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  • World Championship Medal for Simone

    A Massive congratulations to Scorpion player Simone Abley on her Bronze medal at this years Cadet World Championships held in Baku Azerbaijan.

    Simone was part of the GB National Team for the 1st ever World Championships for Cadet players.

    Simone won 3 matches on her way to winning a Bronze medal defeating AKSIUTCHYK, KATSIARYNA from Belarus 29-1, KOVALENKO, MICHELLE of Italy 22-2, PAN, VLADA of Uzbekistan inher quarter final 26-5 before losing out in her semi final to Irans SHOJAEI RAD, ZAHRA.

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  • British Taekwondo Dan Grading May 2014

    A Huge Congratulations to the Successful Scorpion Students who passed their Dan Gradings this weekend, 100% pass rate achieved.

    Well Done to our new 1st Pooms

    Daniel Brown

    Amie Fairbrother

    Lorna Ball

    And also a massive well done to our new 3rd Dan Black Belt

    Tony Umpleby

    Scorpion Coaches are very proud!

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  • Simone wins Scorpion Taekwondo's 32nd Major Medal

    Congratulations to Scorpion Taekwonod's Simone Abley after winning Bronze at the Cadet European Championships in Bucharest, Romania on sunday.

    Simone who was part of the Great Britain National Cadet Team competed in the female -59kgs. Simone won 2 matches on her way to the semi finals defeating Serbia 10-4 & Holland on golden point, Simone then lost out to the eventual winner from Croatia who was the favourite to win the category.

    Simone becomes Scorpion Taekwondo's 32nd major medal winner (the list can be found in the hall of famebutton)

    Congratulations also to the rest of the GB Team including Viroshan Gnanapandithan on winning gold, Tia Thompson & Leah Moorby on their Bronze medals.

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  • Scorpions in Denmark

    A massive well done to the Scorpion Team who competed at the Copenhagen Cup over the weekend.

    Scorpions took 8 players winning 1 Gold, 1 Silver & 3 Bronze with the rest of the team losing very close quarter finals.

    Results:

    GOLD - Daniel McGeoghan senior male +87kgs

    SILVER - Dominic Naylor Junior male -59kgs

    BRONZE- Emily Watson Junior female -49kgs

    BRONZE - Ryan Butt Junior male -48kgs

    BRONZE - Brandon Naylor Junior male -63kgs

    A great Comp with some outstanding performances!

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  • Quest 1-1 Fight Day - Bradford (3rd March 2013)

    Scorpions took a group of mostly novice fighters to the recent 1-1 competition at Bradford. Well done to all who competed and keep up the hard work, here are their results:

    Isabelle Adamsons won 27-6 (stoppage) against Liverpool Elite

    Holly Frost won 15-13 against Chi Taekwondo

    Niomi Whitehead won on golden point after drawing 9-9 against Viper Taekwondo

    Kevin Lidgett won also on golden point after drawing 5-5 against Premier Taekwondo

    Eben Thompson won 2 matches:

    1st match won 8-1 against Kings

    2nd match won 14-6 against Kangchul

    Shane Burgin also won 2 matches against:

    1st match won by K.O against Unite Tkd

    2nd match won 7-0 against Quest Tkd

    Ryan Holmes & Ben Stevens also competed

    Also well done to the other Scorpion clubs who competed results can be found on their own web pages

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  • Referee course

    Well Done to the following Scorpions who recentley passed their British Taekwondo Judges qualifications.

    Scorpion Instructor Michelle Lettin successfully passed her Class 1 Centre Referee Refresher course and Gill Fairbrother was promoted from a class 2 Centre Referee to a Class 1.

    Tracey Tucker successfully passed her Class 3 Corner Judge Refresher Course and Jason Frost qualified as a Class 3 Corner Judge for the 1st time.

    Well Done to all

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  • Swedish Open 2013

    Well Done to Daniel Brown on winning his first A Class Medal at this years Trelleborg Open in Sweden.

    9yr old Daniel who competed in the childrens -30kgs division received a bye before facing Olsen, Frederik Emil. Olsen won his 1st match against Denmark 3-0 before facing Daniel in the semi final. Daniel fought excellent drawing the match 5-5 and losing out on a close golden point round. Olsen went on to win the final 6-0. A massive well done on his Bronze medal.

    Other Scorpions to compete were:

    Emily Watson in the Junior Female -46kgs, who again had a tough draw facing Charanawat, Napaporn of Thailand National Team, the Thai player winning her 1st match against Russia 25-1. Emily fought excellent against the very good player from Thailand losing a very close head shot match 11-14. Ben Tucker was another Junior to compete this time in Junior male -68kgs. Ben won his 1st match against Denmarks Mlvig, Jonas 12-10 before losing out to the outstanding Thailand National Team Player Rachwongsa, Danunai.

    Senior Players Caroline Fisher in thr senior female -53kgs won her 1st match 5-2 against Sweden before losing out in her quarter final to Russia 4-5. Niall Gibson lost out to Serbia 5-9 and Stella Whitehead lost to Holland.

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  • Poomsae Judge Course

    Congratulations to Trudy Warner & Jason Frost who both passed the recent Poomse Judge course and michelle Lettin who also took the refresher course.

    Well Done to our new judges

    Keep watching out for details of our new Scorpion Poomsae Team - New Team sessions coming soon!

