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Our Korean Kickboxing and self-defence classes are designed for those aged 13 years and above. Our classes are very intense at times and perfect for those wishing to lose weight, tone muscle, learn self -protection techniques and to feel confident within themselves.
Hi everyone, The registration deadline for the upcoming STA tournament, which is being held on Saturday 25th June in Livingston is fast approaching. All registration details have to be submitted by Saturday 18th June at Midnight. Registration can be found at Kihapp!
Please see our summer timetable, and note a slight change to some class times and location. This timetable will be in effect from Monday 27th June, and will revert back to our normal timetable on Wednesday 17th August.
Check out these new water bottles!! We have new flask water bottles to add to our merchandise collection. These new bottles keep hot water hot, and cold water cold. Our colours are Black, white, and orange! The cost of our new bottles are £12.00 and will be added to our merchandise page very soon. In […]
Just to remind everyone that they can now go on to KIHAPP and register for the upcoming STA tournament on Saturday 25th June, Livingston.
Hi Everyone Just a reminder that if you have not already joined our private members facebook page, come and join us for up to date information, pictures, and general chit chat. You will find them under the different headings, Tigers online dojang Taekwon-Do Online dojang Kickboxing online dojang
A massive congratulations to everyone that stepped on to the mats at our recent Taekwon-Do championships, which was held in Motherwell. Win or lose, you came on to the mats and gave it your all. You did our school and yourselves proud, so well done!!
All information regarding the Scottish championships have to be with me for Sunday coming (8th May) as this is the deadline for all entries. I will need you height and weight in kilos and centimetres, and also which you would like to do, Sparring, Patterns, and /or High kick.
Best wishes to all students grading tomorrow ( Sunday ) for their new belts. Go on to the floor and give it your full 100%
We would like to wish everyone a great day tomorrow at the Tigers grading, and more importantly to have great fun demonstrating everything they have been taught to deal with bullies. We will see you all at your respective times, and it’s time for the Tigers to shine and show off their great skills! Master […]
Our first grading for the year will be Sunday 25th April at Westfield centre, Falkirk. All timings etc will be given out nearer the time, and all application forms will be given out at the end of March. Time to get studying Korean for the theory part. If you need any sheets, please feel free […]
We would like to welcome our new coaches to the tigers team. Great to have you on board Finlay and Nathan, and look forward to jumping about having fun with the Tigers!
Hi Everyone Our next tigers grading is scheduled for Sunday 3rd April, and we will be working on our Bully badge, new coloured belt and certificates. We will let everyone know the groups and timings nearer the time for the grading, as we are expecting this one to be very busy! Parents will be welcome […]
Hi Everyone We have been invited to an inter club tournament on Sunday 27th March at Denny sports centre. If your child is interested, please let me know. I will be handing out forms as soon as i receive them. Let’s go do battle!!!
We are happy to say that all classes are back to normal at Larbert high school. Moving forwards, we are also happy to announce that we are looking at the Taekwon-Do class structure, and due to classes being very busy, we will be splitting the classes in to the following, Taekwon-Do white belt to and […]
We are pleased to announce that we will be introducing a new junior Korean kickboxing class every Tuesday at 6.30pm. The venue for this class will be at Westfield centre, Falkirk. These classes are specifically aimed for 7 – 12 years of age. Come and get booked in for a free trial session – Garry@shawmartialarts.co.uk
HI everyone We have been notified by the TCSC and the school head teacher that no outside classes will be permitted to enter Larbert high school this week, which means that both Tigers and Taekwon-Do classes will be off tomorrow ( Wednesday 12th January). We have tried to secure the Larbert East church hall, and […]
HI Everyone We are looking forward to classes starting back on Wednesday at Larbert high School. It has been a fantastic break, and we hope you have all enjoyed the break as well!! Normal class times for Wednesday – Tigers 5.30pm, Taekwon-Do 6.30pm See you all soon!!
Congratulations to everyone that have passed their recent colour belt promotion. You all did fantastic on the floor, and it is now great seeing everyone progress to the next level. Well done and keep up the good work!! Master shaw VII
Hi everyone Our last class before the Christmas holidays will be Tuesday 21st December, and we will start back on Wednesday 5th January 2022 If we don’t see you at class on the run up to the holidays, we would like to wish you a happy Christmas from all of the team at GSMA.
