On the weekend of 20-21 April in Radovljica, Slovenia Master Michael Flaherty, VIII. DAN conducted a seminar at the Taekwon-do Chocolate Weekend 2024. 

Over 70 participants from 5 countries: Slovenia, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic. 

Master Flaherty offered a huge amount of new knowledge, experience, learning Sparring and Tul techniques in two days. The first day was dedicated to lower and colored belts and the training of basic sparring techniques, movement and lower forms.

The second day started with the announcement that Mr. Gregory Bekkers passed the grading for 4th degree conducted early Sunday morning.

On Sunday Mr Flaherty offered higher color belts and black belts a training of higher patterns and the training of individual elements from the different patterns. 

The seminar gave us all a lot of motivation and inspiration for the future, for training and continuous learning and growth in Taekwon-Do. Master Michael Flaherty, VIII. DAN proved to be an excellent knowledge and demonstration of techniques, state-of-the-art teaching methods and approaches. 

We learned a lot, hung out with friends and left with an amazing experience in mind.

See you all again next year at Taekwon-do Chocolate Weekend in April 2025.

With regards,

Board of ITF Slovenia