Alma Ata, Kazakhstan March 21st-22nd
Silver sparring -85kg for Nicolas Taylor
The weekend of March 9-10 was busy.
Two members ITF-Belgium, Virginia Dionisi and Nicolas Taylor, participated at the IIC in Hungary.
Meanwhile two members competed: at the 20th Open INTA in Dublin Esther Meulemeester won bronze in tul and silver in both sparring and power breaking, while Pablo Pascuzzo won the gold medal in sparring at the Copa de Benidorm.
The 29th Belgian Championships took place in Andenne, February 24th. With 230 competitors, 46 umpires and 39 coaches it was another success. The number of participants is growing on every championship organised in ITF-Belgium the latest years, and also the level of the competition was very high. This, together with the friendship amongst everyone involved and the warm atmosphere made it a very nice day.
There was competition in kids sparring (3-7), tul, teamtul, sparring, pre-arranged sparring, power breaking and special techniques, for coloured and black belts, kids, youth, juniors, seniors and veterans.
Many thanks to the T&U Committee, the organizing school Germinal and Erik Van Hoeck, and all umpires for the hard work.
All results of the day can be found on Sportsdata.
The draws and time schedule can be found online on Sportsdata. With 228 competitors, 46 umpires and 39 coaches it will be a very nice edition of the national championships.
The belgian team is working hard on its way to the World Championships in Inzell…..
During the team training in Jambes, February 17th, the team members were working hard under guidance of the coaches. The different sessions started at 10.00h, ended by 13.00h, with a short information session afterwards. During the training all athletes trained hard, with motivation and in a positive atmosphere, with also room for fun and laughter.
After the training sessions there was time for a well-deserved lunch, sit back and relax a moment all together.
Next training: April 7th, Woluwe, 13.00h.