Domestic Events

Hi Everyone, It’s now 10 weeks and counting since I started this role for British Taekwondo, and I’ve tried to prioritise a number of key things that have been causing issues for the Taekwondo community – as well as putting in place some significant structural changes – and dealing with plenty of historical challenges behind…

Safeguarding at the Kyorugi National Championships

Would you like to play an important role at the Kyorugi Nationals? We are looking for a small group of people to volunteer to be part of our Safeguarding Team at the HSBC National Cycling Centre in Manchester on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November. In return we can offer: A t-shirt – So that…

Volunteering At The Kyorugi National Championships

Our Kyorugi National Championships are fast approaching (30 Days to go!) and therefore we wanted to remind you about the opportunity to volunteer during the championships. Parent? Guardian? Assistant Coach? Member?… Everybody aged 18+ is welcome!  Have you ever wanted to get involved in running an event? If so, now is your chance! We are…

Para-Poomsae European Championships Squad Announcement

British Taekwondo are extremely pleased to announce a stronger squad of athletes who will be representing Great Britain at the Para-Poomsae European Championships, which are held in in Bari, Italy on October 31st 2019.   Team List Bradley Brockies (Polaris) – P20 Junior Male Leon Lyndsay (Granite City) – P20 Junior Male Ben Savage (Unite)…

An Update to our Membership

Hi Everyone, Another update for you all after a very busy couple of weeks behind the scenes. We had our first full board meeting last week under our “new management” structure and (whilst that sounds boring enough!)  this meant we could get a lot of historical things cleaned up and importantly, present a raft of…

2019 National Poomsae Championships – Updated Information Now Available

Dear Athletes, Coaches & Supporters, We invite all British Taekwondo members to the University of Worcester Arena to take part in the Poomsae National Championships 2019. This year’s event will feature Poomsae, Para-Poomsae and Freestyle divisions and is set to be our biggest event ever. All Dan Grades and Freestyle divisions will compete on Day…

An Update from Ian Leafe

Hi Everyone, Now that I’ve been in post for a month, I’m starting to get a real sense of the challenges that British Taekwondo has faced recently and for me, more importantly, the opportunities there are ahead. We have a lot of great things going on to shout about, to name a few: An Under…

2019 National Kyorugi Championships – Updated Information Now Available

Dear Athletes, Coaches & Supporters, Following the recent and incredible World Championships, we invite all British Taekwondo members to Manchester once again, to take part in the Kyorugi National Taekwondo Championships 2019. This year’s event will be held at the HSBC National Cycling Centre in Manchester, a great venue for our championships, with lots of space…

Message from our new Independent Chair

Hello Everyone, My name is Eamonn O’Rourke, and I have recently taken over as Chair of British Taekwondo. In the last few weeks you have also had a welcome from our new Chief Executive, Ian Leafe. We are both really excited to join the newly established Board with great ideas and experience to take our…

Amrou Greenidge

We at British Taekwondo are deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of Amrou Greenidge. Amrou was a well known and popular member of Fusion Taekwondo, who progressed through our Cadet and Junior programmes. Amrou also had the honour of representing GB Taekwondo at the Cadet European Championships and Cadet World Championships in 2015….

The Festival of Manchester 2019

Following on from the success of British Taekwondo’s involvement at the Festival of Manchester 2018 ‘Click Here’ , we have been invited back this year to strut our stuff on the mats. British Taekwondo will be showcasing our incredible athletes and instructors at the Festival of Manchester from 1pm-6pm on Saturday 31st August 2019 in Platt Fields Park,…