Torbay Taekwondo

Torbay Taekwondo Schools are based in sunny Paignton and Torquay in Devon. We welcome people from all walks of life, religious backgrounds, age and ability. Whether its day one or you want to take it to the next level we can help.

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Torbay Taekwondo Schools

Torbay Taekwondo schools was started on the 2nd October 2000 by our international instructor Mr Grant Churchward. The main school is based at Torbay Leisure Centre in Paignton with satellite schools around Torbay.

We cater for all those in our community from people looking for fun & fitness to elite athletes. Our classes are split down to cater for individual needs and we offer a wide range of classes from mixed family classes to age and grade specific classes.

Our Instructors

Meet our team of Torbay Taekwondo instructors. Bringing different outlooks, skills and strengths to the table from years of experience in the international and domestic competition circuits, martial art backgrounds and specific areas of interest.

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Master Grant Churchward
Chief Instructor

Master Grant Churchward 7th Dan started Taekwon-Do in 1985 and has achieved many awards and honours throughout his Taekwon-Do career. He has competed in both

Master Grant Churchward
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Miss Carla Dunne
Little Dragons Instructor

Miss Carla Dunne 3rd Degree started Taekwondo just before Christmas in 2001  when she was 13 (she was a ballet dancer before that!) and has

Miss Carla Dunne
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Mr Liam Clutsam

Mr Liam Clutsam 5th Degree started Taekwondo in August 1995, when he was 8 years old. Mr Clutsam is currently Torbay Taekwondo assistant instructor. He

Mr Liam Clutsam

Our Classes

We provide a range of Taekwondo, martial art and fitness classes to suit a wide variety of needs and goals. From 4 years old and up we have a class for you. So why not get in touch and come try a month of Free classes.

A little dragons class
Little Dragons Classes

Our little dragons are for children aged 4-6 years old. These classes are kept to 45 minutes to ensure the young students are able to keep focused for the…

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Juniors only Taekwondo class
Juniors Taekwondo Classes

Our junior ITF Taekwondo classes are designed for children aged 7-16 years old. Each session focuses on either patterns (forms), sparring, pad work or…

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Adult Taekwondo class
Adults Taekwondo Classes

Our Adults only Taekwondo classes allow students to work with partners of a similar strength and ability. These classes cover aspects of martial arts and…

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Beginners Taekwondo classes
Beginners Taekwondo Classes

Torbay Taekwondo’s beginner classes allow students with no prior Taekwondo or martial arts training to gain confidence and learn the basics. This allows…

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Leg day at circuits
Circuit Training Classes

Our weekly Wednesday night circuit training classes are open to the public. These classes are solely aimed at getting in shape, toning up and improving…

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Adults & junior students training in Taekwondo together at one of our Family Classes
Family Classes

Our mixed / family classes provide the perfect setting for all members of the family to be able to train at the same time. These classes are…

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A member of our squad training team at a competition
Squad Training

Our squad training session are open to any students who wish to compete in national or international competitions. These classes focus solely on…

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One of our private martial art classes with Mr Churchward
Private Martial Arts Classes

Torbay Taekwondo can offer private martial arts classes to suit students needs. Some students feel more comfortable starting out with private classes…

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Practicing power kicks at our black belt only Taekwondo classes
Black Belt Taekwondo Classes

Our black belt only Taekwondo classes are designed to give senior grades and instructors the opportunity to take their training to the next level. During…

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First Month Free

Come and try our classes Free of charge for a month with no obligation to join! You can then simply pay per month or per class thereafter if you wish to continue.

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Hall of Fame

Our Hall of Fame section has been produced to highlight the achievements of our students. All students who are featured here have worked very hard to achieve these accomplishments and we are very proud of them. Click an image below to be taken to the relevant Hall of Fame section.

Yearly Awards Presentation

Yearly Awards

Congratulations to all our yearly award winning students for making it into this hall of...
Torbay Taekwondo black belts receiving their new belts

Torbay Taekwondo Black Belts

Congratulations to all our black belt students for making it into this hall of fame....
Grading award winner Olivia Parry

Grading Awards

Congratulations to all our grading award winning students for making it into our hall of...
International Competitors Ryan Hately, Jordan Rowland and Lydia Crawley

International Champions

Congratulations to all our International Champions for making it into our hall of fame. This...

No Contracts, Membership or Joining Fees!

We like to keep things simple. After trying our classes free for a month, you can simply pay monthly, or per class. Ready to get started?

Get in Touch

Get in Touch

Have an unanswered question, would like further information or ready to attend a class? Feel free to get in touch and a member of our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear to my first few Taekwondo classes?

Until you have decided that Taekwondo is right for you, simply come along wearing loose fitting and comfortable clothing such as track suit bottoms and a t-shirt.

What should I bring with me to class?

A good attitude and plenty of water!

How old do you have to be to start training?

We have a classes available for everyone aged 4 years old and up. For more info, see our classes page.

Can I try some classes before joining?

Yes of course! Come along and try our classes Free for your first month. There after you can pay per month or per class. We have no joining or membership fees.

When, where and what time?

We have classes in Paignton and Torquay. See our venues page for more information on a particular class.

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