Instructor  Richard Jones.

Richard has been training in Taekwondo since 1986, after trying many other martial arts he decided this one to the best for him. He gained his black belt in April 1996 and went on to receive his 2nd Dan in October 1999, his 3rd Dan in April 2002, his 4th Dan in April 2006 and his 5th Dan in April 2011.

Richard enjoys training in all aspects of the art especially the competition side. He has won many competitions over the years including being former European, German, British, English, Scottish,Welsh and Irish Champion. His greatest achievements to date was becoming World Executive Patterns Champion in 2010 and being part of the Wales Team at the 2002 World Championships in Miami USA.

Rich
2011
Passed 5th Degree Black Belt
TAGB English Championship Exc Sparring Champion
TAGB Welsh Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB N.Ireland Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB Scottich Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB British Championship Patterns Champion
2010
THE 9TH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (Telford) Exc Patterns World Champion
TAGB South Midlands Championship Patterns Grand Champion
TAGB South Midlands Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB British Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB English Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB Welsh Championship Patterns Bronze
TAGB Welsh Championship Exc Sparring Bronze
2009
TAGB  British Championship Patterns Silver
2008
TAGB Scottish Championship Sparring Bronze
TAGB Scottish Championship Patterns Bronze
2007
German Open Championship Patterns Champion 
TAGB Welsh Championship Team Sparring Champion
TAGB South Midlands Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB Central Midlands Championship Patterns Bronze
THE 8TH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (NIA) Patterns 4th In World 2nd In GB
2006
TAGB South East Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB English Championship Patterns Bronze
TAGB British Championship Patterns Bronze
Passed 4th Degree Black Belt
2005
TAGB South Midlands Championship Patterns Grand Champion
TAGB South Midlands Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB Central Midlands Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB Welsh Closed Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB Irish Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB Scottish Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB Irish Championship Sparring Bronze
TAGB North Midlands Championship Patterns Bronze
THE 7th WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (Cardiff) Competitor.
2004
TAGB  South Midlands Championship Patterns Grand Champion
TAGB  South Midlands Championship Patterns Champion
WUMA North Wales Open Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB  South Midlands Championship Team Patterns Silver
TAGB  English Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB  Welsh Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB Scottish Championship Patterns Silver
2003
TAGB  Scottish   Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB  English Patterns Champion
TAGB  South Midlands Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB  Central Midlands Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB  Welsh Closed Championship Team Sparring Champion
TAGB Welsh Closed Championship Indervid Sparring Silver
TAGB Welsh Closed Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB South Midlands Championship Indervid Sparring Silver
TAGB Northern Ireland Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB British Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB Welsh Championship Patterns Silver
2002
COMBAT  EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Patterns Champion
WFFO    British Open Championship Patterns Champion
WUMA   UK Open Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB    Scottish Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB    Midland Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB    Welsh Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB   English Championship Patterns Silver
BTC      Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB   North Midland Championship Patterns Bronze
TAGB    Welsh Closed Championship Patterns Bronze
TAGB    British Championship Patterns Bronze
WAKO   Northern Championship Patterns Bronze
THE 6TH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (MIAMI,USA) Team Sparring Quarter Finals
 Wales Team Member
Passed 3rd Degree Black Belt
2001
COMBAT EUOPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Patterns Champion
WFFO  British Championship Patterns Champion
WUMA   Midlands Open Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB  North Midlands Championship Sparring Champion
TAGB  Welsh Closed Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB  Scottish Championship Sparring Silver
DUTCH Open Championship (Holland) Music Patterns Silver
DUTCH Open Championship (Holland) Team Sparring Bronze (GB B Team)
TAGB  Welsh Closed Championship Team Sparring Bronze
TAGB  English Championship Sparring Bronze
TAGB  Welsh Closed Championship Sparring Bronze
WORLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIP (Poland ) Patterns Last 7
2000
TAGB Midland Area Championship Sparring Champion
HAYASHI  WORLD OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Patterns Silver
UKTA English Championship Patterns Bronze
UKTA English Championship Sparring Bronze
TAGB Southern Team Championship Patterns Bronze
BTC Championship Sparring Bronze
THE 5TH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (Holland)  Patterns Last 14
Opened Tarporley Taekwondo School.
1999
COMBAT  EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Patterns Champion
EMA  British Open Championship Patterns Champion
EMA  Boston Open Championship Patterns Champion
WUMA  Battle Of Wales Open Championship Patterns Champion
WUMA  Battle Of Wales Open Championship Sparring Champion
HAYASHI  WORLD OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Patterns Silver
TAGB English Championship Patterns Silver
TAGB Midland Team Championship Sparring Silver (Team Captain)
WUMA  Midland Open Championship Patterns Silver
WUMA  Midland Open Championship Sparring Silver
WUMA  English Open Championship Sparring Silver
WUMA  English Open Championship Patterns Silver
WUMA  Battle Of Wales Championship Sparring Silver
BTC Championship Sparring Bronze
TAGB English Championship Sparring Bronze
TAGB EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP(Holland) Patterns Quarter Finals
Passed 2nd Degree Black Belt
Became North Midlands Team Captain
1998
TAGB British Championship Patterns Champion
TAGB Scottish Championship Sparring Bronze
BTC Championship Sparring Quarter Finals
THE 4TH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (England) Competitor
1996
TAGB Welsh Championship Patterns Silver
Passed 1st Degree Black Belt
1995
TAGB British Championship Sparring Bronze.
KEY
WUMA = World United Martial Arts
EMA     = European Martial Arts
UKTA   = United Kingdom TKD Association
WFFO = World Freestyle & Freeforms Organisation
BTC    = British Taekwondo Council
TAGB = Taekwondo Association Of Great Briton