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Taekwondo 3200 200x300Master Vernon Low

Master Vernon Low first started Taekwondo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in the early 60’s. Before leaving for Australia Master Low instructed in two public centres, two private schools and a high school. Upon arrival in Adelaide in the late sixties he started public classes in the YMCA along with a College and a High School. Master Low was the first instructor to introduce Taekwondo to South Australia and made it the most popular martial art today.

Subsequently he commenced instructing in the Adelaide University and soon he had training centres throughout South Australia. Master Low also conducted classes at the Woodside Army Camp and the Edinburgh Air Base.

With over 40 years of promoting Taekwondo and a great wealth of teaching experience, his tireless dedication is still ever present. He continues to impart his knowledge to all his members and Instructors.

His unending enthusiasm and desire to reach higher standards in the pursuit of excellence will greatly benefit all members nationwide.

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First Taekwondo Perth WA - Dane Meade- Vernon Low-2016  WA Chief Instructor Dane Meade

 Dane Meade commenced his TaeKwonDo training under Master Vernon Low in 1983 in Adelaide,   South Australia, and actively trained at the Woodville, Port Adelaide, and Henley Beach branches. On his family’s move to Perth, Western Australia, he transferred his training to study under one of Perth’s most well-known and prominent TaeKwonDo instructors of the time, Senior Instructor Michael Chew.​

 In 1987, Instructor Dane Meade was promoted to 1st Dan Black Belt. He assisted Senior Instructor Chew with teaching classes at the Morley, Duncraig, Melville, and Midland branches. With his passion and dedication for the martial art, Instructor Dane Meade moved from teaching TaeKwonDo at the Morley SHS gym to opening the Beechboro branch in 1994 and continued to open many more training centres across Perth. In 2003, on the retirement of his Instructor, Michael Chew, Senior Instructor Dane Meade accepted the role of Perth Head Instructor.

 In 2020, after 37 years of continuous and dedicated TaeKwonDo training, Chief Instructor Dane Meade was promoted to the rank of 5th Dan Black Belt by Master Instructor Vernon Low and the First TaeKwonDo Australia organisation – the first Western Australian Instructor to be promoted to this prominent rank. 


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