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ITF Scotland Statement 1st March 2022

1st March 2022 Statement regarding the effects of Russian invasion of Ukraine on International ITF Taekwon-Do activities The Board of Directors of ITF Scotland stands with Ukraine.  We wholeheartedly condemn the actions of the Russian military in their aggressive invasion of Ukraine, an independent and sovereign country.   ITF Scotland appeals to the International Taekwon-Do Federation as well …

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8th Degree Promotion

On behalf of ITF Scotland Board of Directors and the memberships we wish to congratulate Master David McNairn on his promotion to VIII Degree at this weekends 151st IIC in Dublin, Ireland. Additional congratulations to the other candidates including Master Jamie Campins VIII Degree also from Scotland on their respective promotions.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2022

We’d like to take the opportunity as 2021 draws to a close to wish all ITF Scotland’s members & families as well as the wider Taekwon-Do community a very Merry Christmas and Happy & Prosperous New Year 2022. We look forward to seeing you all in the New Year. ITF Scotland Board of Directors

Three New Master’s

ITF Scotland have three new Master’s! Master Eric James (Nairn), Master John McIlvaney (Livingston) and Master Douglas Scott (Nairn) were promoted to VII Degree at an examination held on Saturday 11th December 2021 in Livingston. The examination panel consisted of Honourable Grand Master Thomas MacCallum IX Degree (Scotland), and Grand Master Frank Vanberghen IX Degree …

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2022 ITF Scotland National Championships

As we begin to see Taekwon-Do events re-starting across Europe, we also begin our preparations for our own national championships in 2022.   The date for this has been re-scheduled due to the ongoing vaccination centre used within Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility.  Therefore our National Championships will now be held on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd May …

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New School – Drumchapel

ITF Scotland would like to wish Mr. Ethan Donnelly (II) all the very best as he opens his first school this week in Drumchapel. A link to his school website can be found here.

National Squad Training Dates Sept – Dec 2021

The remaining National Squad Training Sessions dates for 2021 have been confirmed as follows: 26th September 2021 – Venue: Laurencekirk 10th October 2021 – Venue: Livingston 31st October 2021 – Venue: Laurencekirk 21st November 2021 – Venue: Livingston 28th November 2021 – Venue: Laurencekirk 16th January 2022 – Venue: Laurencekirk 30th January 2022 – Venue: …

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New Regional Group – STA

ITF Scotland Board of Directors would like to welcome the following instructors and schools who have affiliated to ITF Scotland as a new regional group Scottish Taekwon-Do Association (STA) as of 24th August 2020: Inverness: Master Alexander Dunbar – VIII Degree Forres: Master Alexander Dunbar – VIII Degree Linlithgow: Master Derek Gilmour – VII Degree …

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Getting a Kick with Zoom

On Saturday 27th June, the third instalment of ITF Scotland’s Zoom sessions was lead by Mr. Ross Penman IV Degree. The focus of the session was Kicking Development. After a warm up to loosen everyone during which Mr. Penman explained the importance of doing dynamic stretching for the warm-up compared to static stretching. The session …

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Online Seminar with Mr. Ross Penman IV Degree – 27th June 2020

Dear Masters and Instructors, We are pleased to invite you to the next instalment of our ITF Scotland Online Seminar’s.  The next seminar will be led by Mr. Ross Penman IV Degree. The session will run on Saturday 27th June 2020, from 13:00 hrs – 14:00 hrs and focus on Dynamic Kicking Techniques & Development. Instructor’s have been sent the …

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