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