Club News 

 New Black Belt Club starting in January 2020

For Red belts, black stripes, & Dan grades training for their grading.

 Black belt club:  Monday at the Plaza in Thrapston     8.00pm-9.00pm

                           Thursday at the Pavilion Kettering    7.30pm -8.30pm


Next Competition: March 15th English Championships.          details to follow:                       

All Times slots which are at the Martial Arts Club, Kettering:


A morning club for shift workers, parents etc.                      10am - 11am                                     Please ring me  for confirmation 

Tuesday evening  6-7pm Juniors  7-8pm - Teenagers and adults

Thursday evening:

Younger Juniors & beginners (key stage 1 & 2)                    5.30pm to 6.30pm

Adult beginners and High grades (key stage 3 plus adults   6.30pm to 7.30pm

 Black belts stay on                                                               7.30 - 8.30pm 


Saturday Morning Fitness club 9.30 - 11am : General fitness, bag work, Circuits etc.

Ring me for confirmation 


                        Club Grading

The next club grading is on Monday March 23rd at Kettering Science Academy, Deeble Road, NN15 7AA .

Pre grading session.(included in the price) Start time 6-7pm

  • Please make payment before the grading where possible please as this keeps the queue for registering attendance on the night to a minimum. 

Grading starts slightly earlier 7.00pm prompt!

 White TAGB Doboks only to be worn!

A few questions about terminology will be asked at the grading:

  • Questions from the list of words on the sheet. please print off from the downloadable sheet in the grading & terminology section of the website and make yourself familiar with them.
  • Questions asked will be from your belt level and also anything from your previous belts as your knowledge and confidence increases.  
  • I have the terminology book available to buy or you can download from the website.
  • Also the TAGB has a Korean quiz page which is really usefull.

Next Competition: English Championships 15th March 2020

Coventry Skydome, Croft Road, Coventry, CV1 3AZ

£15 per event £10 Spectators  Doors open at 9am starts at 9.30am

Entries in by February 27th 2020 

Black Belt grading date April 2020

Please note that the venue for the black belt grading in April 2020 will be changed to Hellidon Lakes Hotel and Golf Resort, Daventry, NN11 6GG.

The running order for the grading will be sent out as soon as possible.

Anyone wishing to book accommodation at the hotel can get a special rate of £79 per single room and £89 per double room, by contacting the hotel directly and quoting TAGB.

Website link & telephone number is   right click to open hyperlink.

Tel 01327 262550 

Our Club Black belt Grading day

Sunday 26th -  1st Kups

Group 1 . Central england south and south midlands.  Times TBA


1st Dan 9.30am start

2nd Dan 12.15 start

3/4th Dan 1.30 start  

Pre Black belt and area training dates 2020 

All red belts and red belt black stripes who are not grading must attend a session and get their card stamped to be eligible for their black belt grading. 

Anyone taking their black belt grading  must attend at least three area sessions at the Portway, oldbury venue details below. 

The Portway leisure centre

(This is our clubs official area, If you are planning on taking your black belt grading, you must attend these three sessions in September or the three in March for the April grading and get your licence signed and your details recorded when you go . See me for details.

Newbury lane, Oldbury, B69 1HE

First Session -Sunday  1st March 2020

1st Session -     1st and 2nd Kups 9.00am - 10-30

                          All Black belts   10.30am  12.00

Second Session - Saturday 14th March 2020              

                           1st and 2nd Kups 9.00am - 10-30

                           All Black belts     10.30am  12.00

Third Session -  Sunday 5th  April 2020  (including all star gradings )

                            1st and 2nd Kups 9.00am - 11-00

                             All Black belts     11.00am  13.00   

Wreake Valley community college.

Parkstone rd , Syston,Leicester, LE7 1LY

First Session -       Saturday  21st March 2020

All Red belts  +   Assessments 10.00am - 11.00

All Black belts + Assessments  11.00am - 12.00

Second Session -  Saturday 28th March 2020 

All Red belts           10.00am - 11.00

All Black belts         11.00am - 12.00

 Third Session -      Saturday  4th April 2020

All Red belts             10.00am - 11.00

All Black belts           11.00am - 12.00 

Stratford upon Avon School

Sports hall, Alcester rd, CV37 9DH

Black/Red belts not grading who wish to get their books stamped can do so at the first and  third session only

Black Belt Pattern Course Saturday 21st March 2020

First Dans                            12.30am - 2.30pm     

Second Dans and above      2.30pm - 4.30pm

First Session -      Saturday 28th March 2020

                               1st and 2nd Kups 1.30pm - 2-30

                                All Black belts      2.30pm - 3.30 

Second Session - Saturday 4th April 2020Only open for students sitting the April grading                                             

All grades                            2pm - 4pm   (pre grading inc.any junior star grades                          

Third Session -     Sunday  19th April 2020

Red & Black stripe belts      10am - 11am           

All Black belts                       11am- 12pm

Only TAGB sparring equipment and white TAGB Doboks to be worn at these sessions.

A fee on the day is paid when you sign in to the class and present your licence book for signing, last year it was £6.  If you are grading in April you do not pay for these sessions.               

 Please be early to sign in and ready to start on time.                                                 Do not be late for these sessions or they may refuse entry 

Details for all competitions and training is in "when & where" menu on this website, and go into calendar link for details.  See me for application form.

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