Hi everyone, We are looking forward to seeing you all tonight, for what is going to be a fantastic event! Just a reminder to all that we are at Falkirk football stadium, Westfield lounge ( 3rd floor up). Everyone to arrive at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Bar closes at midnight. If you have raffle […]
Our next Coloured belt grading is scheduled for Sunday 12th December at Westfield centre, Falkirk. The schedule will be as follows; White belt & Yellow stripe – Group A – 2.00pm Yellow belt and above – Group B – 3.15pm Korean kickboxing ( All groups) – 4.45pm
We would like to add to our collection a new GSMA drawstring bag. These bags are amazing and made of cotton, so will be sturdy and last a long time. Get in touch with our team to order your’s now!!!
We are now fully stocked with all of our new Tigers packs, which include a suit and a book. We have received a lot of Taekwon-Do doboks, and just awaiting arrival of some more sizes.
To confirm, our Tigers grading on Sunday 21st November will have the following groups, Group A – 2pm Group B – 3pm Group C – 4pm This will allow for the smooth running of the Tigers grading on the day. All of our Tigers will be achieving their new colour belt, 2 new certificates, and […]
Our next Tigers grading will be on Sunday 21st November, and our theme will be Stranger awareness. The Tigers will be going for their new badge, new belt, and new certificates. We will have 3 groups for the day due to the numbers that we have. Group A 2pm, Group B 3pm, and Group C […]
We will be organising a Tigers grading for November, and will confirm the date over the weekend. The tigers theme we will be working on this time will be our Stranger awareness badge, new belt and certificates.
Hi everyone Just a reminder that tonights class for Tigers and Taekwon-Do ( Wednesday class) will be at Larbert East church hall tonight, due to the schools being closed for the October holidays. Normal times for classes, and will see you later on!
We can now confirm that we have only a handful of spaces left for our Christmas party, which is being held on Saturday 27th November at the Falkirk football stadium. The spaces have went very quickly, and we are looking forward to getting back to some kind of normality with hosting future events for GSMA.
Hi Everyone Remember we have ladies only fitness/self defence classes on every Friday evening at Dunipace parish church hall, 6.30pm start. Come along and give it a try, and check out our website for more details on this class.
Wow!! We have now only 41 spaces left out of 120 for our Christmas party night. We look forward to our event taking place at Falkirk Football stadium on Saturday 27th November. If you have not already booked your space, get in touch with Karen ASAP, because when the spaces are gone, they are gone!!! […]
Hi Everyone We are now at a point that over half the spaces are now gone for our Christmas party night. We are so looking forward to this, as this has been a long time coming, especially after getting back to some kind of normality! If you haven’t booked your spaces, get in touch with […]
Saturday 27th November 2021, Arrive 7pm for 7.30pm start. The Westfield Lounge, Falkirk Stadium Price: £10pp (£5pp for Tigers students) After an AMAZING launch of our Annual Awards night in 2019, there was a bump in the road last year…but it’s back for 2021!It’s been a different year, with few opportunities to work towards awards. […]
A huge congratulations to all of our students that have been successful at our recent Taekwon-Do and Korean Kickboxing grading, which was held last Sunday. We had 51 students on the floor performing to their very best, giving it their all! Well done, and keep training hard.
Good luck to everyone grading on Sunday 29th August. Grading groups will be as follows, Taekwon-Do group 1 – White belt to and including Green stripe – 2.00pm Taekwon-Do group 2 – Green belts and above – 3.00pm Kickboxing group 3 – All grades – 4.30pm
We have an open day on Saturday 28th August for all of those grading on Sunday. The open day starts at 10am, and will be held at the Westfield centre, Falkirk. Now is the time to sort out any niggles before the big examination!!
Hi Everyone Just a quick reminder that our deadline for all forms fees etc is Thursday 26th August (this week). We have to put out deadlines in so as we can then prepare all paperwork, and also plan ahead for the groupings of all the colour belts to ensure a smooth running on the day. […]
Hi everyone Just a reminder that all grading forms, fees, etc have to be handed in no later that Thursday 26th August. This will allow us to prepare paperwork in plenty of time, and will also allow us to group all of the different belts, and give out timings for the Sunday. Thank you and […]
What a fantastic week we have had at the Westfield centre having being asked to host a summer camp for primary 1-7 for them this year. Our summer camp consisted of many games centred around team work exercises including Tug of war, chase the belt, relay races, building things using pads, chase the cones, capture […]
We have only opened our class recently for our ladies only self defence / fitness class, so its great to see new faces coming through the door. Well done to everyone in attendance, and we are always welcome to new members! Get in touch with our team to book your place.
Hi Everyone We would like to express a warm welcome to all of the new students that have joined our GSMA school’s. Its great seeing you all at class, and i look forward to seeing your progress in Tigers, Taekwon-Do, Korean kickboxing, and Ladies self defence!
