On 22nd April LEARN TKD chief Instructor Paul Adams accompanied the National Team to Italy in his role as Assistant Team Coach for the ITF European Championships. The team returned home the following week after a successful campaign.
The final medal total for the team was 3 Gold, 4 Silver and 3 Bronze
GOLD Nermeen Hilton Junior Female +65Kgs Sparring
SILVER Jason Bint Junior Male -75Kgs Sparring
BRONZE Tom Davies Junior Male 1st Degree Pattern
SILVER Junior Female Team Special Technique (Amy Hullock, Tiegan Flay, Philine Wassenaar)
SILVER Jennifer Pena Senior Female -50Kgs Sparring
BRONZE Rueben Williams Senior Male -63Kgs Sparring
SILVER Josh Wadey Junior Male -56Kgs Sparring
GOLD Junior Male Team Pattern (Josh Wadey, Tim Lobley, Tom Davies, Matthew Go-Olivar, Zack Leberl)
GOLD Junior Female Team Power Test (Kristine Evio, Nermeen Hilton, Izzy Brider)
BRONZE Junor Male Team Power Test (Daniel Lobley, Matthew Go-Olivar, Jason Bint, Zack Leberl, Tim Lobley)
The team placed 7th out of 30 countries, beating Germany and just behind Russia and was a continuation from last years European Championships as they more then doubled the 4 competitive medals that they won at last years Euros in Sweden.
The Junior Male Pattern Team are now current World and European Champions, a feat that is not seen very often by even the strongest teams in Europe.
The National Team season is now over and the World Championship will take place in the last week of May next year and the European Championships in the last week of October, so there will be a large period of time where the National Team won’t be working, therefore the coaches are suggesting a some regional training open to anyone between now and the end of the year.
News of these session will follow soon.