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Talent 2012 - Fighting Chance

Talent 2012: Fighting Chance is a UK Sport talent transfer initiative offering high level combat athletes from all kicking orientated martial arts, including taekwondo, the opportunity to trial for a place in the elite taekwondo academy.

The academy, based at the National Taekwondo Performance Centre in Manchester, is a highly professional performance environment that supports athletes in training full-time for their sport. Couple that with some of the best coaching and scientific support in the world and you have the ideal mix for creating future Olympic champions.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to find out if you've got what it takes to win gold in London in 2012.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Aged 16+
  • Male or female
  • All weight categories
  • Excellent skill level
  • Lightning reactions and decision making
  • Current success at national level or above in a kicking orientated combat sport
  • Desire and determination for success
  • UK passport holder OR eligible for a UK passport within next six months


Click here for further information and if you think you've got a fighting chance of becoming an Olympic champion in London in 2012, don’t miss the opportunity - sign up now!