CEO Talks at Leading Sports Conference

British Taekwondo CEO Mark Abberley was in London today speaking at leading sports conference – SEAT Europe 2017. Mark was part of a panel talking about ‘Growing participation to future-proof your sport’ where he discussed the great work British Taekwondo are doing to continue growing Taekwondo across Britain. Specifically he touched on the ‘Power Rangers’ movie partnership activation…

Save the Date – Cadet European Selection Tournament

Following the recent announcement regarding British Taekwondo taking on the Cadet Programme – we are delighted to announce that the Cadet European Selection Tournament will take place at the Doncaster Dome on July 9th 2017. Get the date in your diaries and we look forward to seeing you all there. More event information will follow…

‘Power Rangers’ Movie Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following – who have each won a pair of tickets to the new ‘Power Rangers’ movie thanks to the British Taekwondo partnership with Vue Cinemas. The Winners are…. (drum roll please !) Katya Hunter Alarna-Bobbie Leech Zain Kadiri Kenzie Lawson Rebecca Weir Leon Uden Charlie Catling-Johnson Matilda Dolby Saphia Tinsley Ruby Rockley-Oakes…

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Coaching Level 2 Qualification Courses Dates Announced

The schedule of the 2017-18 Coaching Level 2 Qualification Courses has now been announced. Don’t miss your opportunity to register. If you wish to register for a Level 2 Qualification course please contact Debbie Smith at: debbie.smith@britishtaekwondo.org   Introduction to the Qualification Course The Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Taekwondo provides you with an opportunity to study…

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Latest British Taekwondo Board Activity Report

The Board of British Taekwondo is very different to what  we have historically been used to in the Taekwondo community. As I have been part of this board for 6 months I wanted to share my observations on our activity and some of our vision. The Board is made up of : Jon Smith Chairperson…

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British Taekwondo Board Meeting Minutes – January 2017

The British Taekwondo Board wish to share with you the minutes taken from the Board Meeting held on Friday 20th January 2017 at the Doubletree, Hilton Hotel in Manchester. Present: Jon Smith Chairperson Mark Abberley CEO Paul Mckenzie Finance Director Sarah Jennings MBE, NED Jonny Cowan NED Mike Mckenzie NED BT Board Meeting January 2017

Report on the National Dan grade promotions – Spring 2017

Nottingham Trent University played host to first British Taekwondo Dan/Poom grade promotions of 2017. British Taekwondo members from all over the UK came together as Dan grade candidates, instructors, examiners, volunteers and the National Technical Committee. The event was was hosted by Kang Han Taekwondo Academy and Nottingham Trent University. The volunteers did an excellent…

WIN TICKETS TO SEE THE NEW ‘POWER RANGERS’ MOVIE

WIN TICKETS TO SEE THE NEW ‘POWER RANGERS’ MOVIE with VUE CINEMAS We have 10 pairs of tickets up for grabs for British Taekwondo members to see the new ‘Power Rangers’ movie in partnership with Vue cinemas. TO ENTER YOU NEED TO: 1. Be a current British Taekwondo member 2.  Have subscribed to the British…

Relaunch for British Taekwondo Poomsae

This month has seen the start of the of the new British Taekwondo Poomsae programme as we welcome our new coaches tasked with taking Poomsae within the country forwards on the international stage. The last fortnight has seen our new coaching team deliver the first Regional Poomsae training sessions in North and South of England…

Announcement of GB Poomsae European Championship Team 2017

Last weekend was the final Play-Off for selection for the 13th ETU European Poomsae Championships 2017.  The selection consisted of three Championships: the British Taekwondo National Championships 2016, the French A-Class Open, and the Northern Ireland Open and the finally a Play-Off to the selection Panel. The Europeans will be held in Rhodes, Greece on 7th and 8th May…