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Presentation of Song Moo Kwan Dan certificates

Congratulations to all new Dan graduates! Comments for each student by GM Mark Richardson

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Manchester Taekwondo Schools is back on-site!

Classes in various venues across the West of Manchester and Salford have finally resumed! Monday 21st June 2021 saw the return of MTS students to on-site training to the great pleasure of everyone from the youngest student to our dedicated … Continue reading

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Manchester Taekwondo Schools holds its first ever online Poomsae championship!

First ever England Spring Online Poomsae Open took place on 22nd May 2021 Circumstances in the UK with the COVID pandemic meant that this spring again, we weren’t able to hold it usual two-day championship and so decided to offer … Continue reading

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Success at the first ever Online Poomsae Competition!

A year ago, the thought of taking part in an online Poomsae competition would have sounded rather puzzling and most definitely unfeasible. However, in February 2021 this is exactly what 17 of our club members did! William The Marshall Cup … Continue reading

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First ever online Song Moo Kwan black belt grading

2020 will probably come down as being the oddest year in living memory the whole world over. When we, at Manchester Taekwondo Schools, started training online five times a week, we thought that at the most we would limit the … Continue reading

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Reinventing training during the coronavirus confinement!

The whole country in full lockdown for five weeks now, we had to quickly re-think how to continue our training. For the first two weeks, students were set challenges by GM Mark Richardson, like planking record (girls’ winner Grace with … Continue reading

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Visit to Song Moo Kwan North Africa

On Saturday 29th February 2020 and Sunday 1st March, GM Mark Richardson, SMK UK President, and GM Guy Jones, SMK Europe President, lead two full days of technical seminars in Tangiers and Rabat, organised by Master Abdelilah Khoudali, of SMK … Continue reading

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British Spring Open 2020 – Enter your players!

Manchester Sport Taekwondo has been hosting this prestigious tournament for 31 consecutive years and has grown larger and more successful with more than 600 participants from 11 countries. Many among you are regular participants of this family-oriented tournament usually held … Continue reading

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Success in Naples!

2020 started on high notes! On 26th January, a small contingent led by GM Mark Richardson, was in Naples in Italy, to take part in the “Terra delle Sirene” competition held in Sorrento. The team came back with 7 gold, … Continue reading

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Supreme Grand Master Hee Ro’s visit

In February 2019, Manchester Sport Taekwondo was honoured to welcome Supreme Grand Master Hee Ro, son of Song Moo Kwan’s founder SGM Biyung Jick Ro, for a week end of worskhops forcusing on the traditional aspects of the martial art … Continue reading

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