4-th. Master Class Taekwon-Do I.T.F. in Czech Republic 2012
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instructors, presidents and students from England, Czech Republic, Croatia,
Ireland, Italy, Germany, Slovakia and Austria took part in this Master Class.
seminar of highest importance was organized by Czech Taekwon-Do I.T.F.
Association regarding celebrating the 20-th anniversary of Znojmo school of
Taekwon-Do ITF in the year 2012. Recently, Master Nicholls was leading seminars
in South Africa, South America, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia, and
therefore Czech school is honored by his support and really appreciate that
regular January seminars in Znojmo became part of Master Nicholls
participants arrived in Znojmo already on Thursday the 12-th of January and
could not wait for upcoming weekend to meet again on collective training of
both modern and traditional Korean martial art, sharing opinion and strengthen
morning, at 10:00 on time, Master Trevor Nicholls VIII. Dan, entered the dojang
and was greeted by lined up Taekwondists. And so two day marathon started.
Warm up was
supervised by Mr. Maurizio Troiano VI. Dan from Italy. Master Nicholls VIII.
Dan explained specifics of attacking and blocking kicks, sets of Sewo Chagi and
Golcho Chagi kicking techniques were exercised. During practicing, different
steps from patterns and modification for real using were implemented. First
block of seminar was concluded by demonstration of Italian practicing presented
by Master Antonio Troiano VIII. Dan.
time, Master Nicholls opened discussion and asked all participants for
questions. After clearing all doubts, different techniques were exercised through
all the gym along.
Another dynamic and proper execution of flying kicks and whole body exercising
was delivered by Master Matiullah Karwandgar VII. Dan from Slovakia.
of the first day seminar program was determined to cup patterns exercise and
finished by Choong-Moo pattern.
collective picture of all participants was made.
break, black degree testing started. 7 students from Czech Republic, Croatia
and Germany were honored to show their best in front of Master Trevor Nicholls.
Testing was really demanding and took 3 hours.
exacting day was ended up with unofficial dinner in Prestige hotel and short
visit of local wine cellar.
On Saturday the 15-th of January 2012, the dojang full of black belts
greeted Master Nicholls at 10:00 exactly. Mr. Ralf Ufrecht VI.Dan from Germany arranged for necessary warm.
Third block of the seminar was
divided between the two Masters. Master
Nicholls conducted exercising of Sam-Il, Yoo-Sin, Choi-Yong, Yon-Gae, Ul-Ji, Moon-Moo,
So-San, Se-Jong, Tong-Il patterns. All questions and doubts regarding patterns
were discussed in detail and cleared by Master Nicholls. On the same time,
Master Troiano conducted exercising of Kwang-Gae, Po-Eun, Ge-Baek, Eui-Am,
Choong-Jang a Ko-Dang patterns and self defence basics.
In the final of the seminar, Master
Nicholls announced to all, that those students who applied for testing have
successfully passed. They have made good use of conscientious work and so Czech
ITF has increased the number of black belts.
Congratulation to all:
1. Jakub Kmec 60
4. Václav Bůžek 63
Livia Maduna 62
we would like to express great thanks to Master Trevor Nicholls for leading the
seminar. We really appreciate his efforts and support of our Association. Such
opportunity like sharing Master Nicholls experience and knowledge is essential
for development if both Taekwon-Do Schools and individuals. Instructors and
students can only benefit from opinion and understanding of “DO” presented by
Master Nicholls. For his next Seminar, Master Nicholls will travel to Canada,
and we wish You the all best.
belong also to all participants for the time we could spend together in
friendly and nice atmosphere.
We hope the
Seminar in Znojmo will become tradition and we all will meet in Czech Republic
in 2013 again.
this occasion, we proudly invite all instructors, presidents but Taekwon-Do
students at all for upcoming Seminar
with our I.T.F. President Grand Master Choi Jung Hwa IX.Dan in Znojmo, Czech
republic on September 2012. The seminar
will be held due to the 20-th anniversary of Znojmo school of Taekwon-Do ITF in
the year 2012.
František Macek IV.Dan
Czech Taekwon-Do I.T.F. Association
from the Seminar available on: http://rade.plavec.cz/taekwondo/seminarZnojmo_2012/index.html
Written by: František Macek IV.Dan - 24th January 2012
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||Andrew Kung (Australian National Taekwon-Do (ITF))
: 26th January 2012, 08:33
Wish I was there!