The 95th International Instructors Course in San Francisco, California, USA completed on July 6th as a huge success. Over 160 participants from around the world including Canada, Japan, Australia, England and Ethiopia enjoyed instruction from Grand Masters Hector Marano and Wim Bos, along with very special guest, ITF President, Grand Master Pablo Trajtenberg....Read more
The 94th International Instructors Course (IIC) was successfully held in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CANADA on June 27-29 2014. There were a total of 115 participants from three countries (Canada, USA and Jamaica). Newfoundland is an island off the east coast of Canada and St. John's is the oldest city in North America....Read more
Following the mandate of the ITF Congress, on June 11th at 3 pm delegations of the two ITF Taekwon-do organisations, leaded by Grandmaster Trajtenberg and Dr. Chang Ung, met in Vienna at Vienna Grand Hotel and signed the agreement to stop immediately and end forever all Court proceedings at present and in the future between the two Taekwon-Do organisations and their own members and confirm the commitments not to slander, calumniate or defame each other. They express that they will observe a mutual respect to each other for the future. Grandmaster Trajtenberg was accompanied by ITF Secretary General Master Ferrando, Senior Vice-President Master Paul Weiler and Lawyer Mag. Spiegl as witness. If you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact the Sec. General's office.
Master Juan Ferrando
ITF Secretary General
It is India’s great honor to host the 93th IIC of 2014. We are grateful to ITF for giving us a chance to host such a respectable event. Great regards to Grand Masters, GM Willem Jacob Bos and GM Hector Marano for their super strong technical support and valuable time. We feel pride to share the success of the 93th IIC of 2014 in India....Read more
The 92nd International Instructors Course (IIC), hosted by the Irish National Taekwon-Do Association was held in Dublin, Ireland this weekend from the 23rd-25thof May. A total of 143 participants, including 15 Masters travelled from Belgium, England, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Sweden and Spain to train under the International Technical Committee of Grand Master Marano, Grand Master Bos and Grand Master Lan-Ung....Read more
During the last week the ITF International "Kids" Course for the teaching and development of children took place in the Benidorm area of Spain, the course was conducted by Mr. Fabian Izquierdo, who traveled expressly from Argentina to transmit his knowledge .
We'd like to express our gratitude to all participants and, especially, the teachers who were supporting Fabian's performance, such as Master Juan Ferrando, ITF General Secretary, Master José Ramón Viudes, and Master Alberto Gonzalez., and all others instructors....Read more
The decision to organize several seminars in Bishkek (Capital of Kyrgyzstan) had been taken already in October 2013 at the ITF Board Meeting and was announced at the Asian Meeting after the ITF Congress. So it was a good opportunity, especially for the Central Asian countries, to participate.
The 91st IIC of the ITF from April 18th to April 20th was the first one in the younger history in Kyrgyzstan after the passing away of our beloved founder General Choi Hong-Hi....Read more
When I began to imagine this message, I thought at this opportunity I would not want to talk about the magnificent success that the Kid´s Development Program is having in the world and how well it has been received by the educational and social circles and how many new doors are being opened to our instructors and our Taekwon-Do!
I also thought that I would not want to talk about the overwhelming success the Instruction Committee has, with their powerful teaching and standardization that encourage Masters and Instructors to transpire the Dobok with a homogeneous technique across the whole planet....Read more
The 9th ITF Kid’s Program Course was held in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan on 21st and 22nd of April.
The seminar was conducted by Master Donato Nardizzi with participation of Master Paul Weiler. There were 22 people from Kyrgyzstan attending the course. There was also 1 person from Moldova and 1 person from Russia.
On both days the Course started at 9.00 and ended at 16.00 with an hour break for lunch at 12pm.
Everyone in the course showed great enthusiasm as they participated in the games and activities used in the TKD Program.
Master Nardizzi explained the basic principles and aims of Kid’s program. The seminar was held on the high level of educational content and it became the first step on the road to the development of the Kid’s program in Kyrgyzstan....Read more