British Taekwondo

Update from British Taekwondo Interim Chair Jonny Cowan

 Following the recent update from the Board, we have continued to work hard to put key things in place as we take British Taekwondo forward. Over the last three months, the Board and office team have fully reviewed operations, and have analysed what the organisation needs to enhance the support for clubs, instructors, members, events,…

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British Taekwondo Recruitment

CEO Location – Office based in Manchester Contract type – Full time Closing date – 12pm, Friday 19 April 2019 Interview date – 2 May 2019 in Manchester Job Description Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £50-60K per annum (dependent on experience) BT-Recruitment CEO 2019 How to apply All correspondence, including any questions you may have, as well as…

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Board Update

In the last 2 months we have been extremely busy picking up business matters following some difficult but necessary decisions and though wanted to, could not communicate sooner. With this message being the first, we hope to make more updates as a regular feature and organisational overviews in an open, honest and transparent manner. The…

The Cadet World Championships 2019 Selection Criteria

Cadet World Championships 2019 – TASHKENT, UZEBEKISTAN – AUGUST The Cadet World Championships selection criteria / selection procedure is now available. Please see below selection criteria and selection procedure application process: CATEGORY A B C CADET   2018 Cadet European Championships   All G-Class Events (January 2019 Onwards)   2018 National Championships  Time line of…

British Taekwondo Official Poomsae Open Seminar

You can now register on line for the following BT Official Poomsae Open Seminar and Talent ID events – with payment made on the day. BT Official Poomsae Open Seminar (Falkirk) – Application Form Date: Sunday, 14th April 2019 Time: 13:00 – 16:00 Venue: Carronshore Community Centre, Main Street, Carronshore, Falkirk, FK2 8EX Coach(s): Grandmaster David…

Come take part in the Opening Ceremony and Medal Ceremonies

As an important part of Taekwondo community, we’d like to invite you and your club members to take part in the Opening Medal Ceremonies at the World Taekwondo Championships taking place at the Manchester Arena from 15-19th May 2019.  Over 5 days the world’s best athletes will arrive in Manchester and fight it out to be…

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British Taekwondo Bank Account UPDATE

As part of the wider review of the organisation, from Monday 1st April  2019, British Taekwondo will be accepting bank deposits to our Metro Bank account only. The HSBC bank account will no longer be operational; therefore, all clubs and members are requested to review and update the details of our Metro Bank account before…

GB Team Selection Confirmed – European Poomsae Championships

British Taekwondo is pleased to announce the GB Team for the 14th Taekwondo Europe European Poomsae Championships.   The athletes attended the selection event (Presidents Cup/German Open) and then performed at the Play-Off event to the selection panel and external Official. The selection events were very successful selection competitions and a few athletes qualified for automatic selection…

REPORT – World Para-Poomsae Championships 2019

The 8th Para Taekwondo World Championships took place in Antalya, Turkey in February 2019 and the biggest Championships to date. Despite having a growing and inclusive Para-Poomsae Squad in many classification divisions, at present only two classifications have World Taekwondo Classification status:  P20 (Intellectual Impairment) & P30 (Physical Impairment). British Taekwondo provided vital funding to a…

2019 World Taekwondo Championships – Your first look at the Arena set up

It’s official, the countdown is on to the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships at the Manchester Arena! The 5-day, biennial event will be the first time the UK has held the tournament and it promises to be the biggest yet with over 1,000 athletes from over 150 countries expected to be appearing. Preparations are well underway and…

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British Taekwondo Membership Book UPDATE

As of today, British Taekwondo will no longer be providing clubs with membership books. Since the introduction of The Hub, the need for membership books has depleted, as the downloadable certificates which are available on every member’s/instructor’s profile has replaced these books. The aim has been to phase out these books in order to save…

Legacy Development – Next Generation Programme – UPDATE

The Kyorugi Next Generation Programme that went live today (27th February) has received unprecedented interest and we have now reached our maximum limit of participants. Thank you to all those who have currently registered for this exciting new programme. We will be in contact with further details.  For those who have missed out this time round please…