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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.
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
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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.