June 19th, Lokeren
Candidates that obtained a higher degree:
- Yves Pollefeyt, VI°degree
- Juha Ojanperä, V°degree
- Stefan Hendrickx, IV°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.
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 grading was conducted by Master Frank Vanberghen (VIII°degree).
Both of them did a very good performance.
The grading consisted of tul (So-San & Se-Jong), stepsparring (sambo, ibo, ilbo matsogi), hosinsul, sparring, breaking techniques (4 each) and theory.