The Vision Taekwon-Do Association AGM concluded on 20th November in Tonbridge, Kent, with the acceptance of the new board. A couple of people stepping down with new positions voted in. The new board for the next 3 years are…
Mr Philip Lear, 6th degree – Chairman
Mr Paul Adams, 5th degree – Secretary
Mr Tim Dunn, 5th degree – Tournament Director
Mr Luke Thompson, 5th degree – Technical Director
Mr Ian Kelly, 3rd degree – Treasurer
The board will work together continuing to increase the profile and development of the Vision Taekwon-Do Association (VTA).
On the 11th October Vision TKD sent a team of 28 competitors, supporters and coaches to the ITF World Cup in Budapest, Hungary. After arriving in Hungary the team made their way straight to the weigh in and registration. It was a long day of travelling so all the competitors were very happy to have made their weight categories without issue. The team then went back to the hotel for dinner, a team meeting and an early night.
On the Wednesday the competition started and it was a full day of patterns. Despite nearly all the team competing it was a tough day with only Mr Arroyo, Thicome Biron-Monnier and Ellena Lobley progressing through a few rounds. Just when the team were starting to look deflated after no medals Mr Arroyo made his way into the 4-6th degree patterns final and secured a silver medal. Continue reading World Cup 2016 Report
On the 24th September VTA hosted it’s annual guest seminar. This year we were honoured to have Irish National Coach Master Stephen Cooley. Master Cooley is responsible for developing the Irish national team in to one of the most successful teams at the World Championships.
Continue reading Master Cooley Seminar
Online entry for the next Vision competition in Alton is open. http://visiontkdcomps.co.uk/
Vision TKD would like to invite all ITF members to attend a seminar with Master Stephen Cooley on 24th September in Tonbridge, Kent. Master Cooley is one of the greatest coaches in Taekwon-Do, developing the Irish team into one of the most successful on the World stage.
In previous years Vision has hosted seminars with Continue reading Seminar with Master Cooley
On the 17th July Vision hosted its second Championships of the year. This is the 2nd of 3 competitions that we are running this year and not only is this the first time that we are doing multiple competitions but it is also the first time that we have used a new electronic scoring system. It there was an amazing turnout with 191 competitors across 81 divisions. And all divisions were leagues so everyone got many goes. Continue reading Vision Competition Redhill Results
Squad training is this Sunday, 10am – 1pm, essential for those going to the World Cup and good competition training ahead of the VTA championships next week.
Freedom Leisure, Crowborough
Blue tag and up, 12 years and over.
Bring your trainers!
On the 17th July Vision will be hosting the 2nd of this year’s competitions, this time in Redhill. Speak to your instructor for registration details!
Online entry is here!
On the 4th and 5th June four of Vision TKD’s senior instructors went to Dublin for an International Umpire Course (IUC). The course was run by the Tournament and Umpire Committee and overseen by Grand Master Bos and Grand Master Lan. Continue reading Vision Instructors at the Umpire Course