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On the 13-14.09.2014, ITF Finland along with Espoo Taekwon-Do Club have hosted a sanctioned ITF Kids course conducted by Master Donato Nardizzi VIII Degree, Chairman of the Kids development program.

The course was attended by 31 participants from Finland and 1 participant from Austria.

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Author: S Ryan
Date: 18/Spt/2014, 18:13
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The 5th International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) World Cup of Taekwon-Do was hosted by Jamaica at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from August 26-30, 2014. Jamaica saw in excess of 2000 visitors to its shores for this beautiful event. The Championship had participants from 33 countries, 58 clubs, & 678 athletes, competing in exciting matches in individual and team events in Sparring, Patterns, Pre-Arranged Sparring, Technical Breaking, and Power Breaking.

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Author: SR
Date: 16/Spt/2014, 23:13
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During the 6th and 7th of September last, the International Instructor Course for Kids was held in Montevideo, organized by Sabun Nim Gabriel Colina V Dan, President of CITI Allied Association from Uruguay.

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Author: S Ryan
Date: 12/Spt/2014, 17:47
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This is to inform you that the ITF Tournament and Umpire Committee Chairmen and Committee members shall meet with ITF Director GM Wim Bos on December 2014 at the ITF HQ in Benidorm, Spain in order to discuss and prepare the upcoming World Championships to be held in Jesolo, Italy on May 27-31, 2015.

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Author: S Ryan
Date: 12/Spt/2014, 09:47
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Last week for the first time, ITF participated in the TAFISA Martial Arts Games held in Vancouver, (Richmond) British Columbia, Canada.

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Author: S Ryan
Date: 12/Spt/2014, 12:27
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The 5th ITF Taekwon-Do World Cup - to be held on August 26th-30th2014 in Montego Bay, Jamaica is ready to start.

WEIGH IN SCHEDULE

The WEIGH-IN for competitors of the World Cup 2014, will start at 8.00 a m. on Tuesday, 26th August 2014 in Montego Bay Convention Centre” - Rose Hall, Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica WI according to the country schedule attached.

Country Weigh-In Schedule

 IMPORTANT information about the weigh-in procedure!!!

1. Every competitor (regardless of the categories she/he is competing in) must be present with a World Cup Official ID Card and a Black Belt Certificate (black belts holders only) at the weigh-in procedure wearing dobok trousers and a T-shirt. Every competitor (especially color belts) should also have his/her own personal identification card (national identity card or passport).
2. For the sparring categories a 500 gram weight allowance (not a tolerance) shall be applied. Competitors, who will not succeed at the first weigh-in attempt, must come to the weigh-in for the second attempt within one hour. If the competitor doesn’t make the weight then he/she shall be removed from the sparring category and shall not be allowed to enter any other weight category.
3. Please make sure that your team arrives at the weigh-in at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time attached.
4. If any competitor will not be present at the weigh-in, the computer system will notify that and will treat such a competitor as an absent person at the World Cup.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

The World Cup 2014 will be held at the “Montego Bay Convention Centre” - Rose Hall, Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica WI. The competition will start on Wednesday 27th, August 2014 at 9.00 AM.

The schedule of the tournament divided into four competition days is available here.

Please note, that some sparring categories with 1 competitor were combined and the competitors were moved to the higher category as written in the rules.

DRAWS

All the draws will be published on Saturday 23rd August 2014 on the official online registration website of the World Cup 2014 and can be checked in the section ‘reports’ under the following link: http://wcup2014.pztkd.lublin.pl/index.php

All documents will be also available on the official online registration website under the link: http://wcup2014.pztkd.lublin.pl/index.php

To find them visit the link above and click on OTHER REPORTS and next on PDF REPORTS

 

Kind regards,

Malgorzata Rogaczewska

Online Registration Team

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Author: S Ryan
Date: 22/Ago/2014, 18:48
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The latest edition of the ITF online Magazine, Taekwon-Do Generation, is now available online at this link: http://issuu.com/tkd-itf 

This latest edition is packed with loads of great articles, including interviews with some of ITF's top competitors, coaches, Masters and Grandmasters, as well as an historical article on pioneer Colonel Nam Tae Hi, interesting articles on the structures of the National Associations and National Teams in Ireland, Canada and New Zealand, a look back at the World Championships in 2013, a preview of what's to come in the World Championships 2015 and short stories form around the world in the "My Dojang" section of the magazine. We hope you enjoy!!

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Author: S Ryan
Date: 12/Ago/2014, 17:09
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Only two years after the first visit of sabum Niklas Enander (6thdegree/Sweden) the Uganda ITF under the leadership of its President Francis Emulu and the help of some other black belts (former WTF - now ITF) organised the 1st ITF tournament in history in Uganda.

On Saturday, July 26thmore than 70 participants from 7 clubs took part in pattern and sparring competition and with the help of Master Weiler, who brought the electronic competition system, the sparring competition runs very fast (compare also the donation equipment for Ethiopia in the following report).

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Date: 11/Ago/2014, 20:47
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