The Pine Rivers club is one of the longest running clubs in the Bai Rui school, operating well over 25 years and in 2021 currently train in 2 venues because of COVID-19 but the venues are conveniently located 5 minutes away by car. Students training at the club benefit in the wealth of knowledge from the Bai Rui Schools, Chief Instructor, Master Rob Taylor.
Masters Rob & Jan Taylor are two of the highest-ranking ITF Taekwon-Do seniors in Australia and were able to learn the art first- hand from Senior Master Charles Birch (Bai Rui Taekwon-Do Founder and 1st Chief Instructor) in their many years of training as his students. They have also trained under First Grand Master Rhee from the United Kingdom and Senior Grand Master C.E. Sereff (from USA) who were the first two Grand Masters appointed by the founder of ITF Taekwon-Do, General Choi Hong Hi. Master Rob Taylor was fortunate to attend a seminar conducted by General Choi himself.
They continue to further their knowledge of the art by attending seminars and liaising with other Taekwon-Do practitioners nationally and internationally. The benefits of these experiences along with their continued commitment is passed on to their students.
As instructors, they are both first aid qualified and blue card certified as well as being experienced Taekwon-Do Examiners, Referees and Judges. Both hold nationally accredited qualifications in Sports Coaching, Specialising in Martial Arts with Master Jan Taylor also having qualifications in Fitness.
They structure their classes so that students, no matter their age or ability, learn at their own pace. Students will receive instruction in the original art of Taekwon-do learning the mental and physical aspects as well as self-control, confidence, focus with a big emphasis on self-defence and correct applications of techniques.