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  • NTC Open 2013

    A Great Start to the year saw a small Scorpion Team win 3rd Place Team Trophy at the NTC Open. This year NTC was run on the Daedo electronic scoring system for cadet/junior & senior players in the A Class categorys.

    GOLD medals were won by BRANDON NAYLOR (Scorpion Tkd Centre) in the Junior male -55kgs, Brandon defeating Kristian Kinnon from Scotland in the semi-final before an all Naylor final against brother Dominic (Scorpion Tkd Centre) who won SILVER after he won his semi-final against Kanghan. DANIEL BROWN (Scorpion Tkd Centre) was again on top form winning 3 matches in the peewee male -30kgs division adding another GOLD medal to his collection. He also competed for the 1st time in the cadet -33kgs giving away 3kgs & and still only 9yrs old, fought really well winning his 1st match against SWAT before losing out to the much stronger Mason Yarrow from Ultimate. OLIVER BALL (TM Scorpion) also won again in peewee noivce -23kgs, winning 4 matches on his way to GOLD. Oliver won his 1st match 19-3 against NTC, 2nd match 14-1 against WLM, he then won his semi-final 7-0 against Central of Scotland before winning by K.O in the final. Double Gold for the Ball brothers with ASHLEY BALL (TM Scorpion) also winning GOLD in the Cadet Novice -33kgs. Ashley won his semi-final against Quest 4-1 to set up an all Scorpion final against Shane Burgin (Scorpion Tkd Centre) who won his semi-final against also against Quest 7-2. Shane competeing in two divisions lost out in the cadets to his Scorpion Team mate Ashley, shane winning SILVER. Shane also won silver in peewee novices -30kgs, winning 2 matches before losing out in the final. TOM SMITH (Edlington Scorpions) also won GOLD in the cadet male -49kgs division after winning his final against NTC. LAURIE MCLELLAND (Edlington Scorpions) was another Gold medal winner in the junior female novice -63kgs, winning her final against Buzz Tkd.

    There was also a SILVER medal for KEVIN LIDGETT (Scorpion Tkd Centre) in the senior male -87kgs, Kev won his semi-final 1-0 against Milton Keynes before losing out in the final against Ultimate. Bronze medal for IAN BALL (TM Scorpion) in the senior novice division, Ian losing out 10-5 in his semi-final match.

    Coaches on the day were:

    Peter Adamsons (Scorpion Tkd Centre)

    Adele Deakes (Scorpion Tkd Centre)

    Tony Morgan (TM Scorpions)

    Ian Fairhurst (Edlington Scorpions)

    Pictured is Oliver Ball from TM Scorpions with his gold medal.

    Well Done to Everyone who competed!

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  • Scorpion Taekwondo Centre - End Of Year Awards 2012

    The following students received Awards for Outstanding Achievement throughout 2012.

    Congratulations to:

    RYAN HOLMES

    DANIEL BROWN

    CAROLINE FISHER

    STELLA WHITEHEAD

    EMILY WATSON

    BEN TALMAN

    NIALL GIBSON

    All had an amazing 2012, Ryan Holmes won his award for the most improved throughout 2012 with his silver medal at the National Championships being his biggest achievement to date. Daniel Brown was another silver medal winner at the National Championships, winning 4 matches on his way to the final in the children's division, Daniel won 13 medals from 8 national or international Championships throughout 2012. Caroline Fisher was 1 of 5 British Champions from 2012 winning the GB National Championships for the 12th time a truely amazing achievement, however selection to the GB National Senior Team for the European Championships in Manchester was her highlight where she won Britain a European Bronze Medal. Stella Whitehead was another Scorpion player to represent the GB National Senior Team at the European Championships and also won Gold at the British National Championships for the 9th time. Emily Watson won numerous Open Championships as well as International medals in Germany & Croatia and also won the British National Championships in the Junior -46kgs. Ben Talman was our 4th gold medal winner at the National Championships winning senior heavy weight, Ben after a long lay off had an excellent year winning every open championships he entered. Our last achiever was Niall Gibson who again won numerous competitions throughout the year including the British National Championships where he won 4 matches on his way to gold. Niall was also selected for the national GB Team for the -21 European Championships.

    and also congratulations to the following people who received awards for the contributions they give to Scorpion Taekwondo.

    ANDREW & TRUDY WARNER

    TRACEY TUCKER

    Well Done to all

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Scorpion Taekwondo clubs are professionally run and offer high quality taekwondo tuition. All of our instructors are Black Belts and have been CRB checked and are registered with the British Taekwondo the National governing body for WTF Taekwondo in the UK. Scorpion Taekwondo run several clubs throughout England and Scotland and we are one of the few clubs whose members have represented Great Britain at the Olympics, World Championships, European Championships, Commonwealth Championships, World Cup and World Student Games. At club level, we have been the winners of the British National Championships at both Junior and Senior A class level in 2007, 2008 & 2009, and we were also overall Team Champions in 2007 and 2008. As well as providing training from beginner level through to Olympic standard, we also offer a fully stocked shop, video analysis room, male and female changing with showers, permanent Olympic standard flooring and most importantly off all, a comfortable viewing area for parents with hot and cold drinks available. Please don't be put off by our achievements as everyone has to start somewhere and in no time at all, you get to know all the members of the club and feel 100% at home.

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