New Milton Tae Kwon Do is affiliated to British Taekwondo and all our instructors hold a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation Style).
We train at New Milton Health & Leisure, Gore Road, New Milton, Hampshire BH25 6RR on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1900 – 2100
The club is run by Master Mark Ford (5th Dan) and Master Neil Ford (5th Dan).
Mark has trained in the art of Taekwondo since he was 11 years old. He trained under Malaysian instructor Too Meng Keng. When Too Meng Keng left the club because of family commitments abroad, he continued his training under James Cowan. He passed his black belt on 23rd April 1988. In June 1988 James Cowan decided to further his training by going abroad. This is when Mark Ford took over the running of the club which is still going strong after all these years.
Our Instructors are highly qualified. As well as years of experience teaching Taekwondo, they have all completed a British Taekwondo Council (BTC) instructors courses. The BTC instructors course includes training in Child Protection, Health and Safety & First Aid.
Also, by law, to become a Taekwondo Instructor, Instructors have to pass an Enhanced Disclosure Bureau Service (DBS) check.
New Milton Taekwondo can boast that it has trained nearly 60 people to black belt and beyond, and its instructors go on regular courses to maintain the high level of instruction that our students deserve.
New Milton also have players that have competed in national, international and World Championship competitions, achieving good success.