Club News 

Easter holiday Training Times 

 There is no training at West Glebe on Tuesdays through the Easter Holidays.

The Pavilion on Thursday evening:
Younger Juniors & beginners (key stage 1 & 2)  5.30pm to 6.30pm 

Adult beginners & High grades (key stage 3 & adults) 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Black belts                                         staying on until  7.30 - 8pm

Running as normal:
Tuesday and Thursdays 10am - 11am
All levels and belts welcome  (running alongside the Holiday club in the easter break)

Also Maplefield School Wednesday evening 7pm-8pm is closed through the Easter school holidays therefore i am offering a class at the Pavilion in Kettering 7-8pm Wednesday

And Tuesdays from 7pm-9pm at the Pavilion to replace Thrapston class

 New larger venues for Corby

Starting from the 19th March on Tuesday's there will be new larger venues for training as we have outgrown st Ninians, Beanfield Ave.

Tuesday 19th March 5.30-6.30pm at West Glebe Sports Pavilion, Cottingham Road, Corby,
NN17 1SZ (drive in past the skate park and along to the pavilion) 

And on Wednesday 20th March 7-8pm at Maplefields Academy,Tower Hill Road, Corby, NN18 0TH

There is no training on 10th April. The first Wednesday of the Easter Holidays


Our new Dojang is open at : The Pavilion, Lake Avenue, Northampton road, Kettering, NN15 7JT (next to the tennis and bowls club)

Thursday evening's 6-8pm and a Also:

A morning club for shift workers, parents and all, now open from 10am -11am  on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Martial Art Club, Kettering.


Kids Holiday Club now available for this April. Click on to the Holiday club page tab for details


                            Club Grading

The next club grading is on April 8th 2019 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 7.15pm 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 : Welsh Championships 19th May

 At: University of Wales, Cyn Coed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XD

COMPETITORS    All competitors may only wear standard white TAGB doboks, the most recent national doboks , TAGB Tiger Dobok or a club Dobok.

ENTRY FEE’S Competitor £15.00 per event (i.e. 3 events £45.00) Spectator £10.00             

Tag Team: £15.00 per 3 person team. To be paid & entered on the day.

Doors open: 9.00 A.M.      Starts 9.30am 

Closing date: 7th May 2019

Black Belt grading April 2019 12th - 14th.

Held at the Bristol Academy. 

Any black tags grading in April -you must attend a minimum of three of these area training sessions at the Portway venue in Oldbury as this is our area.(you can also attend other areas, see me before as i have to contact them first) They are free. Anyone else attending the fee is £6 per session. White TAGB dobok only to be worn, bring sparring kit and licence (see Phil) to be signed at the area session to be eligible to grade.

As always tagb sparring kit & TAGB white Dobok to be worn to all official events, if in doubt wear the dobok.



Friday 12th April

1st Dan 9.30am start

2nd Dan 12.15 start

3/4th Dan 1.30 start 

Saturday 13th April 1st Kups

Central England North/N.Ireland 9.30 am Start

Central England South/Scotland 11.30 am Start

South Midlands/South East 1.30pm Start

North of England/North Midlands 3pm Start

Pre Black belt and area training dates March & April 2019

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. 

Wreake Valley community college.

Parkstone rd , Syston,Leicester, LE7 1LY

First Session -       Saturday 9th March 

Red & Black stripe belts 11 - 12 am      All Dan belts 12 - 1pm 

Second Session -  Saturday 30th March

Red & Black stripe belts 11 - 12 am      All Dan belts 12 - 1pm

Third Session -      Saturday 6th April

Red & Black stripe belts 11 - 12 am      All Dan belts 12 - 1pm

The Portway leisure centre

Newbury lane, Oldburyl, B69 1HE

First Session -Sunday  10th March
Red & Black stripe belts   11-30am -12.45pm      All Dan belts 12.45pm - 2pm

Second Session - Sunday 17th March

Red & Black stripe belts   11.30 - 12.45pm      All Dan belts 12.45 - 2pm 

Third Session -  31st March

Red & Black stripe belts   9.30 - 10.45 am      All Dan belts 10.45 - 12.30pm

    (inc star grades)

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 -  Sunday 10th March

First Dans                            10am - 12pm      Second Dans and above    12pm - 2pm

First Session -      Sunday 17th March

Red & Black stripe belts      10am-11am           All Dan belts                     11am - 12pm

Second Session - Saturday 30th March  Only students grading to attend this one.

All grades                            2pm - 4pm   (pre grading inc.any junior star grades                          Only open for students sitting the April grading 

Third Session -     Sunday 7th April

Red & Black stripe belts      10 - 11 am            All Dan belts                     11am- 12 pm

Only TAGB sparring equipment TAGB Doboks 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. 

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.

 Competition: Lincolnshire Championships 15th June 2019       

Grantham Meres Leisure centre, Trent Road, Grantham, Lincs, NG31 7XQ

 Competitor :£9 per event   Spectator tickets: £8 in advance £10 on the day 

Teams £5 per person on the day.

Deadline 28th May 

Check out the Gallery page for photos and videos  !!









© 2019 P. Weston-Riley t/a East Northants Tae Kwon Do | CRB Police Checked, Fully Qualified Black Belt Instructors Philip Weston-Riley 5th Dan

privacy / cookies

website cms powered by csb internet

07974 813922