On Saturday May 3rd2014, the official presentation of HAIDONG GUMDO, for the first time in Paraguay, was performed.
The venue was the International Taekwon -Do Academy (AIT) of GM Dacak. He attended with several: instructors, black belts and colour belts.
Master Jeong Woo Kim, 7th dan, chief instructor of the WORLD HAIDONG GUMDO FEDERATION, visited us from Seoul, to let us know this beautiful martial art.
The seminar was held under the authority of the President of the Federation of Taekwon-Do ITF Style of the Republic of Paraguay (FETREP), GM Javier Dacak, accompanied by Master Abelardo Benzaquén (Argentina), who accompanied and guided our invited.
They also made their show to the audience throughout the day Sunday, May 4thduring the “National Tournament Opening FETREP 2014”, at the Sports Stadium of the National Sports Secretary.
We are grateful to Master Jeong Woo Kim, who gave us the honor of meeting the Martial Art "HAIDONG GUMDO" which is closely related to our "Martial Art Taekwon-Do ITF" as to the origin.
GM Dacak opened the doors to this new martial art in Paraguay, with an excellent view to institutional relationship with the Federation headquartered in Seoul, South Korea; with a view to the dissemination and promotion of our “Taekwon -Do ITF” in that country.
GM JAVIER DACAK.
9° DAN (PA-9-1)
VICEPRESIDENTE ITF...Read more
The "Golden Belt" is a summing up the achievements of Russian athletes and coaches, it is a tribute to their dedication, professionalism, strength of will and spirit, an expression of gratitude to those who stand at the origins of the martial arts in Russia and those who continue to climb on the podium at world championships, contributing to the promotion of the arts.
This year's winners were Artem Vahitov ("The brightest victory of the year," Thai boxing), Marina Mohnatkina ("The brightest victory of the year," Sambo), Paul Korzhavyh ("Best Athlete of the Year", jiu-jitsu), Catherine Kozlachkova (" Best Female Athlete of the Year ", Taekwondo ITF), Eugene Ilm (" Best Coach of the Year ", kiokusinkaj), fire-found iron (" Fidelity tradition "Aikido), Gennady Korolev (" In Service of the Fatherland ", martial arts), Leonid SHCHEPKIN ( Loyalty to the chosen path", Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Do), Abdurahman Bilar ("Will to Win", grappling)
Each National award winner received a statuette of "Golden Belt" People's Artist of Russia and martial artist Alexander Rukavishnikova. The reward for the winners are also a numbered diploma and a badge, considered the highest award of the Russian Union of Martial Arts.
We are pleased to announce that the winner of the "Golden Belt” was World Champion Ekaterina Kozlachkova.
The award is a national awards ceremony held by Russian Union of Martial Arts (RUMA), and this year the ceremony was held in the Kremlin.
Ekaterina Kozlachkova was recognized as "the best athlete of the year among all martial arts." The award was presented by the Deputy Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation.
That track record Ekaterina Kozlachkova is below (only the medals in the individual competition are listed)
5 gold, 1 - Bronze
3 - Gold
7 - Gold, 8 Silver, 5 - Bronze
5 - Gold, 1 - Silver
Overall champion of Europe 2006.2009 and 2012
Overall champion at world championships in 2011 and 2013...Read more
La Federación de Taekwon-Do Estilo ITF de la República del Paraguay (FETREP) supported by the National Secretariat of Sports (SND), held its annual tournament called "Torneo Apertura 2014 FETREP" Taekwon-Do ITF, on Sunday 4th May 2014, at the Sports Stadium of the "National Secretariat of Sports" (SND), from 08:00 to 17:00 Hs
It was attended by the Chairman of the FETREP GM Javier Dacak and all directors.
Approximately 250 athletes from Encarnación, Ciudad del Este, Caacupé, Asunción and other cities participated in the competition, watched by over a thousand people in the stadium of the National Secretariat of Sports and was attended by 50 referees and judges placed in 4 rings.
Also present were outstanding competitors from the World Championships in Benidorm Spain 2013: Lara Dacak 2nd Dan (gold medal); Celia Avalos 2nd Dan (silver medal) both of Asuncion; Lucas Duarte 3rd Dan (gold medal) and Nestor Ramirez 3rd Dan (silver medal) both of Incarnation
An excellent technical and healthy level of competition as been achieved , where all enjoyed a tournament full of trophies and happiness.
THE TIMES OF COMPETITION: FIGHT AND FORM.
MALE AND FEMALE
The event was a success and all competitors are preparing for the "World Cup 2014 Jamaica" to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from 23 to 30 August 2014....Read more
The preparations for this year’s fifth edition of the Holland Cup (May
31st and June 1st 2014), one of the biggest ITF Taekwon-Do tournaments in
Europe, are at full steam and nearing completion. The Holland Cup is one
of the tournaments of the prestigious ITF-Netherlands Masters Series,
organized by the organizing committee from Sportschool Tim Kool (Tim Kool,
Corine Kool and Rory de Vries).
The first registrations were received, posters have been printed, program
books and all promotional materials finished and the hotels are ready to
receive the final competitors. The flights of the AETF reporter have been
booked as well, so there will be prime coverage on the AETF site.
Entries to the Holland Cup are still possible up to May 17th, so if you
are interested, it is still possible to register for the tournament. If
you need any additional help or information, please send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. All information is available on www.hollandcup.net and
https://www.facebook.com/hollandcup.net?ref=hl. By liking our Facebook
page before June 5th, you also have a chance of winning some amazing
Dear Presidents, Masters, Instructors,
On behalf of myself and Polish Taekwon-Do Association I would like to invite you to the 19th Central Summer Taekwon-Do Camp to be held from 4th to 13th July 2014 in Biala Podlaska, Poland.
It is one of the biggest Taekwon-Do camps in Europe with a many years’ tradtion.
Every year many over 200 competitors from several dozen countries from all over the word came to practice Taekwon-Do in Poland. Except for Taekwon-do trainings on the highest level, the camp offers a lot of other attractions and it is comparatively cheap.
In attachment you will find the application and general information.
It will be a great opportunity to exchange the experience and to prepare for the World Cup 2014 in Jamaica and the European Cup 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.
More information about the camp you will find under the link http://www.itfeurope.org/NL2014-02-26.html
Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our office.
Master Tadeusz Loboda...Read more