Chief Instructor: Chris Wood 6th degree
Mr Chris Wood, currently 6th-degree Taekwondo black belt and Examiner, first started teaching for the Adult Education Authority at Heles School in 1979. He has now been a full-time martial arts instructor for over 25 years. Over that time, Mr Wood has developed SCMA, taught thousands of students, and hundreds to black belt level; many of his black belts have themselves reached very senior levels in TaekwonDo.
In addition to TaekwonDo, the art of Kickboxing was introduced to SCMA some years ago. This has proved to be a great platform to deliver many of the other diverse martial arts styles Mr Wood has practised, including Karate, Western Boxing, Muay Thai and Ju-Jitsu.
Debbie Young, 3rd degree TaekwonDo, 2nd degree Kickboxing
Mrs Young is a full-time Instructor for both TaekwonDo and Kickboxing. She also runs the club administration and organising events. Debbie started training with SCMA in 2005 as a white belt. She has progressed through the ranks and in 2016 attained her TaekwonDo 3rd degree under Grand Master Nicholls. She also holds a 2nd-degree black belt in kickboxing. Debbie has a level 3 NVQ in childcare.