British Taekwondo Annual General Meeting Announcement

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of British Taekwondo has been scheduled to take place on Saturday 24th November 2018 at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Manchester.  Registration will commence at 12 noon. AGM will commence at 1.00 pm Address: White Room, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, White Room, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD We look…

2018 National Championships – Results and Team Standings

The results and team standings from the weekend’s competition at the EIS in Sheffield. This year’s championships had 761 competitors competing from 83 teams from across the country. Medal winners Saturday Day 1 Medal winners Sunday Day 2 TeamTrophyDay1 TeamTrophyDay2 TeamTrophyOverAll     #BTNC18

GB U-21 European Championship team presented with uniforms

The Great Britain U-21 European Championship Team received their Tusah World Taekwondo approved uniforms ahead of the competition in Warsaw, Poland next month. They were presented by British Taekwondo CEO Shirley Stapleton at the National Championships in Sheffield. The kit was supplied by Stuart Taylor at Ki Company of Plymouth who was in attendance at…

The Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy 2018

This year’s Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy 2018 was launched today at the National Championships in Sheffield in the presence of Caroline’s family. Caroline was a leading figure in British Taekwondo representing GB and winning Silver and Bronze at the European Championships in Rome and Manchester. Caroline with her hard work and dedication was also crowned British…

BOARD STATEMENT – NED Appointments

The Board held an electronic Board Meeting at the National Championships yesterday in an attempt to resolve the outstanding Non-Executive Director (NED) appointments. The original applicants for the position numbered 30, with some outstanding candidates. The selection panel narrowed this number to five interviewees. Despite much discussion, no unanimous decision was achieved. The options available…

Board Statement

As you are all aware, there was a process earlier in the year to appoint a new CEO which resulted in Shirley Stapleton’s appointment. At the same time, a separate committee met to appoint 1/2 Non-Executive Directors. This committee failed to reach a consensus from a field of strong contenders. The committee was asked by…

REPORT – GB Cadets v Team Keumgang

During last weekend’s exciting Grand Prix in Manchester the GB Cadets gained some valuable experience by taking to the mats in a ‘Tag Team’ encounter against hugely talented Team Keumgang. First up on Friday evening was the GB Female Team which lined up as follows: Eve Htut –Cymru Niamh Ryan – Premier Latisha Garbett –…

How to get to the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield for the National Championships

Public Transport Sheffield has an extensive Bus, Tram and Rail network.  For timetables and fare information, call Traveline on 0870 608 2608 or visit www.travelsouthyorkshire.com. Taxi  Sheffield’s Premier Taxi operating with over 750 licensed private hire vehicles. Offering saloons, estates, lady drivers, executive cars and minibuses.  To find out more visit www.sheffieldcitytaxis.com or call 0114 2 39 39 39. Car Parking There…

CADET TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT – The Cadet European Championships 2018

After the excitement of the Grand Prix in Manchester we are ready to announce the GB Cadet European Championship Team 2018. The competition will take place in the beautiful resort of Marina D’or in Spain from 29th November – 2nd December. The team who will be representing Great Britain: FEMALE TEAM Mia Hadfield -29 (WLM) Niamh…

U-21 European Championships – Great Britain Team Announcement

British Taekwondo are pleased to announce the team that will be representing Great Britain at the forthcoming World Taekwondo Europe U-21 Championships in Poland. The competition takes place 8th – 11th November 2018 in Warsaw. FEMALE TEAM -46kg Shayanne Sarsoza -46kg Lauren Watson -49kg Kristina Lees -53kg Tia Thompson -57kg Ella Sands -62kg Ellie Bowden…

Made in Manchester – GB Taekwondo name squad for home World Grand Prix

Double Olympic champion Jade Jones and twice World Championship gold medallist, Bianca Walkden, are named in a 16-strong squad for the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester from October 19-21. The duo won the overall Grand Prix titles in their respective weight divisions last year with heavyweight Walkden unbeaten in the 2017 Grand Prix series….

Manchester Grand Prix Mascots

Thank you to all our British Taekwondo members who applied to be a mascot at the forthcoming World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester later this month. We had a tremendous response and have now notified all the members who have been selected at random. Congratulations to all mascots who will be participating across the weekend. The World…