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We are a friendly family orientated Academy, dedicated to providing Authentic ITF Taekwon-Do as created by our founder Grand Master Choi Hong Hi 9th Degree Blackbelt, 1918-2002.
International Instructor & Examiner Master Michael Thompson VII Degree has over 41 years expierence & is the technical director for the United Kingdom TKD Fedetration. Master Thompson trained with our founder on many occasions and received his instructor 'A' class from General Choi himself in April 1990. He also holds a Masters degree in Sports Science.
Senior Instructor Miss Lyn Cameron IV Degree has been training for 26 years & is also a qualified Sports Coach.
At Saltire, we strive to inspire each and every student to strengthen their mind, body and spirit through our invigorating and enjoyable age specific training programmes... Ninja Kidz (4-6yrs), Dragon Warriors (7-9yrs), Juniors (10-12yrs), Youths/Adults (13+), Familes & Korean Kickboxing.
Copyright Saltire TaeKwon-Do Schools . All rights reserved. 1995
Copyrite Saltire TaeKwon-Do Schools. All rights reserved 1995
The last three masters seminar of 2016 took place in Livingston high school.
Attending from Saltire were:
Miss Cameron IV Degree
Mrs Yarkina II Degree
Miss Angus, Mr Muniz & Mr Walters I Degree
Benjamin Armstrong 1st Kup
Jack Mackinnon & Kyle Masson 2nd Kups
Mitchell Glen & Lachlan Gibson 4th Kups
IAKSA KICKBOXING OPEN - AUGUST
Five students travelled to Kilmarnock to participate in the IAKSA kickboxing open & return home with 6 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze.
Fantastic Result guys, well done!
WORLD CUP - OCTOBER
Exams for white & yellow belts took place on Sunday 2nd October in Inverurie under examiner Miss Cameron IV Degree Black Belt.
BLACK BELT PROMOTION - SEPTEMBER
Congratulations to Mrs Natalia Yarkina on her promotion to 3rd Degree black belt.
Exams were held in Livingston under UKTF examination board. Master Sutherland 8th Degree, Master Dunbar 8th Degree & Master Thompson 7th Degree.
THREE MASTERS TECHNICAL SEMINARS - SEPTEMBER
KKB GRADUATION AND TKD BELT EXAMS - OCTOBER
Two members travelled with Instructor/coach miss Cameron to Budapest, Hungary to participate in the World Cup. With over 1800 competitors it was a great experience for both of them.
1st day: Patterns - Miss Angus (left) beat Ireland in first round but, let nerves get the better of her in second round against Finland when she hesitated and lost out.
Mr Muniz went out in first round against a stronger Irish player.
2nd & 3rd day: Sparring - Miss Angus was up on the 2nd day for sparring & won comfortably against Argentina in the 1st round. She continued to dominate in the second round against Ireland right up to final stages when she received a 3 point kick to head and warnings leading to a defeat.
Mr Muniz went out to Belarus in the first round.
5th day: Power Test - We returned to the competition on final day to support Miss Angus in the power test event.
She performed knife-hand which hit too low & side kick, but did not break so, was eliminated.
Back to training now and focus on the next event.
KKB GRADUATION AND TKD BELT EXAMS - DECEMBER
The latest exams for white & yellow belts took place on Sunday 18th December in Inverurie under examiner Miss Cameron IV Degree Black Belt.
CLUB COMPETITION FOR SQUAD SPONSORSHIP - FEBRUARY
We hosteHuge thanks to everyone for supporting the event and helping raise over £700 sponsorship for Miss Sarah Angus and Mr Marcus Muniz for when they represent Scotland at the European Championships in April.
Thank you also to the tea/coffee ladies Keeping everyone fuelled, Natalya Wallek for going to get all the goodies & Callum Wallace, Kyle Masson & Linda Masson who attended to help umpire.
Great effort guys!