During September 7th to 9th, 2012 the 75th IIC took place in Puerto Plata, DR
Organizers Mr.NorbertoTaveras and Mr. Fausto Castillo received leaders from Puerto Rico, Anguilla, Jamaica, Colombia, USA, and Canada in the beautiful Barceló Resort Hotel.
It was possible to work in all the patterns as well as in grabbing techniques, face to face techniques, combat and theory.
Also thanks to the presence of the new promoted Master Ottensen, member of the ITF Umpire Committee, who gave some information according the new ITF Tournament rules which will be officially introduced from January 1st, 2013.
The written comments from the participants was excellent and encourage us to continuous helping Taekwon-Do in the Caribbean.
At the end of the IIC, Mr. Ricardo Talero from Colombia was promoted to 6th Degree Black Belt and Mr. Hal Lipscombe and Kurt Ottensen both from Canada were promoted to the title of Master 7th Degree Black Belt.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of them.
We like to thank GM Marano and GM Lan for their passion, knowledge, support and great help to increase the growth of Taekwon-Do in the Caribbean.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH GRAND MASTERS
On behalf of the Organizing Committee