2nd Dan Black Belt
Head Instructor of Taekwondo X
Ash started training in Taekwondo at the age of 12 and continued her training in her 20’s. She started teaching in 2016, becoming a fully-qualified instructor in 2018.
Ash continues to develop her own training with the objective of becoming a 4th Dan Taekwondo Master as well as passing on her skills to her students. She opened Taekwondo X in 2020.
Ash has competed in both Sparring and Poomsae, achieving numerous medals in both disciplines. She has been International Champion two times in Sparring and once in Poomsae. In 2019 she joined the U.K. TDC National Team.
Competitions in the last 5 years
Master Michaela Pinkavova
4th Dan Kukkiwon Instructor
Michaela has been training in martial arts for over 25 years. Asides from being a 4th Dan Kukkiwon Master in Taekwondo she also has an extensive background in karate and kickboxing.
She has won numerous competitions in her home country of the Czech Republic as well as in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Michaela was a member of the Czech National Team between 2010 – 2013.
Coach Maria Cheng
3rd Dan Kukkiwon Instructor
Maria Cheng holds a 3rd Dan Taekwondo Kukkiwon black belt and has been training in martial arts for more than 20 years. In the past 15 years, Maria has taught Taekwondo to children and adults, served on numerous grading panels and helped co-ordinate competitions, including coaching and refereeing.
As a journalist, Maria covered the martial arts competitions at the London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. She continues to train towards her objective of becoming a 4th Dan Taekwondo Master.