Leyla Palser

At 16 years old, Leyla is in the World Class Olympic Taekwondo Programme. Leyla is British Taekwondo National Champion 2021, and European Champion 2019.

Leyla Palser defeats Caroline Bauer #LO2022

Luxembourg Open 2022 is now underway!

17-3 WIN for Leyla at the Swedish Open 2022

Leyla wins a dominant victory 17-3, defeating Katarzyna Bartnikowska from Australia.

Leyla with Wayne from Raptors Muay Thai

Leyla was having her last session here with Wayne from Raptors Muay Thai. Wayne has coached Leyla with boxing and fitness.


Leyla wrote "Thank you Wayne for everything you have done for me, you have played a huge part in my journey and have helped me improve my fitness so much!"

Week with Croatian National Team

Leyla spent a week in Croatia, training with the Croatian National Team. She describes both meeting loads of great people and learning new skills.

3rd Dan Grading

Leyla passed her 3rd dan black belt grading in taekwondo. She completed the grading at Ultimate Taekwondo Club in Doncaster, UK.

Gold at Ultimate Taekwondo Championships

Leyla wins gold ath the Ultimate Taekwondo Championships in October 2021. This was in her first competition in nearly 2 years due to the pandemic.

Training at Ultimate Taekwondo in Doncaster

Leyla Wins Gold at the Polish Open 2019

Leyla won 3 tough fights to win her first g1 gold in cadet female -59.


She won her first fight by a knockout, the second fight 5-4, the final 15-12.

Cadet European Champion 2019

Leyla's hard work finally paid off as she wins Cadet European Champion 2019.


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Cadet National Champion 2019

Fighting in a new weight category, Leyla won her semi final 8-2 and the final 14-11, to take home the gold medal.

Taekwondo Training

This is an older and short clip of Leyla sparring with a higher belt.