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It's Open To All GBTSD Females 10 Years And Older Orange Belt And Above!! It Will Be A Great Day Of Training With All Of Our Female Masters And 4th Dans Whilst Celebrating All Our Females That Are Training In Our Beautiful Art Of WTSD

We Will Also Be Having A Bake Sale And A Raffle On The Day And All Proceeds Will Go To Breast Cancer. Any Donations For Either Stall Would Be Most Appreciated. You Can Bring Donations Along With You On The Day

The Event will be Making History For Great Britain TSD!!! Please Put The Date On Your Calendars And Keep It Free! Registration Is By Clicking On The Link Below. Register Soon!!!

Deadline Date To Register Is The 12TH January 2018.

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Martial Arts Illustrated Award 2016, for Outstanding Contribution to Martial Arts.

World Tang Soo Do Associations Master Chris Carter has received the Martial Arts Illustrated Award 2016, for Outstanding Contribution to Martial Arts. The award was presented at a function attended by over 300 different martial artists some who also have clubs locally.

Master Carter started his martial artist career in St.Ives in 1974. He initially joined to keep fit, learn self defence and gain knowledge of one of the oldest martial arts that originates from Korea. He then joined the World Tang Soo Do Association 10 years later in 1984 under the instruction of Master Khan, his mentor and good friend.

Master Carter worked his way up through the belts, training each week in St Ives with Master Khan. He attained the level of Master Rank in 1996 and was presented with his Masters Belt at The 1996 World Tang Soo Do World Championship in Las Vegas, U.S.A. He has dedicated over 40 years to the martial art of Tang Soo Do.

During the past 40 years Master Carter has not only worked his way up to a Master, but has also qualified as an International Judge, which he uses for Championships across the World, and he is one of the most Senior Instructor in Europe. Each week, Master Carter runs a training class in Grafham Village Hall on Wednesdays from 7:30-9pm, and often has students being tested for their next belt at each Grading Session.

Master Khan, (who runs classes in St Ives and Huntingdon), said "As a friend and mentor, Master Carter is a great asset to the World Tang Soo Do Association. After dedicating 40 years to the Association he really deserves this award for his sacrifice and commitment he has shown over the years".

2016 Newly Promoted GB Masters

2016 GBTSD World Championships

World Tang Soo Do Associations Team GB had amazing success at the 16th World Tang Soo Do Championships, held in Greensboro, North Carolina, America. Team GB was made up of 33 Tang Soo Do members (15 were from the Cambridgeshire area) who had to qualify in both National and European Championships to become a part of the Team. Approx 1600 Tang Soo Do Members from 40 Countries from around the World went up against each other in groups, to compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for Weapons, Hyungs (Forms), and Sparring, As well as the medals they were also competing for the title of World Grand Champion and its trophies.

Team GB did amazingly well and brought home 54 medals in Weapons, Hyungs and Sparring, that were made up of 26 1st place, 13 2nd place, and 15 3rd place. In addition to the 54 medals, 3 members of Team GB gained the title and trophies of World Grand Champion, Rowan Jennings - Senior Over 35yrs Male Black Belt World Grand Champion. Khyle Capanzana - Male Childe Under 18yrs Colour Belt World Grand Champion. Mr Indy Benning who is a 3rd Dan Black Belt, taking the highest title and trophy of "Male Black Belt Overall World Grand Champion". This is the first time a male member of the Tang Soo Do Team GB has won and brought back the trophy for Black Belt Overall World Grand Champion.

Master Khan, who is the top Master in Europe and Chief Instructor for Team GB said "For me, this was an outstanding effort from all our Team. The Team has been working hard for the past year, with some training 6 days a week. I, myself, was a Gold Medallist in 1986 and have attended all 16 World Championships so know the hard work and dedication that is needed to win at the World Championships. Team GB has brought back the Ladies Black Belt Overall World Grand Champion 3 times in the past, but we have never brought back the Male Overall World Grand Champion, so I am extremely proud to have Indy Benning as the first Great Britain name on this trophy. I must thank all the Masters and Instructors who run the Tang Soo Do training sessions, and also mention Mr Nigel Crockett who took on the responsibility, and did an amazing job, of organising the Team GB travel arrangements".

Amazing success and pride, for everyone in Team GB, but also for everyone in the Great Britain Tang Soo Do Association.

2016 Sam Dan Leadership and Masters Clinic

Delft, Netherlands - October 18th - 22nd Travel Arrangements for GB Attendees

For those Masters and Sam Dans intending to leave from Stansted, you should book seats on the morning flight of Tuesday 18th October, leaving at 07:00 and arriving at 9:05, this is Easyjet flight EY3001.

Easyjet Web page :-

Any Masters And Sam Dans leaving from other areas, using a different airport should try to get a flight which arrives in Amsterdam before or around 9 am.

Our Dutch hosts will be providing a bus to take us to the hotel, provided that we all arrive around the same time. (Around 9 am) Please let Master Suijker know if your flight will arrive after that so that you can possibly arrange to be collected from the airport.

For those returning on Sunday 23rd October the first flight back leaves at 15:15 arriving at Stansted at 15:15 this is flight EY3004. A bus will be provided to take those catching this flight to the airport.

There are two other flights that leave later should you wish to stay an see more of Amsterdam. EY3006 leaves at 18:15 and EY3010 leaves at 20:55. Anyone catching those flights will need to make there own way to the airport.

Clinic Application Form

Please use this link to the website for the masters clinic.

where you click on “Events 2016” and then “Master Clinic” here you can complete your application form. You will also find access for any students you may have attending the Black belt clinic or competition on the same page.

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