Job Vacancies at GB Taekwondo

GB Taekwondo currently have two vacancies available: RESIDENTIAL CARE OFFICER We are currently searching for a talented individual to take on the role of Residential Care Officer. It will involve residing in the “Academy Athlete Housing” (Monday to Friday, duties commence 18.00 on Mon – 10.00 on Friday) to care, safeguard and support young athletes. They…

Jordyn Smith relishing first Grand Prix start

Jordyn Smith was inspired to take up taekwondo after watching Sarah Stevenson win a historic bronze medal at the Beijing Olympic Games. That was 10 years ago and now the Scottish teenager is carving out a successful career of her own. This weekend the reigning Junior World Champion takes the next step in her development…

A DATE FOR THE DIARY: The Festival of Manchester

British Taekwondo will be showcasing our incredible sport at the Festival of Manchester from 12pm-6pm on Saturday 1st September 2018 in Platt Fields Park, Manchester. We will be delivering a variety of demonstrations throughout the day as well as holding ‘Try Taekwondo’ sessions. These sessions are for people of all ages and abilities who would like…

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