Local Lockdown Clarification

Hi Everyone, After another week of worrying increases in Covid cases, the Westminster government announced further restrictions and some local lockdowns, most recently in the North East. This has been followed by the now usual round of confusion, and misleading noise in the media and on social media. British Taekwondo clubs who are operating under…

Home Nation Specific Coach Conference Calls on Lockdown Rules & Guidance

Following recent feedback from BT coaches, we will be running some home nation specific coach conferences to go over the relevant lockdown rules and guidance and to answer any questions our coaches may have. We are offering these home nation specific coach conference calls, as part of our aim of improving communications with our membership….

New Lockdown Restrictions and how they affect BT clubs

Dear BT coaches, All home nations governments have recently brought in tighter lockdown measures in an attempt to control the spread of the Coronavirus, which has seen BT receive a lot of enquiries. To update our membership on how these new restrictions affect them, we have updated the British Taekwondo Club Assistance Pack with all…

This week we celebrate UK Coaching Week 2020!

British Taekwondo will be supporting UK Coaching’s ‘Support Your Coach’ campaign for Coaching Week from 14th – 20th September.  The awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the public to celebrate great coaching – will centre on the need to ‘Support Your Coach’, kicking off with the #GreatCoachingPledge that will call on the nation…

Volunteer Department Roles Still Available

As the roll-out of BT’s volunteer departmental structure continues, we are advertising and accepting further applications for a number of roles. Due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on people’s lives and the timing of our initial publication in the spring and summer, quite a lot of people have mentioned that they didn’t see…

Support Your Club and Coach

A message for British Taekwondo Members, We are extremely happy to see so many of you now back at training. Remember to keep tagging us in all of your social media posts, we absolutely love seeing them! Unfortunately we know that this is not the case for all clubs just yet. Your clubs and coaches…

Latest Covid Restrictions guidance 9th September

Hi everyone, As we have all seen in recent hours and days, the response to the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted again, as we see a worrying spike in cases in some areas, with the Westminster government changing lockdown measures nationally once again, and rolling back on some relaxation measures. The Prime Minister and others in…

Don’t miss out on future training opportunities!

Calling All Club Welfare Officers, Whilst we’re waiting for face to face delivery of our club welfare officer courses (Safeguarding & Protecting Children & Time to Listen) to resume, we are looking into possible alternatives.  To ensure you don’t miss out on any upcoming training offers please let me know who you are!  If you are…

Youth Mental Health Day is here!

Today is the first Youth Mental Health Day, set up by Stem4. A day to encourage understanding and awareness of mental health in young people. This day is focused on building resilience, and learning how to ‘Bounce Not Break’ in challenging times. This campaign focuses on the need to understand that anyone, however successful or seemingly popular, can face struggles with…

Disclosure Pricing Changes as of January 2021

Hi Everyone,  We hope you are all doing well and staying as active as possible.  We have recently undergone an extensive disclosure pricing review, as we felt that an update was needed to reflect today’s current club costs. Therefore, we wanted to make you aware of a few disclosure and admin pricing changes that will…

Deadline Day for the Educare Course!

Attention British Taekwondo Coaches, It’s here. You have until close of play today to complete your FREE course!   As of tomorrow the course will cost £10 per coach and you will require this qualification as a pre-requisite when signing up for any of the upcoming British Taekwondo CoachEd courses.  As of January 1st 2021 the charge…

Volunteer Department Appointments

Following another round of recruitment, presentations and interviews, British Taekwondo are pleased to announce further appointments to some of our new volunteer led technical departments. Its been really great to see so many highly knowledgeable and technically skilled people putting themselves forward, and very interesting to hear a lot of new ideas and enthusiasm for…