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What is DSTaekwondo?

    DS TAEKWONDO takes its name from the initals of Taekwondo World Champion Mr Dave Shillabeer.   Mr Shillabeer owns and instructs at his 2 Taekwondo clubs in Sheffield which are part of the Europe’s largest Martial Arts Organisation- The Taekwondo Association of Great Britain. The TAGB has over 35’000 members in the UK.     DS Taekwondo has Read More ...

What is Taekwondo?

  Tae Kwon-Do is a form of unarmed combat that has its origins in ancient Korea  and has grown in popularity to become the most widely practiced martial art in the world.  Translated from Korean : Tae – Meaning Foot Kwon- Meaning Fist Do – Meaning Art Therefore Tae Kwon-Do is … “The Art of Read More ...

Benefits of Taekwondo

  WHAT WILL TKD DO FOR ME?   MEN:   Tae Kwon-Do will improve your fitness, increasing muscle strength and stamina  while improving coordination, reactions and increasing your speed. You will learn how to defend yourself and gain the confidence and skills to keep yourself and those you care for free from harm.  Tae kwon-do Read More ...

The T.A.G.B.

    The Tae Kwon Do Association of Great Britain is Europe’s largest martial arts organisation, with over 35’000 members training in over 650 clubs throughout the UK.   We guarantee certified experienced instructors all of whom have undertaken specialist instructors courses, are CRB checked and have full professional indemnity insurance cover.     The TAGB is run Read More ...

Syllabus

    The TAGB has a carefully structured grading syllabus that introduces new skills and techniques to students at regular intervals. As training in Taekwondo progresses, the student has the opportunity to undertake regular gradings, being awarded with a new colour of belt and promotion of rank if successful in demonstrating the necessary requirements. This Read More ...

The Club

    DS Taekwondo has 2 clubs in Sheffield:   Crookes:   Wesley Hall Church, Crookes Rd, S10 1UD               (Mondays and Fridays)   Stannington:  Forge Valley Sports Centre, Wood Lane, S6 5HG   (Wednesdays and Sundays)     We always welcome new members at any time!  We are a friendly club and our door is always open! Read More ...

Instructor

    Mr Dave Shillabeer has over 25 years experience in martial arts.   He holds belts in Wado-ryu Karate, Samurai Jiu Jitsu and TAGB Taekwondo, and has also trained in Kickboxing, Judo and Thai Boxing. He has been studying Taekwondo for the last 18 years, and is currently a 4th Degree Black Belt. He Read More ...

History of Taekwondo

  The History of Tae Kwon-Do The words Tae Kwon Do are made up of the Korean words Tae, which means to strike with the feet, Kwon, which means to strike with the hands, and Do, which means the art of or the method of. Therefore, put together, Tae Kwon Do literally means the art Read More ...

FAQ's

Anything you are not sure about? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions….. If you have any specific questions that you cannot find the answer to below, please feel free to contact the Instructor directly Mr Dave Shillabeer……….. 07833 463420. What is Tae Kwon Do Tae Kwon Do is both an ancient Korean Martial Art and Read More ...