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    禮儀 Courtesy
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    廉耻 Integrity
  • Waist
    忍耐 Perseverance
  • Sev
    克己 Self Control
  • Laughs
    百折不屈 Indomitable Spirit

128th IIC Ireland Report

IIC2018-2.jpg The 128th International Instructor Course, hosted by the Irish National Taekwon-Do Association (INTA) and the ITF Technical Committee, was held in Dublin, Ireland on the 12th/13th of May. The event took place in the familiar Citywest Hotel, where the 2017 World Championships were held.

The IIC was conducted by the ITF Technical Committee, under Grandmaster Hector Marano, Grandmaster Kim Ung Lang and Grandmaster Pierre Laquerre. Grand Master Brendan O’Toole, president of INTA, was also in attendance and particpiated in the course.

A total of 185 participants attended the event, which included 20 GrandMasters/Masters, 80 Sabum and 80 Boosabum. The first day of the seminar saw the group train together and consider the practical application of movements, self-defense and step sparring.

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INTA Open 2018 Report

The Irish National Taekwon-Do Association held its 19th I.N.T.A. Open International I.T.F. Taekwon-Do Tournament on 10 & 11 March, one of the longest running tournaments in Europe. It was held in the spacious sports complex Aras Preston in Gormanston, Co. Meath.

Early Saturday morning's line-up brought 360 students from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Belgium to the floor. Opposite them were 70 umpires, and in between them an impressive group of other officials and special guests:
o    Master Stobie, 7th degree, Head Organizer and Head of the INTA Umpire Committee
o    Master Van Driessche, 7th degree, President of ITF Belgium
o    Master Fagan, 7th degree, INTA
o    Master Donnelly, 7th degree, INTA
o    Master Franks, 7th degree, INTA
o    Master Martin, 8th degree, INTA
o    Master Douglas, 8th degree, Vice President of the INTA
o    Master Vanberghen, 8th degree, Technical Director of ITF Belgium
o    Grand Master O’Toole, 9th degree, President of the INTA
o    Grand Master Weiler, 9th degree, Senior Vice President of the ITF – from Germany

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Holy Cross Taekwon-Do Tramore

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Mr. Mark White and his students from Holy Cross Taekwon-Do School in Tramore on joining the INTA.  Mr. White is a 4th degree black belt with over 4 decades of Taekwon-Do experience.  He has competed very successfully at both a national and international level, representing and captaining his country many times over. 

We are delighted to have Mr. White and his members in our association an once again extend a warm welcome.

Holy Cross Taekwon-Do School, Holy Cross School, Ballycarnane, Tramore, Co. Waterford.
Monday and Wednesday 17:00 to 18:00
Saturday 12:00