North West Spirit Taekwondo

Taekwondo Schools in Liverpool, Halton & Knowsley

Joe Southern


GRADE:   Black Stripe (1st Kup)

PROFILE: Joe began training in 2011. He enjoys sparring and pad work in class, and is especially fond of spinning kicks. Joe enjoys taking part in tournaments, where he has been particularly successful in sparring events. He is also a member of the GTI national squad.

North West Champion

British Champion, North West Champion, NTX Champion x 2, West Lothian Champion
British Champion x 3, GTI National Champion
North West 1-on-1 Champion, North West Mini-Comp Champion, GTI National Champion
Welsh Champion, British Champion


Annual Student Awards: 
2017 - Best Junior Male Competitor (3rd place)
2016 - Best Junior Male Competitor (2nd place)
2015 - Best Junior Male Competitor (2nd place)
 - Best Junior Male Competitor (2nd place)
2017 GTI British OpenSparring (Blue/Red Belt)SILVER
2017 GTI North West OpenPatterns (Red Belt)BRONZE
2017 GTI North West OpenTag Team SparringGOLD
2016 GTI British ChampionshipsSparring (Red Belt)GOLD
2016 West Lothian OpenSparring (Red Belt)GOLD
2016 West Lothian OpenPatterns (Red Belt)SILVER
2016 NTX TournamentSparring (3rd-1st Kup)GOLD
2016 NTX TournamentPower Test (3rd-1st Kup)GOLD
2016 GTI North West OpenPatterns (Red Belt)SILVER
2016 GTI North West OpenSparring (Blue/Red Belt)BRONZE
2016 GTI North West OpenTag Team SparringGOLD
2016 Heart of England Midlands OpenSparring (Red Belt)SILVER
2016 Open European ChampionshipsSparring (All Grades)SILVER
2016 Open European ChampionshipsPatterns (Blue/Red Belt)BRONZE
2016 GTI English ChampionshipsSparring (Red Belt)BRONZE
2015 International Irish ChampionshipsPatterns (Red Belt)SILVER
2015 International Irish ChampionshipsSparring (Red Belt)SILVER
2015 GTI British ChampionshipsSparring (Blue/Red Belt)GOLD
2015 UITF English ChampionshipsSparing (Red Belt)SILVER
2015 GTI National OpenSparring (Blue/Red Belt)GOLD
2015 UITF British Open ChampionshipsSparring (Blue/Red Belt)GOLD
2015 PUMA British ChampionshipsSparring (4th-1st kup)GOLD
2014 GTI British ChampionshipsSparring (Blue Belt)BRONZE
2014 GTI National OpenSparring (Blue Belt)GOLD
2014 North West TKD Mini CompetitionSparringGOLD
2014 North West Spirit 1-on-1 TournamentSparringGOLD
2014 North West Spirit 1-on-1 TournamentSparringSILVER
2013 GTI British ChampionshipsSparring (Yellow/Green Belt)GOLD
2013 UKTA Welsh ChampionshipsSparring (Green Belt)GOLD
2013 PUMA British OpenSparring (Yellow/Green Belt)SILVER
2013 North West Spirit 1-on-1 TournamentSparringSILVER
2013 North West Spirit 1-on-1 TournamentSparringSILVER