Meaning of Taekwon-Do =

Tae
Jumping or flying, to kick or smash with the foot.

Kwon
To punch or destroy with the fist.

Do
The art or way.

Tenets of Taekwon-Do

Courtesy
Integrity
Perseverance
Self-Control
Indomitable Spirit

Home

Docklands Taekwon-Do was founded in 1989, by it’s current and original instructor, Master Tom Denis VIII Dan. He started his weekly training sessions in the Docklands area, near Island Garden DLR Station. Master Denis now also delivers classes in Pimilico, West Ham and to local schools upon request.

Master Denis is currently the Technical Director of the England Taekwon-Do Association and a Member of ITF England. He has previously been the ITF England Senior Team Coach, ITF International Instructor and Examiner.

There are currently between 35 to 100 students attending regular weekly training sessions under Master Denis’ instruction. The school has produced a number of students who have become champions at both national and international level and have been successful in numerous competitions around the UK and abroad.

10 Reasons to choose Docklands Taekwon-Do…

  1. Our instructors are qualified, insured and DBS checked.
  2. We offer seperate classes for early years, children and adults.
  3. As members of ITF England, our students have the option of competing in many tournaments.
  4. As members of England Taekwon-Do Association, our students can train with 9th Dan, Grand Master Ellis.
  5. Train with elite students and champions .
  6. Master Denis offers personal training.
  7. Master Denis is available to teach sessions for schools and local community groups.
  8. Our venues are close to tube and DLR stations.
  9. Master Denis has over 30 years experience in Taekwon-Do.
  10. Master Denis continues to travel the world attending courses to make sure his students get the very best knowledge and training methods.

Some of Master Denis’ Achievements

Silver medal sparringLondon and  South East Championship 1984
Silver medal in patternsWelsh  Championship 1986
Gold medal in sparringEngland Championship 1987
Gold medal in destructionBritish Championship1987
Gold medal in sparringEngland Championship 1988
Silver medal in sparringScottish Championship 1989
Gold medal in sparringBritish Championship 1990
Gold medal in destructionBritish Championship 1990
Bronze medal in sparringScottish Championship 1991
Bronze medal in PatternsBritish Championship 1991
Silver medal in sparringBritish Championship 1993

Master Tom Denis, VIII
Master Tom Denis, VIII