Meet your Instructors
Richard Nutt (3rd Dan), Anna Nutt (3rd Dan)
and Andy Pugh (2nd Dan)

Richard Nutt (3rd Dan) Founder Member & Instructor.

Richard has over 20 years experience in teaching Tae Kwon-Do in Sutton Coldfield. Over the years he has gained a loyal following with many new beginners referred through student recommendations. He has successfully trained adults and juniors from beginner level through to black belt.

He has first-hand experience of the tournament arena competing himself in the Tae Kwon-Do World Championships in 2000.

Currently Richard has three well-established schools in the Sutton Coldfield area and supports a philosophy that focuses on safe, fun, effective martial arts training for individuals and families. A number of black-belt students from his other clubs regularly attend beginner classes to ensure individuals receive as much personal instruction as possible.

Richard is fully CRB checked, first aid qualified and has completed all of the relevant coaching courses approved by the Amateur Martial Association (AMA).

Anna Tees-Nutt (3rd Dan) Founder Member, Club Secretary & Club Child Protection Officer

Anna is a highly experienced black belt who has trained in the art of TKD for over 17 years and coached in Sutton Coldfield for more than 5 years. Anna has a significant amount of experience in coaching and maximising the potential of children and young adults. In this respect she is the Club Child Protection Officer and supports a philosophy of inclusion for all in a safe and supportive environment.

In her role as Club Secretary Anna is responsible for the administration of the organisation, including student licences, tournaments, technical gradings, the annual summer camp, work in the community and club social events.

Anna is fully CRB checked, first aid qualified and has completed all of the relevant coaching courses approved by the Amateur Martial Association (AMA).

 

Andy Pugh (2nd Dan) Instructor

Andy has a wide range of experience from his 26 years martial art history which includes Tae Kwon-Do, Karate and Kick Boxing. After choosing to focus on Tae Kwon Do, Andy achieved his 1st Dan in TKD in 1993 with the TAGB. He later did all the belts from white to black for a second time, training with his children at Sutton Schools of Tae Kwon-Do.

Andy has directed his attentions towards instructing and is keen to share the knowledge he has gained over the years. He has vast experience in patterns, breaking and competition sparring and has competed at many different levels throughout his journey, obtaining a total of 16 Medals in TKD.

In his role as instructor Andy is responsible for assisting the founder members as and when they require support either by taking full lessons or in class as and when required.

Andy is fully CRB checked, first aid qualified, Child Protection trained and has completed all of the relevant coaching courses approved by the Amateur Martial Association (AMA)