The ITA Board of directors would like to congratulate all competitors, coaches, managers, support staff and parents for a massively successful Euros 2016 campaign in Tampere Finland. Our national team continue to excel and as ambassadors for our sport and martial art on and off the mats. Ireland finished in 4th place overall out of 30 countries with 5 Gold, 8 silver and 8 Bronze medals.
Special mention to Thomas Fogarty who took home the best overall junior male trophy and to Adam Shelly who is now 4 times European Champion and current World Champion in -70kg senior male.
1. Fogarty, Thomas Individual Male Pattern, 2 Dan, Junior (19)
1. McGrath, Luke Individual Male Sparring, to 62kg, Junior (24)
1. Mooney, Rebecca Individual Female Sparring, to 45kg, Junior (11)
1. Shelley, Adam Individual Male Sparring, to 70kg, Senior (25)
1. Junior Male Team Male Sparring, Junior (12) (Thomas Fogarty, Luke McGrath, Luker Moriarty, Cian Ince, Greg Sheehan, Eoin McEnery)
2. Dillon, Eddie Individual Male Pattern, 3 Dan, Senior (21)
2. Fitzsimons, Ciara Individual Female Sparring, to 45kg, Junior (11)
2. Ince, Cian Individual Male Sparring, to 50kg, Junior (10)
2. Laffan, Katy Individual Female Sparring, to 50kg, Senior (19)
2. Lehane, Jenny Individual Female Sparring, to 55kg, Junior (19)
2. Lehane, Sarah Individual Female Sparring, to 62kg, Senior (20)
2. Moriarty, Luke Individual Male Sparring, to 62kg, Junior (24)
2. Junior Female Team Female Pattern, Junior (Jenny Lehane, Isabel Lehane, Ciara Fitzsimmons, Rebecca Mooney, Joanna O'Sullivan, Sarah Jane O'Halloran).
3. Fogarty, Thomas Individual Male Sparring, to 56kg, Junior (24)
3. Forde, Richard Individual Male Sparring, over 85kg, Senior (12)
3. kilcoyne, Michelle Individual Female Sparring, over 65kg, Junior (9)
3. McEnery, Eoin Individual Male Sparring, to 62kg, Junior (24)
3. Moffit, John Individual Male Sparring, to 78kg, Senior (20)
3. O Neill, Ciaran Individual Male Sparring, to 50kg, Junior (10)
3. Sheehan, Greg Individual Male Sparring, to 68kg, Junior (29)
3. Junior Male Team Male Pattern, Junior (8) (Luke McGrath, Luke Moriarty, Robert Campion Kennedy, Cian Ince, Daniel hagon)
The 2016 Summer Camp takes place in Villiers school, Limerick from July 22nd to 25th 2016.
The TKD Summer Camp covers all aspects of Taekwon-Do training such as sparring, patterns, self-defence, team pattern, physical conditioning etc. It is also a great social occasion and students always make great friends from all over the country.
Cost of the camp:
The total cost of the camp is €155 per person including, training, meals and accommodation. Please pay this fee to your instructor ahead of the camp. A €50 deposit is required up front when registering. The final balance must be given to your instructor at least one week prior to the camp.
Places are filled on a first come, first served basis. Register early to avoid disappointment as this camp always reaches capacity early.
The camp is conducted by some of Ireland’s most experienced instructors as well as a special guest from abroad. All instructors are registered through the ITA (NA for ITF in Ireland and are Garda Vetted, Child protection certified and minimum level 1 coaches)
This year's special guest is Master Jerzy Jedut VIII Dan from Poland, trainer of multiple European & World Champions
Some of the World Champions trained by Master jedut include;
1. Mr. Jarosław Suska, (6 times Individual World Champion in pattern 4th- 6th Degree: 2013 – Benidorm, Spain, 2011 – Wellington, New Zealand, 2009 – Mar Del Plata, Argentina, 2007 – Quebec, Canada, 2005 – Dortmund, Germany, 2001 – Rimini, Italy)
2. Mr. Daniel Działa (2 times Individual Senior World Champion up to 80 kg: 2005 – Dortmund, Germany, 2003 – Warsaw, Poland)
3. Mr. Miłosz Moskaluk (Individual Senior World Champion up to 54 kg: 2001 – Rimini, Italy)
4. Ms. Ilona Działa (Individual Senior World Champion up to 58 kg, 2011 – Wellington, New Zealand)
5. Ms. Anita Pasek (Individual Senior World Champion in special techniques: 2003 – Warsaw, Poland)
6. Mr. Mariusz Wałach. (Individual Senior World Champion in 3rd Degree pattern: 2003 – Warsaw, Poland)
7. Ms. Lyndsey Conway (Individual Senior World Champion in sparring up to 68 kg, 2013 – Benidorm, Spain, former student of Mr Stephen Cooley)
8. Ms. Beata Bocian (Individual Junior World Champion in power test – 2000 – Phenian, North Korea)
9. Ms. Justyna Szajuk (Individual Junior World Champion in sparring up to 50 kg, 2011 – Wellington, New Zealand)
10. Ms. Zuzanna Gadzała (Individual Junior World Champion in special techniques, 2013 – Benidorm, Spain)
Individual Registration (for use in club)
Club registration (to be sent to email@example.com)
Dear Grandmasters, Masters, Instructors, Students and Friends,
We have the honour to invite you and all ITF members 1st Kup to 9th Dan Black Belt, to the ITF International Umpire Course to be held in the Citywest Hotel, Conference and Leisure Centre, Dublin, Ireland on Saturday June 4th & Sunday June 5th 2016.
As well as being open to 1st Kup and above this is also a “Qualifying” IUC for those wishing to officiate at the World Cup in October 2016 in Budapest and at the ITF World Championships to be held in this very venue in October 2017. During the IUC you will have an opportunity to tour the World Championships 2017 arena (right beside the hotel and IUC hall). We have arranged a special rate with the Citywest Hotel for all IUC participants and we have held a number of rooms for the event, however please book your place fast to avoid disappointment.
It is also an ideal opportunity to extend your stay and take a holiday in Ireland’s beautiful capital city.
We hope that you can join us in the beautiful Country of Ireland for this exciting event.
On behalf of the organising committee of the Irish Taekwon-Do Association,
Master Kenneth J. Wheatley Mr. Stephen Ryan
7th Dan Black Belt 6th Dan Black Belt
President Secretary General
Invitation and information pack
Registration for IUC, Accommodation and Banquet