About Tae Kwon-Do
What is Tae Kwon-Do?
Tae Kwon-Do is the scientific use of the body in the method of self-defence.
Tae Kwon-Do was founded General Choi Hong Hi 9th Dan on 11th April 1955.
Originally taught in the Korean army. It latter became adopted by other armed forces and law enforcement groups.
Tae Kwon-Do however has now become a choice of self-defence. For men, women & children of all ages and ability worldwide.
Through proper training the Tae Kwon-Do practitioner can develop physical skills, strength of character and humility.
White Tiger Tae Kwon-Do (Beak Ho Tae Kwon-Do) is a member of the NAKMAS Martial Arts Governing Body.
A little about White Tiger Tae Kwon-Do
White Tiger Tae Kwon-Do is an established Tae Kwon-Do club in Moulton for nearly 30 years.
Mr. Adrian Gent is an internationally recognised senior 6th Dan Black Belt instructor with over 47 years experience.
We are welcoming new members with social distance training in place.
We are fully Covid-19 compliant as per our governing body NAKMAS guidelines
We are now looking forward to fully recommencing our regular training, welcoming new and existing members.
Children from 6 year plus and Adults are all welcome. First 3 Lessons are free.
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Important people of Tae Kwon-Do:
Choi Hong Hi (9 November 1918 – 15 June 2002), also known as General Choi, was a South Korean army general and martial artist who is a controversial figure in the history of the Korean martial art of taekwondo. Choi is regarded by many as the ‘Founder of Taekwondo.’
FGMR – Ki Ha Rhee
Rhee Ki Ha (born 20 March 1938) is a South Korean grandmaster of taekwondo who is widely recognised as the ‘Father of British Taekwondo’ for introducing this martial art to the United Kingdom since arriving in the 1960s, as well as the ‘Father of Irish Taekwondo. He is one of the twelve original masters of taekwondo of the Korea Taekwon-Do Association. Following a career in the South Korean military, Rhee emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1967. He was a notable officer of the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) during Choi Hong Hi’s leadership.
Park Jun Tae
Park was born in 1943 in Korea, during the period of Japanese occupation. He began training in the martial arts as a child, starting with boxing before moving on to judo and then taekwondo. Park was one of the twelve original masters of taekwondo of the Korea Taekwon-Do Association. In 1964, he was the second President of the Korean Tae Soo Do Association.From 1965 to 1967, he was ranked 4th dan and directed instruction of soldiers in Vietnam. Park founded the Global Taekwon-Do Federation (GTF) on 14 June 1990, the year after his departure from the ITF due to North–South Korean political issues. He created six additional hyung to be practised along with the earlier ITF patterns.Park died on 11 April 2002 due to poor health.