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instructors 

Master Colin Mantle 

Colin Mantle
Master Colin Mantle has been training in Tang Soo Do since 1984 under the guidance of Master Ashok Kumar and is currently a 5th Dan. 
 

Master Anesh Kumar 

Master Anesh Kumar
Rank: 6th Dan Master (TTSDA/EMTF) 
28+ Years Experience 
Born 1979 in his hometown of Bedfordshire, Master Anesh Kumar has been training in martial arts for over 28+ years, starting at the youthful age of 4! Master Kumar has experience of many martial arts, his main disciplines being Tang Soo Do and Freestyle Kickboxing, but others include Thai Boxing, Boxing, Chinese Kickboxing and Shaolin Fist. His love for the weapons of these arts (including the Staff, Nunchaku, Sword, Dagger, and Short Stick) is matched only by his skill. 
 
Master Kumar teaches up and down the country, including teaching seminars within the UK and Europe. Master Kumar is also captain and coach of the EMTF British Team, leading training and inspiring a 75 strong British team. As well as training the team members Master Kumar competes alongside them. He says,"I am also a member of the team, but a member doesn't make a team, it requires faith and support in your team members, just like a family." Master Anesh Kumar has trained British, European and World Champions alongside winning countless championships himself. 
 
He trains along side his students and team members, living his true passion, martial arts. 
 

Master Kevan Sanderson 

Master Kevan Sanderson
Having trained in Tang Soo Do for almost 20 yrs he achieved the grade of Master in 2009 under the guidance of GM Ashok Kumar and Master Colin Mantle. 
 
During this time he has also trained in Shotokan Karate, Brazillian Jiu Jitsu and Wing Chun kung fu. However Tang Soo Do has always been his passion and he enjoys bringing these influences into the teaching and application of this multi-faceted Martial Art. 
 
With the associations of the EMTF UK he has been a regular attendee at National, European and World Competitions either competing or judging. He has achieved Gold at National level, Silver at European level and Bronze at World level amassing a total of 12 different awards. 
 
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