Come take part in the Opening Ceremony and Medal Ceremonies

As an important part of Taekwondo community, we’d like to invite you and your club members to take part in the Opening Medal Ceremonies at the World Taekwondo Championships taking place at the Manchester Arena from 15-19th May 2019.  Over 5 days the world’s best athletes will arrive in Manchester and fight it out to be…

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British Taekwondo Bank Account UPDATE

As part of the wider review of the organisation, from Monday 1st April  2019, British Taekwondo will be accepting bank deposits to our Metro Bank account only. The HSBC bank account will no longer be operational; therefore, all clubs and members are requested to review and update the details of our Metro Bank account before…

GB Team Selection Confirmed – European Poomsae Championships

British Taekwondo is pleased to announce the GB Team for the 14th Taekwondo Europe European Poomsae Championships.   The athletes attended the selection event (Presidents Cup/German Open) and then performed at the Play-Off event to the selection panel and external Official. The selection events were very successful selection competitions and a few athletes qualified for automatic selection…

REPORT – World Para-Poomsae Championships 2019

The 8th Para Taekwondo World Championships took place in Antalya, Turkey in February 2019 and the biggest Championships to date. Despite having a growing and inclusive Para-Poomsae Squad in many classification divisions, at present only two classifications have World Taekwondo Classification status:  P20 (Intellectual Impairment) & P30 (Physical Impairment). British Taekwondo provided vital funding to a…

2019 World Taekwondo Championships – Your first look at the Arena set up

It’s official, the countdown is on to the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships at the Manchester Arena! The 5-day, biennial event will be the first time the UK has held the tournament and it promises to be the biggest yet with over 1,000 athletes from over 150 countries expected to be appearing. Preparations are well underway and…

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British Taekwondo Membership Book UPDATE

As of today, British Taekwondo will no longer be providing clubs with membership books. Since the introduction of The Hub, the need for membership books has depleted, as the downloadable certificates which are available on every member’s/instructor’s profile has replaced these books. The aim has been to phase out these books in order to save…

Legacy Development – Next Generation Programme – UPDATE

The Kyorugi Next Generation Programme that went live today (27th February) has received unprecedented interest and we have now reached our maximum limit of participants. Thank you to all those who have currently registered for this exciting new programme. We will be in contact with further details.  For those who have missed out this time round please…

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The Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy Winner Announcement

British Taekwondo is happy to announce the winner of the 2018 ‘Caroline Facer Memorial Trophy’ is Jodie McKew from Horizon Taekwondo Academy. Jodie 14 from Belfast, was nominated by her family. Jodie is in her 2nd year as a member of the GB Development Squad, and her dedication passion for the sport cannot go unnoticed….

National Dan Promotion – Spring 2019

SUNDAY 14th APRIL 2019 Conducted by: Panel to be Announced VENUE: Kang Han, Combat and Martial Arts Academy, 197 Beardall Street, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7JU TIME: Doors open 9.00am Registration – 9.30am Dan Promotion – starts immediately after registration Application Form filled in by Recommender Download the form HERE All National Dan grading applications will only be…

100 Days and counting…

Held every two years, it’s coming to Manchester for the very first time and will take over the renowned Manchester Arena from 15-19 May 2019 bringing together over 1,000 of the World’s best athletes and you can be there with tickets available from just £11 ! BUY YOUR TICKETS All five days will see the…

Para-Poomsae Team World Championships Turkey 2019

On 2nd February the British Taekwondo Para-Poomsae Team flew out to the Para World Championships in Turkey alongside the GB Para Kyrougi Team. Unfortunately, from the 10 selected poomsae players selected only 7 could attend, so we are missing two European Gold medallists from the team. The team has a mixture of experienced Medallists: Current World…

British Taekwondo Poomsae Judges Course Date

Sunday 5th May 2019 (9.30 am – 4.30 pm) Bluewave Unit 3a, Vickers Business Centre, Priestley Road, Basingstoke, RG24 9NP Judge course fee: £45.00 Judge Course: Open to British Taekwondo members aged 16 years + and 4th Kup + Course for A, B, C and P class Judge & Refresher for all classes. Closing date…