EUROPEAN TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS MANCHESTER 2022

Come and watch the stars of GB Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo as they take on Europe’s best on their journey to secure a place at the Paris 2024 Olympics. The European Taekwondo Championships 2022 comes hot off the back of Tokyo 2020 and the fantastic performances by our British athletes which saw Olympic Silver medal…

National Dan Grading closing date 29th November!

The BT National Dan grading will be a first – taking place at the amazing National Taekwondo Centre in Manchester on the 12th December. A fantastic panel of 3 eighth Dan Grand Masters (Bailey, Lennox & Guest) and 2 seventh Dan Masters (Razak & Biescas) will preside at the grading using the new, very transparent,…

WORKSHOP PRESENTATION DAY -SATURDAY 11TH DECEMBER

Are you a registered club coach who would like to know about the great plans British Taekwondo has for the coming year? Then get involved and join us for BT’s Workshop Presentation Day on Saturday 11th December! You’ll hear from our wonderful technical departments about events, seminars, education and training opportunities, as well as a…

AGM registration deadline 5pm on 25th November!

British Taekwondo, like many sports’ governing bodies and businesses responding to the challenges of the last 18 months, will host our 2021 AGM and supporting workshops as a hybrid event, allowing people to attend either in person or online. The AGM will all take place on Saturday 11th December 2021 starting at 3:30pm For the…

Bronze Bonanza for Junior European Championship Team!

Four promising British athletes enjoyed a ‘bronze bonanza’ at the Junior European Championships in Sarajevo. Yorkshire teenagers and Ultimate club members Owen Blunt and Latisha Garbett plus Scottish prospects Neve McPhillie and Adele Williamson all achieved podium finishes. GB Taekwondo Development manager Steve Green said: “Many congratulations to all debutants competing at their first major…

POOMSAE REFEREE EDUCATION TUTORS APPOINTED

Over the last 18 months, the Poomsae Referee Department has developed a programme of online training courses which has allowed us to continue to develop the referee community. We are now preparing to return to running some of the courses ‘live’. To enable us to do this effectively across the whole of the UK, we…

Sport Performance Department – Membership Update

COACH RECRUITMENT We are pleased to announce the team of coaches that have been appointed to deliver sessions to our squads. Kuzey Akses, Daniel Flesher, Natalie Simpson Kidd, Ben Shaw & Saimore Sarsoza bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. All have coached at National & International level over the past few…

BT NATIONAL DAN GRADING – Improved marking criteria

As we approach BT’s first National Black Belt grading for a long while, our Martial Arts Department are pleased to announce the new Dan grade syllabus assessment criteria. We have gone to great lengths to include and listen to senior British Taekwondo test examiners and instructors, to better incorporate current best practices, while also moving…

World Taekwondo Poomsae Open Challenge – Well done Peter, Darren & Jemma!

  Congratulations to Peter Johnson, Darren Naraine & Jemma Naraine who took part and secured medals in the recent World Taekwondo online Poomsae Open Challenge. Peter took Gold in the U70 Male division in the third of the series of WT online events held over the year, beating the Italian Rudolfo Pasquini to gold in…

NOTICE – BRITISH TAEKWONDO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & WORKSHOPS 2021

British Taekwondo, like many sports’ governing bodies and businesses responding to the challenges of the last 18 months, will host our 2021 AGM and supporting workshops as a hybrid event, allowing people to attend either in person or online. The AGM will all take place on Saturday 11th December 2021 starting at 3:30pm For the…

National Championship Results!

Huge congratulations to everyone who took part in the National Kyorugi Championships at the Copper Box Arena on Sunday 7th November. It was great to see the combat sport family together again nationally, for the first time in 2 years with over 600 athletes, 200+ coaches and a great crowd coming together in London to…