Volunteers needed for the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester

GB Taekwondo will be hosting the third edition of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester this year. This year’s event is moving back to Taekwondo’s “home” venue – the Regional Arena on the Etihad Campus. This venue has played host to many great Taekwondo events in the past, including the Grand Prix back in…

The Cadet European Championships 2018

We are delighted to confirm that the details of The Cadet European Championships 2018 have finally been announced. The Championships will take place in the Mediterranean resort of Marina D’or in Spain starting Thursday 29th November thru Sunday 2nd December 2018. The selection meeting will take place on Tuesday 9th October following the last scheduled…

The Hub of Knowledge – 7

New News for Instructors – Membership Books The Membership Book process has now changed. When your club signs up new students to The Hub, the lead instructor must email membership.services@britishtaekwondo.org the full name of those students and we will send out personalised lifetime membership books to the lead instructor. These membership books are lifetime books…

SAFEGUARDING – Social Media – Help or Hindrance?

Social media has changed the way we do things forever. It is a great tool for getting messages out to people quickly and easily, but it is also a new mechanism for people with the wrong intentions to have the same quick and easy access to people.   We know that the vast majority of young…

Letter from the WTE President

Following the first A-Class British Taekwondo International Poomsae Championships and WTE Poomse Coaching Course hosted in London earlier this month, BT Non-Executive Director Dr Said Khelwatty received the following letter from World Taekwondo Europe President Sakis Pragalos congratulating British Taekwondo and the team on the event.

REPORT – 2018 British Taekwondo A-Class International Poomsae Championships

2018 BRITISH TAEKWONDO A-CLASS INTERNATIONAL POOMSAE CHAMPIONSHIPS GREAT BRITAIN SQUAD REPORT On 14th and 15th July British Taekwondo hosted its first ever WTE A-Class Poomsae Championships in London.  With other 300 competitors from 65 different clubs and 11 countries, with many National, European, and World Class athletes. The Championships followed a one-day WTE Coaching Course…

British Taekwondo Cadet Team Update

We are delighted to announce that the British Taekwondo Cadet Team has added an extra date to the 2018 programme. Dates: Saturday 18th August Sunday 19th August Venue: University of East London SportsDock, Docklands Campus, Docklands, London,E16 2RD SATURDAY 18th AUGUST The Saturday will be a TALENT ID DAY, as well as being open to current squad members. Anyone…

SAVE THE DATE – The British National Championships 2018

We are pleased to confirm that the Kyorugi British National Championships 2018 are all set for Saturday 27th October and Sunday 28th October 2018 at the English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield. More Information to follow… #BTNC18

Fundraising frenzy grants £80k to grass roots sports clubs

Children’s Football, Diving, Dancing, Taekwondo and Skating clubs across South Yorkshire are celebrating a share of an £80,000 grant fund raised from the Cash for Kids Charity Sports Challenge. The funds have been granted to nine local clubs helping children from low-income families and disadvantaged backgrounds, which will be spent on kit, equipment, facilities and…

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RECRUITMENT – British Taekwondo CEO Announcement

British Taekwondo are delighted to announce that Shirley Stapleton has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of British Taekwondo Control Board (WTF) Ltd with immediate effect.  The long process of advertising and interviewing of candidates to replace the current temporary COO position that Ms Stapleton had held since the last AGM finally…

The Hub of Knowledge – Week 6

Top Tip for Instructors When adding new members to The Hub, if they are not family members, they must be added under the ‘Members’ section and not the ‘My Members’ section. New members who do not have their own individual email address should be created by lead instructors under ‘Members’, ‘Create Members’ using a unique username in an…

The Hub of Knowledge – Week 5

Instructor’s Top Tip To tidy up your expired members list in The Hub, why not use the ‘Remove’ button. This will remove the members from your member list but will not delete them from our main database.   Should you have any questions or need any help regarding ‘The Hub’ please email: thehub@britishtaekwondo.org