On the 25th Feb VTA will be hosting it’s Umpire Course. This is open to red belts and above. Please download the Umpire course application and return it to your instructor.
You can join the Facebook event here.
On 5th January 2017 Master Tom Denis conducted a grading in Redhill for Mr Dunn. The grading consisted of various colour belt and black belt patterns from each grade including both 5th degree patterns, one of which is 72 movements. Continue reading Mr Dunn is promoted to 6th degree
At the International Instructor Course in Paris, France Mr Lear completed an excellent black belt test and was successfully promoted to 7th degree Master. The test was conducted by Grandmaster Marano and Grandmaster Lan and tops off an incredible year for Master Lear who recently celebrated 20 years of teaching Taekwon-Do in Crowborough.
Many congratulations to those who were successful at the recent black belt test in Ash.
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.
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