Vella Taekwon-Do Academy
The Coveted Black Belt
A black belt is not something you wear, a black belt is not something you earn, a black belt is something you become.
The head instructor is Master Tony Vella, a 7th Degree Black Belt with the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF). He is an international instructor and grading examiner with all his grades and qualifications recognised by the ITF which has over 100 member countries. He has been training in Taekwon-Do since 1982 and has been graded beginner to senior Instructor by Grand Master Rhee Ki Ha 9th Degree, the founder of Taekwon-Do in the UK. As a former member of the British National Team he has competed and won medals all over the world including California, North Korea, Switzerland, and Greece.
Our Mission Statement
The goal of The Vella Institute of Taekwon-Do is to teach the art of Self-Defence whilst instilling confidence, self-control, improved co-ordination and physical conditioning. Our programme for children teaches not only these qualities but also emphasises courtesy and respect. Our school is an International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) school which is a global organisation established in 1966 by the Founder of Taekwon-Do General Choi Hong Hi. Vella Taekwon-Do is a member of Taekwon-Do Instructors Federation (TIF) serving South Wales. Our classes provide year-round physical activity to provide your body with exercise that can help you reach and maintain your ideal body weight and condition. Vella Taekwon-Do offers many dynamic programmes for the entire family, including our Kids Programme which teaches self esteem and confidence.
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