Said Khelwatty joins British Taekwondo board

  The Board at British Taekwondo are delighted to announce that Dr Said Khelwatty will join them as a Non-Executive Director. Said is an active member of the Great Britain National Poomsae Team and currently holds a 5th Dan Black belt. His appointment will bring an additional ‘athletes voice’ to the boardroom as well as giving…

COMPETITION TIME – Win a Signed GB Squad T-Shirt

With the WTF Championships starting this weekend in Muju, we are giving away a Mooto / GB Taekwondo t-shirt signed by the 2017 World Championship Squad. TO ENTER YOU NEED TO: 1. Be a current British Taekwondo member 2. Have subscribed to the British Taekwondo newsletter (don’t worry if you haven’t yet, you can do so…

Cadet European Championships Selection Event

British Taekwondo will be holding the selection event for the GB Team attending the European Cadet Championships. Further to the competition information already published and for clarification: Athletes who have qualified through the European President’s Cup must not participate in the selection event at that pre-qualified weight category.  They have pre-qualified as a GB Cadet…

Calling Manchester Volunteers

The British Taekwondo National Championships 2017 take place at the HSBC National Cycling Centre in Manchester on 16th and 17th September. British Taekwondo is looking for volunteers to help with the running of this event. Application Form: Volunteer Application Form National Championships 2017   VOLUNTEER INFORMATION   British Taekwondo National Championships 2017   The 2017 British…

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Club Instructors Survey

British Taekwondo is helping to run a very short survey looking for important feedback from our club instructors. We appreciate your views and will use this to help shape future decisions for the sport. If you are a club instructor please take the time to complete the survey below: Club Instructors Survey Thank you    

National Poomsae Judge Course – Date Announced

Date: Sunday 6th Aug 2017 (10.00am – 5.30pm )  Venue:   Kang Han Taekwondo Academy 197 Beardall Street, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7JU   1) Course for all class Judge & Refresher. 2) Course fee: £45.00 each 3) Age & Grade: 16 years or older and 4th Kup or above grades.   Qualification for National Poomsae…

GB Taekwondo are recruiting

Talent Officer 2017 – 2021 GB Taekwondo is recruiting for the role of Talent Officer to join the development team. The successful role holder will have exceptional organisational, communication and administration skills. With experience of talent identification, talent confirmation, and familiarity with combat sports and their competitive pathways. Closing date: Midday 15th June 2017 Interviews: Provisional…

Poomase ‘Summer Junior Talent Camp’ Announced

Peewee / Cadet / Junior Talent Camp Saturday 19th August 10:00 – 17:00 Sunday 20th August 10:00 – 16:00 GB National Taekwondo Centre, Ten Acres Sports Complex, Ten Acres Lane, Manchester M40 2SP To build on the success from the recent European Poomsae Championships where Great Britain secured 6 medals, British Taekwondo Poomsae are looking…

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Obituary – Caroline Facer

On behalf of British Taekwondo and with great sadness we send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Caroline Facer (nee Fisher) who has passed away after bravely battling Breast Cancer. Caroline was a leading figure in British Taekwondo as a Scorpion Taekwondo athlete who represented Great Britain and won European Silver medal…

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British Taekwondo Update – May 2017

As Vice President of British Taekwondo I’d like to highlight recent British Taekwondo activity and points of discussion:   The new British Taekwondo Dan grade programme is working well and proving to be popular with our clubs. The numbers promoted to 1st– 3rd Dan have shown an increase as predicted compared in the same period…

Letter from WTF President Dr. Chungwon Chouse

British Taekwondo today (25th May, 2017) received the following heart felt letter from the President of the World Taekwondo Federation – Dr. Chungwon Chouse – relating to this weeks tragic events in Manchester.

Relaunch for British Taekwondo Poomsae Performance Programme

To build on the success from the recent European Poomsae Championships where Great Britain secured 2 Silver and 4 Bronze medals, British Taekwondo Poomsae are looking to increase and improve the strength in depth of the existing national squad and would like to encourage and invite our clubs, instructors and students to get involved in…