Finding a Taekwondo Club in the UK

To make things easy for you we have compiled a list of UK Taekwondo Clubs. With the enormous amount of clubs around, this list is only partial, so you should also check your local telephone directory listings and keep your eyes peeled for adverts in local newsagent and sports halls.

The London Taekwondo Academy

The Academy oversees several Taekwondo clubs in and around the London area. You can see a more complete listing at their Taekwondo classes page.

London Taekwondo Academy Children’s Class

Instructor: Master Yousuf & Master Usman Dildar
Address: West Acton Community,
Churchill Gardens, Acton London W3 0JN

Telephone: 0208 5757 696
Training Times: Sundays: 10:00am to 11:30am
Wednesdays: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Pitshanger Taekwondo Club

Instructor: Ahmed Gaaloul
Address: North Ealing School
Pitshanger Lane, Ealing London W5

Telephone: 020 8998 2767
Training Times: Tuesdays: 6:00 to 7:00pm
Fridays: 7:00 to 8:00pm

Kwang Duk Kwan

Instructor: Dr. Piyush Khengar
Address: Vale Farm Sports Centre
Watford Road,
North Wembley Middlesex HA0 3HG

Telephone: 07866 624 521 or 020 8902 6875
Training Times: Fridays: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sundays: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Imperial Taekwondo

Imperial has affiliated clubs in England, Scotland and Ireland. You can see a complete list by visiting their homepage.

Imperial Taekwondo Hayes

Instructors: Master Nicholls VIII Degree ITF
Lee Hollingsworth V Degree ITF

Tel: 01895 427357

Imperial Taekwondo Berkshire

Instructors: Aaron Bannister III Degree ITF

Tel: 01895 427357

Imperial Taekwondo Cornwall

Instructors: Paul Burgess V Degree ITF

Tel: 07879 427745

Imperial Taekwondo Cornwall

Falmouth TKD School
Instructors: Emma Fryett II Degree ITF

Tel: 07787 174453

Imperial Taekwondo Scotland

Broughton, Edinburgh
Instructors: John Divine I Degree ITF

Tel: 0131 660 9428 – Mob: 0790 5016541

Imperial Ireland Taekwon Do

Instructors: Mick Flaherty V Degree ITF

Tel: +353 87 9112528
Website: Imperial Taekwon Do

Global Taekwondo United Kingdom

GTUK oversee clubs right across the UK. You can see a list of all their affiliated Taekwondo school at their website.

Liverpool University Taekwondo Club

Instructors: Mr H. Headen-James (3rd Degree), Mr A. Morris (2nd Degree)
Address: Roscoe & Gladstone Hall of Residence, North Mossley Hil Road

Tel: 07973666476
Website: LUTC
Training Times: Tuesday & Thursday
7.30pm 10th – 5th kup
9.00pm 4th – 1st kup

David Lloyd Taekwondo Manchester

Main Instructor: Mr J. Miley (4th Degree), Mr S. Vickers (1st Degree
Address: Trafford Park

Telephone: 07974 649015
Website: GTUK Northwest
Training Times:
Monday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm – Children (5 to 12 yrs old)
Wednesday: 8.00pm to 9.30pm – Adults & Teenagers
Friday: 4.30 to 5pm – Children (4 and 5 yrs old)
5 to 6pm – Children (6 to 12 yrs old)
6 to 7.30pm – Children (green belt and over)

Stockport Taekwondo Cheadle

Instructor: Miss N. Pearson (2nd Degree)
Address: Cheadle School

Tel: 07958534140
Website: GTUK Stockport

Taekwondo Organisations and Useful Links

Official Worldwide Taekwondo Organisations

  • Kukkiwon is The World Taekwondo Headquarters. It exists to train certified instructors and issue high level dan gradings.
  • WTF The World Taekwondo Federation founded in 1973. Based in South Korea the WTF exists to coordinate international Taekwondo competitions under Olympic rules.
  • ITAKD The International TaeKwon-Do Association.
  • BTCB The British Taekwondo Control Boards is the only governing body for WTF Taekwondo in the UK.

Other Taekwondo Links

  • Taekwondo Forms is a video website that lets you download video examples of just about every poomsae in existence.
  • TKD Tutor has literally hundreds of web pages dedicated to the martial arts. Brush up on your technique, history and everything else to do with Taekwondo.
  • ITA Terminology The International Taekwondo Association has a great page on Taekwondo terminology where you can listen to the words being spoken online.

Taekwondo Chat Forums

  • Martial Arts Planet has possibly the most widely subscribed of all forums dedicated to the Korean martial art of Taekwondo. Speak to expert and beginners alike, discuss the finer points of training, ethics and learn from your peers.
  • Martial Talk is a friendly chat forum with a specific section on Taekwondo.
  • Budoseek is a popular martial arts chat forum with a section dedicated to Korean martial arts, history and culture.