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Can Taekwondo Really be Risk Free?

Development Director Margaret Nolan explains why totally risk free situations are tricky to avoid. It’s being aware of and managing risk that matters:  “Totally safe or risk-free situations do not occur in Taekwondo because it involves practical activities involving movement, often at speed and in confined areas shared with others. The risk continuum identifies the…

Congratulations GB Poomsae

Final day and we secured another Bronze with Peter Johnson beating first Russia then Spain and finally bowing out to the world Champion from Korea, Angela got to Finals and again had a tough draw with world silver medalist and now world gold medalist from Australia beaten like so many of our guys by a…

It starts and ends here 🏆

This summer the country watched our athletes perform for their place on the podium, representing GB, at the most looked-forward-to sporting events – the incredible Olympics. We saw incredible highs; knocks and tumbles, jumps, punches and kicks. We watched our athletes soar through the air, swim, cycle and shoot in an incredible display of ability,…

Latest Seeding Positions for the Nationals!

Re: Seeding positions for 2016 National Championships As detailed in previous correspondence, we are pleased to release the seeding’s for this year’s National Championships. 2016-british-taekwondo-national-championships-seeding-information 2016-national-ranking-tables-for-use-in-nationals As detailed in the Seeding Guidelines attached, the number of seeds in each group varies dependent on the number of entries in the group.  Seeds are awarded in ranking…

Nationals Offers and Incentives 🎉

There are few more impressive ‘structures’ than Olympic heavyweight, Mahama Cho. Or as tall and as striking as fellow Rio 2016 star, Bianca Walkden. But the GB Taekwondo pair are cast in the shadow of an iconic piece of metalwork that has become a British landmark since London 2012. And thanks to British Taekwondo there’s…

Inspired and Determined, Eve Looks to Make her Mark in Taekwondo!

Eve Htut is just 9 years old, but she couldn’t be more sure about what she wants. Eve has already competed locally in Wales, and even internationally in Tang Soo Do. Like so many, Eve and her family were inspired by what they saw at the 2012 Games, as a then 19 year old Jade…

Instructors – Local to De Montfort University?

De Montfort University has a vacancy for Taekwondo to be delivered with them! Please see the vacancy here; https://jobs.dmu.ac.uk/webrecruitment/Default.asp?Section=Vacancy&VacID=10087

British Taekwondo National Championships Seeding

The National Championships is a seeded event for the advanced Cadets, Juniors and Seniors with seeding points being gained at a number of domestic competitions throughout the last year. We’re delighted to begin circulating the current league tables, which will decide the seeding at the Nationals! Please find below the method of seeding in the…

Important Nationals UPDATE from Brian Tilley…

The entry subscription for this years National Championships is now full on the system, and we have now started a waiting list, however, please note the following: Advanced Entries – We will almost certainly have some additional spaces available in the near future but these will be filled from the waiting list, in the order…

Places available on the Preston Coach Ed Course!

There is still time to secure your spot on the Coach Education Level 2 Course in Preston, 3rd and 4th of September. The third and final day of the course will take place 23rd of October.   Remember, if you’re planning to attend the Nationals as a coach in 2017, you’ll need to have been…

Get your GAL / GOL sorted!

Going to the Nationals and not got your GAL/GOL Licence? It’s too late to get your GAL sorted out for the Nationals, but if you are entering an international event you need to sort out your application now. Send your application and all of the relevant documentation at least 30 days before the competition date so…

Casting Taekwondo for a TV commercial!

Want to help put Taekwondo in the spotlight? Kate and Lou Casting are looking for men and women to cast in an exciting TV Commercial. If you’re 17 or over, fit, good in Taekwondo and based in or very close to London – you’re perfect for the job! The advert will focus on the passion,…