International Umpire Course & International Kids Course

IUC, Miesbach, Germany November 24th-25th

Some members ITF-Belgium will be present at the IUC. Amongst them the chairman and one of the members of the ITF-Belgium U&T Committee: Eddy Van Damme & Benito Martinez. They will bring the new information back home, to be included in the next National Umpire Courses.

IKC, Zaandam, The Netherlands, December 1st-2nd: with the participation of one ITF-Belgium black belt, Kevin De Vree.


International Instructors Course Amsterdam

The IIC in Amsterdam, November 17th-18th, with the ITF Technical Committe (GrandMaster Hecor Marano, GrandMaster Lan Ung Kim and Master Paul McPhail) counts a big number of belgian black belts under its participants: 22 members ITF-Belgium will be participating, from 7 different affiliated clubs.

Also GrandMaster Frank Vanberghen will be present, he was invited as special guest by GM Marano.


Selected members national team WC2019

The names of the persons selected for the national team to compete at the World Championships in Inzell, Germany April 2019.


  • Margaux Pollefeyt: tul II° degree, sparring -60kg, team power breaking
  • Arthur Delhaye: tul I° degree, sparring -68kg, special techniques
  • Lisa Ghijsens: tul I° degree, sparring -55kg, team power breaking
  • Tabitha Van Lierde: tul I° degree, power breaking, team power breaking


  • Pablo Pascuzzo: sparring -57kg, team power breaking, team sparring
  • Andreea Musca: tul IV°-VI° degree, pre-arranged free sparring
  • Erik Van Hoeck: sparring -78kg, team sparring
  • Esther Meulemeester: sparring -75kg
  • Roeland Heirbaut: tul II° degree, sparring -70kg, special techniques
  • Tomàs Chacon Torrealba: tul II° degree, sparring -70kg, power breaking, team power breaking, team sparring
  • Omar El Ferkhani: sparring -63kg, team sparring
  • Laura Mouret: tul I° degree
  • Vladimir Kim: sparring -63kg
  • Anthony Raeijmaekers: tul I° degree, sparring -85kg, team power breaking
  • Leen Walraeve: tul I° degree, pre-arranged free sparring
  • Hans Van Lierde: power breaking, team power breaking
  • Terrence Bewa: sparring -78kg, team sparring
  • Patrick Crevecoeur: team sparring, team power breaking

These persons still need to confirm and accept their selection, so changes are still possible. Also small changes in disciplines and categories are still possible. Keep updated through this website!

Officials: GrandMaster Frank Vanberghen, Master Annick Van Driessche.

Coaches: Master Annick Van Driessche, Virginia Dionisi, Yves Pollefeyt, Patrick Crevecoeur, Bob Wigman, Andreea Musca, Erik Van Hoeck, Gonzalo Tejerina.

The ITF TUC still needs to confirm the applications of the umpires. Eddy Van Damme and Benito Martinez applied to be part of the umpire team on the 2019 WC.