Coaches – Are you ready to return to training?

Hi Everyone, We hope you are all keeping well and staying safe! As we have seen recently, restrictions are continuing to ease and a ‘Return to Community Sport’ across leisure facilities has now been announced. We want to reassure all BT clubs that we have prepared a detailed ‘Return to Training’ guidance pack, including templates,…

RETURN TO TRAINING – 25TH JULY !!!

Hi Everyone, Things are now finally beginning to change in terms of the governments Covid-19 lockdown response, with a gradual reopening of sport & leisure facilities and the possibility that clubs can return to limited indoor training from the 25th July, if your venue is ready and planning to open on that date. (Please check!) As…

Club Assistance Pack Update (Edition 8)

We are now publishing version 8 of our Covid-19 Club Assistance Pack which you can download below: v8_Club_Assist_Pack This is packed full of tips regarding potential support from government sources, how to operate outdoors and how to work effectively online. Its great to see so many clubs doing exactly that as the lock-down drags on….

The deadline is approaching for some of the new department roles!

Recently we launched our new volunteer led departmental structure that is looking for talented and passionate people to get involved to help us reshape the future of Sport Taekwondo, Poomsae and Martial Art activity in Great Britain. Full details of the structure and all roles currently available can be seen at https://www.britishtaekwondo.org.uk/2020/05/volunteer-department-structures/ The deadline for…

We have raised £215 for our NHS

Hi Everybody, We hope you’re all well. We just wanted to share some good news with you all. We are delighted to announce that we have raised £215 for our NHS, through the sales of our limited-edition Stay Strong Hoodies and T-Shirts, all of which has been donated to the NHS, via their Just Giving…

Return To Training Update (29th June)

Hi Everyone, We are getting lots of calls and emails from concerned clubs and coaches, all desperate to get back to some form of training. This is particularly acute for the full-time gym owners and professional coaches who rely on Taekwondo for their financial livelihoods. We understand, sympathise and are as frustrated as everyone else…

Event Postponements

Hi Everyone, The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lock-down have had far reaching consequences for so many people, their jobs and businesses, with no part of our normal way of life untouched. Taekwondo is no different, with clubs shut for months on end, and a difficult time ahead as we adapt to social…

Educare Online ‘Safeguarding in Sport’ Course Deadline!

Hi Everybody, We hope you’re all well and staying safe. We just wanted to let you all know that Rachel Smith our Safeguarding Officer is re-joining the fold as of the 6th July 2020! As you all know, Rachel introduced the new ‘Safeguarding In Sport’ course in March as a minimum operating standard for all…

Club Assistance Pack Update (Edition 7)

We are now publishing version 7 of our Covid-19 Club Assistance Pack which you can download below: v7_Club_Assist_Pack This is packed full of tips regarding potential support from government sources, how to operate outdoors and how to work effectively online. Its great to see so many clubs doing exactly that as the lock-down drags on….

Date Change for National Dan Grading

Dear Coaches & Dan grade candidates, Following a review of planned BT events for this year, and having considered the impacts of the Covid-19 lockdown, British Taekwondo have decided to move the date of the National Dan grading to Sunday 6th December. We hope members appreciate the circumstances and this new date gives everyone more…

Change to the way we take payments

Hi Everybody, We just wanted to make you all aware that we are trialling a change to the way that we invoice people for fees/charges outside of The Hub. We will now send an invoice out to you, which will include a payment link via Stripe (rather than sending a separate Worldpay link), we hope…