GTUK : News

  • 3rd Degree and above training 19th Jan

    3rd degree & above training… (All welcome) Sports Connexion – Ryton on Dunsmore Sat 19th January 2019 – 10.00am – 4pm It is “important” that all attend to improve and not let others down. The session will be in depth on all aspects of TKD…. A register will be called to check on none attendance (England […]

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  • Promotion

    Mr Bob Borja (Germany) promoted to 7th degree black belt Master Auciello and I would like to congratulate Mr Bob Borja (Germany) on his promotion to 7th degree black belt over the weekend. To also thank all the instructors who managed to make the weekend for their help in making the event run smoothly, you […]

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  • Mr Andrew Holmes 6th Degree 6th Dan

    Congratulations on your 6th degree international promotional pass, Mr Andrew Holmes. Well deserved, you prepared well. Test date 07/10/2017 – International Examiners Board 

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  • Official welcome to new group Taekwon-Do Central joining

    The GTUK would like to officially welcome Mr Robert Borja and his group (Taekwon-Do Central, Germany) who recently applied to join our organisation.   The GTUK would like to officially welcome Mr John Cartwright and his group (Pype Hayes TKD) who recently applied to join our organisation. Our Instructors look forward to supporting and working […]

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  • International Test Congratulations

    Congratulations to the following on your 4th degree international promotional passes, Mrs Leanne Wright, Mr Roy Quadling, Mr Geoff Heath, Mr Dirk Sumners. Well deserved, you all prepared well. Test date 22/04/2016 – Examiners Board

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  • 25 years Anniversary’

    I was pleasantly surprised when I was told today that the Wellingborough club has been part of our association now for 25 years this month “How time fly’s” I can still remember doing the opening seminar for the club, the hall was packed with students, and the day was very successful. Mr Steven King 6th […]

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  • UITF Event Calendar & 2015 WC Results

    UITF Event Calendar First Half Year 2016…. 2015 World Championships results are listed on website www.uitfwc2015.com Jan 24th 2016 – Free black belt training + Test -Enfield CT USA – Contact [email protected] Feb 27-28th 2016 – UITF Winter Getaway – Tampa, Florida USA – Contact [email protected] Mar 13th 2016 – Free black belt training + […]

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  • Greetings

    Dear Instructors, Members, and Parents, wishing you and your families a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Because we are so busy at this time I apologize for no club card this year, hope you understand. Thank you for your wonderful gifts and cards I have received, it makes me truly delighted that our […]

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  • ITF Certificate Presentations

    Please note To all successful black belt applicants from last November’s degree test. ITF International black belt certificates will be presented by GMO at your local club (this quarter grading) Please make sure you attend. All certificates are “personally signed” by taekwon-do pioneer and legend GM Kwang Sung Hwang K-9-1 Congratulations to all successful black […]

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  • GTUK Instructor nominated for national award

    Richard Auciello

    Mr Auciello needs your votes for a chance to win national award. The nominees for the prestigious What’s On 4 2014 Junior Awards in association with Drayton Manor have just been announced – and the GTUKs Mr Richard Auciello is amongst them! This exciting awards programme, which is once again supported by babyworld.co.uk & Glam […]

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  • Christmas Greetings from Grand Master O

    Christmas Greetings from GMO Hello all instructors, black belts, students, and parents. Firstly I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas & Prosperous New Year for 2014. This year has seen enormous success and leap forward in every way for our association, so I would like to highlight a few particular moments […]

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  • Success at weekend course

    GTUK England

    GTUK England kick started the new black belt technical course off with flying colours. GM Oldham presented the in-depth two day course and was assisted by his celebrated senior team. The objective of the course was to standardize the new technical knowledge gained since joining the U-ITF and its founder and president GM Hwang, K.S. […]

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  • Hong Kong Report 2013

    The GTUK was again invited to the Hong Kong Cyber Port by Mister Nelson Chew of the GCITF. This year a small select few we’re able to attend this event. Mr Darren Twelvetree, Will Dewey and John Bowman-Yard. Their travels are well documented in pictures on Facebook and in the following report. With great expectations […]

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  • In memory of Master John Black

    We are very saddened to hear of Master Jonny Black’s sudden departure from us all. He was always sincere, humble, and put a smile on anyone’s face. A true gentleman & friend…. We wish Johns family our sincere condolences at this very sad time. Our thoughts are also with Masters Ray Gayle, and Mark Ogborne […]

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  • Message from UITF World ChampsTornament Board

    Unified Taekwon-Do World Championships OVER 27 NATIONS COMPETING ONE FOUNDER Gen Choi – ONE ITF TAEKWON-DO – ONE UNIFIED TAEKWON-DO Unified ITF Open 2013 World Championships The first ever Unified Taekwondo Open World Championships hosted in London. A World Championships administered and organised in under 3 months notice by the host UITF-UK. (UITF-UK has 12,000 […]

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  • Julia’s Sky Dive for Acorns

    acorns hospice

    The words ‘Terminally ill’ and ‘Child’ should never have to be used in the same sentence, but it’s a sad fact of life that from time to time they are. So for that reason, on Sunday 22nd September I shall be jumping out of an aeroplane, at a height of 10,000 feet, in the hope […]

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  • Warm Up for Worlds

    With two world championships coming up later in the year, members of the GTUK England Squad took this opportunity to sharpen up their ring skills with other groups within the Unified International Taekwon-do Federation. This event, organised by the Heart of England Taekwon-do group, took place in the town of Alfreton in north Derbyshire. There […]

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  • What a day!!! GTUK Black Belt Grading

    Black Belt Promotional Test

    It just gets better… Got home a couple of hours ago from a really fantastic weekend away at the bi-annual GTUK Black Belt Grading Congratulations to everyone involved – Obviously to GM Oldham and to his amazing team of International Instructors, all of the other instructors and assistants who worked so hard to make this […]

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  • Black Belt Promotional Test Report

    Black Belt Promotional Test

    Black Belt Promotional Test Reports…. Congratulations to all who participated in these half year black belt promotional tests. Again the organization from all instructors involved was second to none “A big thank you to you all”. The extra large turnout called for an early start and the test was well on its way by 10.00 […]

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  • Mr Dirk Sumners message of thanks

    Dirk Sumners

    Around 20 years ago I started a new hobby which grew to become one of greatest influences in my life. For years after starting this ‘hobby’ I searched for a group of like minded people who would welcome me, encourage me and inspire me. About four years ago I found this group of people and […]

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