ITF Scotland Extraordinary General Meeting

Dear Grand Masters, Masters & Instructors,

The ITFS Board of Directors passed a resolution at a board meeting on 29th January 2023, to call an Extraordinary General Meeting according to article 24.2 of the International Taekwon-do Federation (Scotland) Limited Articles of Association 2022_rev0.

Date of EGM: Sunday 5th March @ 6pm

Venue: Digital Platform Zoom

A full agenda will be sent to all ITFS members in the next few days via email from the Secretary General.

ITFS Board Member Recruitment

Dear Grand Masters, Masters & Instructors,

ITF Scotland Board of Directors welcome applications for the following vacant position on the board:

  • Board Member (Term 2023-2026)

Those members who are interested in applying for the position should submit the attached paperwork, alongside a covering letter/CV on or before the closing date of 13th February 2023.

All applications should be sent to

Tournament & Umpire Committee Chair Appointments

ITFS Board of Directors, at a meeting of the board on 15th January 2023, appointed two new committee chairs for the term 2023 / 2024 as follows:

Umpire Committee Chair:  Master David McNairn VIII Degree

Tournament Committee Chair:  Mrs. Lorna Singleton III Degree

We would like to wish them both the very best of success in their new roles going forward.

At this time those members of ITF Scotland, who wish to be considered for a position on either of the above named committees are asked to contact the Chairs directly, or the secretary general with their note of interest and a short resume for consideration, on or before 27th January 2023.

National Coaching Resignations

Dear Grand Masters, Masters and Instructors,

ITF Scotland wish to announce the recent resignation of Miss. Katja Hansen V Degree, from her role as Head Sparring Coach of the National Team. As well as the resignation of Mr. Steven Thain III Degree, from his role as Assistant Sparring Coach of the National Team.

Both Miss Hansen and Mr Thain have been an integral part of the coaching team in Scotland for the past years, having coached numerous individual competitors and teams over their term as coaches of the national team, steering many to medal on the European & World Championship stage.

ITF Scotland and its Board of Directors would like to thank once again Miss Hansen and Mr Thain for their endeavours as part of the coaching team, and wish them all the best for the future.

ITF Scotland Annual General Meeting

Dear Grand Masters, Masters & Instructors,

The ITF Scotland 2023 AGM will be held on Sunday 15th January 2023, In Perth.

Full Information and tentative agenda will follow in due course.


ITFS Board of Directors

Paddy Timoney Remembrance Cup

Dear ITF Members,

It is with great pleasure that you and your students are invited to the Paddy Timoney Remembrance Cup on the 22nd October, in Motherwell, Scotland.

This competition is open to ITF Taekwon-Do students, 10th Kup to 6th Degree, from any affiliation.

This tournament has been organised to remember Mr Patrick Timoney, 10 years on since his passing.

The profits from this tournament will be split between ITF Scotland and The British Heart foundation, both of which are close to the family’s hearts.

Please take time to read through the invitation that can be found below.

Instructors can also find below, individual entry forms for use within their schools.

If you have any queries, please contact the organising committee:


Board Member Resignation

Dear Grand Masters, Masters & Instructors,

The Board of Directors wish to notify the membership that Mr. Christopher Dickson tendered his resignation from the position of Board Member on 1st August 2022. This was confirmed by the board at a minuted meeting on 14th August 2022.

The Board of Directors would like to express our thanks and gratitude to Mr. Dickson for his input and work during his tenure on the board, and wish him every success in his future endeavours.

North Lanarkshire Open 2022

Dear Grand Masters, Masters and Instructors,

The organisers of the North Lanarkshire Open (NLO), have extended an invitation to attend their event which will be held on Saturday the 10th of September, in Motherwell, Scotland.

This competition is open to all grades in the following categories;

  • Under 7 years
  • 8-10 years
  • 11-13 years
  • 14-17 years
  • 18-35 years
  • 36 years +

There will also be a separate division for those with Additional Support Needs.

Below you will find the official invitation to this event.

Should you have any queries, please contact the organising committee directly:


Katrina Carr Seminar

I-Kick Martial Arts have extended an invite to a Sparring Seminar they are hosting on Sunday 28th of August.

This seminar will work on all aspects of Sparring and will be taken by one of Scotlands most decorated International Competitors of the last decade – Miss Katrina Carr (III Degree).

Miss Car has held multiple titles and accolades over her international career including;

  • World Champion
  • World Cup Champion
  • 5x European Champion
  • Multiple British Champion
  • Multiple Scottish Champion

This seminar is open to those who are aged 10 years and above.

If you wish to participate in the seminar, please contact Mr Ross Penman:

ITF Scotland Standing Committee Applications

Dear Grand Masters, Masters and Instructors,

The ITF Scotland Board of Directors are now inviting applications for the following Standing Committee’s for the term 2022 – 2024:

  • The Technical & Instruction Committee (TIC)
  • The Tournament Committee (TC)
  • The Umpire Committee (UC)

Full details of each of the committee’s remit can be found in the appendix attached.

All applications must be emailed to no later than 31st August 2022, this email should contain your CV as well as covering letter.

An interview will be arranged with members of ITF Scotland board for all applicants shortly after the closing date.

On behalf of the ITF Scotland Board we look forward to receiving your applications and wish the chosen candidates every success in carrying out their respective roles.

Kind regards

Mrs. Gillian McIlvaney

Secretary General 

For and on behalf of ITF Scotland