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 28th BC was organized by the club Hodori, together with the ITF-Belgium U&T Committee. For the 4th year in a row, the number of participants reached a record: 222 competitors showed up for tul, teamtul, pre-arranged free sparring, kids sparring, sparring, specials and power breaking. The competition was open to coloured as well as black belts, kids 3-7, youth, juniors, seniors and veterans.
The U&T Committee and the 40 umpires and assistants made sure everything ran smoothly and thanks to the coaches of the 14 clubs present the athmosphere was nice, the tournament went on with a lot of fair-play and the quality was high.
All results can be found through the Sportsdata website: results.
Hereby we welcome you all for the 28th Belgian ITF-Taekwon-Do Championships on Sunday 25/02/2018 in Sint-Lievens-Houtem.
It will be a nice competition as always for kids, youth, juniors, seniors and veterans.
Pattern, teampattern, sparring, power, specials and pre-arranged sparring are on the menu.
The prices are: 15,-€ for 1 discipline and 20,-€ for 2 or more disciplines.
The belgian national championships 2017 were held in Jambes Sunday March 19th, in an organization of the club Bushido, under guidance of Patrick Crevecoeur and the ITF-Belgium Umpire & Tournament Committee (Eddy Van Damme, Benito Martinez, Julien Goulard & Kevin Vlaeminck).
196 competitors were subscribed, coming from 13 affiliated schools ITF-Belgium and ITF Luxembourg, competing in tul, teamtul, pre-arranged sparring, sparring, power breaking and special techniques. There were categories for coloured as well as black belts, youth, junior and senior. There was also a category ‘kids sparring’ for children 3 to 7 years old, without contact. The children were judged on their performance. This category was a real success: 30 kids competed on this Belgian Championship. All of them received a gold medal, as all of them are winners.
32 umpires made sure the day went on in a smooth way and all competitors were judged fairly. The numerous coaches and supporters present were happy with it.
Just before lunch break the team members (Andreea Musca, Leen Walraeve, Roeland Heirbaut), selected for the European Championships of next month, were presented. Andreea and Leen gave a demonstration of the pre-arranged sparring they will perform on this EC. The audience loved it.
Also the local television was present, the same evening a very nice report was broadcasted.
Next Belgian Championships, February 2018, will take place in Sint-Lievens-Houtem.