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Winter Closure
We are closed from Sunday 17th December - Monday 1st January inclusive. Last class is Saturday 16th December, resuming on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Grading Dates 2017:
Tigers & Dragons
2nd December 2017

Ninjas, Cadets & Adults 
16th December 2017

Black Belt Grading
18th November 2017

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