Find out all about us at the AFTA.
The AFTA was established in 1984, under the guidance of Master Instructor John Callegari. Whilst keeping all of the traditional values of Taekwondo, Master Callegari set out to create a dynamic, realistic, and effective form of Taekwondo in Australia, and thus the AFTA was formed.
What the AFTA offers
The AFTA offers all of it’s students traditional Taekwondo techniques. This includes not only striking and kicking, but also flexibility, fitness and strength training. The AFTA also prides itself on teaching effective and realistic self defence.
AFTA classes are conducted for both children and adults. They focus on practicing realistic techniques with strength and precision. The AFTA is constantly evolving and provides students with the opportunity to attend tournaments and seminars. These opportunities allow students to expand their Martial Arts knowledge.
About us – AFTA Training Centres
The AFTA has training centres in New South Wales and Queensland. Our Academy Head Office is based in Sydney. Our training centres are open throughout the months of February to December, apart from public holidays. Classes are held at different times of the afternoon and night each weekday. This is to allow students to attend classes when it fits in with their own lives.
About us – our Instructors
Your Instructor’s goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive, powerful, and effective Freestyle Taekwondo training available in the country. AFTA Instructors hold Working With Children Checks and current First Aid Certificates. They are also all registered members of the Australian governing body of Taekwondo – Australian Taekwondo. Our NSW Instructors have also all undergone COVIDsafe accreditation training. All of these accreditations are to make sure we keep all our of students safe.
About us – our Black Belts
All of our AFTA Black Belts hold international accreditation through the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters in Seoul, Korea. All AFTA Black Belts are also registered members of the Australian governing body of Taekwondo – Australian Taekwondo.