10th March, 2013 Kathmandu, Nepal
The International Taekwon-Do seminar and Asian Qualifying Umpire Course conducted by the ITF director Grand Master Willem Jacob Bos (9th Dan ) Italy on 6th -9th March 2013 at Hotel Shahanshah International Sports Center was a big sucses. Training was also provided for 70 color belt from Nepal and India.
37 black belts from Nepal,18 Black belts from India (some travelled more then 2 days by bus and train) and 3 Black belts from Jamaica participated at the 2 days Taekwon-Do Seminar held on 6-7th March 2013.
32 Black Belst from Nepal ( eight 4th Degree, nine 3rd Degree ,eighteen 2nd Degree and three 1st Degree), 18 Black Belts from India (one 4th Degree, two -2nd Degree and fifteen 1st Degree ) and 3 Black Belt From Jamaica (one 6th Degree and two 4th Degrees ) participated at the Umpire course held on 8th-9th of March 2013.
Its was a nice opportunity for the participants to be technical updated as well to learn the new umpire rules from the different items of tournament.
Mr. Rakesh Kumar Verma President from ITF from India was also present and took his promotion together with Mr. Giri from Nepal to 5th degree.
The National Sports council Member Secretary Mr. Yuba Raj Lama and CPN UML Sports incharge Mr. Karna Bahadur Thapa Jointly Inaugurated the Umpire Course and Seminar by the flaming the lamp.
Finally we are getting ready to take the knowledge of real ITF Taekwon-Do which runs the new style with nice management and provide technical benefits to our students and instructors.
Our participants really appreciated the training style of GM Bos and enjoyed the updates of Taekwon-Do ITF as we don't have the possibility to invite GM's and or Masters to our country therefore we thank the ITF for having send GM Bos.
During the trip to Chitwan located 150 km from Kathmandu GM Bos had the possibility to see some action from about 50 students and gave some technical advice.
We are really proud of our ITF leader to provide us with such kind of Seminar!
Chetan Raj Giri
President of ITF Nepal
General -Secretary of ITF Asia