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Welcome to the Official website of the United Kingdom Taekwon-​Do Association (UKTA).
The longest running and the Original Taekwon-​Do organisation in the UK – Est 1967 by Grandmaster Rhee Ki Ha

Grandmaster John F Williamson UKTA President


Looking to Learn Taekwon-Do?

Want to get fit, learn self-defence or gain self-confidence.
Taekwon-Do can help you gain all of these and so much more.

To find a school near you have a look at our Find a school page by clicking on the button below.

We look forward to welcoming you at a class near you soon.

All of our Instructors are qualified to teach the Art, fully insured and enhanced disclosure PVG/CRB checked.


Already an instructor?

Looking for something new, want to be part of a large Taekwon-Do family, need help with personal progression.

The UKTA can help provide access to:

  • ‘Internationally’ recognised grades and qualifications
  • National competitions, seminars and training courses
  • Support from our highly experienced Grandmasters and Masters
  • National Squad training leading to potential International selection


News and Events

AGM 2018
The UKTA’s 51st Annual Congress (AGM) will take place at the Guildford Spectrum on Saturday 10th November 2018 6.30pm. Guildford
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UK Open 2018
The 2018 UK Open will take place on 10th and 11th of November at the Guildford Spectrum in Surrey. This
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National Squad Training
The National squads for ITF England, ITF Scotland and ITF Wales are stepping up preparations for the 2019 European Championships
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Scottish Open 2018
The 2018 Scottish Championships is being held at the Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility, a world class sports centre used by
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National Black Belt Grading Results
The UKTA’s second National black belt course of 2018 was conducted by Grandmaster Williamson IX, Grandmaster Taylor IX and Master
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World Championships 2018
The UKTA was well represented by our members from Scotland, England and Wales at the ITF 13th Junior and 8th
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Black Belt Course and Grading
The next National Seminar and Grading will take place from 7th-9th September 2018, at the University of Leicester. Roger Bettles
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New Master Promotion
The UKTA are proud to announce the promotion of Master Philip Taverner 7th Degree, following a successful test in front
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New Master Promotions
It is with heartfelt pleasure and pride that I announce four senior promotions announced at the 26th ITF Congress held at the 20th ITFWorld Championships
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