Our Black Belts

Senior Instructors

Ellie Hatton

4th Dan / Examineer / 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

    4th 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

          Caroline Beecham

          2nd 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 2nd Dan Black Belt since December 2017, Caroline also holds the L2 Coaching Certificate and is working on establishing a regular exchange with our partner club Bremen 1860 in Germany.

            Oliver Hutchings

            2nd Dan / L2 Coach

              Robbie Howie

              2nd Dan

                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.


                    Black Belts

                    Ellie Hatton

                    4th Dan / Examineer / 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

                      4th 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.

                           

                           

                           

                            Luke Rowland

                            3rd Dan

                             

                             

                             

                             

                              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?

                                Jack Dunesby

                                2nd Dan

                                 

                                 

                                 

                                 

                                  Caroline Beecham

                                  2nd 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 2nd Dan Black Belt since December 2017, Caroline also holds the L2 Coaching Certificate and is working on establishing a regular exchange with our partner club Bremen 1860 in Germany.

                                    Oliver Hutchings

                                    2nd Dan / L2 Coach

                                      Robbie Howie

                                      2nd Dan

                                        Euan Williams

                                        2nd Dan

                                          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.

                                              Natalia Skeen

                                              1st Dan

                                                Mike Jones


                                                  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