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    Good Luck to Scorpion Taekwondo Centres Daniel Brown tomorrow at this years Cadet European Championships in Romania. Daniel is competing for GB Taekwondo at the event and will compete in the male -49kg. We wish him the best of Luck!



  • We are looking for New members to join our successful Competition Team

    During September why dont you come and give Taekwondo a try ?

    Did you see Taekwondo on TV at the Olympics? Want to be a future Olympic Champion?

    If you have tried other martial arts or other Taekwondo styles or groups and want to begin youy journey to become an Olympian, join our very successful competition teamand have a chance of joining the GB Talent pathway.

    Please email for special offers, training information or to book an appointment to look around our Gym.




    A huge congratualtions to GB Taekwondo's Bianca Walkden who won GB'S 3rd medal at the Rio Olympics winning Bronze in the Female Heavy weight division.

    GB have had their best ever Olympic Games in Rio winning 1 Gold 1 Silver & 1 Bronze from 4 athletes who qualified with Mahama Cho narrowly missing out on a 4th medal.

    Well done to all the players & coaching staff what an amazing Olympics we had!




    Congratulations to another GB Medallist Lutalo Muhammad who won a Silver medal in the men's -80kgs for TEAM GB last night at the Olympic Games in Rio.

    Another great performance, 2 players left who compete today Bianca Walkden in the female Heavy weight & Mahama Cho in the mens Heavy. Good Luck!




    A massive congratulations from all of us at Scorpion Taekwondo to Great Britains Jade Jones who won GOLD in the Female -57kgs at this years Olympic Games in Rio.

    This is Jade's second GOLD after winning GB's first in 2012 at the London Olympics. A true inspiration to all our up and coming competition players!



  • Quest Open 5th October 2014

    Congratulations to the Scorpion Team who competed at the Quest Open at the weekend. 15 players competed winning 9 GOLD, 4 SILVER & 2 BRONZE Medals.All competiors competed on Daedo PSS.

    Pictured below is the winning Team!


    Holly Frost Child female -26kgs Advanced

    Isabelle Adamsons Child Female -26kgs Novice

    Sam Fairhurst Child Male -23kgs Novice

    Zak Lambert Child Male +48kgs Advanced

    Oliver Ball Child Male -30kgs Novice

    Cobhan McLelland Child Male -34kgs Novice

    Paigan Avery Cadet Female -41kgs Advanced

    Faye Bushell Cadet Female -33kgs Novice

    Gareth Avery Senior Male -80kgs Novice


    Laurie McLelland Junior Female -63kgs Advanced

    Eoin Smith Child Male -30kgs Novice

    Ian Ball Senior Male -80kgs Novice

    Stephen Johnson Cadet Male -37kgs Novice


    Tom Smith Cadet Male -53kgs Advanced

    Daniel Brown Child Male -38kgs Advanced

    Coaches on the day were:

    Peter Adamsons, Adele Deakes, Ian Fairhurst, Claire Fairhurst & Tony Morgan




    A HUGE Congratulations to the whole Scorpion Team who competed at this year's British National Championships held in Manchester. Scorpions won 2nd Placed Team Trophy OVERALL coming behind Gurumu and also won 3rd placed Team Trophy for the advanced groups on Saturday coming behind Gurumu & The GB National Academy Team.

    Great Performances from the players, thanks to all the coaches, helpers & spectators it was a great weekend.

    GOLD MEDALS WON BY Holly Frost (Scorpion Tkd Centre) in the advanced child -23kgs winning 2 matches against Central Tkd 11-0 and her final v WLM by golden point. Macey Hennessey (Scorpion Tkd Centre) also won 2 matches in the advanced child -26kgs winning her semi final v St Katherines 10-6 and her final v Doncaster All Stars 7-5. Emily Watson (Scorpion Tkd Centre) won her Junior division AGAIN 3rd time in a row in advanced -52kgs winning 3 matches on her way to gold winning her 1st match v Anfield 12-2, Emily then won her semi final v St Katherines by 12 point gap after two rounds 16-1 before winning her final v Ultimate Tkd 6-4. Simone Abley (Consett Scorpions) was another former winner winning advanced Cadet -59kgs winning her semi final v Central 14-13 before winning her final v Chi Tkd 4-1 referee stoppage. Stella Whitehead (Scorpion Tkd Centre) was back competing for the first time in 2 years winning her 10th National Title Stella won her semi final v WLM on golden point in the advanced senior -67kgs before winning her final v Spitfire 4-3. Isabelle Adamsons (Scorpion Tkd Centre) Novice child -23kgs won 3 matches winning her 1st match v Kang Han 37-5, 2nd round stoppage. Isabelle then won her semi final v Gurumu 30-7 another 2nd round stoppage before winning her final also against Gurumu 23-20 to win gold scoring a whopping 90 points in her 3 matches! Laurie McLelland (Edlington Scorpions) won gold in Novice Junior -63kgs winning her 1st match 10-6 she then went onto win her final by 12 point stoppage after two rounds 18-1. Our last gold was by veteran Ian Ball (TM Scorpions) who chose to compete in senior Novice -80kgs winning his semi final by K.O he then won his final by 12 point gap.


    Daniel Brown (Scorpion Tkd Centre) advanced child -38kgs, Zak Lambert (Edlington Scorpions) advanced child -48kgs, Ryan Butt (TM Scorpions) advanced junior -55kgs, Kevin Lidgett (Scorpion Tkd Centre) advanced senior -87kgs, Alastair Darlington (Glasgow Scorpions) advanced senior -54kgs, Emily Watson (Scorpion Tkd Centre) advanced senior -53kgs, Sam Fairhurst (Edlington Scorpions) Novice child -23kgs, Stephen Johnson (TM Scorpions) Novice cadet -37kgs, Ryan Holmes (Scorpion Tkd Centre) Novice senior -80kgs.


    Tom Smith (Edlington Scorpions) Advanced cadet -53kgs, Dominic Naylor (Scorpion Tkd Centre) Advanced Junior -68kgs, Brandon Naylor (Scorpion Tkd Centre) Advanced Junior -73kgs, Scott Abley (Consett Scorpions) Advanced senior -63kgs, Eoin Smith (Edlington Scorpions) Novice child -30kgs, Cobhan McLelland (Edlington Scorpions) Novice child -34kgs, Honey Snape (Scorpion Tkd Centre) Novice child -26kgs, James Hancock (TM Scorpions) Noivice cadet -41kgs, Ashley Ball (TM Scorpions) Novice cadet -41kgs, Faye Bushell (Edlington Scorpions) Novice cadet -33kgs & Jamie Connor (Scorpion Tkd Centre) Novice cadet -49kgs.

    Well done also to the players who didnt medal who won matches towards team trophy points.

    Thanks to the Scorpion Coaches over the weekend:

    Peter Adamsons Head Coach (Scorpion Tkd Centre)

    Adele Deakes (Scorpion Tkd Centre)

    Ian Fairhurst (Edlington/Arksey Scorpions)

    Claire Fairhurst (Edlington/Arksey Scorpions)

    Tony Morgan (TM Scorpions - Haxey/Westwoodside)

    Scott Abley (Consett Scorpions)

    Jamie Abley (Consett Scorpions)

    Alastair Darlington (Glasgow Scorpions)

    Thanks also to

    Taz Naylor Support Staff



  • Good Luck Jamie!

    Good Luck to Scorpion Taekwondo's Jamie Abley who will be competing at this weeks European Championships held in Austria for under 21's.

    Jamie will compete on Saturday in the male -68kgs divsion.



  • 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.



  • 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!



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 are one of GB's National Talent Club's and 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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