Welcome to Taekwon-do-Wales, one of the largest Taekwon-do schools in the UK teaching the fastest growing Martial Art in history! We offer Taekwon-Do classes in Fleur-de-Lis, Oakdale, Hengoed, Blackwood, Caerphilly, Merthyr Valleys, Mountain Ash & Pontypridd.
Taekwon-do-Wales helps students develop confidence and fitness, all whilst honing self-defence abilities. Don't forget- there is also the thrill of competition for those who fancy taking their training further!
If you are thinking of taking up Taekwon-do, then this is the place to be! First two lessons will be free of charge, and a discounted payment plan is available for families, so you have nothing to lose. We also offer specific classes, for ages 4 to 6, 7 to 12, Teens Adults, Ladies only class - please see our 'School Information' section for more details. If you still have any unanswered questions, please contact us- we are always happy to help.
QUALIFIED TAEKWONDO INSTRUCTION
The Taekwon-do clubs are run by fully qualified and registered Taekwon-do instructors, 8 DBS registered instructors and 3 DBS assistant instructors, affiliated with the International Taekwon-Do Federation HQ Korea and our association is ITF HQ Wales.
Peter Kent-Marrast VI degree
Patricia Kent-Marrast VI degree
Anthoni Fieldhouse V degree
Simon Reakes V degree
Lauren Wynn IV degree
Liam Cox IV degree
Craig Brown IV degree
Shaunna Ryan III degree
We encourage and support our students who also wish to pursue a future in instructing, and currently have 11 class assistants- Lauren Spiller-Boulter II degree, Honor Jones II degree, Lyra Davies III degree, Nia Brown II degree, Emily Curtis-Jones II degree, Lucy Wright I degree, Gracie Morris I degree, Teigan Howells I degree, Rebecca Jurich I degree, Molly Jones I degree and Bethany Davies I degree.
TAEKWON-DO WALES COMPETION SUCCESS
We have had great success as a Taekwon-do school in Taekwondo competitions. We have Taekwon-do-Wales students in the National Welsh Squad and compete at international competition level throughout Europe. We have obtained First Place status In ITF League tables in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and second place for 2015 missing out by a few points 2017 Gold in the World Championships. 2018 & 19 Tournaments at National and International's with many medals won at all competitions. 2020 Preparation continues for the World Championships in Kazakhstan.
TAEKWON-DO WALES PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS SERVICE
The clubs get involved with local schools offering demonstrations and after school classes. If you are a head teachers or sports coach for a school please contact us to see how we can get involved and offer this service to your school. Its very popular with the school children and of course their parents particularly with working mums and dads. Contact us for advice.
TAEKWON-DO WALES COMMUNITY DISPLAYS IN SOUTH WALES
We offer displays at local school fetes and fairs, free of charge. Displays are always varied, showing the traditional side of Taekwon-do with practices that are centuries old, venturing into demonstrations including weapons, self-defence skills and sparring, often accompanied by music, not to mention the art of wood breaking, and the occasional brick or tile! We also strive to include every student who wants to participate, regardless of age or belt status.
Taekwon-do-Wales was established by Peter Kent-Marrast VI degree black belt. The club first opened doors in 2000 in Fleur-de-lis alongside with Peters wife, Patricia Kent-Marrast VI degree. Over the years it has expanded rapidly and now teaches Taekwon-do to over 400 students in South Wales . All the clubs are located in the South Wales valleys.
CONTACT TAEKWON-DO WALES
Please call us or email and we will get back to you and give you help and advice on classes and provide you with any additional information you may need. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Mr Peter Kent-Marrast VI degree International Instructor & International Umpire. Chief Instructor and Grading Examiner & Welsh Representative for ITF HQ Korea. I have been teaching Taekwon-do for over 20 years and started training in the mid 1970s it is my life, what makes me happy is watching the students within my schools develop into good people. Taekwon-do is the most perfect tool for bringing out the best in people.
Mrs Patricia Kent-Marrast VI degree International Instructor & International Umpire for Taekwon-do Ladies and Taekwon-do-Wales Mountain Ash
Mr Anthoni Fieldhouse V degree International Instructor for Taekwon-do-Wales Caerphilly
Miss Lauren Wynn IV degree Instructor for Taekwon-do-Wales Merthyr Valleys & Pontypridd
Together We Are a Great Team
The Picture below is some of our Instructors with Jade Jones MBE