On 8/6/13 at 09:00 at the International Airport of Lima, Master Parm Rai, VII DAN, Personal Assistant to the Grand Master Choi Jung Hwa and chairman  of the technical committee of the International Taekwon-do Federation  arrived in our country and was received by the Sabumnim Juan Ramos Travi, President of the National Peruvian Association of Taekwon-do INO 255 to take him to his hotel in the tourist city of Miraflores.

One day before  the delegation of Black Belts of the FEVETI INO 339 came to the Peru with his President Sabumnim Vicente Perez VI Dan and the delegation of children and young of the ITF VZLA came with his representative Mr Jonathan Escobar

On Saturday 8th June in the morning Master Parm Rai and the delagations of Venezuela  were invited by sabumnim Juan Ramos Travi so they could attend the Metropolitan Museum of Lima so they could learn about the history of Peru since Inca times to the present.

In the afternoon, Master  Rai and instructors of Venezuela and Peru were invited by the INO Peru to a lunch and artistic show, of camaraderie between the Master and Senior instructors in the principal culture club of Peru (Brisas del Titicaca), with typical Peruvian food and dances from the three regions of Peru, Coast, mountain and Jungle organized by the INO steering committee comprised of instructors Manuel Avila, Carlessi Cotrina and Jesebel Romero.Then Master Rai was invited to the Palace of government of Peru.

In the night Master Rai was invited by the inst Carlessi for to know the Magic Water Park (one of the main tourist atractions of the capital) where he reunited with the delegations of Venezuela.

On Sunday 9th at 9:00 started the seminar,the focus of the class was correct use of the body to increase power ,Master Rai covered the use of core strength and in particular utilising the body’s engine or hip to generate the power required with each technique, along with focusing on sine wave and acceleration of movements also Master Rai covered the patterns, making corrections and encouraging students to put into practice the aspects of correct foot positioning and power.Among the group attendees we found students from 9 th kup up to 5 degree. The eight hours seminar included topics such as fundamentals, sign wave, the development of power,Hossin Sul and counted with the assistance of senior instructor Vicente Perez from Venezuela and counted  as  interpreter  Mr Fernando Martinez from Peru.

This seminar counted with the participation of Venezuela ,the Association of taekwon-do ITF northern Peru directed by the instructor  Carlessi  Cotrina , the Association of taekwon-do ITF southern Peru directed by the instructor Manuel Avila and the Association of taekwon-do ITF center Lima-Peru directed instructor Juan Ramos Travi and the schools ITF Assiri Dojang,MSCJ Dojang,La Reparacion Dojang,Arica Dojang,Yomchi Dojang,Dr Gym Santa catalina Dojang,Los Delfines del Sur Dojang,Museo Andres del Castillo Dojang,University USMP- Chiclayo.

After the seminar  Master Rai  conducted a test for children and adults for I, III and IV degree, at the table of honor were present Master Parm Rai,sabumnim Vicente Perez from Venezuela y el sabumnim Juan Ramos Travi from Peru who support as official translator in the international test degree,studentes of the FEVETI and ITF VZLA did his test degree between them Gabriel Gonzalez,Edgar Leon,Tonny Alkhouri and the busabumnim Hasam Hadam and the new sabumnims Alen Gomez,Richard Martinez and Hilmara Arellano who is the first lady in Venezuela to get the 4th degree.The test went on for about 3 hours and included Patterns, Sparring, breaking and theory, and they performed all.

On Sunday night Master Parm Rai go back to Canada,on monday morning the  FEVETI instructors gave taekwondo classes for children in Peruvian schools  then they visited   Museum Andrers del Castillo in the historic city center and the municipal palace Lima  in the evening there was a farewell dinner and returned to Caracas Venezuela.

This Seminar was organized by the INO 255 PERU and was realized in the coliseum of the college the Reparacion in Miralores Lima-Peru with the support of the Museum Andres del Castillo.

We take this opportunity to thank the organizing committee of Peru,The ITF VZLA ,The FEVETI ,, The Delfines Association with Mr Manuel Avila , Chiclayo Asociation with Mr Carlessi Cotrina ,,Mr Fernando Martinez,,Mrs Diana Godoy and all the members of Peru

One more time we would like to thank Master Parm Rai for making this long trip and sharing a wealth of knowledge with all of us and for taking time out from his busy schedule.

We are grateful to Grand Master Choi Jung Hwa and Master Parm Rai for their continued support to the spread of Taekwon-do ITF in Peru. Thank you all for participating,they made this event a true success in Peru.

Our next events the national tournament in november 2013 and the 3rd International Pacific Cup 2014


-ITF-PERU - 16/june/2013