About Strikers

About Strikers

We are Strikers Taekwondo. 

We run taekwondo classes in Portsmouth and Southsea for students of all ages and abilities. Our classes can help you get fitter, build your confidence and meet new people.

We work closely with the National Martial Arts Committee of Great Britain, who officiate our gradings.  

What we do 

We offer Taekwondo classes in Portsmouth and Southsea, including open classes and school clubs. Strikers Taekwondo combines traditional martial arts training with modern coaching practices to make sure you get the most out of your time with us. 

Young female taekwondo student demonstrating a side kick

In our classes you’ll: 

  • Improve your fitness 
  • Learn self defence and sparring
  • Improve your confidence
  • Learn discipline 
  • Explore Taekwondo basics
  • Make friends 
  • Challenge yourself through regular gradings
  • Learn traditional forms and patterns
  • Have the opportunity to compete

Martial arts training keeps you fit, social, and pushing yourself. 

Get fit, meet new people, and challenge your limits 

Where we came from 

Our classes started in 2016. Since then, we’ve met some amazing athletes. Our students have attended gradings, won competitions and made friends for life. 

Meet Jack

Strikers Director Jack Latoy holding Enterprise Showcase Startup of the Year Runner up certificate

Jack is an NMAC-GB 4th Dan black belt and BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science graduate. Jack founded Strikers Taekwondo in 2016 and has 15 years of taekwondo experience.

Jack holds multiple competition wins and podium places – including a gold at the 2011 European games, 2 bronze and 2 gold medals at the World Martial Arts Games in 2012, and  3 bronze medals from the World Martial Arts Games 2013. After a break from competing, Jack earned 2 golds and 2 silvers in the 2019 South of England Competition Series.  

Certificates 

Jack holds: 

  • An NMAC-GB endorsed coaching certificate 
  • First Aid in Sport qualification (St John’s Ambulance) 
  • NSPCC safeguarding certificate
  • World Martial Arts Committee recognised coaching certificate

Try a class 

You’re invited! Join us for your FREE first class in Portsmouth. Check our classes or message us.  

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