We thoroughly recommend you/your child book ahead for a free
taster session at a venue convenient
1. Contact us by phone/email to register interest; we’ll need to
know your name and how old you are so we can arrange a senior
blackbelt to look out for you at induction!
2. Meet our senior instructor at your free taster session usually
15 minutes before a
class. We will go through safety issues and ask you to sign a note
to the effect we have been through this important bit of diligence
with you. Next we’ll ask you about your aims and objectives so we understand your training needs.
3. You’ll be paired with an experienced Spitfire, usually of same
age and sex for your first class so you hit the ground running.
4. Now the fun bit – enjoy the session! We will not involve you in
any contact sparring just yet but pretty much everything else you
can have a go at.
5. Hopefully you’ve enjoyed your session and confirmed to yourself
you want to join Spitfire. We will respectfully ask for your candid
feedback of your experience whatever your decision. Assuming a
positive outcome we will provide you with the following documentation:
a. British Taekwondo Insurance Application – a bit like a TV license it allows you
to practice taekwondo in the UK at £35 per annum.
b. NEST Management schedule – we operate DDM payment to offer
you convenience and value for money
c. Personal Training Record on CD-ROM – all the forms and
information you’ll need to take you to your blackbelt.
the training, naturally!
d. Equipment order forms – we usually have training suits
in stock and order protective equipment from WTF
approved CE marked suppliers
e. Mutual Pledge – we both sign an agreement to acknowledge
the sport is frenetic carrying risk that we both minimise as
practitioners and instructors