Focus Taekwondo end of year awards

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British Taekwondo Dan Grading

Focus Taekwondo awards given to students at their Xmas party. Adult Student of the year, Child Student of the year, Male Beginner of the Year, Female beginner of the year, Most improved student of the year, Little Kickers of the year, Advanced fighter of the year, Novice fighter of the year, Most improved fighter of the year and Inspiration of the year.

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Beginners thrive at first competition!

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Focus Taekwondo took 8 students to the Horizon 1 on 1 match day competition, a competition aimed at beginners! Both the Mixenden and Brooksbank venues had students giving it ago. From the Mixenden venue, Lewis, Ellison, Jorja, Tom and Karen, and from the Brooksbank venue we had Ben, Raymond and Rachel.

This was the last chance this year for the beginners to give competition a go, we had a total of 3 students Rachel, Ellison and Jorja who had never competed before. Then we had 4 Students who have only competed in the 1-5 bracket, Ben, Karen, Tom and Raymond, and then the only experienced fighter was Lewis.  Read more

Focus Taekwondo gain National medalists

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Focus Taekwondo gained 4 new National medalist over the Weekend of 16th and 17th September! The team took 6 competitors to the championships and came away with a record 4 medals!

Throughout the year Focus Taekwondo compete in domestic and international competitions on a regular basis, on an average attending competitions at the very least once a month. All these competitions are in the build up for the main event of the year ‘The British National Championships’. Last year we took a team of 6 just like this year but we gained one extra medal! It was also harder this year due to some players moving up age groups, weight groups, and up int the advanced category! The team for the 2017 championships, Chris, Byron, Sean, Lewis, Natasha and Mason.  Read more

Focus Taekwondo Summer Camp

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Focus Teakwondo held their first ever summer camp on the 31st July – 4th August 2017. A total of 14 children from the ages of 4-11 years old took part in the camp which was a huge success.

The summer camp was run from Monday 31st July – Friday the 4th August from 9am – 3pm, with activities such as Taekwondo, Little Kickers, Games, Face Painting, Paper Mache, Paining and Arts and Crafts as well as a visit from Halifax West Yorkshire Police for a show and tell the camp was a great success.  Read more

100% pass rate on largest grading to date!

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On the 3rd and 4th June Focus Taekwondo held their busiest grading to date with a 100% pass rate! From the 2 venues at Focus Taekwondo including the little kickers program 32 students graded for their next belts.

Head of Examination at Focus Taekwondo and Brooksbank coach Stephen Cocker took the grading and Founder of Focus Taekwondo and Mixenden coach Chris Cocker along with assistant coach Byron was also on the grading examination panel, with Junior assistant coach Mason demonstrating for the candidates.  Read more

Brooksbank Assistant Coach Fiona Promoted to Second Dan

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On Saturday 13th May Focus Taekwondo Brooksbank Assistant Coach Fiona Cocker was promoted to Second Dan Black belt at the Warrior Factory Dan Promotion test in Leeds.

Fiona was preparing attend the British Dan Promotion test in Nottingham at the beginning of April, But due to an injury she had on her wrist she had to postpone her training for the Dan Promotion. Fiona was Given the opportunity to do her Dan promotion test with The Warrior Factory and Premier Taekwondo in Leeds, Just over a month later. Allowing sufficient recovery from her injury Read more

Focus Taekwondo in the press!

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Focus Taekwondo Brooksbank in the Press

The Six students from Focus Taekwondo Brooksbank who took part in the British Taekwondo Dan grading in Nottingham on the 1st April, were featured in the Halifax Courier on Friday 21st April.

There is a short write up about what the candidates had to do for their grading. The Halifax Courier is on sale for the next week, so if you would like to purchase a copy, they will be available for the next week at local retailers.

Focus Taekwondo Brooksbank smashes it at the British Taekwondo Dan Grading

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British Taekwondo Dan Grading

Six Students – Charlotte, Ben, Lyndon, Jessica, Kasia, Bethany from Focus Taekwondo at Brooksbank, attended the British Taekwondo Dan Grading promotion at Nottingham Trent University, on Saturday 1st April 2017.

All the students had been putting in extra training and pushing hard in the months leading up to the British Taekwondo Dan Grading. On the day, the students were ready, but understandably nervous for their upcoming examination. First up they attended the pre-grading seminar conducted by the British Taekwondo MATT Team which went through all the elements of Dan Grading and put the students at ease.

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