Coaches

ITF: Peter Pryde
Mr Pryde is a 5th dan international instructor with the United Kingdom Taekwon-do Association (UKTA). He has been training in Taekwon-Do forĀ  over fifteen years and has been running the university club for five years. Among his many achievements he has competed for Scotland at two European championships where he has won 5 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals in two competitions at 2nd and 3rd dan level. He has also taken part in Scottish, English, British championships and has won over 28 medals at these competitions. Mr Pryde has an A class certificate in umpiring and in instructing through the United Kingdom Taekwon-Do Association. Although now retired from competition, he teaches at the University Club and now concentrates on teaching the students and having fun.

WT: Jonathan Tuckett
Jonathan is a 3rd Dan level 2 coach for British Taekwondo and former class 2 kyorugi referee. He has been training in Taekwondo for over 18 years which includes 4 years in ITF and 7 years in Mudo Taekwondo alongside WT. He was one of the earliest members of Edinburgh University Taekwondo and before becoming the instructor served as the assistant instructor in the club under national kyorugi coach Kam Dogra (4th Dan). His diverse experience lends to an open and inclusive ethos towards teaching Taekwondo, drawing together new methodologies and the strengths of all varieties of the martial art.

Committee (2017-2018)

President: Alex
Vice-President: Chloe
Secretary: Sandy
Treasurer: Sumit
ITF Captain: Victoria
WT Captain: Taylor
Social Secretaries: Nikki and Guneet
Publicity Officers: Gabi and Anna
Health and Safety Officer: Giulia
Kit Officer: Andrew
Alumni Officer: Bryn