Master Davidson is one of the pioneers of Taekwon-Do in New Zealand. He started ITF Taekwon-Do in April 1972 as a member of H.M.S. Terror Taekwon-Do Club at the Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore. He trained in Taekwon-Do whilst stationed with the Army in Singapore in 1972 and achieved his 1st dan black belt in only 1 and a half years. He returned to New Zealand to form the Miramar branch in February 1975, and the Khandallah branch in March 1979.

Master Davidson was Manager-Coach of the NZ Team to South Pacific Tournament in FIJI in August 1983. He established Te Awamutu Taekwon-Do Club in February 1986 and the Cambridge club in 2008.

Master Davidson, 8th dan, is currently the President of ITFNZ and a senior examiner on the Technical Sub-Committee. He is also the Chairman of the ITF Ethics & Discipline Committee.


Servicing: Cambridge, Hautapu, Lemmington

School Name: Master D iTKD Cambridge
Instructor: Master Evan Davidson VIII dan
Assistant Instructor: Wayne Blackwood I Dan
Location: Senior Citizens Hall,
Milicich Place,
Cambridge 3434
Session Times: Monday and Thursdays
6.00 - 7.30pm
Includes Kids 7yrs and over 6.00 - 7.00pm (Term sessions available)
Phone: 0212994872
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Minimum Age: 7
Mr Eccles has trained since 1987 and is a past national junior team coach. He has a physical approach to training and enjoys seeing skills and self confidence of his students develop as their training progresses. The Hamilton club trains in an open and collaborative atmosphere that encourages students to learn and give of their best.


Servicing: Hamilton

School Name: Hamilton
Instructor: Mr Grant Eccles VI dan
Location: 68 Maeroa Road, Beerescourt, Hamilton View Map »
Session Times: Sunday 4.30-5.15pm: Mini-Kids (School Terms only)
Sunday 5.30-6.30pm : 8 yrs and over, White Belts to Green Stripes
Tuesday 5.30-6.45pm : 8 yrs and over, Green Belts and above
Wednesday 7-8pm : Red Belts and above
Thursday 6-8pm : 8 yrs and over, all grades
Website: www.hamiltontkd.co.nz
Minimum Age: 5
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Mr Campbell began his Taekwon-Do training under Master Willy Lim in Hamilton. He became a member of ITFNZ upon joining the Te Awamutu branch under Master Evan Davidson. He now runs that club and has taken on many other roles within the organisation over the years including Director of Standards and Discipline. Mr Campbell is a well known for his skills in self defence and no nonsense approach to training.

Te Awamutu

Servicing: Te Awamutu kihikihi, Waipa district

School Name: Te Awamutu TKD
Instructor: Ian Campbell VII dan
Assistant Instructors: Miss Anna Hall IV Dan
Simon Mallinson VI Dan
Location: Methodist Church Hall 37 Bank St
Te Awamutu View Map »
Session Times: Tuesday 6.30 -8.00pm
Thursday 6.00 - 7.30pm
Tuesdays only Minikids 5.45-6.15

Mini-Kids Tuesday 5.30 - 6:30pm
Website: www.teawamutu.net/taekwon-do/
Minimum Age: 5
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Mrs Young-Jasberg started training on the 15th January 1985 at the Levin Club, and was graded to 1st Dan in March 1990 under Master McPhail. She graded to Vth Dan, July 2008, under the ITF technical committee.

Highlights of her career include being part of the England Team that won Team Power at the Xth World Championships, Russia, and Bronze medal individual 4th Dan Patterns, at the XIVth World Championships, Germany.

Master Rimmer began training in Wellington in 1983 and gained his black belt at age 25 in 1986. He became the instructor at Khandallah in 1986 before moving to the Bay of Plenty in August 1987. Mr Rimmer has attended and organised many ITFNZ events. His specialty is in the technical aspects of Taekwon-Do.


Servicing: All Tauranga suburbs, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa

School Name: Hwa-Rang Tauranga
Instructor: Christine Young VII dan
Instructor: James Rimmer VIII dan
Assistant Instructors: Kim Kingsley II Dan
Fiona Simmonds III Dan
Andrew France III Dan
Karen Attrill II Dan
Location: 154 First Avenue, Tauranga
29 Reynolds Place, Papamoa
Session Times: TAURANGA
General Classes
Tuesday & Thursday 5.45 - 7.15pm
MiniKids/ Cadets
Tuesday and Thursday
up to 8 years old 3.45 - 4.30
Over 8 years old 4.30 - 5.30 pm

General Class
Monday and Wednesday 5.45 - 7.15pm
Wednesday all ages 4.30 - 5.30pm
Phone: 021--0200-9461
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Website: www.tmaa.co.nz
Minimum Age: 4
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Mr Elvin started training in 2015 under Mr Brown and Mr Skedgwell at Silla TKD in Te Puna. He also trained under Master Rimmer through his colour belts at BOP TKD Academy for one year.
He graded to 1st dan in 2019 with an A pass.

Te Puna

Servicing: Tauranga, Te Puna, Omokoroa, Bethlehem, Katikati, Pahoia, Whakamarama, Otumoetai

School Name: Silla TKD
Instructor: George Elvin II dan
Assistant Instructors: Rosemary Pettit III Dan
Lou Black II Dan
Location: Bethlehem School
66 Carmichael Road
Bethlehem View Map »
Session Times: Monday and Thursday

6.00 - 7.30pm
Phone: 022-4374403
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Website: facebook.com/pages/Silla-Tae-Kwon-Do/112414698778951
Minimum Age: 8

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