Covid Rules Update 16th June

As everyone will be aware, the Covid restrictions and operating guidelines for community sport in England were extended for another month and a return to normal Taekwondo activity for adults will now not take place until at least week commencing the 19th July. It’s disappointing news for all our adult members in England, who are…

Register now for our Open Poomsae Session: 27th June 2021

Have you registered for our next Open Poomsae Talent Development Training session? Our Open Poomsae Talent Development Training session will be held via Zoom. This session provides athletes with an opportunity to work with our National Coaches to develop and improve their poomsae. Date: Sunday 27th June 2021 Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm. British Taekwondo members of…

Sport Training Seminar with Rebecca McGowan

There are still a few places left for the first sport training seminar of the year, with current European Champion and World Number 8 Rebecca McGowan from the GB High Performance Team. If you meet the criteria below and fancy getting back to some great training at the National Taekwondo Centre – then sign up quickly…

British Taekwondo Talent ID and Open Development Day 27th June 2021

This month British Taekwondo Poomsae is hosting two events and we would like to invite our members, clubs and coaches to get involved. The first is our Open Poomsae Talent Development Training which will be held via Zoom where athletes will have an opportunity to work with our National Coaches to develop and improve your poomsae. This…

UK Coaching Week 2021!

British Taekwondo are proud to support UK Coaching Week 2021.  UK Coaching Week 2021 runs from the 7-13 June and is kicking off with the launch of ‘The Great Coaching Comeback’ – a year-long campaign aimed at directly supporting coaches as they return to coaching after pandemic restrictions have been lifted in the UK. This…

Member Benefits Package: Start Saving!

British Taekwondo are delighted to announce a new insurance and benefits package for our members and clubs. We have teamed up with Howden Sport, who work with some of the biggest NGB’s in the country such as England Rugby, the Lawn Tennis Association and British Judo, to provide first class liability and legal cover for…

Summer Seminar – Sports Performance Update

Following on from our last statement with the announcement that British Taekwondo will not be participating at the upcoming major championships for the cadet and U21 team, our main focus right now is around creating some positivity, togetherness and a real feel-good factor but with plenty of development opportunities at the same time for our…

Sport Referees : Return to Officiating roadmap

It has been a long time since our last Kyorugi event, and it looks like some events are starting to mobilise now that some restrictions are being gradually relaxed. Event hosts are proceeding with the planning of their events on the assumption that the UK Government will lift restrictions when it is seen as safe…

Taekwondo Events & Competitions update

As members and club coaches will be aware, BT have developed and are regularly updating our return-to-play club guidance, with the next major milestone sometime around 21st June when hopefully, Covid restrictions ease further at Step 4 of the Westminster governments roadmap. We are also communicating with DCMS, Sport England and other NGB’s around the…

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Team Announcement!

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has named the five athletes that will represent Team GB in taekwondo at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Double Olympic champion Jade Jones is named beside returning Olympians Bianca Walkden and Mahama Cho and debutants Bradly Sinden and Lauren Williams. LTR: Bianca Walkden, Bradly Sinden, Jade Jones, Lauren Williams, Mahama…

Sign up now for our Freestyle Poomsae Referee Course!

The British Taekwondo Poomsae Referee Department are hosting a Freestyle Poomsae Referee Course on 20th June 2021 10am-1pm. The course will take Referees through the Freestyle Poomsae rules in detail, complimented by video analysis. The course will be led by Master Glen Culbert, Poomsae Referee Director. The course is open to Class 3 and above…

Thank You to all of our Incredible Volunteers

Its Volunteers Week in the UK, and to join the celebrations, BT would like to acknowledge and say a massive thank you to the hundreds of wonderful people who give their own time to help people learn our great Martial Art / Olympic Sport and support Taekwondo events year after year. Most British Taekwondo clubs…