The INTA hosted their annual Open Irish in Dublin, Saturday January 31st-February 1st 2015, with over 500 competitors from Ireland, Scotland, England and Belgium.
Master Frank Vanberghen, VIII°degree, was present as VIP on Saturday, and as coach on Sunday during the black belt competition.
He was coaching Bram De Corte, who participated in the junior black belt division, one of the competitions in preparation of the World Championships of May.
In tul male I°degree he won the golden medal.
In sparring male -62kg he managed to win the silver medal.
The 9th NIC ITF-Belgium, open to all instructors of ITF-Belgium and ITF Luxembourg, was organized in Harelbeke on Sunday December 14th.
Program : the warming-up & stretching was conducted by Yves Pollefeyt, followed by the first tul session of the seminar, Chon-ji up to Choong-moo, condcted by Master Frank Vanberghen.
Afterwards there was a session on testing profies in ITF Taekwon-Do, by Annick Van Driessche.
After lunch break, the second tul session of the day, Kwang-gae up to Choi-yong, again conducted by Master Frank Vanberghen, followed by a short session on sport insurances, also conducted by Annick Van Driessche : how to fill in the forms, the liability of the instructors, and so on. Afterwards there was some time for questions, for discussion, and the certificates were distributed, followed by the last session of the day, tuls Yon-gae to Tong-il, under guidance of Master Frank Vanberghen.