Why Choose Pacific International Taekwondo?

At Pacific International Taekwondo our goal is to provide classes that develop fitness and defense skills in a way that’s enjoyable and inspirational.

Who we are?

Pacific International Taekwondo co-founders Grandmaster Trevor Dicks and Master Instructor Margaret Dicks began Taekwondo training in 1972 with the UKTA, under the guidance of Grandmaster Rhee Ki Ha.

The rigorous training ignited a passion for the Art that’s still burning strongly in this unique couple. In fact they’ve now spent over 40 years doing what they enjoy most: helping people boost their health, fitness, mental wellbeing and defence skills as they learn the Art of Taekwondo.

Grandmaster Dicks

  • Appointed as the Regional Director for the World Taekwondo Alliance for Australia, NZ and the South Pacific Area by Grandmaster Han Min Kyo 9th Dan.
  • Gets the best from students with a blend of ‘’old school’’ structure and 21st century sense.
  • Conducts grading exams for members and instructors across Australia and NZ.

Master Instructor Margaret

  • Instructing for over forty years, Margaret has taught many students to black belt level and beyond.
  • She makes training fun, self-competitive and tailored to her students’ lifestyles.
  • Specialist in training individuals and small groups, including private classes for women and girls.
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Senior Instructors

Friendly, patient and very experienced, our senior rank Instructors love sharing the secrets and training strategies of Taekwondo.

Lenny Too – (4th Dan)
Shane McNish – (4th Dan)
Stephen Dicks – (3rd Dan)
Stephen Nicholson – (3rd Dan)
Ben Boland – (3rd Dan)
Tye Blinkhorn – (3rd Dan)

Branch Instructors and Assistant Instructors

Every one of our instructors has been through our Taekwondo program and each one is experienced and adept at sharing our training methods first-hand with students. You will find them friendly, understanding and able to empathise with the struggles and successes of every student.

What we do

All Pacific International Taekwondo instructors and assistants are fully trained black belts and dedicated to delivering good tuition. Our goal is to enable you to discover your inner strengths. With regular training you will find yourself becoming not only much fitter but gaining in confidence and personal discipline; this will enable you to attain goals that have previously seemed out of reach.

Regardless of your age, level of fitness or general condition, we will not only teach you the exciting skills of Taekwondo, but you will become the best version of yourself that you can be, so you’ll have a healthy sense of self-esteem. Not only will you learn about the age-old benefits of this Korean martial art but your feeling of self-worth and self-satisfaction will be boosted.

What drives us

Nothing inspires us more than when we see our teaching methods transform shy people into self-confident versions of themselves, realising that they can achieve amazing things when they persevere and take one step at a time.

We don’t focus on Taekwondo for the competition element but for the defense and life skill benefits that it can provide.

Located in Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast, we want to hear from you. Get in touch with us today to find out more about our Taekwondo classes and how they can enable you to become fitter whilst acquiring fantastic martial art skills.