The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board today (31st January 2015) announced that Taekwondo will have the honour of making its historic debut in the Paralympic Games at Tokyo 2020.
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Over 500 athletes from 20 countries competed at the Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships in Edinburgh last weekend. This was the first time the games had been held in Scotland and it was a full house of excited spectators at the Meadowbank Stadium where the championships were held.
In October 2014 Quest Taekwondo hosted it’s first Open Championships in Sheffield since Chief Instructor, Mike McKenzie, returned from his role in the 2012 Olympic Games.
Our team have just returned from a very successful trip to the British International Open Competition in Aylesbury. The day saw 8 of our players compete and we came home happy with 8 medals.
Quest Taekwondo training does meet the physiological needs of competition - It’s been proven!
Congratulations to Harriet Akeroyd for having been awarded Leeds University’s prestigious Sports Scholarship award. The award supports elite athletes as they combine academic and sporting excellence during their time at university.
It was that time again. Time for all those parents, grandparents, friends and family who sit on the sidelines every lesson to get up and have a go. What better reason than for such a great cause - Children in Need 2014!
This year Quest Taekwondo took a strong team of 18 to the British National Championships 2014, which were held at Manchester Velodrome on the 20th and 21st of September.
Last Saturday Quest Taekwondo put on a Community Games event at the local Penistone Grammar School Sports Facility.
Quest took a team to compete at the Austrian Open on the 31st May/1st June. Significantly cheaper flights, and the opportunity for a bit of team rest and relaxation, gave us the opportunity to travel out early Wednesday morning.