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Glen Shephard

NAME: Glen Shephard

POSITION: Branch Instructor

One of the most important roles within the Shim Jang Taekwondo Organisation.

Shim Jang Taekwondo Branch Instructors are indeed a “Special Breed” of martial artist, their dedication to the art and its members is first class and they relish the responsibility of operating and managing a class in accordance with the WSTA guidelines.
Our Branch Instructors have diligently worked their way to their positions by way of a unique training process that provides them with the knowledge and ability to confidently teach, manage and administer at this important level.

Once they have achieved an acceptable level of skill and served time as a Trainee Instructor our Branch Instructors are then “Hand Picked” for their position by our Founder (Grandmaster Les Hicks) and his expert team of Master and Regional Instructors.
This gives our members the confidence and peace of mind in knowing that their instructor has not been rushed or forced into their position before they are properly and professionally equipped to deal with the responsibilities attached to becoming a qualified and successful Branch Instructor in the art of Shim Jang Taekwondo.
Branch instructor Glen is a 1st Dan Black belt and instructor at the Elizabeth North class in South Australia. Glen began studying the art of Taekwondo in 2004, joining the Shim Jang family in 2015.
Branch instructor Glen has a strong passion for teaching the art of Shim Jang Taekwondo to students of all ages and gender, so they too can experience the benefits of Shim Jang taekwondo which include improved fitness, self confidence, self esteem, flexibility and core strength in a fun, family friendly environment.
If you're considering learning the art of taekwondo, drop in and speak to one of our friendly instructors for a free no-obligation training session.