International Taekwon-Do Federation

Black Belt Grading Dec. 2023

Congratulations to all those who took part in the black belt grading on December 9th. 

(Left to Right) 

Mr. Ronan Keogh 3rd Degree, Mr. John McGlinchey 1st Degree, Miss Julie O’Donaghue 1st Degree, Mr. Thomas Finnegan 1st Degree, Mr. Keelan Gilmore 1st Degree, Miss Alexa Ennis 4th Degree. 


Umpire Course June 2023


Congratulations to all those who took part in the umpire course on 11th June in Adamstown Taekwon-Do School. 



Train @ Home Video Series

Please find links below to our Train @ Home Series 

Train @ Home Series – Introduction & Basics

Train @ Home Series – Colour Grade Patterns, Stances & Terms

Train @ Home Series -Stretching

Train @ Home Series – Black Belt Patterns 1st – 4th Dan


Train @ Home Step-Sparring Series

Train @ Home Series – 3 Step Sparring

Train @ Home Series – S Step Sparring (Video Demo)

Train @ Home Series – 2 Step Sparring

Train @ Home Series – 2 Step Sparring (Video Demo)

Train @ Home Series – 1 Step Sparring

Train @ Home – Challenges & Activities

Train @ Home – Balance Challenge

Train @ Home – Stances Challenge

Train @ Home – Flying Challenge – Colour Belts


Train @ Home – Activities 1

Train @ Home – Activities 2

Train @ Home – Activities 3

Train @ Home – Activities 4




This site provides information for students and prospective students of Grand Master Douglas Tae Kwon-Do Schools. The schools are members of the International Taekwon-Do Federation Head Quarters, Korea.

Grand Master Val Douglas who holds an 9th Degree black belt has over 46 years’ experience as an instructor and coach and is the former director of coaching for the Irish National Squad.

Beginner’s classes for adults and children are ongoing and all are welcome. Classes are separated into children and adults’ classes. Children from 8yrs of age can join the junior Taekwon-Do class while our Little Dragon Taekwon-Do classes are available for 5 -8 years old.

GMDTS Classes are available in Adamstown, Greenhills and Sandyford. See the Timetable page for details.

Little Dragons

Little Dragons is a specially designed class for boys and girls aged five to eight years old. We’d love to welcome new students to our schools in Adamstown, Greenhills, and Sandyford. For more information contact See Timetables for class times in your local school.