Andy Jeffries Andy Jeffries Taekwondo instructor and technologist

Random writings on martial arts.

I’m one guy on a journey to learn Taekwondo as accurately as I can, pass it on as accurately as I can and do justice to the founders and seniors of this art that has given me so much in trying to play a good part in ensuring its future is secure.

Mar 15, 2016

Review: Embroidered black belts from BeltArtist

Since I got my 1st Dan back in 1990, I’ve had a variety of belts. But what makes a good belt...

Sep 29, 2015

Diary of Kukkiwon Poom/Dan Examiner Course — Vienna, Austria November 2015

The Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) announced some controversial new black belt promotion rules. I went to attend the second course they offered and kept a diary of it…

Jun 15, 2015

Bullying: Children and the martial arts

Having been bullied myself, it's taken a lot of introspection to consider how I feel about bullying and how martial arts relate to myself now and others in the same situation

Sep 21, 2012

Diary of Foreign Taekwondo Master Training Course, Korea 2013

I went back to Korean in 2013 to attend the Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) Foreign Master Instructor course (now called International Master Course), I kept a diary from the event.

Sep 21, 2012

World Taekwondo Leaders Forum 2012 — Seoul, South Korea

The Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) invited me to South Korea to attend the World Taekwondo Leaders Forum in 2012, I kept a diary from the event.