Info about the Club

Master Paul Woods Wirral Tae Kwon-do has been established for over 25 years on the Wirral Peninsula with clubs in Birkenhead and Wallasey.

It is run by experienced instructors who have trained over 350 students to black belt standard.

The club was founded by The Late Master Paul Woods 6th Degree Black belt

Anyone is welcome to join, aged 5 years and over

We teach students to follow the tenets of Tae Kwon-do and live by the Oath

The Tenets of Tae Kwon-do.


As a Member of Master Paul Woods Wirral Tae Kwon-do I shall :


Info about the Instructors/grading examiners

In Memory of The Founder, who sadly passed away in 2016

The Late Master Paul Woods, 6th Degree Black belt.

Master Paul Woods, The Founder of Master Paul Woods Wirral Tae Kwon-do. A 6th Degree black belt and a Chief Grading Examiner.  He trained in martial arts for over 35 years.  Having studied Shotakan, Lou Gar and Tae Kwon-do.  He opened the Wirral Tae Kwon-do Club in 1992 with his two sons, Neil and Mark, his wife, Julie and 4 other students.  Since then there have been over 350 students promoted to black belt.  He successfully trained 30 British Champions, 10 European Champions and 2 Combat World Champions.  His goal for Wirral Tae Kwon-do was that he didn't want to be the biggest club but did want it to be the best club.

  His motto "There is no such thing as an impossible student just a poor instructor".


Mr Mark Woods, 4th Degree Black belt.

I am the Senior Instructor of Master Paul Woods Wirral Tae Kwon-do.  I am a 4th Degree black belt and also a Chief Grading Examiner.  I have been training in martial arts for over 18 years now.  I was one of the youngest black belts in Britain at the age of 8 years old.  I hold 2 British Championships, 2 European Championships and 1 Combat World Championship.  I am the Child Welfare Officer and Certified First Aider for Master Paul Woods Wirral Tae Kwon-do.



Senior Instructors/Black-belts/Chief Grading Examiners

from left back:
 Matthew Lloyd, Mykeal McLean, Chief Grading Examiners; Lt Paul Woods; Mark Woods & Mike Don
from left middle:
  Siobhan Appleby, Emily Craven, Charlotte Baxter, Jess Cadden, Jennifer Davin, Julia Jaskulska & Emily Wallace
from left front:  James Baxter, Bronte Johansen, Josh Bird, Maisie Johansen, Jack Ward & Abigail Fregona