Seminar with GrandMaster Javier Dacak

Report by Sabum Virginia Dionisi:

GrandMaster Javier Dacak, second ITF Vice President, visited Belgium and gave an outstanding seminar that covered different aspects. He was assisted by his daughters Iara and Alana Dacak, both World Champion and World Cup Champion respectively. The seminar took place in Brussels, Woluwe Saint Pierre, on Wednesday 19 October and lasted three hours. It covered the new ITF Protocol, basic and fundamental principles to improve performance of tul, step sparring and some principles of sparring. GM Dacak also took the opportunity to share with the participants some memories about the first and second world championships, where he was twice world champion, and some nice stories about moments with the General Choi Hong Hi. dacak

There were participants from all regions in Belgium, GD Luxembourg, Argentina and Paraguay, from 10°kup till VIII° degree, children, juniors and adults. Master Frank Vanberghen, Technical Director of ITF-Belgium was also present, and offered GM Dacak some souvenirs on behalf of the Belgian Federation. After the seminar the instructors (IV°degree and above) and the organizers enjoyed a toast with GM Dacak and his family. We had a great time, while learning and having fun!

Many thanks GM Dacak for visiting us, and for sharing your valuable knowledge and experience.  Looking forward to the next seminar !

Yours in Taekwon-Do,

Sabum Virginia Dionisi, Bo Sabum Gonzalo Escribano and Bo Sabum Daniel Kampff


6th World Cup ITF Taekwon-Do

slide-image-1Budapest-Hungary 11-16 October 2016

With over 1800 competitors from 58 countries. The belgian delegation consisted of members from ITF Brussels, Samjok-O, Ge-Baek & So-San : 8 competitors, 4 coaches, a referee and 3 supporters.


  • Annick Van Driessche : gold sparring -55kg, silver tul IV°-VI°degree, silver special tehniques in the category advanced senior female, and best advanced senior female black belt competitor
  • Alice Vrinat : gold sparring senior female -75kg coloured belts
  • Claude Duyck : gold sparring advanced senior male -68kg coloured belts

On Sunday October 16th there was also the ITF Congress Meeting.


Seminar with Tomaz Barada


Dear Masters and Instructors,

It is with great pleasure we invite you to this years ITF-Belgium guest seminar on the 3rd and 4th december with TOMAZ BARADA. After 15 years we are honored to host Tomaz once more in Belgium.

Please find the invitation, flyer and inscription spreadsheet enclosed

We can only take applications from instructors, not from individual students.
There are special prices if you follow more than 1 session, so please be aware when you do the inscriptions and payments

If you have any queries don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,

Yves Pollefeyt,
Vice President ITF Flanders

Please notice that on the invitation there is a smal mistake in the mail adresses. The correct ones: &

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Day of Taekwon-Do

cropped-logoITFBelgium.pngThe next Day of Taekwon-Do, a seminar organised twice a year and open to all members of ITF-Belgium, regardless of age and grade, will be held November 6th in Jambes.

The seminar starts at 10.00 am and will be finished around 16.00 pm. All participants will receive a certificate.

Some of the best instructors of ITF-Belgium will be conducting the classes.  The invitation will be send to all national instructors one of the next days. Contact him/her for more information & for subscriptions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to train with the best!


ITF World Cup

The ITF World Cup 2016 will be held in Budapest, Hungary October 11th-16th. It will be one of the biggest ITF events ever with over 1700 competitors.

ITF-Belgium will be present with participants, umpires, coaches, officials and supporters from Samjok-O, ITF Brussels, Ge-Baek and So-San.

All information on the World Cup website and the World Cup online.

Stay updated on the belgian results through the ITF-Belgium website.itfint