Students learn traditional Taekwondo (kicking, punching, blocking, etc.), Olympic sport Taekwondo and competition fighting, as well as Hapkido (grappling, throws, takedowns, submissions etc.); giving them a complete set of martial art skills.
NPTHC – New Plymouth Taekwondo & Hapkido Club first opened in 1981 by Great Grandmaster Lee Jung Nam. In February 1994 the current Instructor, Master Steve Drummond took over; since then the club has built its reputation for excellence in the martial arts, practical and proven self-defence, as well as outstanding competition results.
NPTHC school values include: Courtesy (Ye Ui), Integrity (Yom Chi), Perseverance (In Nae), Self-Control (kuk Gi), and Indomitable Spirit (Baekjool).