On this Sunday, September 20th, 9 candidates succeeded in their dan grading :
III°degree : Benito Martinez (Samjok-O)
II°degree : Marnic Ketels (So-San), Esther Meulemeester (Ge-Baek), Orchana De Corte (Ge-Baek)
I°degree : Luka Tjampens (Chon-ji), Leen Walraeve (So-San), Martin Behar (ITF Etterbeek), Jan Lauwereins (So-San), Steven de Schrijver (Won-hyo)
The 2015 European Championships are coming closer. The EC, which will be held October 21st-25th in Motherhill, Scotland, is one of the biggest events of ITF Taekwon-Do within Europe. The national coaches announced their selection recently. Belgium will be represented by:
- Andreea Musca: senior tul female III°degree: senior sparring female -50kg
- Erik Van Hoeck: senior sparring male -70kg
- Alexia Pagalis: junior tul female I°degree
- Roeland Heirbaut: junior tul male I°degree
They will be accompagnied by the national coaches Yves Pollefeyt and Bob Wigman.
The AETF selected 2 Belgian umpires for this championship, Annick Van Driessche and Eddy Van Damme. Annick will also represent Belgium as official, together with Master Frank Vanberghen, e.g. on the AETF Congress Meeting.
Finally, the Belgian delegation will be accompagnied by Johan Heirbaut as supporter.