Instructors - Dr Shams Sadiqi

Our esteemed instructors at London Taekwondo Warriors are not only qualified coaches but also possess enhanced DBS checks, hold first aid qualifications, and have undergone extensive safeguarding training. This commitment to excellence in instruction ensures a safe and enriching environment for our students, instilling confidence in their decision to join our esteemed institution.

Dr Shams Sadiqi

5th Degree Black Belt Master

Professional Experience

  • British Taekwondo: Internationally recognised Taekwondo Instructor Certificate
  • World Taekwondo: Internationally recognised Taekwondo Master Certificate
  • 5th DAN Graduation Award for completing British Taekwondo DAN Promotion Test
  • The Kukkiwon’s 5th DAN Taekwondo Promotion Test Certificate
  • Citation Certificate from World Taekwondo in recognition of outstanding contribution to the development of Taekwondo 3 August 2011
  • Participated in the London 2012 Olympic Games demonstration team
  • Participant in the London 2012 Olympic Games Taekwondo Test Event
  • Safeguarding in Sport – Level 2 Certificate
  • Best Teachers Award in 2016 at Middlesex University
  • Child Protection in Sport Unit: Welfare Officer Certificate (Welfare Officer)
  • 1st Dan black belt in Shotokan Karate
  • Chief instructor at London Taekwondo Warriors
  • Founder of Middlesex University Taekwondo Warriors
  • Registered and DBS certified
  • Taekwondo experience since 2001
  • Teaching experience since 2005

Employment Experience

  • Law lecturer at Middlesex University
  • PhD researcher at Middlesex University
  • Research Assistant in Education at Middlesex
  • Caseworker for Virendra Sharma MP at the House of Commons UK Parliament
  • Immigration Assistant at AA Immigration Lawyers
  • Human Resources Services & Policies Assistant at Middlesex University

Volunteer Experience

  • Director of Communication and Member of Board of Trustees at Daanish Foundation UK


  • PhD in Sports Law: An investigation into how the application of the processes and procedures are perceived by the UK Taekwondo community through the lens of Rawls’ theories of justice, fairness and equality
  • LLM in Employment Law
  • LLB/BA Hons in Laws

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