On Saturday 28th July, two Beccles Taekwon-do Black Belt students travelled to Loughborough University campus to compete in the BUTL (British Universities Taekwondo League) Open Championships, a competition bringing together all factions of Taekwondo, ITF (International Taekwondo Federation) and WT (World Taekwondo).
Mrs Mazza won Silver for Patterns and just missed out on the Destruction Gold by 1 break
Mr Drake won Bronze for Patterns
Attending the Tournament were:
3 Grand Masters
lead by Grand Master Rhee Ki Ha, who was responsible for introducing Tae Kwon-Do to the UK in 1967,
and instructor of our own GTUK Grand Master Oldham.
24 Masters in attendance (including GTUK Master Richard Auciello)
403 Individual Competitors
All ITF Groups represented
105 Taekwon-do Schools Represented
University Student National team in attendance
Olympic Torch Bearer in attendance
British Royal Marines squad in attendance
If you would like to come and try Taekwondo then join us for
a Free Session and Free T-shirt at
The Venue, Ringsfield Road, Beccles
Mondays and Thursdays 7-8.30pm. Ages 5 and up.
Visit www.beccles-taekwondo.co.uk for more information.