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

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UPDATE – British Taekwondo Recruitment

Over the past weeks, we have advertised for key positions within British Taekwondo. We have had a great response with 20 applicants to the Chief Executive Officer role, 5 for Technical Director position and 30 for the Non-Executive Directors roles. Mike Miller (Chair) of the World Olympians Association and former Head of BBC Sport and…

The Hub of Knowledge – Week 4

Instructors Top Tip: To save time when searching on The Hub, right click the action buttons and press ‘Open link in new tab’, this will enable you to return to the original tab to continue with your search. For example: If you go to ‘Members’, ‘List Members’, search for a member’s name and click ‘Profile’,…

The Hub of Knowledge – Week 3

Top Tip: If a membership number is not appearing for a member/instructor in The Hub, click on their downloadable certificate. This will generate one for them. For members, downloadable certificates can be found on their profile page to the right of their BT Membership Expiry date, see photo as example below:   For instructors, downloadable…

REPORT – Bluewave 2nd Open Poomsae Championships

Bluewave was honored to be able to host its 2nd Open Poomsae Championships in Basingstoke – Sunday 3rd June 2018.  It was held at the prestigious Hampshire Court, which proved to be an ideal venue, with four rings, a warm up area and plenty of space for spectators.  With the competition full within a few…

British Taekwondo Level 2 Referee Course

Saturday 7th July 2018 – 9:30am-4:30pm Tottenham Green Leisure Centre, 1 Philip Lane, London, N15 4JA Open to all British Taekwondo members. This is a Centre Referee qualification and will include a written and practical test. Course cost is £25.00. Please register your interest at: Referees@BritishTaekwondo.org