Worcestershire Martial Arts is team of experienced volunteers that provide Taekwon-Do (ITF Style) and Kickboxing classes for age 4+ focusing on improving fitness, social relationships, mindfulness, active participation in fundraising and most importantly continued passion for learning through the study of martial arts. We also provide personal protection courses and workshops for all, including ladies only courses and corporate courses/workshops for lone workers.
Worcestershire Martial Arts (Community Interest Company) is the collaboration and unification of different martial arts schools and self defence classes in the Worcestershire county. Worcestershire Martial Arts consists of Worcester Taekwon-Do, Droitwich Taekwon-Do, Worcester Kickboxing along with the provision of Personal Protection Courses and Workshops.
Worcestershire Martial Arts is a community school with all of the profit going back to the venue, equipment and the learners. Helping us create a fantastic learning space with several opportunities to compete (national and international), attend seminars and even progress learning through accredited courses, such as teacher training.
Find out more about our team here
Community Club of the Year 2013, Worcester Sports Awards
Sporting Hero Award 2014, Wychavon Community Recognition Awards - Phoebe Chan
Coach of the Year Award 2015, Worcester Sports Awards - Sally Gleaves
Sporting Hero Award 2017, Wychavon Community Recognition Awards - Amy Pullen
Sporting Achievement Awards 2018, Young Solutions Worcestershire Tryangle Awards - Theresa Mitchell, Joe Mitchell, Amy Pullen & Mylo Thomas
Disability Sports Person of the Year 2018, Worcester Sports Awards - Kieran Hodgson
Best School 2019 - LTSI English Championships
Worcestershire Martial Arts makes a positive contribution to a strong and safe community and recognises the right of every individual to stay safe.
Our safeguarding lead and welfare officer is Sally Gleaves
Worcestershire Martial Arts Safeguarding Policy can be found here
Please be advised we do not allow parents to leave children under the age of 10 unattended at classes and we do not allow children under the age of 12 to leave the premises after class without a parent/guardian in attendance.
For more information about Safeguarding in Worcestershire Martial Arts please read our blog post
In 2019 Worcestershire Martial Arts earned the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts Mark - showing that our instructors are competent in safeguarding our students. The Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts recognises clubs or providers in England who have reached and maintain excellent safeguarding standards. www.safeguardingcode.com.
What is the CALM Pledge?
Across Herefordshire and Worcestershire, the Sports Partnership want to establish a network of sports clubs, organisations and activity providers who will encourage an open culture around mental health. The CALM pledge is a new initiative to help clubs demonstrate the importance of equality, inclusiveness and anti-stigma around mental health.
We at Worcestershire Martial Arts are committed to promoting equality, inclusiveness and anti-stigma around mental health by ensuring our
Caring - we encourage an environment which displays kindness and concern for others
Aware - we have club members and staff who are well informed around mental health conditions and will promote ways to support this
Listening - we will give attention and respond to participants who reach out for support
Mindful - we are aware of mental health conditions and its impact on Everyone