BRITISH TAEKWONDO OCTOBER OPEN POOMSAE SEMINARS

Ahead of the return to in person competition, the 2021 British Taekwondo Poomsae Nationals, and forthcoming 2022 National Poomsae Squad Selection, the British Taekwondo Poomsae Performance Programme are set to launch the October 2021 Series of seminars which will take place around the country. These seminars will take place; 03/10/21 – South – Longdean Sports…

Paralympic Bronze for Amy!

Our World number 1 Amy Truesdale secured a Paralympic bronze medal today – beating Iran’s Rayeheh Shahab 41-31 in the repechage bronze medal match. A great achievement and everyone back home is so so proud of Amy! Amy said ” Going back with a bronze medal will create more opportunities for other athletes. It has been…

End of Year Celebration – Tickets now on sale!

BT End of Year Celebration & Awards Dinner – Tickets on sale! RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW AT THIS GREAT EVENT This is the first year we are hosting this event, (we all need it after the year we’ve just had!!) and hope to bring our British Taekwondo family together to celebrate member achievement, give our…

Silver Medal for Beth!

A massive well done to Beth Munro on her Paralympic debut – securing a silver and Great Britain’s first Para Taekwondo medal ever! After beating World number 3 Gamze Gurdal 34 – 22 in the quarter finals, Beth cruised through the semi’s, beating China’s Yujie Li 34-25 She then came up against Denmark’s experienced Lisa…

Good luck to our Taekwondo Paralympians

GB Taekwondo’s Paralympic campaign starts tomorrow……………. and everyone at British Taekwondo wishes our 3 Paralympic stars the best of luck in their quest for Paralympic medals. Beth Munro is the first up –  competing on Friday 3rd September in the women K44 -58kg division. 27-year-old Munro is a former netball player who turned to javelin…

The long-awaited Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have kicked off!

GB Taekwondo athletes will make history as Taekwondo debuts at the Paralympic Games. Taekwondo commences on Friday 3rd September with Beth Munro competing as the first GB Taekwondo athlete competiting at the Paralympic Games in the women K44 -58kg division. Earlier this year, Beth won gold at the 2021 European Qualification Tournament, and is determined…

Poomsae Referee Refresher Course

The British Taekwondo Poomsae Referee Department are hosting a Poomsae Referee Refresher Course on Sunday 26th September 2021 10am-2pm. The course will take Referees through Poomsae rules in detail, complimented by video analysis led by Master Glen Culbert, Poomsae Referee Director. About this event This will be an online refresher course for all classes of…

BT Vice President Usman Dildar Heads to Tokyo for Paralympic Games

We are delighted to announce that our Vice-President Mr Usman Dildar has been appointed as the Technical Controller at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. In his role as the Games Chair of the Para-Taekwondo, Usman said “We have seen some great successes recently at the Olympic Games and I am excited to equally see Para-Taekwondo athletes…

Your chance to train with Olympian Lauren Williams!

Saturday 4th September 2021 Lauren Williams is the ultimate success story. She was a World Champion kickboxer before transferring to Taekwondo through the Fighting Chance initiative. Lauren hit the ground running by winning the Junior World Championships not once but twice. The medals have continued to come thick and fast in the senior ranks. She…

National Poomsae Championships 2021 Entries are now OPEN!

University of Worcester Arena, Worcester                 27th & 28th November 2021 BT is delighted to announce that the 2021 National Poomsae Championships will return and take place at the University of Worcester Arena for a full weekend of Poomsae competition over the 27th and 28th of November 2021. As the highlight of the domestic Poomsae…