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A message from our founder Master Bruce Wood

As we begin to take the most tentative steps towards what we all hope will be a return to some sort of “normality”, I thought it was time the hard work, fortitude and inventiveness of our team of instructors was acknowledged

Posted on: 13 March 2021
Instructor Update

It is my unfortunate duty to announce the departure of two of our instructors - Mr Danny Collins and Mr Lee Walker, both of whom have decided not to renew their membership of the UK Sooyang Do Association, and that, as a consequence, neither are licenced, insured or permitted to teach Sooyang Do, to represent Sooyang Do, or to use the Sooyang Do name or logo in any way whatsoever.  Both Mr Collins and Mr Walker will continue to enjoy my respect, as well as my gratitude, for their contribution to Sooyang Do and I wish them the best of success in their future endeavours.

Posted on: 22 June 2020
Gradings

March 2020 Gradings

Posted on: 17 March 2020

Founded by Mr Bruce Wood on 19th May 2003, Sooyang Do (The art/way of maintaining mind body and spirit) is an exhilarating system of martial arts training which is designed to enable the practitioner to enhance all aspects of physical fitness- speed, stamina, strength and flexibility and to acquire realistic and effective self defense skills in a safe and friendly environment and in which the overall health and well being of the student is of paramount importance.

Although a modern martial art, Sooyang Do is traditional in its adherence to the time honoured virtues of Courtesy, Integrity, Humility and Respect which is reflected in the Sooyang Do motto “Jin Sil” meaning “Truth”.

All students are accepted for what they are, regardless of sex, creed, national origin, talent or disabilities with the basic premise being that we all share the common goal of self-improvement. Sooyang Do instructors are therefore trained to avoid encouraging “competitiveness” between individual students and are encouraged to foster a team spirit in which all students progress in accordance with their effort and enthusiasm in their training regardless of age, initial physical condition, or disability.