Kuk Sool Won™ of Claygate and Great Bookham, 162 Hare Lane, Claygate, Surrey, KT10 ORD.
This website is designed to answer any questions you have on Kuk Sool Won™ and the training and etiquette involved.
Kuk Sool Won™ is the systematic study of all traditional martial arts and seeks to integrate and explore all aspects of the traditional Korean martial arts. As a martial arts system it can help to improve fitness, confidence and concentration, relieve stress, and teach self-defence, all of which are so important today.
Chief Instructor, James Barker is a 5th Degree Black Belt, practising in the art since 1992, and is also a fully qualified Secondary School Physical Education Teacher.
Our mission is to develop all our students into Black Belt Champions who strive to live in harmony with their families and communities by demonstrating a positive attitude based on self discipline, respect and loyalty.
To accomplish this we offer professional and dynamic martial arts classes which empower all our students to set goals of self improvement towards excellence. Maximum progression is achieved through the realistic and manageable steps of our extensive syllabus. We lead by example and support all our students in adopting the determined philosophy necessary to achieve success in life, hoping that our ethics will reach wider communities as a result.
Generally, etiquette and respect are two of the main pillars of the Kuk Sool Won™ spirit which enrich the experience of learning a traditional Martial Art.
As such, the Association strives to educate all students about these concepts.
All students are encouraged to learn and properly execute all forms of etiquette and respect to each other, in particular to senior students.
It is through proper education and corrections that all students may fully appreciate the physical and mental training of Kuk Sool Won™.
It is the Association’s goal to bring the best possible learning atmosphere for all students; however, the Association reserves the
right to terminate the membership of any student, if the student continues to lack (and the desire to attain) proper etiquette and respect.
Depending on rank and position, each student has various privileges and responsibilities.
All students are subject to these rules and regulations, which may change at any time.
We expect our students to have:
To be responsible
Use Instructor titles
Practice Formal Bowing
Kuk Sool Won™ of Claygate and Great Bookham is a family orientated club. Not only do we encourage family's to come and train together (at one of our specific Family Classes), but we also welcome new students into the Kuk Sool Won™ family which has been developed both here at our club, and world wide.
Our Junior classes are uniquely divided based on age and ability (belt achieved):
* Tiny Tigers - 4-6 years of age
* Tigers - 6-8 years of age
* Mini Mantis - 8-11 years beginners (White and Yellow Belts)
* Mantis - Intermediate Juniors (Blue, Red and Brown Belts)
* Dragons - Advanced Juniors (DBN and Black Belts)
We also offer classes for Youth (11+) and Adults (18+), which are divided into:
* Beginner/Intermediate Youth & Adult classes (White to Brown Belts)
* Advanced Youth & Adult classes (DBN and Black Belts)
"Practicing Kuk Sool Won™ has been more than just a journey of physical development, it has helped to develop self-confidence, discipline, and best of all a place to meet some amazing new friends!"
JKN Phil Barton (1st Degree Black Belt)
"PKJN James, as our instructor in the art of Kuk Sool Won™, has taught and inspired myself and my 2 children from starting out as white belt students to the proud achievement of being promoted to 1st dahn black belts in 2010. Throughout that time PKJN has been a beacon of excellence, both as a teacher and as a martial artist, and has set standards of etiquette and attitude to which all of his students should attempt to aspire. To say Kuk Sool Won™ has transformed my life and the dynamic of our family life is an under-statement."
PSBN Phil Daval-Bowden (3rd Degree Black Belt)
Please contact Chief Instructor James Barker on 07973 173892 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are inspired to have a go yourself at a FREE TASTER SESSION!
Good luck in your journey to Black Belt and beyond – enjoy the adventure!
Kuk Sool Won™ of Claygate and Great Bookham
162 Hare Lane