Welcome to Tayside Taekwon-Do
Tayside Taekwon-Do martial arts clubs have been established since 1998, regular classes are held each week in Balbeggie, Dundee, Newport, Perth and St Andrews. Instructors are fully qualified, insured and have been through full police disclosure. A fully qualified first aider is present at each class.
Tayside Taekwon-Do is part of the United Kingdom Taekwon-Do Council (UKTC) and the World International Taekwon-Do Federation Council (WITFC).
Anyone of any fitness level is welcome to come down to one of our clubs for a free taster session.
Our instructors are fully qualified, insured and first aid trained.
Timetable starting Monday 11th January 2021
During the lockdown all classes will be on zoom.
Timetable will run for the next 7 weeks classes will be added or removed depending on demand
Students can book as many classes as they want . Classes are open to the whole family
Gradings will be held in February .
See you all soon , stay safe !
Classes can be booked by email or messaging our Facebook page Tayside Taekwondo & Little Tiger Cubs
WHILE IN TIER 4 INDOOR CLASSES CANNOT GO AHEAD .
All areas now in tier 3 - no 18+ can train indoors , additional restrictions apply in Dundee therefore no 12s & over are allowed to train indoors.
Taekwon-Do is a National Sport in Korea and is taught in many Universities and Schools. On 22nd March 1966, the International Taekwon-Do Federation was formed with General Choi Hong Hi as President, having associations in Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, West Germany, United States of America, Turkey, Italy, United Arab Republic and Korea.
Taekwon-Do is an art of unarmed combat. Translated literally, Tae means foot, Kwon means fist and Do means art. Taken collectively, Taekwon-Do means the skilful application of foot and hand techniques in defending oneself.
To the serious student of Taekwon-Do it represents not merely the skilful use of foot and hand but a way of thinking and life, particularly in installing a spirit of self imposed discipline and developing self confidence. In these days, where violence and intimidation are everyday occurences, Taekwon-Do enables the weak to possess a fine weapon to defend themselves.
Through training, a student develops self confidence, self discipline, physical fitness, co-ordination and self defence. Taekwon-Do is taught as an art of self defence, for use to defend justice and the weak. It is not only for the strong but for all persons wishing to be taught the art, young or old, male or female, big or small.
Taekwon-Do was officially recognised as a Martial Art on 11th April 1955, It's founder member being General Choi Hong Hi (Black Belt 9th Dan and Grand Master of Taekwon-Do). He was a major-general in the Korean Army and was responsible for the spreading of Taekwon-Do to the Korean forces. Sadly, General Choi passed away in 2002.