Our Black Belts

Senior Instructors

Ellie Hatton

3rd Dan / L2 Coach / 1st Aider

Ellie has trained in Taekwondo from the Age of five, achieving her black belt at eleven, her second Dan at thirteen and her third Dan aged fifteen. She has a wealth of tournament experience, competing in both Poomsae and Kyorugi in Britain, America, Germany and Ireland. She is currently studying hard at Swansea University.

    Dave Hatton

    3rd Dan / L2 Coach / 1st Aid / Trustee

    Dave took up Taekwondo at the age of forty. He spent lots of his time running his children to classes and thought it was time to join himself. Eight years later Dave was running classes in Overton. He has previously trained in Judo and Fencing, and regularly attends workshops and seminars on all aspects of self-defence. Dave is a certified Defendo and KEWAP instructor.

      Paul Crawte

      3nd Dan / L2 Coach / 1st Aider

      Paul has experience of training in a variety of martial arts over the years. He is a certified coach with the self defence system FRACT, a Senior Instructor for the knife defence system KEWAP, as well as a Tai-Chi instructor.

        David Pugh

        3rd Dan / L2 Coach / 1st Aider

        David started Taekwondo aged 18 whilst at University and continued to instruct with the University after achieving his black-belt. He has experience in both poomsae and kyourugi competition.


          Instructors

          Jonathan Hallam

          1st Dan / L2 Coach / Corner Judge 3

          Staring TKD at age 6 and receiving his Black belt aged 12 in 2006,from the Keumgang Black Belt Academy in Stockport. He continued to train at Newcastle University while stdying for a degree in Geographic Information Science. After graduating he joined us at Overton in 2015.

            Holly Flanders

            1st Dan / L2 Coach / 1st Aider

            Holly started training at the ripe old age of eleven. She has a habit of bursting into song randomly outside of training and if you're lucky she might do requests.
            She writes, she sings, she hugs bunnies and she wants to save the planet one species at the time.

              Oliver Hutchings

              1st Dan / L2 Coach

                Caroline Beecham

                1st Dan / L2 Coach / 1st Aider / Trustee

                Our resident German started practising Taekwondo in 1988 at the tender age of 13, and joined our club in 2013 after a rather long break from the sport.
                A 1st Dan Black Belt since June 2016, Caroline is now working on obtaining the L2 Coaching Certificate and looking forward to actively getting involved in training our younger members.


                  Black Belts

                  Tasha Fullbrook

                  2nd Dan

                  Tasha has trained with the club for over a decade. A keen musician, Tasha plays saxophone in a number of bands. She is currently studying at University. Can you guess who Tasha is named after?

                    Luke Rowland

                    2nd Dan

                     

                     

                     

                     

                      Jack Dunesby

                      2nd Dan

                       

                       

                       

                       

                        Robbie Howie

                        1st Dan

                          Harrison Neill

                          1st Dan

                            Stephen Gibbons

                            1st Dan


                              We all need to improve so who trains us?

                              GM Mark Biddlecombe

                              7th Dan, VP of Chungdokwan GB

                                The Heart of Taekwondo

                                Grandmaster Mark's Book