World Mental Health Day 2020

Today marks World Mental Health Day 2020, and therefore we thought this would be a great time to let you know about some free courses that are currently available to you! Please advertise through your club to interest welfare officers and parents too! FutureLearn – https://www.futurelearn.com/subjects/psychology-and-mental-health-courses Mindfulness for Wellbeing & Peak Performance Learn mindfulness techniques…

Sport Performance Department Appointments

BT is delighted to announce the appointment of two more roles within our volunteer led technical departments. We are thrilled that Steve Jennings is joining our Sport Performance Department as Operations Manager and Neil Parsley joining as Chair. Steve, one of GB’s, and the World’s top Olympic coaches, brings an enormous wealth of experience and…

Celebrating World Cerebral Palsy Day!

Today marks World Cerebral Palsy Day, a movement which takes place in more than 75 countries. There are 17 million people across the world living with cerebral palsy (CP). It is the most common physical disability in childhood, and is a permanent disability that affects movement. Through #WorldCPDay, we would like to raise awareness of CP within…

Sarah Stevenson Jennings joins World Taekwondo Council

British Taekwondo are thrilled to announce that our President and board member, Sarah Stevenson Jennings has been appointed as a full member of our World governing body’s Executive Council. Dr Chung Won Choue, President of World Taekwondo. welcomed Sarah onto the Council during the virtual Exco meeting that took place on the 5th October. Sarah…

Parents In Sport Week

As part of the Parents in Sport Week we’ll be sharing a resource with you each day on our social media channels. Please share on your club website if possible and promote the week using #ParentsInSportWeek2020 Todays link is to this fantastic video – My Magic Sports Kit (not going to give away any spoilers…

Next week is ‘Parents In Sport Week’

Hi Everybody, Parents in Sport Week 2020 starts on Monday 5th October. Parents in Sport week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of parents’ involvement in youth sport. This years’ theme for Parents in Sport Week is: “Let’s talk about keeping children safe in Sport” The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit is trying…

Covid-19 Update 2nd October & Dan Grading 2020 Cancellation

Hi Everyone, After yet another week of increases in the number of Covid-19 cases and the imposition of more local lockdowns, plus the sometimes confusing guidance (and now laws!) being issued by governments – we would like to update all British Taekwondo clubs on latest developments and the position regarding what club activity is and…

Black History Month is here!

Black History Month takes place every October in the UK with a national celebration that aims to promote significant contributions to British society. Taekwondo is one of the most inclusive and diverse sports in the world, and we want to look forward and celebrate both current and future opportunities. Throughout this month, we are asking YOU…

An Introduction to our Volunteer Department teams!

Today we would like to introduce everybody to some of the members of our new Volunteer Department! A few weeks ago we announced the appointment of some of the volunteer roles, however today we would like to take this a step further by providing everybody with a little background knowledge of the successful candidates! Some…

Club Assistance Pack Update (Edition 14)

 We are now publishing version 14 of our Covid-19 Club Assistance Pack which you can download below: v14_Club_Assist_Pack-24.09.20 This is packed full of tips regarding potential support from government sources. Keep safe, keep strong and do what you can! Updates to the Club Assistance Pack: RETURN TO COACHING GUIDANCE – OUTDOOR ONLY  Please note: due to the continued…

COVID-19 UPDATE for British Taekwondo Clubs (Updated 24th September 2020)

Hi Everyone, Following the significant uptick in virus cases nationally and a further tightening of Covid-19 restrictions announced yesterday (22nd September), we would like to update all British Taekwondo clubs of the latest position regarding what activity is and is not permitted. This may change as more specific and detailed guidance relating to sporting activity…

Have you got what it takes?

Have you got what it takes to become a Taekwondo star of the future? Want to compete at an Olympic Games? Now, you have a Fighting Chance to fulfil those ambitions. For nearly a decade, the initiative delivered by GB Taekwondo in partnership with UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport has fast-tracked a…