Dear Valued Member,
With COVID-19 becoming increasingly prevalent across the world, we wanted to assure you that the well-being of our students and Instructors remains our main priority.
We have currently closed ALL of our schools until further notice.
We are adhering to all advice provided by the World Health Organisation and Government advice and will continue to do so, following developments daily.
Our club committee is in constant contact with all our instructors and updating our approach in line with government recommendations.
We are now running a virtual dojang for all active Graham's Academy Members and are holding regular live classes and also adding many training drills to keep you fit and active.
For information on these classes please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank you for your support and wish you well
Master Steve Graham – Club Founder
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.
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TRAIN WITH THE BEST
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.
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.
Master Mark Bush
SENIOR INSTRUCTOR - 6TH DAN
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.
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.
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.
Sa Bum Nim Jacob Spencer
INSTRUCTOR - 3RD DAN
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.