Here’s an update on recent news, and upcoming events & activities from British Taekwondo.

British International Open 2023 – Thank You!

A big thank you to everyone who made the British International Open – Manchester 2023 a success.

You can find the results and live stream recordings on the British International Open 2023 event page here.

Do make sure to keep an eye on the British Taekwondo website and social media channels for more from the British International Open over the coming days and weeks.

Para-Poomsae Performance Pathway: Open Opportunity, Sunday 16th July (Deadline for Entries is Sunday 9th July)

The Poomsae Performance Department is inviting current and prospective athletes to a Para-Poomsae Performance Pathway open opportunity at the National Taekwondo Centre in Manchester on Sunday 16th July.

The event is open to all eligible British Taekwondo members.

Find out more on our website and on the sign up form here.

GB Taekwondo Talent Draft

Applications for the GB Taekwondo Talent Draft are open.

The GB Taekwondo Talent Draft is an initiative that is run yearly and gives cadet/junior fighters the opportunity to join the GB Development Programme.

You can find out more on the GB Taekwondo website.

Manchester 2023 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final

The Manchester 2023 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final will be taking place at the Manchester Regional Arena in England from Friday 1st December to Sunday 3rd December.

Volunteer at the Manchester 2023 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final

There are multiple roles and shifts available and Taekwondo experience is not necessarily required.

You can find out more about volunteer positions available and the process of applying on the Manchester Volunteer Inspire Programme (MCR VIP) website. Please see the list of roles available under the heading of Skills You’ll Need.

Spectator tickets

You can sign up to find the best spectator seats at the best prices here.

Full details of the event will follow on the Manchester 2023 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final event page in the coming weeks and months.

National Poomsae Seminar – Wales: Sunday 9th July

British Taekwondo’s Poomsae Performance Department will be holding a National Poomsae Seminar at the Sport Wales National Centre, Jubilee Hall, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff CF11 9SW from 10am – 1pm on Sunday 9th July. Find out more and sign up here.

Poomsae Performance Department’s Official Seminars in July

Dates and sign up details for the Poomsae Performance Department’s Official Seminars in July can be found here.

Member stories

It’s excellent hearing from our members and the reasons why they do Taekwondo. Take a look at some of our recent member stories.

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