BT Instructor Online Development Opportunities (Edition 3)

Dear BT Instructors, Here is the third available online training opportunity from BT that has kindly been made available by UK coaching.   With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility To access this course and others that BT will be communicating throughout the next five weeks, you will first have to sign up to UK Coaching…

Coronavirus Club Assistance Pack

Hi Everyone In these very difficult times as we all face up to the enormous challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic and try to keep our families safe, British Taekwondo are constantly looking at creative ways to help our members and clubs get through this period on uncertainty. We are researching and releasing information constantly…

BT Instructor Online Development Opportunities (Edition 2)

Dear BT Instructors, Here is the next available online training opportunity from BT that has kindly been made available by UK coaching.   Coaching the Person in Front of You: The Key to Helping Your Participants Thrive To access this course and others that BT will be communicating throughout the next five weeks, you will…

BT Insurance Update & Upgrade!

Hi Everyone, As we all deal with the ongoing impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to announce a new insurance partnership that supports our club network and members even more! Having been through a thorough review process, British Taekwondo have appointed Bluefin as our insurers for the coming year. Bluefin Sport is a specialist…

British Taekwondo’s First Online Video Conference

Hi Everyone, We hope you’re all well, staying safe and keeping in touch with your members online! We have some exciting news to share with you all. On Tuesday 7th April 4pm – 5:15pm we will be running our FIRST Online Video Conference on Zoom, which we will be open to British Taekwondo Instructors to…

National Stress Awareness Month 2020

So……today is the first day of National Stress Awareness Month (how apt!) We thought we would start the month off right by offering some tips on how to de-stress at this difficult time. We know everybody is facing a very difficult and uncertain time right now, so it is extremely important that you look after…

National Dan Grading 2020 Date Change

NATIONAL DAN GRADING DATE CHANGE SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2020* NATIONAL TAEKWONDO CENTRE, MANCHESTER British Taekwondo have taken the decision to move the date of the National Dan grading from June to September as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus uncertainty. We hope members appreciate the circumstances and this new date gives everyone more time to better…

BT Instructor Online Development Opportunities (Edition 1)

Dear BT Instructors, As promised, here is the first available online training opportunity from BT, which has kindly been made available by UK coaching (until 3rd May 2020).   The Importance of Coaching Fundamental Movement Skills To access this course and others that BT will be communicating throughout the next five weeks, you will first…

Financial Support for Clubs

Sport England and the other Home Nation funding bodies have unveiled a massive support package for voluntary clubs and physical activity organisations which we are sure will lift a huge burden for many British Taekwondo clubs wondering how they can get through the coming weeks and months of closure and disruption caused by the Coronavirus…

Online Competitions & Events

Notice to Online Event Hosts and Participants It is great to see so many clubs hosting online training sessions for their members, and keeping everyone fit during the Coronavirus lockdown. It is also good to see instructors following the guidelines listed on the BT website to keep everyone in their closed club groups safe, whilst…

1st Online Poomsae Championship (sponsored by Kwon)

Last weekend should have seen the Northern Ireland Taekwondo Championships being held over two days in Belfast, with 550 registered competitors for Poomsae and Kyorugi over days. World events overtook us and as countries went into lockdown the competition was cancelled. Within days the organising committee decided that they would create a free to enter…

Sport England launches ‘Join the Movement’ campaign

With people mostly confined to their own home following the latest government advice, Sport England have launched a new national campaign to inspire people to stay active during the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak. ‘Join the Movement’ Sport England’s ‘Join the Movement’ campaign will give people fun and creative ideas on how to get active at home…