British Taekwondo

2018 British Taekwondo National Championships – Date Set

The dates and venue have been confirmed for the 2018 British National Championships. Kyorugi and Poomsae Saturday 27th October and Sunday 28th October 2018 English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road Sheffield The weekend will also boast the inaugural British Taekwondo Annual Awards Gala on Saturday 27th. More Information to follow… #BTNC18  

Taekwondo Stories – Bradley Brockies

This week’s Taekwondo Stories was sent to us by Lisa Brockies who wanted to tell us about her Autistic son Bradley and his fantastic Para-Poomsae Taekwondo journey. Bradley started Taekwondo in December 2012, aged 8. We had been watching the film Karate Kid and Bradley announced that he would like to have a go at…

Club Stand Up to Cancer

Newly formed club Evolve Taekwondo got involved with fundraising for Stand Up to Cancer. Clubs coaches’ wife Nighat Hussain spent the day baking cakes for the fundraising charity event. This event was close to the heart of coach Amjid Hussain, as they lost a family friend last year to Cancer who was only 16. The parents…

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BT Instructors Forum – Saturday 21st April – POSTPONED

The Instructor’s Forum scheduled for this Saturday 21st April is unfortunately postponed due to the low numbers of people registered to attend. We will publish a report this Friday on recent British Taekwondo activities and developments. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. I will also personally contact those registered to attend, and we…

British Taekwondo Dan Gradings

Date: Sunday 22nd April 2018 Venue: Kanghan Combat Academy, 197 Beardall St, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7JU Time: 9.30am – 10.00 am Registration for all Dan Gradings Attendee Requirements: Please bring all required Taekwondo clothing/equipment If anyone has not received an email confirmation of their place at the Dan Gradings, please email; james.docherty@britishtaekwondo.org with; Your name…

Club Development success story at Creative Ways Taekwondo Club

Creative Ways Taekwondo (CWTKD) was set up in 2009 and was run solely by Chris Wood at New Bradwell Community Centre in Milton Keynes. The Club grew in numbers over the years and while Chris was 100% dedicated to his club, he realised that running a club alone had many limitations. At the beginning of…

World Taekwondo General Assembly approves competition rule changes

HAMMAMET, Tunisia (April 5, 2018) – The World Taekwondo General Assembly today unanimously approved a series of changes to its Competition Rules as part of its ongoing commitment to ensure taekwondo is as exciting and engaging as possible for its global fan base. The General Assembly took place in Hammamet, Tunisia ahead of the World…

British Taekwondo Kyorugi Referee Judge Course

There are a limited number of places still available at the  British Taekwondo Class 3 Corner Judges Course will be held in London on Saturday 28th April  The venue: Tottenham Green Leisure Centre, 1 Philip Lane, Tottenham. N15 4JA Registration 9.30am Course time 10am-4pm British Taekwondo Tutor – Darren Naraine To register for the event, please email memberhip.services@britishtaekwondo.org  before the…

Important Information for Clubs from British Taekwondo

It has been brought to our attention though our networks that affiliated sports clubs have been receiving emails from an organisation called Independent Child Safety Protection Audit (ISPCA) requesting that they complete an online audit on welfare. At this time British Taekwondo (BT) have not engaged any organisation to collect data on clubs on their…

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British Taekwondo Instructors Forum – Saturday 21st April

British Taekwondo is holding an Instructors Forum on Saturday 21st April 2018 between 1pm-3pm at the University of East London Sport Dock. The Forum is an update on all British Taekwondo activities as discussed at the 2017 AGM. The Forum is open to all registered British Taekwondo Instructors and/or club representatives. Instructors are requested to register…

Taekwondo Stories – Marc Lynes and Alex Hutchings

This week’s Taekwondo Stories features two fantastic ambassadors for the sport of Taekwondo – Marc Lynes and Alex Hutchings Livingwell Taekwondo Academy hosted its first club Dan promotion in December, which was headed by Master AzimRazak (7th Dan), Master Taylor Parkins (5th Dan), Master Billy Webb (5th Dan) and Monique Webber. It was an emotional and…

Easter Statement from Chair Jon Smith

We announced at the AGM that Shirley Stapleton and Mike McKenzie were being appointed protem COO and Technical Director respectively. They have successfully overseen the move of the British Taekwondo offices from Mansfield to Manchester, implemented an enhanced operations system and completed the initial phase of re-engineering the HUB to make it more user-friendly for…