Kyorugi Nationals set for September 2017!

The 2017 Kyorugi Championships will be returning to the North for 2017 and take place at the Manchester Velodrome on September 16th and 17th 2017. The World Para Championships and The London Grand Prix feature at the Copper Box in October so it is an ideal opportunity to take the 2017 edition back to our…

New and Expanding Coaching Team for Poomsae

At the meeting of our Poomsae Committee in December it was agreed that expanding and developing the British Taekwondo Poomsae coaching team would bring more opportunities and focus into each of our age group squads. This development has been discussed for some time and we are delighted that we are now able to make these…

New Vice President Appointed

New Vice President Appointed British Taekwondo has appointed Usman Dildar as a Vice President with a special portfolio of International Relations. He will focus on assisting our partnership working and communications with the WTF. As British Taekwondo continue to develop the organisation and look forward to hosting an exciting portfolio of international events with our…

Bluewave Open Poomsae Championships

On Sunday 29th January, Bluewave in Basingstoke hosted the first major Poomsae Tournament in the UK in 2017.  This was our first ‘home’ tournament for very many years and had been many months in the planning.  We had made the decision to run a Poomsae Championships nearly a year earlier having finally managed to identify…

Promoting Female Participation

This Girl Can is a celebration of active women who are doing their thing no matter how well they do it, how they look or even how red their face gets. Developed by Sport England, we want to help women overcome the fear of judgement that is stopping too many women and girls from joining…

Hoping it’s the worst investment the club will ever make

  Cheol Taekwondo Academy have almost reached their fundraising target to by a portable defibrillator for the club.  While the club has several trained first aiders this equipment is state-of-the-art technology that can save lives.  The club will buy a system with both adult and paediatric pads, as heart problems can arise at any age….

Can I kick it?

After seeing a horrific video on Facebook where a school bully set upon and beat another pupil while others stood by watching, Horizon-Kicks Taekwondo Academy’s instructor (Rachel Salt) and safeguarding officer Sian Buckley decided to take action. With support and funding provided by Adactus Housing Group Big Fund Rachel and Sian have been able to…

Poomsae Training – Sunday 19.02.17

Poomsae Training – 19.02.17 Ellis Guilford School Sports Hall, Bar Lane, Notts NG6 0HT Open Seminar 10am – 1pm. Open to all grades/ages. Registration £20 on the day with BT Licence. Para Poomsae from 10am. All para students welcome. Open to all grades/ages. Registration £20 on the day with BT Licence. Separate Para Poomsae Training….

New Weights and Age groups for young competitors

With over 60% of our membership aged under thirteen, and the majority of the membership sitting between the ages of seven and ten, the safety and enjoyment of our junior membership is paramount to the organisation. Since the introduction of standardised weight groups for all British TKD events approximately 4 years ago, we have also…

British Taekwondo announce changes to Club Dan Grading Protocols

Following member feedback, and an intensive period of strategic review, British Taekwondo are pleased to announce significant changes to the structure and process of Dan Grading across the organisation. Dan Gradings from 1st to 3rd Dan will now be enabled at Club level, led and examined by a panel with a 6th Dan Instructor and…

Kevin Jervis

Kevin Jervis achieves 8th Dan grading in Korea

British Taekwondo is delighted to announce that Kevin Jervis (of John Websters affiliated group ‘United Taekwondo Federation’) has received his Kukkiwon certificate following his successful 8th Dan grading in Korea a few months ago. Kevin underwent testing at the World Headquarters for Taekwondo at the Kukkiwon in Seoul South Korea in accordance with Kukkiwon requirements…