The best place for Kukkiwon Taekwondo in the UK
The UKTDC is a fast growing Kukkiwon Taekwondo group in the United Kingdom. We host regular competitions, have regular squad training, referee courses and coaching courses, plus poomsae and sparring courses for judges and referees.
The UKTDC is an independent UK National Kukkiwon registered Organisation.
Our chairman/vice-chairman and referee director are also fully qualified international referee/judges. Through consultation with our members we have identified 4 inter-related strategic priorities to support our vision;
Increase participation in Taekwondo
To develop a co-ordinated approach to community provision and widen access to the appropriate opportunities in Clubs, Education and Community settings
Strengthen pathways for people to progress and improve
Provide quality coaching programmes and personnel to support and nurture talent to succeed as the best in the world
Improve the quality of teaching and learning
Create and support a network of highly skilled coaches, officials, volunteers, administrators and teachers committed to sharing good practice, resources and expertise to enable all athletes to fulfil their needs and realise their potential, working in line with the Kukkiwon accepted regulations.
Build an integrated and well managed network of clubs across the organisation
The creation of a diverse, sustainable, well managed and integrated network of clubs working together to enable all people to fulfil their needs and realise their potential.
To continuously improve the standard of *Kukkiwon style Taekwondo in the United Kingdom
To put the martial art and sport of Taekwondo first and foremost
To remain open and transparent at all times
To embrace and develop new friendships
To have the next British champions
To gain funding from grass roots to the elite
To continue to provide the highest standards of teaching through the continuous development of our coaching programmes and syllabus whilst adhering to the standards set by the Kukkiwon
To promote the development of Kukkiwon, the sport and the martial art aspects of Taekwondo
To ensure full participation in Kukkiwon Taekwondo for all people, irrespective of race, sex, religion, or disability
To promote the 5 tenets, inherent in Kukkiwon Taekwondo
To provide a pathway so all competitors from grass roots to world class level in both poomsae and sparring benefit
To develop, nurture and fully support all UKTDC students at every level
To help qualify our Dan grade members with Kukkiwon certification
We encourage participation from instructors, students, parents and volunteers wherever possible.