We have the launch of our Ladies only self defence class every Friday at 6.30pm. Come and get involved in this fantastic class! Get booked on through our website or email email@example.com
Here we have more of our Tigers in action! They are all doing absolutely fabulous….
Check out our Tigers in action in our Tuesday night class! Spaces are limited, so get in touch to book your child’s space.
We had an absolute blast at one of our small group PT sessions using 1 kettle bell and 1 medicine ball, smashing out 1200 repetitions of exercises. Fantastic effort! Get in touch for your PT session now!
Hi everyone. I would like to introduce you to our awesome tigers team. This team are fantastic, and are showing great skills helping to teach the 3-6 year olds our themes including, Stranger danger, Bully drills, Teamwork & leadership, Emergency skills, And health & Nutrition. You will see them, along with me, having amazing fun […]
That is our challenge finally completed on Ben Nevis, and what a challenge it was. We decided to raise money for charity in memory of my sister, Audrey McEwen. Thank you to everyone who has donated to the different charities that we did this mountain climb for, you are all great!!
We have our coloured belt grading scheduled for Sunday 29th August for Taekwon-Do & Kickboxing. This will be held at Westfield Centre, Falkirk, start time will be 2.00pm. We will hand out forms for the grading at the start of August, and due to large numbers, we will have a look at sorting timings out […]
Hi everyone Just a reminder that we have our newly launched Ladies self defence classes on every Friday evening, 6.30pm start. Come along and give the class a try, and learn some essential skills!! Read our Ladies self defence page for more details and come and get booked up!
Hi Everyone Space is filling fast for our Sports week and Taekwon-Do Summer camp.Please get booked on quickly as this is a FREE camp, and we do expect spaces to be taken very quickly. Date of the camp is week 9th August, being held at the Westfield centre, Falkirk.
Our classes are on as normal right through the summer holidays. We believe that the kids still need to keep motivated during the holiday period, so we are on at the usual times, days etc. Any questions, please feel free to get in touch with our team!
Hi Everyone I would like to welcome you to our new Website, and blog posts. You will get all information on a weekly basis through this page, as well as other means of communication, emails, facebook posts etc. Our next colour belt grading for Taekwon-Do & Kickboxing is scheduled for Sunday 29th August, so get […]
We have a colour belt grading coming up at GSMA on Sunday 20th December. All forms etc will be handed out at your next class. Lets get our Korean theory worked on!!
Next Tigers instructors course will be held at Westfield community centre on Saturday 16th march 2019. Contact me for more information. Thank you
There will be two gradings this time around, and this will cater for those that cannot make the December one due to us having to move the date. Grading 1/ Sunday 16th December 13.00pm start. Grading 2/ Sunday 13 January 2019 13.00pm start. Please see Mr Shaw for forms .
A great party was had at both Tigers and Tae kwon-do parties. Thank you everyone for coming along. We all had a great time!!!
Dear all I am updating all information for the instructors course, which is being held in Falkirk on Sunday 25th November, and i will send out all information this week.
We have the opportunity for bag packing at the B & M store in Stenhousemuir on Saturday10th November. Please advise if you are able to help at this please. This is for fundraising towards the Holland Cup in 2019.
It won’t be long until our tartan warrior event. Please go on to our just giving page, as donations to Strathcarron Hospice will be appreciated. Thank you[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”3″ gal_title=”Photo Gallery”]
Halloween party is on Tuesday 30th October. We will have Tigers first at 5.30pm followed by Taekwon-do and Kickboxing at 6.30pm
What is the name of the man who brought Tae kwon-do in to this country? and also What year?
Next grading is scheduled for Sunday 26th August at Westfield Centre, Falkirk Taekwon-do 11.00am start Korean Kickboxing 12.30pm start. Forms will be handed out next week!
We will be in Larbert East Church on a Wednesday until the schools return from holidays. Usual times as normal.
Tigers instructors course level 1 is scheduled for Sunday 25th November 2018. Please see me to put your name down for this course. Thank you
Well done to everyone that competed today. good show of strength and indomitable spirit shown today.
Can all money for the competition be handed in as soon as possible please. Deadline is Wednesday 25th April for entries to be handed in.
Hi Everyone. Our new and improved website is currently under construction. In the meantime, Feel free to contact me on Tel: 07734 461615 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or come visit us on twitter @GarryShaw Facebook: Garry Shaw Martial Arts
Hi, The site is undergoing a makeover and will be back online soon. sorry for the inconvenience.