Martial Arts Classes

Martial Arts classes offer fitness, discipline, self defence, self confidence and so much more. Training helps extend the boundaries of everyday life to increase focus in whatever task you need to accomplish.

Darwen Martial Arts offers regular classes whose Chief Instructor, Mr Elliott Walker is a former British Army TaeKwonDo Sparring and Patterns Champion, with over 30 years experience.

Darwen Martial Arts offers full training in Martial Arts. Mr Walkers clubs have been established since 1997.

Lessons cover sparring, self defence, patterns, technique work, pad work, fitness and stretching, as well as the history and terminology of TaeKwonDo and therfore promoting the continual self development and discipline inside and outside the training hall (Dojang). Students grade on average every four months once they are up to the required standards. Every students begins at White Belt 10th Kup and works towards their Black Belt.

After training in TaeKwonDo for a period of time you will notice an improvement in your fitness, flexibility and self confidence. You will develop skills that will help you defend yourself outside the Dojang should it be required. Benefits include:

•Instruction in all areas of TaeKwonDo by an experienced instructor up to beyond the coveted black belt

•Recognition and affiliation with the North West TaeKwonDo Association

•Coloured belt and Black belt gradings with North West TaeKwonDo Association

•Access to pure TaeKwonDo & multistyle competitions

•Comprehensive competition coaching with experienced competitors and World Championship medallists

•A full self defence syllabus

•Kick bags, kicking paddles, focus pads, thai pads, impact shields.

Covering all areas of TaeKwonDo including Patterns, Sparring, Pad work, Destruction, Self Defence, Locks, Chokes, Throws, Grappling, Pressure Points, and Groundwork.

Please call 07956 000173 for more details, click ‘this link’ or email

TaeKwonDo Oath

As a student of TaeKwonDo, I solemnly pledge to abide by the rules and regulations of the TaeKwonDo Association,

To strive always to be modest, courteous and respectful to all members especially my seniors.

To put the art into use only for self-defence or defence of the weak.

I agree to never to abuse my knowledge of the art.

TaeKwonDo Tenets




Self Control

Indomitable spirit