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Friday's 6:00 pm in Truro for Junior Taekwondo (ages 5 to 11) and 7pm for teens and adults. You can also train on Monday and Wednesday in Pool Redruth. Progress your skill and fitness train Three days a week for one low monthly fee. Location map

No joining fee's

We don't have a joining fee, you pay a monthly fee of £26 for training and annual payment to cover insurance.


Taekwondo is a self-defence style originating from Korea and is first to be incorporated into modern warfare techniques. It's similar to karate only more focus and emphasis on kicking techniques. Taekwondo is the most popular martial arts style with over 70 million students worldwide. Start your journey and sign up for your 2 Weeks free training. We are qualified to teach and are part of Global Taekwondo International (GTI) a recognised form of Taekwondo, which means your belt grade is formally recognised accomplishment of your skill internationally. Instructors have an up to date enhanced DBS check and you are able to view the certificate on request.


Suitable for all ages from 5+ we are a non-profit club that actively promotes family training for health, fitness, in the traditional form of I.T.F (International Taekwondo Federation) taekwondo. Training kit sizes and cost. View our fee's.


Practical training and support by Mr Garcia 2nd Dan, to develop the traditional skills in the art of taekwondo self defence.

Get Started

We welcome new members all year round, and offer training in Truro on Friday and in Redruth on Mondays and Wednesdays. Find out more...


Safe Guarding Code

We are part of an academy that is committed to safe guarding all students, with our safe guarding practices and policies. Find out more...


Covid-19 Certified

We have completed successfully the Covid-19 course and introduced practices to safeguard students and instructors from Covid-19.


Grading - Wednesday 09 Feb 2022

Grading will take place in Heartlands Pool Map:

GTI National Tournament - Sunday 28 Nov 2021

Online registration for the GTI National tournament (comp rules Compete in patterns and sparring, open to all grades, who is up for the challenge? Let me know if you want to enter. location: Cheltenham Leisure Centre

Live On BBC Radio Cornwall - Thursday 16 Sep 2021

Did you hear us live on BBC Radio Cornwall? This afternoon we were on air promoting the health benefits of learning and training in Taekwondo. Being part of a recognised form of Taekwondo also gives you the option to compete in national competitions.

Gold Medal Winner - Sunday 12 Sep 2021

Brilliant result for Dom Leach and Truro Taekwondo at the GTI National Tournament yesterday with Dom Leach being awarded a gold medal in sparring. location: GTI National Tournament

2 Weeks training free


Complete this form to claim your 2 Weeks free taekwondo training and we will call you back and confirm the next scheduled class time and date. You will need a bottle of water and loose clothing, tracksuit trousers, tee-shirt.



  • 1955

    Taekwondo developed by Major General Choi Hong Hi

    Taekwondo is an unarmed self defence combat developed by Major General Choi Hong Hi on 11 Apr 1955. Major General Choi Hong Hi, 9th Dan and commander introduced taekwondo into the the Korean armed forces.

  • 1966

    International Federation of Taekwondo (I.T.F)

    The first of two distinct styles of taekwondo was formed the first being I.T.F

  • 1967

    Taekwondo officially brought to the UK

    Grandmaster Rhee Ki Ha, 9th Dan brought Taekwondo to the UK officially.

  • W.T.F


    World Taekwondo Federation (W.T.F)

    World Taekwondo Federation was formed.

  • Global Taekwondo International



    Global Taekwondo International (G.T.I)

    Global Taekwondo International was formed and follows the original traditional style of I.T.F and is the style we teach at Truro and Redruth Taekwondo.

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Truro Instructor

John Garcia

2nd Dan - Instructor for Truro

Redruth Instructors


Justyn Heath

2nd Dan - Instructor for Redruth

Mr Bird

4th Dan - Instructor for Redruth


Contact Us

Contact instructor John Garcia - 07971847716