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BTS is now a designated “GB TALENT CLUB”

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Master Joe Brown originally formed Independent Taekwondo as a member of the British Taekwondo Federation (BTF).  After the BTF merged with the UK National Governing Body, (British Taekwondo Control Board, BTCB) Joe formed British Taekwondo South. The BTCB have been trading as British Taekwondo since July 2012.

British Taekwondo South, established in 1981 is well known to all as BTS and has been producing champions ever since. In 2017 British Taekwondo South changed its name to British Taekwondo Schools and continues to be known as BTS.

National Champions 2017!

National Champions 2016!



BTS has an unrivalled record of developing athletes and coaches for Team GB since 1981:

 -The only club in Great Britain to have 2 students selected for training full time at the National Academy in the same year (2013 and again in 2014)

-  Currently there are 4 athletes and 1 coach in the National Academy that have come through BTS (By far the most of any other club in the country)

- The only club in Great Britain to have 7 advanced national champions in 2016.  9 current British National Champions train with the club as well as 2 Commonwealth Champions.

- 3 BTS players represented GB at the European Championships (cadets and juniors) in 2013.

- The only club in Great Britain to win a team trophy in more than one category at a European A-Class event (Serbian Open 2013: 4th place juniors, 4th place cadets, 2nd place overall day 1)    


If you would like to join BTS call Joe Brown on 07774 104412


Click on the links below to watch news clips featuring BTS: 





BTS endorses and adheres to the British Taekwondo Safeguarding Policy, a copy of which can be found on the British Taekwondo website by clicking here.

BTS supports and adheres to the UK national anti doping policy.  More information can be found on the UKAD website by clicking here.