What is taekwondo
  • It is a Martial Art and Olympic Sport practised by over 60 million people Worldwide
  • It originates from Korea
  • Literally translated from Korean, Taekwondo means – ‘Foot’ ‘Fist’ ‘The Way’
  • Taekwondo has been on Olympic Sport since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games
  • Great Britain has had many successful athletes including double Olympic Champion Jade Jones, double Olympic medalist Lutalo Muhammad and World Champion Bianca Walkden
  • British Taekwondo is the National Governing Body for the UK
Why Try Taekwondo
  • Improve Self-Esteam
  • Build Confidence
  • Fitness
  • Develop Self-Discipline
  • Teach Safety Awareness and Self-Defence


The UK has a large number of great Taekwondo clubs, with different classes to suit all tastes, ages and abilities. Some may specialise in the sport aspect, with competition training forming the majority of their programme. Others may practice only the Martial Art, teaching traditional movements, self-defence and belt promotion modules

The vast majority of clubs tend to offer a balance between the sport and Martial Art with different classes available

Get started…. Try Taekwondo –  Find your nearest Taekwondo Club