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BTCB Poomsae Squad Medals in Belgium

The GB Squad returned from the recent Belgium Open, held in Bilzen on the 11 October with medal positions in 5 categories and 16 placings within the top 10. This was the toughest technical competition this year in Europe, maybe not in number of competitors but certainly in standard. Some of Europe’s finest competitors were…

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Sky Sports to broadcast the British Open.

The 2008 BTCB British International Open will be broadcast on Sky Sports during November. A one hour highlights show will be screened shortly after the event featuring the best from the weekends competition. The exact scheduling will follow shortly. Full information on the event can be found here. The deadline for entries is only one…

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Taekwondo research during the first British Open.

Project Background Coaches and scientists at the British Taekwondo National Academy are keen to develop innovative methods and training practices to optimise the performance of Taekwondo athletes during competition. To enable us to achieve this requires further scientific research to be conducted. The British Taekwondo National Academy in association with Edge Hill University are scheduled to…

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Re-structured BTCB Poomsae Committee

October 2008 Dear Taekwondo Instructor/Student, I have some exciting news regarding the recently re-structured Poomsae Committee which I would like to share with you. First, let me introduce you the great new team we have in place and which task, beyond leading the elite technical players to higher successes, will also be to further develop…

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Manchester to toast Olympic Heros

MANCHESTER is preparing to give its Olympic champions a fitting welcome home to celebrate their record-breaking success.   The city will hold a giant party in front of the town hall in Albert Square on Tuesday 7th October from 5.30 to 7.30 (FREE) with appearances by Beijing stars like Salford’s triple gold medal-winning cyclist Chris…

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Olympic Heroes Celebrate Beijing Success With London Parade

Following their enormous success in Beijing this summer, Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes will take part in a heroes parade through the streets of London on Thursday 16 October. All the athletes that went to Beijing have been invited and it will be the first time so many of them will have been able to…

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BTCB British Open: Volunteer Opportunities, Closed.

  Sport Taekwondo UK Ltd is pleased to announce Volunteering Opportunities for the 1st BTCB British International Open to be held in Manchester over the weekend 1st and 2nd of November 2008. The BTCB British International Open is a world-class event supported by UK Sport and Manchester City Council which will attract national teams from…

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2009 BTCB Championships, Date Announced

The 2009 BTCB National Championships will be held on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of May 2009 in Manchester. The BTCB National Championships will return to the Manchester Velodrome where the 2008 event was also held. The 2009 event will be an important stepping stone to those Junior athletes who wish to be…

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Insurance: Important Information

Instructor Indemnity Insurance Certificate Membership Services would like to reminding all Taekwondo Instructors that it is compulsory to hold a current Instructor Indemnity Insurance Certificate. Instructors are not permitted to teach without a valid Instructor Indemnity Insurance Certificate. It is the Instructors responsibility to ensure that their insurance is renewed at least two weeks prior…

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SportsAid Applications Open

Introduction SportsAid is a national charity that supports the next generation of British Talent all over the country where it matters most – when they’re starting out on the pathway to success. It is a support programme that aims to help move young athletes on to the next level. Selection Criteria  • Athletes must be…