Update to Phase 1 guidance

UPDATE: COVID GUIDANCE 19/07/2021 As pandemic restrictions ease across the Home Nations, we want to give our members, clubs and event hosts as much information and guidance as possible. Whilst this is a little complicated by the fact that each Home Nation is moving at a slightly different pace in terms of relaxation of rules,…

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Team Announcement!

ParalympicsGB has announced three athletes who will represent Great Britain in Para taekwondo at this summer’s rescheduled Paralympic Games! Two-time world champion and world number one Amy Truesdale, reigning world champion Matt Bush and Beth Munro – who only began training full-time in the sport in 2019 – will all make their Paralympic debuts this…

A little message from our Membership Services Officer

Hi Everyone, We’re so pleased to see that many of you are FINALLY back to training after such a strange year. We know it’s been extremely difficult and so I wanted to wish you a very happy return to training!! I hope you enjoy seeing your friends, training partners and coaches again. Remember – try…

Sport Performance Department Update

After an incredibly difficult year, the Sport Performance Department would like to announce our schedule of activities for the next few months as we emerge from the dreadful impacts of the pandemic. The almost total stop on face-to-face action has been a big challenge to all of us, but thankfully we are now slowly returning…

NEW MARTIAL ART DEPARTMENT ROLES – DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 28TH MAY!

Hi everyone , Just a quick reminder that BT are looking for passionate volunteers with strategic management and administration experience, to help design and deliver a new development structure for our clubs teaching the traditional Martial Art. The deadline for applications is 28th May – so if you want to get involved – read on…

A Reminder to Coaches – Your Club needs a Welfare Officer

Hi there, We’re all very excited that our clubs have returned to indoor training this week, it is a great step forward! This is a perfect opportunity to get yourself ready and make sure everything’s in place – for example – you’re nominated Welfare Officer! I know I sound like a broken record but I…

COVID Step 3 Club Guidance

UPDATE: COVID GUIDANCE 19/07/2021 As pandemic restrictions ease across the Home Nations, we want to give our members, clubs and event hosts as much information and guidance as possible. Whilst this is a little complicated by the fact that each Home Nation is moving at a slightly different pace in terms of relaxation of rules,…

British Taekwondo Transgender Policy Launch

May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The main purpose of the day is to raise awareness of violence, discrimination, and repression of LGBTQ+ communities worldwide, which in turn provides an opportunity to take action and engage in dialogue with the media, policymakers, public opinion, and wider civil society. We thought it would…

Mental Health Awareness Week!

Hi Everybody, It is Rachel here (British Taekwondo Safeguarding Officer). I just wanted to talk to you all about Mental Health Awareness Week! The theme for this years Mental health Awareness Week has been Nature. I’m sure over the past 12 months we’ve all seen plenty of nature and have enjoyed opportunities to engage with…

Return to Training Checklist!

Hi Everybody, With a return to training well underway and restrictions loosening, we wanted to ensure all of our members and coaches are fully prepared! We have put together a checklist for both members and coaches to help you ensure all of your club admin is in place and up to date. We hope you…

Beth Munro and Matt Bush qualify spots for this summer’s Tokyo Paralympic Games!

Rookie fighter Beth Munro celebrated her first-ever international para taekwondo competition by becoming one of three GB Taekwondo fighters to qualify spots at this summer’s Tokyo Paralympic Games. The Liverpudlian newcomer will be joined in Japan by world champion, Matt Bush and world number one, Amy Truesdale. Munro, a former javelin thrower who only became…