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International Technical Seminar in the Dominican Republic 6-7 July 2017


UKTA 50th Anniversary Activities


Dr. Thomas Bach, President of IOC at the ITF Demonstration


International Technical Seminar

 

Caerphilly, Blackwood, Wales (UK) 15th & 16th July 2017

The British Taekwon-Do Federation (BTF) hosted an ITF International Technical Seminar conducted by Grand Master Prof. Hwang Ho Yong, ITF Senior Vice President and Chairman of ITF Technical & Education Committee. The seminar was held in the south Wales town of Blackwood (UK)                                                     

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ITF in Nepal


ITF OCEANIA UMPIRE COURSE

LL-05 PERTH, AUSTRALIA

1ST-3rd JULY 2017 Inspirit Gym

 

COURSE CONDUCTOR MASTER DR. LINDA LOW

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SportAccord Membership Workshop

 

The SportAccord Membership Workshop was held on 15th -16th June 2017 in the Meeting Room of Hotel “Royal Savoy”, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

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GM. Rios Olivero, ITF PTC President,

Seminar in Colombia


GM.Rios Olivero in USA


GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva, ITF Executive Board Member & ITF Vice-President in El Salvador


28th North & East India Invitational ITF Taekwon-do Championship

 

The event was concluded successfully at “CORBET THE GRAND RESORT, JIM CORBET, UTTARAKHAND” on 28th May 2017.  428 players including officials from 13 States of India took part in the event. 



Romanian Open Taekwon-Do ITF Championship

 

“A” Class Tournament took place at the Sport Hall “Antonio Alexe” on 10 June 2017 in Oradea, Romania.

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Alliance sparring Symposium 2017

 

POST-EVENT REPORT

As part of the ITF Singapore Alliance Ltd (“Alliance”) initiative to promote ITF Taekwon-Do and ensure accessibility to the art, the Alliance organised a free event on 3 June 2017 to introduce and train practitioners of ITF Taekwon-Do in sparring, based on the ITF Tournament Rules. ...             READ MORE

 

An information booklet presented by the I.T.F. Singapore Alliance Ltd


An ITF International Technical Seminar was conducted with success by GM. Kim Ung Chol, ITF Tournament Standing Committee Chair from 2nd to 4th June 2017 in Semey City, Kazakhstan.

 

Attended by more than 30 instructors and coaches from Kazakhstan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, the Seminar went to the deep of Taekwon-Do techniques and skills to be assimilated by its participants to further promote our original Taekwon-Do in the region. The President of City Sport Committee provided an audience to GM. Kim Ung Chol along with main representatives of countries present at the Seminar.


 

The 4th International GM. Benny S. Rivera Memorial Cup in loving memory of our Taekwon-Do pioneer in Puerto Rico on November 19th 2017


 Taekwon-Do Open Games

 

A Taekwon-Do Open Games were held at the Cutural House in Sered, Slovakia.

The event was sponsored by the City Administration and organized by the Slovakia ITF Alliance headed by Mr. Ivan Kiko.

 

ITF HQs were represented at the event by Prof. Kim Sung Hwan, ITF Secretary General and Mr. Kim Chol Gyu, ITF director of Finance & Administration. ...                                                       READ MORE


1st Master Hed Mohammad Shirzai Cup 21 of April 2017

Kabul, Afghanistan

Over 140 Taekwon-do athletes took part at the 1st Master Hed Mohammad Shirzai Cup Championships which was held on 21 April 2017 in Kabul-Afghanistan.

Due to unstable and risky situation in the country unfortunately AANTA representatives from other provinces of Afghanistan could not participate. The competition was held at HASSAN-E-SABBAH modern sport hall which gave a very positive impression to all attendees. The championship was organized by All Afghanistan National Taekwon-do Association ITF. The competitors presented as always a very good technical level, especially unexpectedly great in the sparring category of children beside Junior and Senior participants. For all winners, Umpires, Referees and Coaches  were awarded respective medals, cups and certificates. All participants made this event a memorable one;

Results:

First Position: Academy of ITF Taekwon-Do Players

Second Position: Kahkashan ITF Taekwon-do Association

Third Position (A): Sitaragan Mutaid ITF Taekwon-Do Do-Jang

Third Position (B): Mustafa Roshan ITF Taekwon-Do Do-Jang


6th Annual PITC Congress and Technical Seminar

 

Las Pinas, Philippines

 

WITH GUESTS OF HONOR The Continental Federation of ITF Asia(ATF) GRAND MASTER TAN CHEK SI IX DAN, ITF MASTER LEE SOCK CHENG VII DAN ITF

 

GENERAL INFORMATION


Friendship and Unity Championships for all ITF Family

(7-8 April 2017 Herat, Afghanistan)

As per the instruction of National Olympic Committee and the Department of Sports in Herat province, all ITF clubs and associations have been gathered for the National Championships in Herat Province. 2 days Championships were held on 7 and 8 April 2017 at the national gym where 19 clubs consisting of total 250 ITF students participated.

The motto of the Championships is “Friendship and Unity for all ITF family”. The Championships successfully ended with lots of lessons learnt and experiences gained for color belts and for all participants who participated ever first time in such events. 


