ITF Taekwondo in Bristol

Meet the Instructors

Leadership team 2015Miss Kerry Burridge – 6th Degree

Chief Instructor

side kick temple_whiteMiss Burridge started Taekwon-do in 1988 and has achieved many awards and honours throughout her Taekwon-do career. A regular in both national and international tournaments, she achieved the title of World Champion in Musical patterns in 1998 and a silver medal at the 2004 World Championships in South Korea. She most recently followed this with a second World title at the 2007 World Championships in Birmingham, England.

Miss Burridge has passed on her tournament knowledge to her many students, some of whom are already in her footsteps and have already gone on to achieve medals in World & European Championships

Miss Burridge began instructing in 1992 , teaching her own classes at Yate with Mr Ray Gayle & then opened Stoke Gifford TKD in 2000. The club has grown to 100+ students in that time with many achieving the rank black belt. She also coached for England & Team UK from 2009 – 2014 assisting many competitors to achieve International titles.

Due to recent ill health, Miss Burridge has had to cut down on her commitment to the club, but is fortunate to have an excellent leadership team who have many years of experience training under Miss Burridge & assisting with the instruction of classes.

Miss Burridge is a BTC registered instructor, fully insured & DBS checked, & holds the rank of ITF International Instructor & ITF International class A Umpire.

Miss Fran White – 4th Degree

Assistant Instructor

Fran WhiteMiss White has been training in Taekwon-do since 2001.

She has over 10 years TKD teaching experience as well as a history of coaching in the fitness industry.

As well as being an assistant instructor at Stoke Gifford Taekwon-do she also teaches her own club at Westbury-on-Trym.

Miss White is a BTC registered instructor, fully insured & DBS checked

Mrs Karen Lear – 4th Degree

Assistant Instructor

Karen Lear

Mrs Lear started training in Tae Kwon-do in September 2001 at the age of 14.

As well as being an assistant instructor at Stoke Gifford Taekwon-do she also teaches her own club at Staple Hill, Bristol

Mrs Lear is a BTC registered instructor, fully insured & DBS checked

Mrs Sarah Baker-Attwood – 3rd Degree

Sarah SGTKDAssistant Instructor

Mrs Baker-Attwood has been training in Taekwon-do since 2009. She achieved the role of instructors assistant in July 2013 and is currently training for an Assistant Instructor role.

 

 

 

Mrs Laura Robertshaw – 1st Degree

Laura SGTKDAssistant Instructor

Mrs Robertshaw has been training in Taekwon-do since 2007. She achieved the role of instructors assistant in July 2013.

Mrs Robertshaw passed her Assistant Instructor course in December 2015.

Mrs Robertshaw is a BTC registered instructor, fully insured & DBS checked

 

 

Mr Harry Armorgie 4th Degree

Instructors Assistant

Mr Armorgie has been training in Taekwon-do since Jan 2002. He is currently training for an Assistant Instructors role.

 

 

 

Mr Callum Brown – 3rd Degree

Callum TL 2015Instructors Assistant

Mr Brown has been training in Taekwon-do since Sep 2007 and achieved the role of Team Leader in 2011. Mr Brown has achieved his Instructors Assistant certificate in July 2015 & is currently training for an Assistant Instructors role.

 

 

 

 

Mr Ollie Robertshaw – 3rd Degree

Ollie SGTKDInstructors Assistant

Mr Robertshaw has been training in Taekwon-do since Jan 2007 and achieved the role of Team Leader in 2011. Mr Robertshaw  has recently gone on to achieve his Instructors Assistant certificate in Jan 2016.

 

 

 

 Miss Madeleine Boyle – 2nd Degree

Instructors Assistant

Miss Boyle has been training in Taekwon-do since June 2011 and achieved the role of Instructors Assistant in July 2017.

Miss Lucie Robertshaw – 2nd Degree

Lucie TL 2015

Instructors Assistant

Miss Robertshaw has been training in Taekwon-do since Jan 2007 and achieved the role of Team Leader  in July 2013. She has recently gone on to achieve the role of Instructors Assistant in September 2017.

 Miss Esme McCarthy – 2nd Degree

Team Leader

Miss McCarthy has been training in Taekwon-do since June 2009 and achieved the role of Team Leader  in August 2014.

Mr William Lambern – 2nd Degree

William SGTKDTeam Leader

Mr Lambern  has been training in Taekwon-do since April 2008 and achieved the role of Team Leader  in July 2015.

 

 

 

About Us

Established in 2000, Stoke Gifford Taekwon-do is a club that welcomes students of all ages and abilities and helps them achieve their full potential in martial arts. All we ask for from you is enthusiasm and dedication!

You’re in good hands, as our trainers and students include World and European champions who are keen to pass on their knowledge to our members.

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