Class Structure

All classes are run the same way. Students should arrive 15 minutes before the class is scheduled to start, to warm-up and to help the Instuctor when required.

Opening of Class

On the Instructor’s command, students will line up according to rank and seniority. The highest ranking member will be on the right. The Instructor will take position in the front centre of the class. The highest ranking member will say the commands:

  • Cha Ryut (Attention)
  • Kukgi Bae Rye (Salute the flag)
  • Ba Ro (Return)
  • Muk Yum (Meditation)
  • Ba Ro (Return)
  • Cha Ryut (Attention)
  • Sah Bum Nim E Kyung Yet (Bow to Instructor)

Content of the Class

The majority of the classes will contain learning and practicing all Dragon Tang Soo Do techniques, which include:

  • Basic Techniques: Stances, kick techniques, hand techniques and blocks.
  • Self Defence: Techniques used to defend against grabs and attacks.
  • Hyungs (forms/patterns): Predetermined sequential moves against imaginary opponents.
  • One-Step Sparring: Predetermined counter attackes practiced against a partner.
  • Free Sparring: Semi-contact fighting against a partner.

Closing of Class

Classes will end the same way as the Opening of Class. All students should help to clean up the Dojang (Training Hall) after the class has finished.

Dates for your Diary

28 April 2018

International at Cardiff. For full details check out the competition pages or click the links below.

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2 May 2018

Black Belt Class, 7pm start:

No pre-event information right now. Do continue to check as we may update this section with relevant information closer to the event start.

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5 May 2018

The UK Martial Arts Show:

The UK Martial Arts Show, May 6th & 7th 2017, sees the biggest gathering of some of the Worlds and Uk Top Martial Artists under one roof. The Show has been bought together by 'Martial Arts Illustrated Magazines' Editor Bob Sykes & UK Top Martial Arts Promotor 'Paul Barnett'.

With the venue booked, this promises to be 2017's Main Martial Arts Event in the...

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