The Final UKTA’s National Course and Black Belt grading of 2023 was hosted by Grand Master Williamson in Elgin at the Moray Sports Centre on September 15th – 17th.   

During the course our Grand Masters John Williamson, Michael Prewett, John Taylor and Gary Miller covered all aspects of Taekwon-Do including Fundamental movements working through all 24 Patterns, Sparring, Power, Flying Technique and Self- Defence. 

There was also an opportunity for some of the attendees to take their Dan promotions in front of the Grand Masters on the Sunday. 
Full results of the grading are listed below. 

Congratulations to all the successful grading candidates

Promoted to V Dan
Don WardAbingdon TKD
Ian SpencerSoar Valley
Promoted to III Dan
Rashid AmassoulRedhill TKD
Mark LorrisonAbingdon TKD
Ramak FarahaniThames Valley Taekwon Do
Thomas WilliamsCardiff North Taekwon Do School
James SorbySoar Valley
Hannah YoungCrawley Down Taekwon Do School
Kiera Taverner-NsuntaExeter Taekwon Do
Promoted to II Dan
Stewart RiddochSpeyside School of Taekwon Do
James BarrRedhill TKD
Graeme BellSpeyside School of Taekwon Do
Kirpal GurmThames Valley Taekwon Do
Joshua HealdFairwater
Aimee MarshallElgin
Catrin HolmesCardiff School of Self Defence
Thomas BickellCrawley Down Taekwon Do School
Lara NicholasCardiff School of Self Defence
Tea PiperThames Valley Taekwon Do
Emilia HopeCardiff School of Self Defence
Megan LockleyThames Valley Taekwon Do
Naveh KrausVale TKD
Promoted to I Dan
Rebecca PadfieldExeter Taekwon Do
Arthur McClintockVale TKD
Sophie HardmanThames Valley Taekwon Do
Max McClintock Vale TKD
Nyah Davidson-RaineElgin
Amine AlhouariThames Valley Taekwon Do
Natasha TurnerVale TKD
George GrahamThames Valley Taekwon Do
Oscar BarrettNEST TKD
Thomas BurgessElgin
Ivan BiriukovRAM Taekwon Do
Beth PriceNEST TKD
Dinis LinharesThames Valley Taekwon Do