British Taekwondo’s news round-up for August 2022.
Here’s a wrap-up of news, events, member stories, interviews, blogs and updates from the last month.
The ‘five pillars’ of Duty to Care
Bryan Ramsay, a coach at Koryo Panthers in Darlington, recently completed the UK Coaching Duty to Care Digital Badge. Here he tells us more about the course, the benefits to him as a coach, and how it has helped his club and the wider Taekwondo community.
Taekwondo success at the European Universities Games in Poland
A report from the European Universities Games in Lodz, Poland.
British Taekwondo Poomsae Referee Course in Basingstoke
A report from the latest British Taekwondo Poomsae Referee Course.
Disability awareness research
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our disability awareness survey, helping us to improve coaching and accessibility of Taekwondo to all current and prospective disabled athletes.
Now that we have these results, we are going to analyse the data and identify any key trends or gaps we have in our current offering. These results and our analysis will constitute the basis for disability resources we create in the future.
Volunteer at the 2022 British Taekwondo National Championships in Sheffield
British Taekwondo is hosting the 2022 National Championships at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) Arena in Sheffield on the 24th & 25th September and invite you to volunteer.
Great Britain teams selected for the European Under 21 Taekwondo Championships in Albania
British Taekwondo’s Sport Performance department have pleasure in announcing the teams going to the forthcoming Under-21 European Championships, taking place in Tirana, Albania from the 27th to the 30th September.
5th Bluewave Open Poomsae Championships in Basingstoke
The 5th Bluewave Open Poomsae Championships will be taking place at the Hampshire Court Hotel in Basingstoke, Hampshire on Sunday 18th September.
3rd Manchester Open Poomsae Championships in Urmston
The 3rd Manchester Open Poomsae Championships will be taking place at the George Carnall Community Hub in Urmston, Manchester on Sunday 9th October.
Cadet European Championships Selection Event
Entries are now open for the Cadet European Championships Selection Event at the FireFit Hub in Liverpool on Saturday 15th October.
Para Poomsae Referee Course
British Taekwondo’s Poomsae Referee Department will be hosting a virtual Para Poomsae course on Sunday 16th October, 10am-2pm.
World Taekwondo Grand Prix III Manchester 2022
The World Taekwondo Grand Prix III schedule has been released.
With the World Taekwondo Grand Prix III Manchester 2022 just around the corner, we are delighted to announce an exclusive event for all British Taekwondo clubs and members which will take place during the competition.
Tickets are available now.
End of Year Celebration & Awards
Tickets are now on sale for the End of Year Celebration & Awards, Manchester, Saturday 10th December.
British Taekwondo National Poomsae Championships
The British Taekwondo National Poomsae Championships will take place at the University of Worcester Arena on the 12th and 13th of November 2022.
Taekwondo targets the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games
How fantastic would it be to see Taekwondo included on the programme for the 2026 Commonwealth Games?
With the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games still fresh in the mind, attention is turning to the next edition in Victoria, Australia in 2026. The Kick for Vic campaign to see Taekwondo included on the programme for the 2026 Commonwealth Games was launched last month.
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