Message from our new Independent Chair

Hello Everyone, My name is Eamonn O’Rourke, and I have recently taken over as Chair of British Taekwondo. In the last few weeks you have also had a welcome from our new Chief Executive, Ian Leafe. We are both really excited to join the newly established Board with great ideas and experience to take our…

Amrou Greenidge

We at British Taekwondo are deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of Amrou Greenidge. Amrou was a well known and popular member of Fusion Taekwondo, who progressed through our Cadet and Junior programmes. Amrou also had the honour of representing GB Taekwondo at the Cadet European Championships and Cadet World Championships in 2015….

The Festival of Manchester 2019

Following on from the success of British Taekwondo’s involvement at the Festival of Manchester 2018 ‘Click Here’ , we have been invited back this year to strut our stuff on the mats. British Taekwondo will be showcasing our incredible athletes and instructors at the Festival of Manchester from 1pm-6pm on Saturday 31st August 2019 in Platt Fields Park,…

British Taekwondo Poomsae Seminars

Please see the latest list of British Taekwondo Poomsae Seminars below. Click on the Seminar title or the ‘Fill Out Form’ link to access the electronic registration form. Contact details for each seminar are included below.   BT Official Poomsae Open Seminar (Falkirk) – Application Form Date: Sunday, 1st September 2019 Time: 13:00 – 16:00…

A Warm Welcome Message From Our New CEO, Ian Leafe

Hi Everyone, Having had my first few days as CEO of British Taekwondo, meeting the staff in the office and settling in, I wanted to thank everyone that has contacted me over the last few weeks offering support, saying hello and generally letting me know what’s on their mind! The new board, myself and the…

Under 21 European Championships Squad Announcement

British Taekwondo are extremely pleased to announce a stronger cohort of Athletes, Coaches and Support Team to represent Great Britain at the Under 21 European Championships, in Helsingborg, from 5th September – 8th September 2019. Male Team List -54kg Viroshan Gnanapandithan (Gurumu Taekwondo) -58kg Daniel Brown (NTC) -58kg Mohammed Nour (Gurumu Taekwondo) -63kg Jamie Simpson-Kidd (Horizon Taekwondo Academy) -63kg Luke…

Cadet European Championships Squad Announcement

British Taekwondo are pleased to announce that the following athletes have been selected to represent Great Britain at the Cadet European Championships, in Marina d’Or, Spain, from 1st October – 3rd October 2019.   Female -29kg Caitlin Gillott (Team Ultimate) -33kg Mia Hadfield (WLM) -37kg Eve Htut (Llantwit Major) -41kg Robyn Chambers (All Stars) -44kg Ocean…

ANNOUNCEMENT – Events 2020

Dear Event Hosts and Colleagues, The already heavily saturated events calendar this year has resulted in several clashes of major events and is placing a strain on clubs, athletes and our referees. British Taekwondo are currently reviewing our events sanctioning and audit policy, together with the duty of care that hosts should have in place…

Under 21 European Championships 2019 Coaching Team Selection

Under 21 European Championships | HELSINGBORG, SWEDEN, 5th- 8th September 2019 We are currently seeking a Coaching Team to coach and support the successful athletes who will be representing Great Britain at the 2019 Under 21 European Championships which is due to take place in Helsingborg, Sweden between 5th – 8th September 2019. We are looking…

Under 21 European Championships 2019 Athlete Selection Information

Under 21 European Championships | HELSINGBORG, SWEDEN, 5th – 8th September 2019 The Under 21 European Championships selection criteria / selection procedure is now available. Please see below the eligibility criteria, selection criteria and the selection procedure application process. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Athletes wishing to put in an Expression of Interest must fulfil all of the criteria…

British Taekwondo Recruitment Announcement

On behalf of the British Taekwondo Board, I am delighted to announce the outcome of the recent recruitment activity. I would like to thank the Board and Staff for all the effort that went into the process to ensure that things were done thoroughly and professionally. This provided the platform to receive over 240 applications for 6 posts, to…