Martial Art Seminar at the National Taekwondo Centre – 14th November 2021

British Taekwondo’s newly formed Martial Art department would like to announce its first Martial Art technical seminar, to be held on Sunday 14th November 2021 at the National Taekwondo Centre in Manchester. This new format training opportunity will feature special guest Master instructors and cover a range of enjoyable, interesting and informative technical subjects such…

National Dan Grading announced! – 12th December 2021

NATIONAL DAN GRADING 2021 SUNDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2021 NATIONAL TAEKWONDO CENTRE, MANCHESTER This new flagship event will feature one of the highest ranking grading panels the UK has seen, and will provide a great and memorable Black belt grading experience in a World Class Taekwondo venue at the home of Team GB in Manchester. There…

BT End of Year Celebration & Awards Dinner – 11th December 2021

BT END OF YEAR CELEBRATION & AWARDS – Sat 11th December (6:30pm- 12am) This event will take place at the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel in Manchester M4 4EW. It will feature a 3 course dinner, award ceremonies, a disco and a bar. This is the first year we are hosting this event, (we all…

Our new website needs your photos!

British Taekwondo are in the process of developing a new website, and we need your help! We would like to feature lots of your images across the new website. Below are guidelines of the images we require.   What are we looking for? High quality photos of people of a variety of ages, genders, background,…

2021 Online World Taekwondo Challenge Team Announcement

British Taekwondo Poomsae are pleased to announce the team that will represent Great Britain at the forthcoming 2021 Online World Taekwondo Challenge. The last event of a three part series running through 2021 will be held in September and is for all adult categories with recognised and freestyle Poomsae events being held. The Recognised Poomsae…

Sport Seminar with Aaron Cook – 14th August ………few places left!

  Summer Sport Seminar 14th August Just a quick reminder to all our budding combat sport superstars of the future, that the Sport Performance department will be hosting an open seminar at the National Taekwondo Centre in Manchester on the 14th August And Aaron Cook will be joining us for this session. Aaron is a phenomenon,…

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN TO LONDON THIS NOVEMBER!

SAVE THE DATE! We are delighted to announce that this years National Championships for Kyorugi athletes will go ahead…………..and will take place at the iconic Copper Box Arena on the Olympic Park in London on the 7th November 2021 After months of lockdown, and a cancelled event in 2020 due to the pandemic, we want…

Congratulations World Taekwondo Poomsae Challenge II Athletes!

Following the close of the 2021 WT Poomsae Challenge II, we extend a massive congratulations to BT National Poomsae Team Cadet and Children athletes on a very successful championships. By working with colleagues in the referee department in the first ranking event of the year, a selection was conducted for places in the National Team category. Adrianna…

Gary Hall applauds “phenomenal” performances of GB Taekwondo’s Olympic stars

Hall applauds “phenomenal” performances of Team GB’s Olympic taekwondo stars and backs fight strategy Performance director Gary Hall says GB Taekwondo fighters won’t take a backward step in pursuit of the sport’s future top prizes. The five-strong Manchester trained squad captured three medals at Tokyo 2020: silvers for Bradly Sinden and Lauren Williams and bronze…

Moving towards the new normal

Dear BT Coaches, Following the publication of our most recent Covid guidance and feedback from the Coach Conference Call we had on 20th July, we wanted to update everyone further. As governments in each of the Home Nations start to remove legal restrictions (or fully remove in the case of England), around mask wearing, sanitisation,…

3 Olympic Medals for Team GB Taekwondo!

Well, its all over for another 3 years at least! – and what a roller coaster of emotions. Our amazing GB athletes did us proud again – bringing home 2 hard won silver and 1 bronze medal from Tokyo. Lauren Williams added her name to Team GB’s Olympic taekwondo medal roll of honour in Tokyo…

Paralympic Referee Clare – heading to Tokyo!

We are thrilled to officially announce that Clare Laybourne has been selected to be a referee at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Para-Taekwondo is featuring as a Paralympic Sport for the first time in Tokyo in a few weeks, and its a great achievement for Clare to get into the select bunch of 15 male and…