Congratulations from the Midlands region to Master Davidson, president of ITKD and instructor from Cambridge, in achieving 8th Dan along with Master McPhail (8th dan) and now Master Pellow (7th Dan) at the International Instructors Course held in February 2013.
Coach for Nationals: Scott Sutherland III dan. Team Manager: Craig Hart.
23rd Feb 10am-12pm Hamilton Dojang 2nd March 10am-12pm Silla Dojang Te Puna 9/10 March – Wai – NZ Team Training weekend 17th March Hwa Rang – Memorial Park (outdoor training) time and alternate venue to be advised 23/24 March – Wai (Venue to be confirmed) 30/31 March – Easter No Training 6/7 April – BOP – NZ Team Training weekend 13th April 12pm-3pm Te Karaka Gisborne 20/21 April – BOP (Venue to be confirmed) 27/28 April – Regional Camp Papamoa 4/5 May – Wai – NZ Team Training weekend- also 1st under 18 Tournament 11 May – Regional Tournament Hamilton 18/19 May – BOP (Venue to be confirmed) 25/26 May – Week Off or non contact session (to be decided closer to tournament date)
Congratulations to Maddison Black, Joshua Brown (from Silla), Cathy Linton and Kahn Brown (from Hwa Rang) who passed their re-tests and are now 1st dans! You can see a full list of regional black belts on this page
In 2007 there was a show which went around the world and looked at different martial arts – this is mainly WTF style Taekwon-Do but some of it is very interesting – especially the power produced by kicks…