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Sportsaid Grant, London applicants only

If you fit the criteria below or have any athletes which train with you that you feel could be eligible please ask the athlete to complete the attached form and return to Sport Taekwondo UK Ltd by January 14th. Following receipt of the application a selection panel shall review then forward the successful candidates to Sportsaid…

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Date Announced – Class 3 Referee (Judge) Course, Scotland

A Class 3 Referee (Judge) Course will take place at Carronshore Community Centre, Falkirk, Scotland over March 14th and 15th 2009.  Details for the event and an application can be found below. Theory Saturday 14th March 2009 10am – 4pm Carronshore Community Centre, Main Street, Carronshore, Falkirk, Scotland FK2 8EX Practical Sunday 15th March 2009 9.30am onwards. 2009 Scottish…

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3rd WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships Wrap Up in Success

The 3rd WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships concluded in a resounding success for good reasons in Ankara, Turkey on Dec. 18, 2008. The three-day poomsae championships, which took place at the ASKI Sport Hall, drew a total of 371 athletes and 150 officials from 50 countries. Germany, Russia, Spain, the United States and host Turkey…

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Nominate The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year 2008

Nominations are now open for The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year 2008 awards – an event sponsored by UK Sport – which recognise leading sportswomen and unsung heroes alike. Now in their 21st year, the awards, which are the among the most prestigious and influential in the British sporting calendar, will be presented at…

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GB Poomsae Team ready to depart for 3rd WTF World Poomsae Championships

The BTCB Great Britain Poomsae Team will depart on Friday 12th December to participate at the 3rd WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Ankara, Turkey. The team will spend a few days preparing for the event which is expected to be the largest to date with more than 60 countries and 500 athletes expected to…

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Lightning strike with another haul of medals

DEC 9 2008 BY MARK JONES, LIVERPOOL ECHO LIGHTNING Taekwondo’s young stars shone at the recent Ultimate 1-to-1 tournament in Barnsley. Luke Cottle, five, Caitlin Brown, 8, Lewis Nicholas, Dane Greenwood and Jerry Atkinson, all 10, shocked their opponents, made up of the best young talents from across the country, to win golds and improve…

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A successful Poomsae seminar held with Master Lee Won Sik

The BTCB Poomsae UK committee recently organised a rare treat for BTCB Taekwondo members — a seminar with the renowned French based Korean Taekwondo Master Lee Won Sik 7th Dan WTF on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November 2008. Master Lee Won Sik is an internationally recognized Taekwondo and Poomsae expert who brought to the…

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UK Sport Sets “Top Four” Medal Ambition For 2012 Olympics

A total of £292 million of confirmed investment has today been allocated by UK Sport toBritish Olympic and Paralympic sports ahead of the London Games in 2012. This funding, building on the £265 million invested for Beijing, has enabled UK Sport to agree a target of a “Top Four” finish in London, aiming to win…

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WTF Publish BBC Perspective of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Taekwondo

The World Taekwondo Federation has today published the BBCs perspective and comments of the Taekwondo event at the Beijing Olympic Games. The WTF also posted the following comments. ‘The WTF is pleased to post the “Beijing 2008 Taekwondo Review” by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The report contains a wide range of reviews and proposals,…

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Manchester Named World’s Best City for Sport

Manchester has been crowned the best ‘Sports City’ in the world for its successful hosting of six international sports events this year – four of which were supported by UK Sport’s World Class Events Programme (WCEP). The SportBusiness Sports City ‘Gold’ Award was presented to Councillor Mike Amesbury, Executive Member for Culture and Leisure at…

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Selection Policy 2009

The BTCB – Sport Taekwondo UK 2009 selection policy for Cadets, Junior and Senior athletes shall be included in the next edition of Kickback.