December 2017 grading information

Dates for your diary. Mock grading A mock grading session will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday 2nd September, 2017 at Wesley Hall Crookes. Grading Formal grading will be held at 5:15pm on Sunday 17th September, 2017 at Forge Valley School. More details to follow, please check the information table outside the class venues. Mr. Read More …

August 2017 class changes

Please note the following class changes during August 2017. Wednesday 23rd August at Forge Valley 6:10pm Little Ninjas 7:00pm All juniors 8:00pm All Seniors Friday 25th August at Crookes 5:10pm Little Ninjas 6:00pm All juniors 7:00pm All Seniors Sunday 27th August at Forge Valley No classes Monday 28th August at Crookes No classes Apologies for the short notice. Read More …

Tinsley Meadows Demo

After teaching Taekwondo to kids at Tinsley Meadows for the last 2 terms, Mr Shillabeer was invited back to give a talk to students last week in one of their assemblies.  After a few minutes intro it was on to some kicking to demonstrate what TKD is all about to the children that didn’t get Read More …

European Championships 2017

On Friday 24th June Mr Shillabeer travelled to Poland to compete at the European Championships. Here is a little write up of the weekend. So…after driving to Manchester airport then flying to Krakow Balice, Poland I had a further 3 hours of train travel to get me to the town of Czestochowa where the Taekwondo International Open European Championships Read More …

Lincolnshire Champs 2017

14 members  of DS Taekwondo travelled down to Grantham on Saturday May 6th for this years Lincs Champs. A great competition with a fantastic atmosphere- this years event was as popular as always with the invited clubs bringing more competitors than ever. Some great performances from our members meant that we came an impressive 4th place overall! Read More …

March Grading

80 students from DS Taekwondo undertook the grading held at Forge Valley School on March 26th.  All students performed the necessary requirements to a good standard and it was a pleasure to promote everyone to their next grade at the next lesson. Mr Walton has complimented us on the high standard of our students in recent gradings, Read More …

English Championships 2017

So the first National comp of the year kicked off 9am sharp at Worcester Arena on March 12th 2017. Eden Wallace and Luke Mcgillicuddy were the only entrants alongside Mr Shillabeer but both performed well. Eden won his first fight against a rather wild opponent in the heavyweight division but narrowly lost his second fight Read More …