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Report from Summer Camp in Greece

By Mr. John Moffitt.

A group of INTA members from IFSC and Rush taekwon-do club recently attended the annual taekwon-do summer camp in Olympos, Greece which was hosted by Master Vasilis Alexandris 8th degree.

We flew into Thessaloniki in the northern Greece region of Macedonia and arrived Monday evening at the Olympos camp site on the beautiful Aegean coast on the edge of Mount Olympos where reputedly the Ancient Greek Gods resided.



Training commenced Tuesday morning at 7.45am (which is 5.45am Irish time) so there were  a few sleepy heads but all our members arrived on time and fortunately Master Alexandris  started with a light class of fundamental techniques to warm us up for the gruelling week ahead.

As well as Ireland there were participants from Australia, England, Cyprus, Italy, Bulgaria, Holland, France, Albania, Belgium, Netherlands and of course Greece.

Training was outdoors twice a day at 7.45am and 7.45 pm and usually lasted an hour and a half or more.  We had most of the day to recover, eat, swim ,  sit on the beach or sightseeing including an excursion to the beautiful waterfalls on Mount Olympos.

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Squad Session Cork

This is a reminder that there is a squad session this weekend in Cork on Saturday and Sunday
Venue is the Upper Glanmire Sports hall directions below
It is important that competitors attend this session as it will include bouts for selection in both patterns and sparring

Timetable for this weekends National Team Selection & Training in Upper Glanmire Sports Hall :

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INTA National Umpires Course

The next INTA National Umpire course will be held on the 5th & 6th September 2015.
 
During this course the I.N.T.A. Tournament & Umpire committee will present I.T.F. rules.
This course is open to all I.N.T.A. Black belts members (Jnr & Snr) & Senior 1st Kup members.
 
Black Belt Participants must present their I.T.F. Certificate Number (Small I.T.F. Black Belt Card)
1st Kup Participants must present their I.N.T.A. membership number (Student membership Card)

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