A little background

Triumph Martial Arts incorporates two martial arts schools run by Triumph’s Chief Instructor Harry Limer – 헤리 리머.

Harry is a professional martial arts instructor who began training in Taekwon-Do in 1985. During this time Harry has trained with many different martial arts Grand Masters and Masters specialising in Taekwon-Do and Haidong Gumdo. Couple this with 14 years Military and 20 years Police Service, Harry has a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw upon when teaching students.

The two martial arts schools cover:- Triumph Taekwon-Do (TTKD) a version of Korean unarmed combat designed for the purpose of self-defence. Harry is a fully qualified International Instructor.  Triumph Taekwon-Do is a member of Authentic Centres for Excellence of Taekwon-Do (ACE)

Triumph Haidong Gumdo® – teaching the Korean way of the sword. Where Harry is also the current National Leader of the United Kingdom’s Haidong Gumdo® Association.


Triumph Martial Arts are fully licenced and insured to teach and instruct Taekwon-Do and Haidong Gumdo®. Harry is registered with the NAKMAS National Governing Body and is certified on the NAKMAS National Register of Qualified Black Belts as 4th Dan Taekwon-Do and United Kingdom Head Instructor for Haidong Gumdo®.

As you would expect Harry is an accredited first aider and has the necessary government clearance (DBS) to work with children and vulnerable people.

Everyone welcome

Triumph Martial Arts can be enjoyed by anyone and has lots of benefits for today’s modern living. Triumph is dedicated to helping anyone find their way, the right way!

Through training with Triumph Martial Arts you will gain a greater degree of self awareness, your surroundings and of those around you. You will be better equipped to handle confrontational situations by learning elements of the use of force continuum and understand the level of force that can be used in a hostile environment. All of this goes to giving you the upper hand in a situation against an untrained person.

Self improvement

Triumph Martial Arts is underpinned by traditional values and virtues of the martial arts principles. Classes are delivered in a friendly approach alongside a disciplined training method. Students are encouraged to progress at their pace regardless of ability. The goal is one step at a time, leading to your over all self improvement.