The Power of
Tae Kwon Do
Whether you are looking for a serious sport, something to help you get fit or as a family activity, Tae Kwon Do offers something for all...
Having started with HED TKD in 1999, Jackie Marie has been teaching since 2004. She has won numerous trophies in sparring and patterns and has trained many members from beginner to their black belt. A senior Instructor, Referee and Umpire and with vast expertise and skill, Jackie is a great role model for instructors and students alike.
Richard Chung began TKD for self defence and has a great understanding of the art. Training with various TAGB masters he’s very well qualified with vast expertise and experience as a senior instructor. Richard is highly respected by everyone and has a keen ability to help his students reach their potential.
In 1979, Howard Douglas began training under a Korean instructor and then soon under the guidance of the TAGB national coach, Grand Master Kenny Walton 8th Degree. During his career, Howard has won every British title in every event (patterns, sparring, hand and foot destruction) in UK competition whilst progressing from white to black belt and has enjoyed great success participating at Black belt on the international scene. A former UK team international, Howard is also one of the elite handful of people to ever be honoured as “best black belt” and on more than one occasion. International Instructor, Referee and coach of the TAGB’s South East’s black belts, adult and children’s teams.
Michael Lavery joined HED TKD in 1999 and has nurtured huge natural talent. As one of our senior instructors Mike passes on mastery and control of Tae Kwon-Do’s kicking skills to his students. His understanding of how to apply tae Kwon-Do in competitions and practical self defence is well known in the clubs.
Having started TKD in 1987 and raised many black belts John Eriksen teaches children and adults at various HED TKD clubs. Simultaneously he trains alongside his young children who are fast following in his footsteps towards black belt. A fully qualified Instructor, referee and umpire, John regularly competes in tournaments.
Paul Finnegan started training to black belt under the guidance of Jackie Marie and has
a similar thirst for knowledge. As an experienced instructor he passes on great technical abilities and enthusiasm to his students. Paul has won many trophies in competition and continues to enjoy a good deal of success.
Anita Goddard originally took up Tae Kwon-Do in 1988 as a youngster to learn self defence and keep fit. On the way to red belt she won many trophies at competitions. After a few years break she returned to TKD, has achieved black belt and competes very successfully at black belt level.
Colin Sayer is a member of HM forces and together with Mr Douglas teaches TKD to his colleagues in the army. He enjoys great success in black belt tournaments recently winning WTF and ITF categories. When he is not training hard, he helps students to find new ways to improve the application of their skills.
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