Training days - Tuesdays 6:15-8:15pm at the Sugden Sports Centre in Activity Room 1
Thursdays - 7-9pm at the Union in the dance studio, second floor
Saturdays – 11-2pm at The Union in the dance studio, second floor
MMU Taekwondo is open to everyone and all styles of Taekwondo, we cater to both beginners and advanced, ITF and WTF. The club is now 6 years old and are currently the British University Taekwondo League (BUTL) champions (2016) winning 30 Gold Medals, Northwest Champions (2016) and were named MMU Sports Club of the Year in 2015. In 2015 we also won MMU sport event of the year for our annual charity fight night. We hold a variety of different socials weekly as well as hanging out after most training sessions. We go on an annual club holiday every year in the past we have been to Tenerife and Bulgaria. We are one big family here at MMU Tae Kwon-do and we would love it if you joined us!
In July 2016 we packed our bags and headed off to Poland and made history by being the first University club to be invited to a European competition. Here we were crowned the first ever University club to become European champions after winning 2 Golds, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal.
In September 2017 we made history again, after our success at Europeans we were the first ever university club to be invited to the World Championships in Holland. Here we were crowned the fist ever university club to become World championships after winning a grand total of 31 world champ medals, 3 Gold, 13 Silver and 15 Bronze.
We teach self-defence and Taekwondo training syllabus as well as offering competitive opportunities for patterns and sparring.
Our £90 yearly Membership covers all training sessions throughout the year, insurance, entry to all our seminars and all competition entry and travel.
We currently have an Elite Competition Squad, Developmental Competition Squad and a Demo squad. Each of these are open to all grades.
Club Chair: Alexandra Hume (ITF)
Vice Chair: Rosie Walford III Degree (WTF)
Captain: Jacob Pyrah II Degree (TAGB)
Secretary: Joao Nogueira (ITF)
Social Sec: Carlton Jorge Benjamin (ITF)
Club Consultant: Dan Tuley II Degree (ITF)
Club Consultant: Harry Lee (ITF)
Instructor: Ross Sharman IV Degree (ITF)