Patterns / Poomsae Class with Master Pourtaheri – GB Poomsae Team Captain

I am pleased to announce that on Thursday 15th October at the Littledown Centre from 7-10pm our usual classes will be conducted by guest instructor Master Ali Pourtaheri

Master Ali Pourtaheri is a recognised International Poomsae Referee as well as Poomsae Champion. Before joining the British Team, he was Nordic Champion. He is multiple (and current) GB Champion and his records span over a significant number of International A-class Championships globally, including twice recognised as number 1 in Europe by European Taekwondo Union, Silver and Gold medallist from Commonwealth Championships and Bronze Medallist from World Championships. He has served as the Captain of GB Poomsae Team for the last 6 years cross the globe as well as been training with well-known Grand Master Kang Shinchul (Head coach of Iranian Team for 30 years), GM Kim Kim (3 times world champion) and Grand Master Kang Ik-Pil (twice World Champion).

I hope that Master Ali will inspire you into working towards Poomsae Competition. Historically the club has a good reputation as Poomsae competitors, and this is an aspect of Taekwondo we want to give you the opportunity to develop further.