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Calendar of Events - 2009


16 Jan

20-23 Jan

Auckland Academy AGM

Master Series Seminars - Auckland


Instructors' Update Courses throughout NZ
Introducing non-pre arranged Ground and Weapons Self Defence and the ITFNZ Mini Kids Program

1 Feb ITFNZ Board Meeting. AMI Boardroom Manukau.
7 Feb Special Techniques seminars by Carl van Roon - CD.
13-15 Feb World Champs Camp - Taupo
21 Feb

Auckland Combined Clubs "BACK TO TRAINING" Beach Training and BBQ See Photos


22 Feb Central Districts AGM

Instructors' Update Course - Wellington.
Instructors' Update Course - CD.

27 Feb Midlands Regional Camp (till 1 March). Ongatete lodge, Tauranga.
28 Feb

Polish Training Seminar - Northland

Twice a year a two week training camp is held in Poland, conducted by some of the best and most successful coaches in the world. These camps are hard, action packed and fun.

The aim of this patterns and sparring seminar is to bring to you some of the highlights of these camps as well as club sessions from 2004, 2005, 2006 and most recently 2008, to show you what training in Poland is like.

Poland has been the top ranked country at all major international events for the greater part of this decade. See how they train, learn some of their methods and secrets and most of all, have some fun!

1 Mar Instructors' Update Course - South Island.
6 Mar Polish Training Seminar - Levin
7 Mar Polish Training Seminar - Palmerston North
7 Mar

Instructors' Update Course - Auckland (Tamaki Do-Jang Map)
Instructors' Update Course - Midlands.

8 Mar Polish Training Seminar - Wellington
8 Mar Instructors' Update Course - Northland.
15 Mar

Round the Bays - Auckland (

21-22 Mar

South Island Coloured Belt Tournament/Seminar
- with guest instructors Mark Trotter & Carl Van Roon
Hosted by Riccarton Club at the Villa Maria High School Gymnasium, Christchurch Map
Enter here

28 Mar

Polish Training Seminar - Auckland / CM

Open Air Training in Palmerston North

29 Mar

Umpires Course - Tamaki Do-Jang, Auckland Map. 9-4 pm. Bring lunch. To register email Sonya Robinson
Course is open to everyone and is free.

Master Van de Mortel Seminar - Wellington

30 Mar Marshalling Course for all Auckland North and Counties Manukau Black Belts. 6.30pm Dragon's Spirit Dojang. Papatoetoe.
30 Mar Master Van de Mortel Seminar - Christchurch
31 Mar Master Van de Mortel Seminar - Tauranga



  Gup Gradings throughout NZ. New Examiners for 2009. Regional Directors to set dates with Examiners
1 Apr Master Van de Mortel Seminar - Counties Manukau
2 Apr Master Van de Mortel Seminar - Whangarei
4 Apr

Master Van de Mortel Seminar - Auckland

Grading - Midslands at Otumoetai Action Centre.  Windsor Road, Tauranga.

4-5 Ap Auckland Regional Camp.  
6 April

Jungshin Clubs, host Jungshin Glenfield 6.30 p.m. Examiner Mr Tolley

7 Apr Grading Paul M Waiau Pa Host with Waiuku and Xtreme. Examiner Master Bhana  
9 Apr Grading Paul M Botany Host with Eastern ITF Howick and Ji Shin Marataei. Examiner Mr Pygott  
11 Apr Grading Gisborne. Scout Hall, Station Road. Te Karaka. 10.30 am. Examiner Mr Salton. The grading will be followed by a light lunch and then a training session by Mr Salton.  
16 Apr Grading Dragons Spirit Papatoetoe Host with Eastern ITF Pakuranga and Tribal. Examiner Mr Pygott.  
17-19 Apr World Champs Camp - Taupo  
18 Apr

Protect's Women's Self Defence seminar - 'Safe For Life' Wellington, open to the general public.

21 Apr Grading at Meadowbank with Paul M Glendowie - 6.30 pm. Examiner Mr Tolley  
22 Apr

Nibun clubs and Avondale - 7 p.m. Examiner Mr Tolley

Grading Paul M Papakura Host with Infinity Papakura and Infinity Ardmore. Examiner Master Bhana.

26 Apr

Instructors Certificate Course - Auckland

Grading - Wellignton. Examiner Mr Mantjika
Lower Hutt Academy at: St Oran's College Gym - 550 High St, Lower Hutt

Grading - CD. Examiner Master Bhana
Manawatu College Foxton hosted by Ms Rose Cherrington.

29 Apr Grading - Dunedin. Examiner Mr Peter Graham  
30 Apr

Grading - Christchurch. Examiner Mr Peter Graham

Grading - CD, Ngatawa College, Examiner Mr Mantjika.



2 May Grading - Nelson. Examiner Mr Peter Graham  
3 May First Aid Course - Counties Manukau  
2-3 May Black Belt Grading - Midlands
9-10 May

Black Belt Grading - Auckland

Black Belt Grading - Wellington / CD (Palmerston North)

16 May Gradings - Northland. Whangarei 9.30am, Keri Keri 2.00 pm. Examiner Mr Rimmer  
17 May

STAR Series - Tournament 1

'Safe For Life' Seminar - Kerikeri
Kerikeri Primary School Hall, Hone Heke Road, KeriKeri.  8:30am - 2:30pm (ish)
Restricted numbers - Minimum age 16 years (Unless agreed prior) 

23-24 May Regional Tournament - South Island  
24 May

Umpires Course - Horowhenua College Gym, Nelson St, Levin9-4.30 pm. Course is open to everyone and is free.

