Grand Master Yong Sup Shin, 9th Dan
Founder of the Tae Ryong Taekwondo School
Chief Instructor – Dr Peter Smielewski, 4th dan
Kyorugi (Sparring) Instructor – Matthew Fagg, 1st dan
A passionate martial artist for many years, Matthew is also a support coach for Team GB Talent Club, Gurumu. He earned many medals in Poomsae, sparring, and even in other martial arts like Judo and kickboxing. He brings Cambridge University TKD the most up-to-date sparring strategies and tactics that help get the best from CUTKD members.
Poomsae (Patterns) Instructor – Lucy Xu, 1st dan
Lucy is our Poomsae-focused instructor. She is a first dan on the GB U30 Poomsae squad and has competed in the European Universities Games and Poomsae Nationals. Her sessions focus on conditioning for strength and flexibility in Poomsae. She also offers smaller, more technique-focused sessions for those wishing to compete.
Committee Members 2023/24