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Master Lear Promotion

learAt the International Instructor Course in Paris, France Mr Lear completed an excellent black belt test and was successfully promoted to 7th degree Master. The test was conducted by Grandmaster Marano and Grandmaster Lan and tops off an incredible year for Master Lear who recently celebrated 20 years of teaching Taekwon-Do in Crowborough.

Congratulations Sahyun!

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Vision Black Belt Test

Many congratulations to those who were successful at the recent black belt test in Ash.

  • Laura Fox Longdon – promoted to 4th degree
  • Cassandra Bednall – promoted to 4th degree
  • Stuart Fox Longdon – promoted to 3rd degree
  • Helen Ray – promoted to 1st degree
  • Gavin Heffernan – promoted to 1st degree
  • Martyn Rowe – promoted to 1st degree
  • Anna Wessels – promoted to 1st degree
  • Nyal Patel – promoted to 1st degree
  • Henry Carey – promoted to 1st degree

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Vision AGM

boardThe Vision Taekwon-Do Association AGM concluded on 20th November in Tonbridge, Kent, with the acceptance of the new board. A couple of people stepping down with new positions voted in. The new board for the next 3 years are…

Mr Philip Lear, 6th degree – Chairman

Mr Paul Adams, 5th degree – Secretary

Mr Tim Dunn, 5th degree – Tournament Director

Mr Luke Thompson, 5th degree – Technical Director

Mr Ian Kelly, 3rd degree – Treasurer

The board will work together continuing to increase the profile and development of the Vision Taekwon-Do Association (VTA).

World Cup 2016 Report

arroyoOn the 11th October Vision TKD sent a team of 28 competitors, supporters and coaches to the ITF World Cup in Budapest, Hungary. After arriving in Hungary the team made their way straight to the weigh in and registration. It was a long day of travelling so all the competitors were very happy to have made their weight categories without issue. The team then went back to the hotel for dinner, a team meeting and an early night.

On the Wednesday the competition started and it was a full day of patterns. Despite nearly all the team competing it was a tough day with only Mr Arroyo, Thicome Biron-Monnier and Ellena Lobley progressing through a few rounds. Just when the team were starting to look deflated after no medals Mr Arroyo made his way into the 4-6th degree patterns final and secured a silver medal. Continue reading World Cup 2016 Report

Vision Competition Redhill Results

medalsOn the 17th July Vision hosted its second Championships of the year. This is the 2nd of 3 competitions that we are running this year and not only is this the first time that we are doing multiple competitions but it is also the first time that we have used a new electronic scoring system. It there was an amazing turnout with 191 competitors across 81 divisions. And all divisions were leagues so everyone got many goes.  Continue reading Vision Competition Redhill Results

Squad Training

10859349785_2d77fd5b1f_oSquad training is this Sunday, 10am – 1pm, essential for those going to the World Cup and good competition training ahead of the VTA championships next week.

Freedom Leisure, Crowborough


Blue tag and up, 12 years and over.

Bring your trainers!