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TANGUN TAEKWONDO ACADEMY

Our Instructors


All our Instructors have varying levels of experience of working with children and adults of all ages and all abilities. We even have experience of working with individuals of varying special needs. We have taught and are currently teaching Taekwondo to individuals with partial sight, Cerebral Palsy, and high functioning autism.

If this interests you, please do contact us here.

Chief Master Instructor

Master David Venkatachellum 6th Dan 

David Venkatachellum

Master Venkatachellum established Tan'Gun Taekwondo Academy in March 2006

  • Ex GB Team Member & 2014 Commonwealth Games Finalist
  • Received Bronze Award from British Taekwondo for outstanding contribution to the development of WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) Taekwondo in the UK
  • Hosted World Taekwondo Federation Demonstration Team during the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Guinness World Record Holder - Largest Taekwondo Display
  • International Gold medallist, Commonwealth Finalist
  • Former Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo GB Team Member
  • Nearly 40 years' experience in Martial Arts
  • Professional Instructor since 2001
  • Fully Licensed, Insured and Enhanced CRB/DBS Checked & First Aid qualified

Senior Master Instructor
Master Kelly Bowler - 4th Dan 

Kelly Bowler

Over 30 years experience in Martial Arts 

Poomsae Specialist Coach & Qualified Poomsae Referee 

Academy Instructor since 2012

Fully Licensed, Insured & Enhanced CRB/DBS Checked

First Aid qualified

Instructor
Miss Heaven-Leigh - 3rd Dan 

Heaven

16 years experience in Martial Arts

Academy Instructor since 2015

Fully Licensed, Insured & Enhanced CRB/DBS Checked

First Aid qualified

Instructor
Mr Emiliano Paz - 1st Dan 

10 years experience in Martial Arts

Academy Instructor since 2017

Fully Licensed, Insured & Enhanced CRB/DBS Checked

First Aid qualified