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7th Dahn Master Darren Hart


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www.suffolkas.org.uk (Adult Safeguarding)

www.suffolkscb.org.uk (Child Safeguarding)

01473 265359

DBS checked Instructor

Master Darren Hart began training in the Korean Martial art of Kuk Sool Won at 11 years old. Master Darren has trained over 180 students to black belt level including 9 to second degree and 2 to Master level.


He has trained over 50 students ; adults and childrento achieve the title of Grand Champions at Kuk Sool UK, European and World championships.


Master Darren is a committed , highly motivated instructor with extensive experience spanning 37 years.



Here are just some of his achievements:


  • 1986-Eastern Counties open sparring champion

  • 1988- Achieved 1st Degree black belt

  • 1989- Appointed as Military defence instructor.

  • 1989- Established Kuk Sool Won of Lakenheath School

  • 1990-Awarded 3rd place in the world Korean Martial Arts Championship in Oakland, California USA  

  • 1991- Promoted to 2nd Degree black belt

  • 1991-1996- UK Sparring Grand champion

  • 1992-Won WAKO Kickboxing British champion.

  • 1992-1995 -World champion in sparring

  • 1996-Promoted to 3rd Degree black belt

  • 1998- Nominated for Korean Martial Artist of the year, British National Martial Arts Association. British combat open champion.

  • 1999- Promoted to 4th Degree black belt

  • 2003-World champion in the World Korean Archery championships

  • 2005- Promoted to 5th Degree Master, youngest instructor in Europe to achieve this title

  • 2007-KSW Lakenheath awarded 'Best European Martial Arts school for 7th time

  • 2008- won the title for 8th time. Awarded 7th and 8th World titles at World Martial Arts Championship in Korean Traditional         forms and Weapons

  • 2009- Nominated for an international  Martial arts award by Black Belt international.

  • 2011-  Appointed by the Grandmaster to participate of a tour of Europe teaching Seminars to Schools.

  • 2012- Promoted to 6th Degree

  • 2013- Won European Championship 2013- Toured USA and Canada with the Grandmaster teaching Kuk Sool seminars

  • 2014- Took over Kuk Sool Won Of Cambridge school.

         2014 to present, Running Kuk Sool Won Lakenheath and Cambridge alongside Partner KSN Anne Curtis

         2020- Promoted to 7th Degree Master