Lightning Force Haidong Gumdo

About Us

Lightning Force Haidong Gumdo

About Us

Peter Cook has been involved in martial arts for a total in excess of thirty years after amateur boxing, Judo and Ju Jitsu. He started training in ITF Tae Kwon Do at age twenty one and  achieved a second dan ranking in it and ran successful classes at Cabramatta and Blaxland. After a major surgery he was forced to retire from martial arts for a decade. He then returned to Tae Kwon do attaining a 3rd dan inWTF TKD

Peter has competed in Australian national Haidong Gumdo champion ships 2008,2009 , 2010 and 2011 winning medals in each, a gold in 2010 and 2011.He has also competed in the 2010 world championships in Korea winning a minor medal there Peter was also a member of the Australian contingent that was in the opening ceremony at the world Gumdo championships. Peter is training under Master Andrew Johnston who is the president of the NSW Haidong Gumdo association and the NSW representative of the World Haidong Gumdo Federation.

Our kids thoroughly enjoy their Haidong Gumdo classes. Not only are they having fun and learning new skills, they are getting exercise as well.”

– Joanne Pearson