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The All England Taekwondo Federation (AETF)



The All England Taekwondo Federation (AETF)

(est. 2003)
The AETF Area: National (Based in Preston, Lancashire)
President: Master Barry Cook 7th Dan
Style: Kukkiwon Taekwondo
Training Details:
The All England Taekwondo Federation offers Non Political Professional Kukkiwon Taekwondo with direct links to South Korea from the UK, and ages are welcome from 4. Complete beginner or seasoned athlete, the AETF is the Taekwondo association for you! Be part of the most participated Martial Art in the world that is also an Olympic Sport. Achieve the prestigious Black Belt certification called the Kukkiwon Certificate and above all, become a part of a global brotherhood of friends and Taekwondo practitioners, all with the same goal of self improvement through Taekwondo.
The AETF has been providing tuition, recognition and resources on a National and International level for Taekwondo clubs, instructors and students since 2003 and we pride ourselves on being non exclusive in that we are completely impartial to the point of it being our primary directive when welcoming new students and instructors into the association. Over the past 11 years, we have seen many changes imposed upon Taekwondo on the international stage by the World Taekwondo Federation and the Kukkiwon. The AETF aims to continue providing our members with the same continued high quality personal attention that we always have for many years to come.
If Taekwondo practice, history, tradition and technical improvement is your goal, the AETF is a home you can feel comfortable with. Train and study with like-minded people who have the same ideals and philosophies as you, who believe that Taekwondo should not be hindered by political obstructions, but enjoyed for what it is.
The AETF is also a nationally recognised training centre for the training and issuing of official QCF qualifications from levels 1-3. This means that all of our instructor and student training delivers the highest quality in professionally accredited UK qualifications.
Barry J. Cook | AETF President
All England Taekwondo Federation
Cheongye Kwan Institute
(01772) 437-269 | |


South Sefton Ju-Jitsu.

South Sefton Ju-Jitsu & Kobudo Academy


Area: Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside, North West

Chief Instructor: Peter C'ailceta

Style: Ju-Jitsu & Kobudo


Training Details: Every day Monday through to Sunday

Times: Various, please see website for full details


Contact details: Phone Peter on;  0793 9800 381      Email; 

Website address:              


South Sefton Ju-Jitsu & Kobudo Academy is a professional academy run by strong experienced and committed staff who have all been CRB checked and are qualified to teach adult and junior students from the age of 5 - 65 in the art of Martial Arts.



Halewood Tae Kwon-Do Club (North West Spirit Tae Kwon-Do Schools)

Area:  Liverpool, Merseyside

Style:  Tae Kwon-Do (ITF style)

Chief Instructor:  Chris Davies, 3rd Dan


Opening days/times: Please see our website

Contact:  Chris Davies on 078911 46224 or email



Halewood Tae Kwon-Do Club was founded in 2007.  We are a family-friendly martial arts club, with students of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds.  We welcome juniors & seniors, beginners & advanced. 


Our students regularly enjoy success at tournaments across the country, and we have several national and international champions - including three junior World Champions.  We also have a growing number of black belt students in both junior and senior age groups.

The club has also enjoyed success at local sports awards ceremonies.  In 2010, we won 1st place in both Club of the Year and Coach of the Year categories at Knowsley's Sport and Physical Activity Awards; and we went on to win Club of the Year at the Merseyside Sporting Champions event.

At Halewood Tae Kwon-Do Club, we try to mix high standards of performance and discipline with a fun and friendly atmosphere.  Our coaches are dedicated to encouraging students to push beyond their expectations and to reach their full potential.

Dukinfield Karate


Dukinfield Karate

Style:                          Shito-Ryu/Shukukai

Instructor:                 Mark Grimley

Area:                          Dukinfield, Manchester

Opening Times:      Monday  5:15pm to 6:15pm



Dukinfield karate is a small family orientated club based in Dukinfield. We dedicate ourselves to the development and growth of the students regardless of age or ability. Whether you feel fighting fit or fit for nothing, our karate will help you grow in confidence, fitness and you can have a bit of fun at the same time.

If you have ever thought about trying martial arts but are worried about taking the plunge, or if you tried it before and would like to give it another go then don’t be shy just come along. The first FOUR weeks are FREE so you can try the class and see what you think.

We aim to teach karate in a fun way whilst giving our students the confidence and support they need to progress all the way to black belt. This is done in a safe and friendly environment. All instructors are insured to teach and the instructor team have all been CRB checked.

The classes are open to anyone regardless of age and ability, you don’t have to be super fit or even super confident but, if you looking for a fun and affordable activity for the whole family then Karate is really the answer.

Phoenix Combat Arts



Name of Club: Phoenix Combat Arts

Location: Beck Mill:  Clayton , Bradford, West Yorkshire BD14  6QY.

TEL Philip: 07954581771

Formed in 2013 from a few dedicated Kickboxing students from the now-disbanded FreeStyle Combat Arts which trained at Richard Dunn’s Sport Centre.

We now have a single mixed class; adults and juniors from diverse ethnic backgrounds, focusing on Kickboxing , Self-defence and General Health and well-being. Above all we offer fun in a disciplined safe environment.

We are a family –friendly progressive club and offer special rates for adults and their children if they train together.

Our stretching and warm-up is varied, as are our classes as there are no Karate-Style Forms to learn.

We have stretching exercises from Chinese Yoga and Tai-Chi.

Our minimum age is 6 year old. Classes start at 1pm on a Saturday afternoon and end when people have had enough- about two hours!

We look forward to welcoming you.



SanBao QuanFa


School Name: SanBao QuanFa

Senior Instructor: Steve Forde

Area: Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West England

Styles: Shaolin Kung Fu, XingYiQuan (Hsing I Chuan), TaiJiQuan (Tai Chi Chuan), Dao Yin Yoga.

Training Details: Adult Classes (16+) Wednesday TaiJi Wed 7:00, XingYi 8:15. Dao Yin Yoga - by arrangement.

Children's classes (8+) Starting this Autumn details to follow.

Contact details: Steve 07816489331 e-mail

Web site:

Club info: This is a small friendly club that has been operating continuously in Stockport, south Manchester since 1991. The focus of the classes is, and always had been, on quality instruction to dedicated students. Classes are small and informal. Adult classes are aimed at adults and youngsters over 16 years old. Juniors covers 12-16 and Children covers 8-11.



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