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Sunday 20th September, 2009 by tta

Six TTA Leeds Students train with 2 x Korean National Champion

Six Students from TTA Leeds spent a gruelling week training with Master Moon, Sung Hyu (2005 Lightweight and 2007 Welterweight Korean national champion) at the 12th annual Nottingham University Taekwondo summer school.

Adam Davies / Rebecca Vandenberg / Rina Adhikary / Dale Shepherd / Justyna Gajeska and Jonathan Blockley all completed the training course and learned a huge amount from training with such an elite level player.

Sunday 26th April, 2009 by tta

TTA Leeds reaches new milestone with 2nd Dan students – 26th April 2009

Rebecca Vandenberg and John Ikoro became the first TTA Leeds students to acheive 2nd Dan when they were promoted on Sunday 26th April.  Instructor Adam Davies explained…

“We are very pleased to have reached this milestone as it continues the development of TTA Leeds and paves the way for other students to follow. Rebecca opened her own club TTA Notre Dame Leeds in 2008 and we are about to open TTA Bracken Edge Leeds shortly so I am very pleased with the direction the club is moving in.”

by tta

Black Belt grading success ! ! ! 26th April 2009 *updated*

TTA Leeds has 2 new black belts Rina Adhikary* and Mai Omi were promoted to 1st Dan on Sunday 26th April 2009.  *Rina passed with a commendation which is very rare at Black belt and shows a very high standard of practice. Rebecca Vandemberg and John Ikoro were also promoted to 2nd Dan.  This shows the continued develeopment and growth of the TTA Leeds club.

Monday 20th April, 2009 by tta

Medal haul and great progress for Leeds players at National Team Championships April 2009

TTA Leeds got 1 GOLD, 4 SILVER and 5 Bronze from a team of 9 players at the recent TTA National Team Championships in Glasgow on Sunday April 19th 2009

Saturday 28th February, 2009 by tta

TTA Leeds Player Justyna Gajeska National Student Champion Again !

TTA Leeds picked up 3 medals (1 Gold and 2 Bronze) from 2 players at this weekends BSTF national student championships.

Justyna Gajeska won Sparring gold (Ladies 7th – 5th Kup) as well as Poomsae Bronze.

Dale Shepperd Narrowly missed out on a Poomsae medal but secured Bronze in sparring in the Mens 4th – 2nd Kup -72kg category.

These are fantastic results to medal in a large championships such as BSTF and continue the trend of recent success for both competitors.