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COVID-19

 

**Note: Important information surrounding the Corona Virus (Covid-19)**

Update post: Friday 27th March 2020

 

Closure of Venues

 

Since the closure of public centres across the UK due to Covid-19 outbreak we are now streaming LIVE four times a week via a video link on Facebook with Master Derek at his gym on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays so we can all continue training during this time. Please see below for how to log in and view.

 

Virtual training is now LIVE each week with Master Derek and Master Taylor

**Please see details below** 

 

A message from Master Derek Sumner - keep motivated & be safe!

 

 

Virtual Training Sessions:

 

Mondays at 5:30pm:             General training - all aspects

Wednesdays at 5:30pm:       Poomsae training

Fridays at 7:00pm:                Fitness based training

Sundays at 10:00am:            Stretching and body dynamics

 

Please log onto Facebook and click on the buttons below to connect LIVE with Master Derek or Master Taylor

WELCOME TO LIVINGWELL TAEKWONDO ACADEMY

 

 

The Academy was founded in September 1999 by Master Derek Sumner. Since then Livingwell has grown into a nationally and internationally recognised club, renowned for its' performance on both a regional and national level.

 

Now boasting over 300 members at some of the most desirable locations in the south-east, Livingwell is continuing to grow at an astonishing rate. Our main training centre is in Horley but other venues include Horsham, Reigate, Copthorne and our London based Force 5 Division at Abbeywood, Belvedere, Blackheath and Orpington. 

 

Master Derek Sumner has over 30 years experience and is a qualified Kukkiwon 7th Dan Master Instructor who is also a qualified Poomsae International referee in Martial Arts and fitness training. Livingwell Taekwondo Academy now has over 10 approved instructors,  fully qualified First Aiders who are all DBS checked.

We have one 8th Dan Grand Master, one 7th Dan Master, three 5th Dan Masters, two 4th Dan grade instructors

and more who are all Kukkiwon Dan grade certified. 

 

We believe that everyone has the ability to progress and become a Black belt. Our qualified Instructors will work with you and your ability to ensure that you receive the best guidance and support. From Child to Adult, from Para to Freestyle, no matter your ability - anything is achievable. 

 

Please check out our Club Introduction Video (below) for a presentation of our training. Further videos of public demonstrations and National competitions can be found via our Club Video link on our website. 

 

We are not just a Martial Arts club but a sporting family. We welcome you to come and visit us and join in, so you can be the best you can be! 

"Whatever your ability - anything is achievable!"

 

 

 

Club Introduction

To view more of our club videos and demonstrations click 'here' or visit the club videos page

Simon Roberts Biography

 

Click 'here' to read about Simons story through Martial Arts and the courageous journey both he and his wife Hayley have taken with their son Lucas. Lucas who was born with a rare medical condition meant that his life took a turn no one would expect...

 

Read their wonderful story along with the fund raising events and support Simon and Hayley have been through and how Lucas has become a true fighter! 

Livingwell Taekwondo Academy celebrates 21 years!

It has been 21 years of the club training Martial Arts. Click 'here' to see the photos from the evening party.

 

Entertainment was provided by Livingwells Master Dereks Sumner and his band 'The Double Ds' as they rocked the night away...

Several awards were also presented on the night to the students which inlcuded student of the year, Para division and Most Spirited among many others. A commemorative video was also played, demonstarting the clubs history with all the fun, competitions and bloopers as well as special messages from Masters and Grand Masters from around the world.

      Our Vision - Our Mission...

"To develop confident, resourceful and skilled Taekwondo practitioners, achieving outstanding personal results, alongside of national and international recognitions, through a stimulating and encouraging training environment."
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