45 years of Stoke UTA Taekwondo

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re sharing the stories of our members. In this feature we find out more about Stoke UTA Taekwondo and Master Peter Johnson. Stoke UTA Taekwondo is a longstanding club having operated for 45 years under Master Peter Johnson (7th Dan). With branches in Stoke-on-Trent and Cheshire the club…

Success with the Southampton University Taekwondo Club

A feature on the Southampton University Taekwondo Club. As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re sharing the stories of our members. In this feature we find out more about Southampton University Taekwondo Club and speak with Oli Perez and Isra Ilyas about why they do Taekwondo. Southampton University Taekwondo Club has been going strong…

News round-up – April 2022

Here’s a wrap-up of news, events, member stories, blogs and updates from the last month. Blogs & member stories Taking up Taekwondo An interview with Karla Jaeger-Collins, a member of the Dorset Taekwondo Association. From Iran to Wales – a Taekwondo Journey An interview with Ebrahim Asskaravi of the Cardiff Taekwondo Academy. Taekwondo and Self-Defence…

Taking up Taekwondo

An interview with Karla Jaeger-Collins, a member of the Dorset Taekwondo Association. As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re sharing the stories of our members. In this feature Karla Jaeger-Collins, a member of the Dorset Taekwondo Association, talks about how and why she started Taekwondo in her forties and why you should try Taekwondo…

From Iran to Wales – a Taekwondo Journey

An interview with Ebrahim Asskaravi of the Cardiff Taekwondo Academy. As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re continuing to share the stories of our members. In this feature we find out more about Master Ebrahim Asskaravi of the Cardiff Taekwondo Academy, his taekwondo journey from Iran to Wales and his top tips for finding…

A bright future is on the Horizon

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re continuing to share the stories of our members. In this feature we find out more about the Horizon Taekwondo Academy and hear from their members who have continued with Taekwondo and some who have taken up the sport for the first time. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic…

News round-up – March 2022

Here’s a wrap-up of news, events and updates from the last month. Blogs & member stories CEO blog Moving through March. First Assistant Coach completes new course Steven Pettigrew from Cumbria Taekwondo Kendal became the first British Taekwondo member to complete the Assistant Coach Award. Army Taekwondo Training Camp and Competition Report from the recent…

A real passion for Taekwondo

We’re always excited to hear news & updates from our member clubs. We are celebrating our 40th year in 2022 and in this feature we shine a light on one of British Taekwondo’s newest clubs – Passion Taekwondo – which opened in Southampton this year. The doors of a brand-new taekwondo club opened on the…

Blazing a trail with the Lisburn Taekwondo Club

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re sharing the stories of our members. In this feature we find out more about 6th Dan Instructor Peter Stewart and the Lisburn Taekwondo Club in Northern Ireland. I started Taekwondo in 1985 and trained for one year, however I had to stop sport due to an injury….

Nicola Russell, taking an elite pathway through Taekwondo

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations we’re sharing the stories of our members. In this feature we hear from Nicola Russell from the Elite Martial Arts Academy in East Kilbride, Scotland about her Taekwondo journey. Hi, my name is Nicola Russell. I’m now a Kukkiwon 2nd Dan and part of the GB Para Poomsae…

British Taekwondo is celebrating its 40th year in 2022

This year marks British Taekwondo’s 40th year and we’re keen to hear and share your memories from the past four decades. From achievements to events, to club milestones to training, from competitions to travel and more, we want to hear about all the wonderful things that have kept our members involved in taekwondo – and…