Lisa Dennis, ITF World Champion, has achieved a New Guinness World Record, for breaking an amazing 1,000 roof tiles in 84 seconds. Congratulations Lisa from all your ITF friends and colleagues for this inspirational achievement.
Watch the BBC report here: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-26798506
Watch the Youtube documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyvzgNIqKkk...Read more
AXA ITF TaeKwon-Do, Anguilla, recently hosted Master Ruben Suarez who conducted a Training Seminar and Promotion testing. The Seminar was held on Friday 14thand Saturday 15thMarch and covered all aspects of ITF TaeKwon-Do. Also present for the Seminar was Michel Wouterse from St. Maarten who was promoted to 1stDegree Black Belt just one week prior, by Mr. Gregory A. Permuy.
On Sunday 16th March, Master Suarez conducted an exam for AXA ITF TaeKwon-Do’s Instructors where Assistant Instructor Mr G. Vidal Permuy was promoted to 3rdDan and Chief Instructor Mr Gregory A. Permuy was promoted to 5thDan. This Promotion Exam began at 10am and covered all aspects of ITF TaeKwon-Do before successfully concluding at 3:30pm....Read more
The 33rd term of Afghanistan ITF Taekwon-Do Senior and Junior National championship was held at Kabul city Olympic on the 25th-26th of March 2014. There was 130 participants at this championship from several provinces of Afghanistan. This championship was at two parts 1-Sparing 2- Pattern. The supporter of this championship Was the NOC of Afghanistan and ITF Taekwon-Do Federation of Afghanistan....Read more
On 17-18 of February 2014 a TKD KIDS course took place in Russia. This event was organized by all Russia Taekwon-Do Federation right after the all Russia Taekwon-Do championships. The course was conduct by Master Donato Nardizzi VIII Dan the president of ITF England. 55 instructors from Russia and Ukraine took part in the course....Read more
On March 8th 2014 took place in Sant Vicenç dels Horts - Barcelona the 3rd ITF BARCELONA FUJI MAE CUP 2014 with both national and international competitors
This year we had welcomed teams from Belgium, Netherlands, France, Norway, Scotland, Israel and England. Of course we also had competitors from all around Spain (Cataluña, Cantabria, Andalucía, Murcia, Comunidad Valenciana and Aragón). We would like to remark the huge participation and the technical and human quality of all competitors.
Our Sponsor was Fuji Mae as always, and I would like to thank them for the logistic and support to this event.
The competition day began at 7:00hs with the arrival of competitors to the sports hall. After the coach and umpire meetings, everyone went to their assigned areas to start working. At 8:30hs competition began with Individual Patterns followed by Team Patterns and Pre arranged Sparring. We could witness the extremely high level of the participants.
During the Opening Ceremony a Clubs Parade took part and an exhibition of HWA-RANG-DO School little students followed it. The children had the opportunity of being part of this big Taekwon-do Day.
Once the Opening Ceremony have finished, all competitors, coachs and umpires went for a “Friendship Lunch” were they could gather and share a good meal together, make new friends and meet old ones in a relaxed atmosphere.
At 15:00hs competition started again with Individual Sparring until the end of the event, keeping everyone amazed for the intensity and enthusiasm of the competitors.
We would like to thank local instructors John McKissock and Andreu Martínez for their help and Master Alberto González for his support to this event.
I would like to remark the participation two instructors, who are also good friends, Mr. Mario Múgica and Mr. Félix García, José Luis Diego whom brought teams with great competitors on national and international level.
This year we were delighted to welcome Master Frank Vanberghen and Instructor Annick Van Driessche from Belgium and Master Ray Nicolaisen from Norway. We also have the opportunity to welcome a big team from Israel with his Instructor Leonardo Oros Duek (AETF´s Board of Directors Member). And the presence of Master Ferrando Secretary General ITF.
Last but not least, I would like to thank all the schools that took part this year, I hope you have felt the essence of this event: gathering as a family, enjoying time together and feeling proud of our Martial Art. I look forward to welcome you next year for the 4thITF BARCELONA FUJI MAE CUP 2015.
Thanks to you all and see you next year!!!
José Carlos Revelles
VI Degree – Instructor Internacional
HWA-RANG-DO School Director...Read more