ITF Taekwondo in Bristol

About Us

Kerry BurridgeStoke Gifford Taekwon-do was established in November 2000 by Miss Kerry Burridge with the assistance of Mr Mike Frost who at the time was a 1st Kup (Black Stripe) in Taekwon-do. He went on to achieve his 1st Dan black belt in 2001 and was days away from his 2nd Dan in 2003 when he was tragically killed in a motorbike accident. Although this was a huge blow, his memory lives on and has unified the club and made it much stronger.

The club has grown considerably over the years & now has more than 100 training members. The students range from age 4 to 50+ & is a even mixture of both male & female. Many of the students have trained hard & achieved the ultimate rank of black belt. The club has had a keen competitive nature with instructor Miss Burridge achieving two world championship titles in the past. She has trained many of the students to national & international level with many achieving National champion titles. Several Stoke Gifford students have also achieved titles & medals at World & European Championships.  The club looks on these achievements with pride & continues to teach & train all students to be the best that they can.

With 30 years of training and after suffering a serious illness Miss Burridge has decided to retire from actively teaching at the club. Stoke Gifford Taekwon-do is now run by a team of instructors and assistants, all of who have been taught by Miss Burridge for 10+ years.

The club works directly under Grand Master Trevor Nicholls UKITF.

The UK ITF is committed to the promotion and advancement of the unadulterated Taekwon-do of Gen. Choi Hong Hi IXth Dan (Founder). We affiliated with theITF under the Presidency of Grand Master Choi Jung Hwa (Son of the Founder). At the head of the UK ITF is Grand Master Trevor Nicholls, IXth Dan – a genuine I.T.F. Master with over 40 years ‘hands-on’ experience and one of the most senior I.T.F. officials in England.

Our classes are suitable for all ages and all fitness levels – thus ensuring that Taekwon-do remains accessible to as many members of our local community as possible. Just turn up, we’ll do the rest.

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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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