On Sunday 26th April, TTA London attended the 27th TTA British Team Championships in Glasgow with a mix of first time competitors and veteran competitors/referees. Many thanks to the organisers for another extremely successful event, and to Mr Bender for accompanying us and providing his coaching, advice and support throughout the competition. Here are the […]
The May bank holiday weekend heralded the return of the two day TTA London Sparring Course. Now in its second year, the weekend has earnt its place in the TTA calendar with a large dose of sparring drills, fitness training and valuable insight from Grandmaster Loh. The course introduced a variety of new team agility […]
Saturday 21st March saw the return of one of the most challenging events in the TTA calendar, the Leeds sparing course. Those of us who attended last year enjoyed an intense six hour day of training punctuated by a short water break, and this year was just as rewarding. Led by Grandmaster Loh, the day […]
All Traditional Taekwondo Association members are invited to the 2nd Annual London Sparring Course, conducted by Grandmaster Loh DATES: Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May 2015 TIMES: 9.30am course registration, 10am – 4.30pm training on both days VENUE: Central Foundation Boys’ School, Cowper Street, Islington, London, EC2A 4SH (next to Old Street tube station) Please bring full sparring […]
Training starts again in 2015 on: Tuesday 6th January for Barbican Sunday 11th January for Southwark For new beginners, our next Barbican special session for beginners is on Tuesday 13th January 2015 and the next Southwark special session for beginners is on Sunday 18th January 2015. Get ready to burn off those mince pies!
The 17th annual TTA Summer School was held from 7 – 12 September 2014, led by Grand Master Loh 9th Dan. This year the London TTA was represented by veterans Chantal Lew Kum Hoi, Chris Gilmartin, Richard Price, Tricia Eghagha, Maria Carapeto and newbies Charlotte Foong, Anthony Cornwell and Lennon Chirebvu. As previous attendees will confess, there’s […]
The 10th and 11th of May saw the first of what we hope to be an annual event: the TTA sparring course hosted in London and led by Grandmaster Loh. We had a fantastic attendance with thirty-six students -the majority came from London, but we were also joined by seniors from Nottingham and Leeds. Registration […]
On the 15th June 2014, the first Callander Cup Competition took place in Scotland. The London team met for dinner the night before the competition to socialise, share last minute tips and find out more about the competition schedule. The Callander Cup consisted of individual poomsae (patterns) and kyorugi (sparring), with the results equating to […]
After having attended the fun Leeds course, we were already having withdrawal symptoms and there it was, the Scottish Sparring Course. The course saw similar attendance to the Leeds course with a majority of students from Scotland, for a full day (6 hours). Those who had attended the previous course found this as a part […]
Please note the following TTA London results from the recent TTA black belt gradings: Jemima Kingsley – 3rd Dan Sarah Shum – 1st Dan Many congratulations to them all! These are fantastic achievements and hopefully will inspire others to follow in their footsteps.