Congratulations!

 

11th April

 

Korean Taekwon-Do committee 


Activities of Salvadoran Association of Taekwon-Do ITF


Taekwon-Do  Symposium

The Taekwon-Do  Symposium was held in the two cities of Morocco.

The Symposium was chaired by Mst. Mounir Ghrawi, ITF XIII Dan Holder who gave wide range background knowledge with respect to the History and the evolution of TKD till present day. As native speaker of Arabic language, he could be able to get easily rid of lots of misunderstanding and misinformation deeply rooted in the mind of all attendees thus making the Symposium itself an overall success.

He also profited his stay in the country to visit WTF Dojang where he proceeded to the exchange of views and opinions with students for further promotion of Taekwon-Do.


ITF-USA Annual Congress



TOKA ITF National Congress

The Taekwon-Do ORO KWAN ARGENTINA -TOKA - ITF- National Congress was held in the framework of  the Forum with the Government of the Province of Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

Chaired by GM. Osvaldo Rios OLIVERO, PTA President, the event was attended by official Government officials and Taekwon-Do Instructors.


National Technical Seminar

A National Taekwon-Do Technical Seminar was held on 18th-19th March 2017 in

the City of Santiago Del Estero, ARGENTINA, the hosting venue of coming

PANAMERICAN GAMES 2017.

The Seminar was conducted by PTC President GM. OSVALDO RIOS OLIVERO.


National Instructor Course

A National Instructor course covering the whole Argentina was held on 11th

and 12th March 2017 in the City of Tucuman and concluded with success

conducted By GM. ADOLFO VILLANUEVA, ITF Executive Board Member & ITF

Vice-President and GM. OSVALDO RIOS OLIVERO, PANAM TKD Council President

along with other Masters of the country.


Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva in Brazil

The 1st ITF International Technical Seminar with Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva was held at the city of Brasília from 17th to 19th March 2017 hosted by NGB ITF Brazil presided by Sabum Teodosio Riveros. The venue was the main conference room of the Hotel Manhatan Plaza where worked together the representatives of the State of Bahia (Sabum Ary Alakija IV DAN), Ceará (Sabum Teodosio Riveros VI DAN and Bu Sabum Antonio Segundo III DAN) and Distrito Federal (Bu Sabum Marcio Carvalho III DAN, Bu Sabum Francisco Bomfim I DAN and Bu Sabum Marcelo Pires I DAN), all main promoters of ITF Taekwon-Do at the capital of Brazil.

An ad-hoc meeting with respect to different Taekwon-Do matters, schedule of competitions and plans for the future was also held sharing respective experiences gained in the field of Taekwon-Do promotion.

Grand Master Adolfo J. Villanueva, ITF EB Member & ITF Vice-President was a tremendous source of inspiration of the event and an incarnation of humanity, humility, dignity and knowledge imbued with principles.


 

IIC course

 

March 2017

in The Netherlands



In the Name of GOD

Minutes of the meeting

The meeting of the Iran ITF members started at 18:00 in 8th March 2017.                                  READ MORE



ITF INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTORS COURSE 

 

ITF ITUK International Instructors Course was held on 25th-26th February 2017 in Loughborough...    READ MORE



ITF Serbia Open Taekwon-Do Championship

 

ITF Serbia Open Taekwon-Do Championship was held at the “Sports Hall” of the City  Backa Topola, Serbia.

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ITF International Technical Seminar

 

ITF International Technical Seminar was held on 18th-19th February 2017 at “Sport Hall,” Zrece, Slovenia. So requested by Tanja Verboten, General Secretary of ITF Slovenia and approved by ITF Headquarters, the event recorded an important figure of participants. The Seminar was conducted by GM. Prof. Hwang Ho Yong, ITF SVP and ITF Technical And Education Standing Committee Chair and concluded with success.


ITF International Technical Seminar.

 

ITF International Technical Seminar was held at Grenoble, France from 3rd February to the 5th February 2017. The Seminar so sanctioned by ITF Headquarters was attended by more than 30 practitioners to start with acting President of ITF France and its Secretary General. The Seminar was conducted by GM. Prof. Kim Ung Chol, ITF Tournament Standing Committee Chair.


16th Senior national  ITF Taekwon-Do Championship

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ITF International Technical Seminar

An ITF International Technical Seminar so requested by Prof. PhD. Mircea-Valentin Muntean, President of Romanian Federation of Korean Martial Sports (R.F.K.M.S.) and approved by ITF Headquarters was held on 16th-18th December 2016 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The Seminar conducted by Prof. GM. Hwang Ho Yong, ITF Senior Vice-president was attended by more than 30 Dan holders from Romania, UK and Moldavia. The promotion test for 4th and 5th Dan was also carried out in compliance with ITF Constitution & its By-Law.


Outstanding results of the very first team to compete in an International competition.

 

The 1st South East Asian Championships were held in Cambodia with seven participating countries.

4 students from Thailand were able to participate in eight events and with the burden of such a responsibility were still able to achieve seven medals - one Silver and 6 Bronze across free sparring, tuls and power breaking.

The success will be able to bridge the hope to the growth of  the National team.