Liam Broderick, GTI SW Regional Co-ordinator
Tel: 01637 852044 Mob: 07855 734984
Cornwall Tae Kwon-Do was established in 1974 and provides traditional ITF-style Tae Kwon-Do training suitable for the entire family, in a safe and friendly training environment.
All our instructors are fully qualified and CRB checked.
Tae Kwon-Do is a Korean martial art that is world famous for its impressive array of kicking techniques. Translated from Korean;
TAE means to jump, kick or smash with the foot;
KWON means to punch or destroy with the first and;
DO is the Art, way or method of achieving this
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? You will need loose clothing such as T-shirts and jogging bottoms and we train in bare feet.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME? You should bring plenty of water to stay hydrated.
WHAT DO I NEED TO PAY? You will not need to pay for your first month of training.
IS THERE ANYTHING TO SIGN? You will need to sign a GTI licence form for insurance purposes (parents/guardians to sign for under-18s).
WHAT WILL I DO IN MY FIRST LESSON? This will vary. Tae Kwon-Do is a mix of kicks, blocks and punches. There are set sparring routines and free sparring. There are set sequences known as patterns and we also practice streetwise self-defence. We learn by copying and repetition and there are plenty of Black Belts on hand to assist you.
Cornwall Tae Kwon-Do schools are members of the GTI, which was established in 1993 as a truly democratic and open Tae Kwon-Do organisation. As part of the GTI we are provided with....
Coloured Belt Gradings under qualified GTI Grading Examiners every 3 months
Black Belt Gradings under a panel of national experts and Masters every 6 months
At least two National and two Regional Competitions per year
Regular Seminars and Courses under Tae Kwon-Do experts and Masters
Public Liability Insurance and Student to Student Insurance