British Taekwondo Control Board

British Taekwondo Control Board

Infobox_Organization
name = British Taekwondo Control Board


caption =
membership = 11,000
headquarters = Mansfield, NOTTS, UK
formation = 1982
website =

The British Taekwondo Control Board (BTCB) is a member of the World Taekwondo Federation. The BTCB is also a member of the British Olympic Association (BOA), the European Taekwondo Union (ETU) and British Taekwondo Council (BTC). The BTCB was established in 1982 and is the Governing Body for World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Taekwondo in the United Kingdom. The function of the BTCB includes responsibility for the selection of National Teams to compete at International and Olympic level. cite web|url=http://www.britishtaekwondo.org.uk/about-british-taekwondo-control-board-welcome.html | title=BTCB ]

The 5 Tenets of BTCB (WTF Style) Taekwondo

* Etiquette
* Modesty
* Perseverance
* Self Control
* Indomitable Spirit

The BTCB (WTF Style) Taekwondo Student Oath

* To Observance the tenets of Taekwondo
* To have respect for instructors and fellow students
* To never misuse the artof taekwondo
* To be a champion of freedom and justice
* To help build a more peaceful world

Advancement

Advancing through the belts is done by a system of gradings. Gradings are typically held in 3 month cycles at regional training centres across the UK. Grading systems will typically consist of line work, patterns, theory, and sparring. Students can typically advance through the belts at a rate of 1 Kup every 3 months.

Belts

BTCB uses the following system of Belt Gradings:

* 10th Kup - White belt (white signifies innocence, as a student with no previous knowledge of Taekwondo)
* 9th Kup - White belt with yellow tag
* 8th Kup - Yellow belt (yellow signifies earth, from which the metaphorical plant sprouts forth and takes root as the foundations of Taekwondo are laid)
* 7th Kup - Yellow belt with green tag
* 6th Kup - Green belt (green signifies the plant's growth as skills are developed)
* 5th Kup - Green belt with blue tag
* 4th Kup - Blue belt (blue signifies heaven, towards which the plant is growing as training progresses)
* 3rd Kup - Blue belt with red tag
* 2nd Kup - Red belt (red signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning opponents)
* 1st Kup - Red belt with black tag
* 1st Dan - Black belt (black is opposite to white and signifies maturity and proficiency in taekwondo)

BTCB (WTF Style) uses the Hyung#Poomsae style of teaching Taekwondo.

References

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Unión Europea de Taekwondo — La Unión Europea de Taekwondo (en inglés, European Taekwondo Union, o ETU) es la institución que se dedica a regular las normas del taekwondo en Europa, así como de celebrar periódicamente competiciones y eventos en cada una de sus disciplinas.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chen Zhong — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen. Chen Zhong Born 22 November 1982 (1982 11 22) (age 28) Jiaozuo, Henan, People s Republic of China Residence People s Republic of China …   Wikipedia

  • Mixed martial arts — For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. Mixed martial arts Junior dos Santos (white shorts) and Shane Carwin (black shorts) fight before referee Herb Dean in the main event of UFC 131 in Vancouver, British… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of sports — The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to sports: Sport – a physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively, sports can be played on land, in water and in the air.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sport in Pakistan — Along with Champions of Squash and Hockey, Cricket is the by far the most popular sport in Pakistan, and they have been considered the most dominant country in the sport of cricket, with numerous records under.[1] Traditional sports like Kabaddi… …   Wikipedia

  • Gaza flotilla raid — Coordinates: 32°38′28″N 33°34′02″E /  …   Wikipedia

  • Concerns and controversies over the 2008 Summer Olympics — 2008 Summer Olympics Bid process Venues Marketing Concerns and controversies Torch relay (route) Opening ceremony (flag bearers) Medal table (medalists) Closing ceremony Event calendar …   Wikipedia

  • BOCOG — XXIX. Olympische Sommerspiele Teilnehmende Mannschaften 204 Teilnehmende Athleten 11.126[1] Wettbew …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beijing 2008 — XXIX. Olympische Sommerspiele Teilnehmende Mannschaften 204 Teilnehmende Athleten 11.126[1] Wettbew …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Olympia 2008 — XXIX. Olympische Sommerspiele Teilnehmende Mannschaften 204 Teilnehmende Athleten 11.126[1] Wettbew …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”