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21st IKC in Belgium – Reminder

The deadline for inscriptions at the 21st International Kids Course, May 21st-22nd in Lokeren, conducted by Master Donato Nardizzi (VIII°degree), chairman of the ITF Kids Development Committee,  is coming closer.
Please send all inscriptions before May 12th to

So far we received applications from Belgium, The Netherlands and Italy.

Invitation Kids Course 2016 Belgium

Inscription form Kids Course 2016 Belgium




Open Zeeuwse Championships

Sunday March 20th the Open Zeeuwse Championships were organised for the 14th time in Middelburg, The Netherlands, with 315 competitors. itf

Results members ITF-Belgium:

  • Roeland Heirbaut: gold tul junior male I°degree & silver sparring junior male -68kg
  • Leen Walraeve: gold tul senior female I°degree & silver sparring senior female -56kg
  • Margeaux Pollefeyt: gold tul & gold sparring
  • Anneleen Heirbaut: silver tul & bronze sparring
  • Matteo Preys: gold sparring
  • Noor Van Rossem: bronze sparring
  • Faith Wojsznis: bronze tul & silver sparring
  • Michiel Osteux: bronze sparring

Open Fuji Mae Barcelona Cup

cupJose Carlos Revelles, Silvina Carasi and the members of Hwarang-Do Escuela de Artes Marciales organized the Open Barcelona Cup for the 5th time, and ITF-Belgium was present on all editions. This time the federation was represented by members of Won-Hyo, ITF Brussels and Ge-Baek. On this Cup there were participants from Spain, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Ireland and France.

Emmy Baetselier won the silver medal in female sparring 12-15y coloured belts.


Pablo Pascuzzo becomes 4th degree

On Friday March 11th Pablo Pascuzzo did his grading for IV°degree. As he missed the dangradings ITF-Belgium of February, due to an injury, Master Frank Vanberghen proposed him to do the grading in Barcelona, the day before the Open Barcelona Cup. Master Vanberghen was asked to conduct the promotion of Nicolas Fagon (ITF France) to 5th degree, so it was a good opportunity to combine both gradings.

Master Vanberghen asked Pablo to perform tul (Sam-il, Yoo-sin, Choi-yong and Po-eun), sambo-ibo-ilbo matsogi, hosinsul, sparring, breaking techniques and theory.