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  • NEWS! JAN-MARCH 2018

    What a great start to 2018!

    The club travelled to Penistone to enjoy a training seminar with Great Britains very own Double World Champion Bianca Walkden who was joined by former Scorpion Aaron Cook.

    Next up was the Presidents Childrens Cup in Sindelfingen Germany 3rd/4th February 2018. We had 3 girls competing and all did a fantastic job.

    Saturday saw Holly Frost competing for the first time as a Cadet in -33kgs, Holly faced Turkey losing out on a very close match by referees decision after drawing the match 5-5.

    Sunday saw Isabelle & Elizabeth Adamsons competing. Isabelle competing for the first time Internationally as a Cadet in -29kgs where she faced oneof the favourites of the division from Belgium Hanne Waerzeggers, Isabelle gave a great performance but went out to the eventual finallist of the competition. 6year old Elizabeth Adamsons won BRONZE medal in her first ever international competing in the -22kgs Advanced group losing to the eventual winner from Serbia in her semi final match. Congratulations Girls you were awsome!

    7th February 2018 saw chief Instructor/Coach Peter Adamsons appointed Vice Chairman of World Taekwondo Europes Games Committee

    A great appointment and congratulations Coach!

    Pete pictured with World Taekwondo Europe President Sakis Pragalos

    Northern Youth Championships Bradford 11th February 2018 - We took a small Team of 6 over to Bradford winning 5 medals.

    GOLD medals were won by Elizabeth Adamsons (STC) winning two matches aganist Kangchul & Warrior in peewee female -22kgs. Elizabeth also won a trophy for the BEST Peewee. FANTASTIC! GOLD was also won by Cody Glen (TM) in peewee -24kgs winning three matches on his way to winning his group. Other medals were won by Kian Reynolds (TM) Cadet -41kgs, Daniel Brown (STC) Junior -59kgs & Cobhan Mclelland (STC) also Junior -59kgs who all won BRONZE.

    Coaches Peter Adamsons, Adele Deakes & Tony Morgan.

    15th February - We put forward 3 of our players for the GB Wider Team Cadet Squad 2018 who were invited to attend squad sessions at Great Britains National Taekwondo Centre in Manchester. Well done and good luck to, Isabelle Adamsons, Holly Frost and Kian Reynolds, we hope they enjoy the experience!

    Scorpion 1-1 Competition 25th February - Great day in Barnsley for the Team with Scorpions hosting a 1-1 competition. we had some great performances from Novices and first timers to some more experienced players! Well done to everyone who competed or volunteered to help out you all made it a superb day! Some pictures below

    Dutch Open 2018 - 10th March Eindhoven, Holland.

    Congratulations to our two players who competed at the Dutch Open G1 international in Eindhoven.

    Gold & Dutch Open Champion! Isabelle Adamsons Cadet -29kgs

    Great first match in juniors by Daniel Brown in -59kgs losing a close match to Spanish National Team 12-7

    17th March - Congratulations to Scorpion Referee Clare Laybourne on being selected to attend the International Referee Course in Croatia in June

    Good Luck from all of us at the club!

    Ultimate Open 25th March - Barnsley.

    Great Day at the Ultimate Open saw our Scorpion Team of 7 players win 7 medals

    (4 x GOLD, 1 x SILVER, 2 x BRONZE)

    Cody Glen - peewee -24kgs GOLD

    Kian Reynolds - cadet -41kgs GOLD

    Daniel Brown - junior -59kgs GOLD

    Destinie Frizzell - junior -49kgs GOLD

    Tiaunnua Cain - senior -73kgs SILVER

    Holly Frost cadet - cadet -33kgs BRONZE

    Cobhan Mclelland - junior-59kgs BRONZE


    Peter Adamsons Adele Deakes & Tony Morgan

    Fantastic Performances!

    What a Great start to 2018! Keep up the good work everyone



  • Scorpion makes GB Development Squad

    A huge Congratulations to Scorpion Player Daniel Brown who has been selected into the Great Britain 13-18 year old Development Squad.

    Throughly deserved selection

    We are so proud of you here at Scorpion Taekwondo!



  • British National Championships 2017 - Results

    A huge Congratulations to our Team who competed over the weekend at this years Great Britain National Championships

    We had 2 Novices compete on the Saturday:

    Elizabeth Adamsons won 🥇Gold and British National Champion in peewee -20kgs and

    Cody Glen won 🥉 Bronze in peewee -24kgs

    On the Advanced day Sunday

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  • 2017 British National Championships

    Its that time again!

    Good Luck to everyone competing at this years British National Championships in Manchester this weekend at the Velodrome.

    This year is the biggest ever with 92 Teams and 927 competitors taking part.

    Scorpions have 16 players this year taking part - Good luck to the whole team!



  • 2017 NEWS -

    Another Great Year to come! pictured below Scorpion Taekwondo Centre Students with their medals from the 2016 British National Championships held in London




    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.



  • 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, 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)

    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.



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