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WELCOME TO GRAHAM'S ACADEMY OF MARTIAL ARTS

Graham's Academy of Martial Arts offers a variety of martial arts for everyone. We offer classes in Chungdokwan Taekwondo, Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts, offering a unique and effective system that is designed for anybody.

Founded by Master Steve Graham, four times black belt and a double gold medal world champion, Steve brings over 30 years of knowledge and experience to the academy.

TIMETABLE & STYLES

Our classes are designed for all ages and abilities whether you just want to get fit, learn effective self defense, or eventually become an instructor yourself we cater for all.

If you are interested in fitness and the opportunity to progress through internationally recognised rankings, please call or just attend one of our classes for a warm welcome.

TRAIN WITH THE BEST

OUR INSTRUCTORS

We have a talented and experienced team to train and mentor you through your chosen path within the exciting world of martial arts. All our instructors have black belt grading across multiple disciplines accumulated of years of teaching and learning.

All of the people involved in Graham’s Academy are fully DBS checked. The safeguarding of our students is our number one priority.

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Master Steve Graham

CHIEF INSTRUCTOR & FOUNDER - 7TH DAN

Involved in the martial arts for over 30 years. Holding 4 black belts including Kickboxing 7th Dan, Chundokwan Taekwondo 7th Dan, Chun Kuhn Do Taekwondo 6th dan and a Black sash in Kung Fu, he has devoted most of his life to martial arts. Throughout his martial arts career Master Graham has earned numerous titles including being a former double world champion in Chungdokwan Taekwondo and many other national and open championship titles.

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Master Mark Bush

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR - 6TH DAN

With 30 yrs in taekwondo and a 6th dan in Chungdokwan taekwondo Master Bush has also devoted most of his life to martial arts. In this time he has also studied various martial arts and attended many other seminars and courses.
Also an ex competitor and qualified referee he brings a wealth of knowledge to the academy
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Master Lee Winteridge

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR - 5TH DAN

With 30 years experience and a 5th Dan in Chungdokwan taekwondo Master Winteridge brings a wealth of both teaching experience and has hosted many high level events himself. Having run his own academy for over 10 years he has now joined the Graham’s Academy family on 2020 to help grow our Southampton schools. An ex 2 times British poomsae national champion and Internationally qualified referee he is another valuable teacher in our organisation.

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Master Steven Temperley-Chapman

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR - 4TH DAN

Master Steven Temperley-Chapman has been with Graham’s Academy from the very beginning, having started training under both Master Graham and Grand Master Iles at Tamar Taekwondo in 2001. Steve is now a 4th Dan in Chundokwan Taekwondo.

As well as this he is our chief council and has helped organised and grow the academy to become what it has today.

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Master Bryan Bourner

INSTRUCTOR - 4TH DAN

Master Bryan Bourner, is 4th Dan Taekwondo (Chung Do Kwan) and 1st Dan in Kickboxing. Bryan started his martial arts career at only 8 years old when he started training in Judo. After university he moved to Seoul, South Korea (2001) to teach English in a private language academy where he met Master Cho Seung Ok (Korea Taekwondo Association) and resumed his training. Since his return to the UK Bryan has trained with various schools but found his home at Graham's Academy in 2010. As well as being the resident Korean speaker Bryan is also trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with VSBJJ (Vitor Shaolin BJJ) in Portsmouth and Southampton and is our senior kickboxing and MMA coach.

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Sa Bum Nim Jacob Spencer

INSTRUCTOR - 3RD DAN

With 16 years experience in martial arts, holding a 3rd dan in Chungdokan taekwondo and a 1st dan in kickboxing, Jacob is a another highly qualified instructor. Jacob for 7 years as a personal trainer specialising in physical conditioning for fighters and injury rehabilitation and also has had many full contact fights in both kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts. He is one of our Kickboxing and MMA teachers at the academy.
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Maria King

TREASURER

Maria has been with the club since it was founded in 2005. She manages a number of things our academy and is a vital part of the team.

START YOUR JOURNEY

Classes are available for anyone aged 5 and above and we cater for all level of fitness and ability.