Sabum Noorullah Shirzai
IVth Degree International Instructor


Sabum Mr. Noorullah Shirzai was born in Kabul Afghanistan. When Taliban conquered Afghanistan in 1998, his family went into exile in Pakistan. His eldest brother, Master Hed Mohammad shirzai, VIIth Degree ITF, the president of All Afghanistan National Taekwon-do
Association, opened some dojangs in Karachi Pakistan. At the same time, Sabum Noorullah joined the classes in Pakistan. He got his 1st Degree black belt in 1998 with lots of successes during four years training; He was a four times Gold medallist in national championships. In November 1998, Sabum Noorullah moved to Russia in a city called Rostov-na-dano and joined Sabum Nim Yuri's classes, who was a 4th Degree at the time. Then, Sabum Noorullah Trained for two years in Russia. Later, Sabum Noorullah moved to Paris, France, in 2001 and joined Sabum Pierre Sabbah's classes, VIth degree now. On the 28th of June 2002, he got his 2nd Degree under Sabum Pierre Sabbah's examination. In Paris, Sabum Noorullah became two times Gold medallist and got the opportunity to compete in Greece ITF Taekwondo world championship in 2003. In the year 2005, a seminar was organised by Grand Master Peter Harkess, IXth Degree and president of the United Kingdom Tae kwon-Do Council in Paris. Sabum Noorullah was one of the participants of the seminar and was advised to come and teach Tae kwon-do in the United Kindom. Shortly after, in the summer of 2006, Sabum Noorullah moved to Edinburh and started helping Grand Master Harkess IX with his classes. On October 15th, 2006 Sabum Noorullah got his IIIrd Degree under Grand Master Harkess IX examination. Sabum Noorullah decided to open his own classes. On January 5th 2007, he had his first class at John smeaton leisure centre in Leeds England. On Monday, 3 rd May, 2010, after a successful
international instructor course in Newcastle, Sabum Noorullah obtained his IVth Degree by Grand Master Peter Harkess IX.