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My last weekend was a rather long one. My whole TKD group participated in the BSTF Nationals where poomsae competition was on Saturday and fights happened on Sunday.

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Selfie time!

The Nationals were hosted up in Worcester, home of the famous Worcester sauce. We all travelled up on Friday evening by coach. However as I wasn’t sure about making it on time,  I went via Cameron’s car with Charlotte in the passenger seat who was blasting out music the whole way (felt like raving). It was over 4 hours due to traffic so both parties made pit stops to grab some food before arriving at the hotel.

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I found Tsumtsums!

This time, it was better organised and actually explained to people what was happening, so on Saturday Dee and I managed to fit in some tourist time and go see the cathedral in the morning. We arrived back at 3pm to watch the poomsae competition.

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Beautiful
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Walking inside the cathedral

In the evening, dinner was hard to come by since everywhere in the town centre was fully booked. The group ended up ordering from different places. I just went to Zizzi’s nearby and ordered a carbonara for takeaway. Doesn’t feel like ordering a pizza from Papa John’s.

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Nom

It was an early start for Sunday, 7am. So most of us were tired. There were many fights but unfortunately I was helping as a volunteer so I couldn’t watch most of it. At first I was making sure the electronic device for daedo gear was on the competitors correctly; a boring but important role to help push things along and reduce delay between fights. Then I was asked to do corner judging which was a lot more fun. However, it was hard to actually score points for definite in A Class since body shots needed a certain part threshold.

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Steven in poomsae competition
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Fight fight

The experience days an enjoyable yet tiring one. We won 6 gold medals, 3 silver and 2 bronze. Amazing. By the time we got back to London, it was past midnight so everyone conked out when they got home. I had to sleep on Josie’s couch some I was stranded ;-; Luckily she and her housemates took me in.

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Charlotte and Cameron made cake!

Now it’s back to life!

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

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  • Jackie Harrison

    Go team great job guys now I want a slice he he cool pictures.

    • Thanks Jackie!

  • Cat

    I’m glad you were able to fit in some tourist time :) The stained glass window in that cathedral is beautiful!

    That’s cool that you wre able to do some judging too. Congrats to your group! That’s a lot of medals!

  • Those tsum tsums are so adorable!!