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

Umpire Report September

The INTA Umpire Committee consisting of Mr Nigel Stobie VI & Mr Dave Elson IV conducted the last Umpire Course of 2015 on September 5th & 6th. The Course was held in Portarlington Taekwon-Do Schools full time centre.
The Course attracted 21 participants from 9 INTA schools from across the country. This followed the success of the previous courses throughout the year. Such high participation outlining the dedication of experienced INTA referees and promotion of newly trained umpires in the INTA ranks.

umpires2015.jpg The course focused on training experienced umpires and newly qualified umpires in accordance with ITF official rules used in both World and European ITF events. With the upcoming INTA National Championships around the corner, the course was a major success in ensuring the highest standard of ITF officiation are maintained in INTA events.

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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.

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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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