Burnett Represents Barbados at PASO-PATU Training Camp ahead of Olympic Qualifiers
10 February 2020
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Coach Adrian Burnett recently left Barbados to participate in the 2020 Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) - Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) Training Camp in Dominican Republic. The Camp was convened to help regional countries with development training in their preparations for the Olympic Qualifiers later this year and beyond. The Camp runs for one week and is an excellent opportunity for Taekwondo in Barbados. Mr Burnett heads the UWI BlackBirds Taekwondo Club as well as the Burnett Taekwondo Academy. He is the second Club Head from Barbados to participate in such training over the last tw0 years and we look forward to this serving well in the continued development our Taekwondo in Barbados, as Mr. Burnett shares his knowledge with charges, athletes, peers and other stakeholders .
Taekwondo Warriors host an Outdoor Fundraiser
1 February 2020
FITTS VILLAGE, St. James - Members of the Taekwondo Warriors Club undertook the first activity in a series of activities to raise funds for their Club to further its development on Saturday 1st February 2020. The Cake Sale and Car Wash took place outside Jordan's Supermarket in Fitt's Village, St. James. Efforts were underway to help Club Members make a trip to compete in Puerto Rico later in the year. Gratitude was expressed to the Management of the Supermarket, Roberts Manufacturing Co. Ltd for its support, all the patrons and others who supported the Club in its efforts to continue providing structured activity to members of the community and opportunities for achievement and development through Taekwondo.
4th Annual "Get Ya Feet Wet" Competition Kicks Off 2020
26 January 2020
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - A small cadre of athletes participated in the fourth edition of the Annual "Get Ya Feet Wet" Competition. The event took place at the Girl Guides Head Quarters in Bridgetown and featured competitions in Kyorugi and Poomsae. This was the earliest start to the competition calendar of events in recent times, with this year's competition starting two weeks earlier than the previous year's event and really getting a jump-start to events following the Holiday Break.
Participants were challenged to overcome the sluggishness temptations following the Holiday break and those who took part made a good showing of themselves. As the year draws closer to the Olympics it is anticipated that the level of excitement will continue to rise with further opportunities and events to come!