Student Profile: Callum Edwards

Callum Edwards

2nd Degree Black Belt

Junior Coach

GTI National Squad Member



Favourite things about taekwondo:
Sparring and tournaments.


Benefits of taekwondo:
Making new friends, not just in this country, and keeping fit.


Career highlights:
Winning world titles (in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019) and achieving 1st Dan Black Belt.


Awards:

North West Spirit TKD Annual Student Awards:
2019 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2018 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2017 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2016 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2015 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2014 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2013 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2012 – Best Junior Male Competitor (1st place)
2011 – Commitment & Dedication Award

GTI Black Belt Competitor of the Year Awards:
2018-19 Competitor of the Year – Boys Sparring
2018-19 Competitor of the Year – Boys Patterns
2016-17 Competitor of the Year – Boys Sparring 

City of Liverpool Sports Awards:
2020 – Winner, Young Athlete Sports Bursary
2016 – Winner, Young Sportsperson of the Year


Recent tournament results:

2020 PUMA International OpenBRONZE Patterns
BRONZE Sparring
2020 GTI English OpenGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2019 GTI British OpenGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2019 ITF Union Open English CupGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparing
SILVER High Kick
2019 World ITF Taekwondo ChampionshipsGOLD Sparring
GOLD Team Sparring
2019 GTI National OpenGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2019 BUTL UK OpenGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2019 ITC Open ChampionshipsGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2019 NWTKD North West OpenGOLD Patterns
SILVER Sparring
GOLD Team Patterns
2019 GTI English OpenGOLD Patterns
SILVER Sparring
2018 ITF Union European CupGOLD Sparring
2018 GTI British OpenGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2018 LTSI English OpenGOLD Sparring
2018 WUMA World TKD ChampionshipsGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2018 BUTL UK Open ChampionshipsBRONZE Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2018 ITF Union Open European
Championships
GOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
GOLD Team Sparring
2018 GTI National OpenSILVER Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2018 LTSI Taekwondo PureBRONZE Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2018 GMS XIX Open ChampionshipsGOLD Kickboxing Continuous
SILVER Kickboxing Points
2018 GTI North West OpenGOLD Sparring
GOLD Tag Team Sparring
2018 EMAP Open ChampionshipsGOLD Sparring
2018 NWTKD Open CompetitionGOLD Patterns
GOLD Sparring
2018 ITF Wales OpenSILVER Patterns
SILVER Sparring
2018 GTI English OpenGOLD Sparring