Established in 1988 by Chief Instructor and Head Coach, Master Mike McKenzie (Black Belt, 7th Dan), Quest Taekwondo is a modern, professional and inspirational taekwondo organisation where students can be assured of the highest standard of training in order to reach their maximum potential.
The club is equally accessible to novices and enthusiasts, whilst also offering a structured and progressive route for students who wish to advance into competing both nationally and internationally.
The lead Quest training venue is based at Penistone Grammar School's brand new international standard sports facility near Barnsley, South Yorkshire. The venue offers students in Penistone, and the surrounding Barnsley and Sheffield areas, the opportunity to train with one of the UK’s top instructors - Quest Taekwondo's founder and Chief Instructor, Master Mike McKenzie (7th Dan). Quest Penistone runs classes to suit all ages and abilities from 4 years old upwards.
Quest Taekwondo was established in Baildon, Bradford, over 25 years ago by Quest’s founder and chief instructor Master Mike McKenzie (7th Dan). Mike is continuing what he began many years ago at the Sir Titus Salt School facilities. The venue offers students in Baildon, and surrounding Bradford area, the opportunity to train with one of the top instructors within the UK. Quest Baildon, Bradford, runs classes to suit all ages and abilities from 7 years and upwards.
Based in Hull and the surrounding areas, Quest Hull was established by Master Laura Holness (5th Dan). Laura started training in 1999 and is a fully qualified Instructor (British Taekwondo Registered). She has had an impressive competitive career, and was a member of the British Poomse Team from 2007-2009. Most notably, in 2013 she became the UK’s youngest ever female 5th Dan. Quest Hull classes are open to all ages and abilities, with classes delivered by Laura and Callum.
Quest Liverpool is run by Jo Taylor and Ashley Nicholas. Jo has been training since 1999 and, after an impressive competitive career, became an instructor in 2009. Ashley also started his training in 1999 and has a long and successful competitive history, continuing an active competitive athlete today. He is a former LJMU Sport Scholar and Graduated with a BA (Hons) Coaching Development in 2013. Quest Liverpool run several classes to suit all ages and abilities for students located in Liverpool and the surrounding areas.