Dorset TaeKwonDo

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dtkd train with GB OLYMPIC Gold Medallist

10 members of dtkd recently went to a seminar with Jade Jones (GB Olympic Gold Medallist) . This is what Cassidy, one of dtkds junior black belts had to say about the session. Training...

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London 2012 Olympics and DTA involvement

Dorset Taekwondo Association is please to announce that it is heavily involved in the London 2012 olympic Taekwondo Ryan Proudley (assistant instructor) is going to be one of the few Tourchbearers! Ryan was nominated...

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Olympic Torch Relay & Sports Festival

Dorset Taekwondo Association club instructor Ryan Proudley was nominated to carry the Olympic Torch by Master Naraine. Amazingly he was selected. Ryan carried the Olympic Torch on one of the most hight profile parts...

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British National Championships (September 2013)

A two man squad consisting of Marcin Tata (A-class +87Kg) & Adam Kacperek (Veteran -80kg) travelled to the Manchester Velodrome to take part in the British Taekwondo National Championships on 7/8th Sept 2013. They...

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Grading Tests

Grading Tests (Exams) for coloured (kup) belts are held quarterly. We are lucky enough to have many high grade black belts who will, by invitation, come and sit on the examiners panel. Tests consists of...

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Belt System in Tae Kwon Do

Belt System in Taekwondo 6 belt colours are used to show an individuals progress. Belts are organised in the following order: White, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red and Black. Between each belt you also have...

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History of Tae Kwon Do

Where Taekwondo Began In the past, people had no alternative when defending themselves but their hands and body. So this is where the basic techniques began. Even when alternative methods of fighting and defending...

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Instructor Profiles

All the Instructors are very highly qualified. As well as years of experience teaching taekwondo, they have all complete a British Taekwondo (BT) instructors courses. The BT instructors course includes training in Child Protection,...

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Dorset Taekwondo Association…

…is the collective name for the WTF (Olympic) Taekwondo clubs in Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole areas. Most of the Clubs were originally started back in the mid/late 1980’s. Many of them are now run...