Formerly Woo Kim Surrey Taekwondo



Our Team Of Instructors

Grandmaster Daniel Thornton



Grandmaster Daniel Thornton is a 7th Degree Black Belt, has over 35 years experience in Taekwondo and over 25 teaching and coaching. Grandmaster Thornton is currently the Head Coach of Taekwondo BC and sits on the board as the Secretary General. He is also in the National Coaching Pool and has been a Team Canada Coach for 3 years in a row. Through his dedicated leadership Vortex Taekwondo has become very successful in the competition scene.

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Master Jeff Patterson


Master Instructor

With 15 years experience and a 5th Degree Black Belt, Master Jeff Patterson is an amazing professional and excellent instructor. He is wonderful with children, a strong leader and a lot of fun. His classes are always exciting and motivational and always keeps the kids interested.

Master Shane Britton


Assistant Instructor

Master Shane Britton is a 4th Degree Black Belt, has over 4 years experience teaching, is fantastic with children and is an exceptional leader. Master Shane is not only an assistant instructor but he is also one of the top competitors in the country. Shane is a 3 time national champion and has represented Canada at the Pan-American Championships and the World Championships.

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  101-14770 64th Ave. Surrey,BC



Vortex Taekwondo is Surrey’s leading Taekwondo School Whether you’re looking for a great recreational place for you or your children or a high performance pathway, this is the place for you.

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