TOP PRO UNDER 18 SERIES
The Top Pro Under 18 Tournament is open for registrations!
Thanks to our major sponsor Top Pro, we are able to bring you a new series this year, of just two tournaments. The points have changed, there are a new set of rules, pee wees can enter, and thanks to Top Pro, and Fuji Mae our other sponsor, we have lots of spot prizes and giveaways. The first tournament is in Tauranga in May, and the final one in Auckland. Please follow the link to register, for competitors and officials.
The points system is especially different, you get points for entering, even if you don’t win anything, so they may be a deciding factor in you winning best overall for your division.
One big weakness at pregradings this week was your step sparring. You should be:
This is not the time to decide what to do. This is the time to perform your pre-arranged sequence. I want to see a big improvement next week.
Look at this example. Even when they make a mistake (one side kick is off-balance and too far away) they continue and look strong. The video is poor resolution, but you can see how much they have practised and how strong and accurate they look.
Hi All there is a umpires course coming up on May 17th, this is for those of you who have NEVER done any umpiring before and would like to learn.
Please register here (http://www.itkd.co.nz/events/courses/umpire/current.php) ASAP
I can’t recommend this enough, regional trainings are starting up again, if you are thinking of entering any of the upcoming tournaments (Under 18s, Regionals and Nationals) or if you just want to improve your Sparring and Patterns these trainings are a must. Have a look at the Auckland North TKD page and like it to get notices, training updates and information. Even if you aren’t sure about competing, come along and check it out, it will definitely help you with your general Taekwon-Do and you never know you may get hooked on tournaments too.
Auckland North TKD Regional Trainings ! Regional trainings are starting on Sunday 13 April at the MMC (198 Marua Rd, Ellerslie) between 9.30 and 11am. Tell all your TKD friends and get them to like this page for updates on Nationals in July