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School reaches 30th year Under Master Gill

The summer of 2017 marks the 30th year of our Taekwon-Do school. From humble beginnings as the Barriere Taekwon-Do Club in 1987 to expansion running the Kamloops Taekwon-Do Club 1991-1997, opening the Thompson Valley Taekwon-Do School in summer of 1997. with schools in Barriere and Kamloops again expanding schools in 2002 to Barriere, Kamloops, Kelowna, […]

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Our History

Thompson Valley Taekwon-Do`s history began when chief instructor Robert Gill was 13 years old and attended a Taekwon-Do class held at a local community center at the time known as Korean Karate. His interest in martial Arts began just after being diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes in 1971. He met Master CK Choi in 1973 […]

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Kamloops Martial Arts

What Is Taekwon-Do?

Since the introduction of Taekwon-Do in 1955 Taekwon-Do has become the most popular Martial Art in the World. In general Taekwon-Do, developed by General Choi Hong Hi, was designed to evolve and to continue to be open to changes that would improve its effectiveness. Taekwon-Do`s goals and values are rooted in the traditional moral culture […]

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