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Grading Dates 2018:

3rd March, 2nd June, 1st September, 1st December

7th April, 1st September, 1st December

Ninjas, Cadets & Adults 
10th March, 9th June, 8th September, 15th December

Black Belt Grading
16th June, 17th November 

Competitions & Dates 
Bristol (4th March), Manchester (28th, 28th April), Welling (Tan'Gun Competition date to be confirmed), Italy (date & venue to be confirmed), Southampton (date to be confirmed)

Our Instructors

All our Instructors have varying levels of experience of working with children and adults of all ages and all abilities. We even have experience of working with individuals of varying special needs. We have taught and are currently teaching Taekwondo to individuals with partial sight, Cerebral Palsy, and high functioning autism.

If this interests you, please do contact us here.

Chief instructor

Master David Venkatachellum 5th Dan 

David Venkatachellum

Master Venkatachellum established Tan'Gun Taekwondo Academy in March 2006

  • Ex GB Team Member & 2014 Commonwealth Games Finalist
  • Received Bronze Award from British Taekwondo for outstanding contribution to the development of WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) Taekwondo in the UK
  • Hosted World Taekwondo Federation Demonstration Team during the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Guinness World Record Holder - Largest Taekwondo Display
  • International Gold medallist, Commonwealth Finalist
  • Former Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo GB Team Member
  • Over 30 years' experience in Martial Arts
  • Professional Instructor since 2001
  • Fully Licensed, Insured and Enhanced CRB Checked & First Aid qualified

Senior Instructor
Miss Kelly Bowler - 2nd Dan 

Kelly Bowler
  • 20 years' experience in Martial Arts
  • Academy Instructor since 2012
  • Fully Licensed, Insured & Enhanced CRB Checked
  • First Aid qualified