Grading - New Plymouth (TBC). Examiner. Master Bhana

29-31 May World Champs Camp - Taupo - TRIALS



6-7 June


Session Details:
Wellington: Miramar North School, Weka St, Miramar. Saturday June 6th from 10.00am – 11.30am for juniors and from 12pm – 4 pm for seniors 13 yrs – up.
Levin: Sunday 7th June from 9.30am – 11am for juniors and from 11.30am – 3.30pm for seniors 13 yrs up.
Horowhenua College Old Gymnasium (Nelson Street, Levin)

7 June

Regional Tournament - Auckland North

13 June

Umpires Course - Wellington. Cashmere Ave School Cashmere Ave, Khandallah. 9am-3pm.

Regional Tournament - Midlands

14 June

Regional Tournament - Counties Manukau

Regional Tournament - Wellington

27 June Regional Tournament - Central Districts



11 July

Protect Self Defence Course - Auckland.

12 July STAR Series - Tournament 2
18 July BOP Interclub tournament
19 July

Tamaki would like to invite our grading group - Meadowbank, Ji Shin Onehunga and Paul M Glendowie for a fun and friendly Peewees InterClub Tournament, for students 12 years and under only, all ranks allowed.

Date Sunday 19th of July, the last day of the school holidays. Please click here for further information and registration: Registration

Hope to see you all there for a fun day.





  Gup Gradings throughout NZ. Master McPhail: - Counties Manukau and Auckland North. Master Davidson: - SI, Wellington, CD and Midlands.
Regional Directors to set dates with Examiners
8 Aug GRADING - CD Examiner: Master Davidson
9 Aug GRADING - Wellington Examiner: Master Davidson
9 Aug

Top-Pro "Best of the Best" Patterns Tournament.

This tournament guarantees each participant a minimum of 4 rounds as divisions will be run in a round robin style.



12 Aug GRADING. Christchurch. Examiner: Master Davidson
12 Aug GRADING. Nibun Central host with Nibun Orewa, Avondale, Nibun Dio, Impact Kingsland and Impact Mt Wellington. Start time 7 p.m. Examiner: Master McPhail
13 Aug GRADING. Dunedin Examiner: Master Davidson
14 Aug GRADING. Blenhiem Examiner: Master Davidson
16 Aug

GRADING - Combined Counties Manukau:
Dragon's Spirit dojang, Papatoetoe High Carlie Street, Papatoetoe
9am: Dragon's Spirit, Tribal Taekwon Do, Eastern ITF Pakuranga, Botany TKD
12.30: Lunch and Mr Burns to address instructors
1.30pm: Eastern ITF Howick, Waiau Pa, Waiuku, Infinity Ardmore, Ji Shin Maraetai

Examiner: Master McPhail
14 - 16 Aug World Champs Camp - Taupo  
17 Aug GRADING. Jungshin Red beach host with Jungshin Whangaparoa, Jungshin Stanmore Bay, Jungshin Glenfield and Jungshin Rosmini, 6.30 pm start. Examiner: Master McPhail
18 Aug GRADING - Meadowbank host with Ji Shin Onehunga, Tamaki and Paul M Glendowie 6.30 p.m start Examiner: Master McPhail
10th Gup – 7th Gup 9.30 till 12.00 (form up 9.15, arrive by 9.00). 6th Gup – 2nd Gup 1.00 till finish (form up 12.45, arrive by 12.30)
Examiner: Master Davidson
22 Aug GRADINGS - Whangerei Examiner: Master McPhail
23 Aug GRADING - Kaeo Examiner: Master McPhail
26 Aug GRADING - Paul M host with Infinity Papakura, Xtreme and any that didn't grade on the 16th Aug. Examiner: Master McPhail



4 Sep GRADING. New Plymouth Examiner: Master Davidson
5 Sep Protect Self defence Seminar - Tauranga
5 & 13 Sep

Sparring Seminars in Levin & Wellington by Mr Andrew Salton - 6th dan

Do you want to improve your sparring skills? Are you satisfied with your sparring ability and knowledge? Would you like to increase your understanding, defence and technical skills to a higher level?

If you answered yes, then you don’t want to miss the opportunity to participate in a sparring seminar being conducted in the Wellington and Central Districts regions by sixth Dan black belt Mr Andrew Salton.


6 & 13 Sep

Seminars with Luke Thompson World Champion in Power Breaking

The seminar is open to all belts, 12 years and up – ideal for those looking at competition breaking, for grading, instructors for your students and for fun.

The seminar will run for 4 hours from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Cost is $30 per person. Limited to 30 people. Venue: Xtreme Martial Arts Academy, 20a Subway Road, Pukekohe Map

Register Here. First in first served.

What to bring: Drink bottle, Dobok, pen, paper, shoes to break in, and  lunch there will be drinks and sausages for sale.

13 Sep Peewee InterClub Tournament ENTER HERE
Tamaki Mt Wellington Do-Jang - Mt Wellington RFC, Hamlin Park, Wilson Way, Mt Wellington, Auckland 1060
26-27 Sep ITFNZ National Tournament - Christchurch


3 Oct Instructors Certificate Course - CD / Wellington


4 Oct Instructors Certificate Course - South Island
2-4 Oct World Champs Camp - Taupo
11 Oct STAR Series - Tournament 3
30 Oct ITFNZ Examiners Course - Te Awamutu

31 Oct

ITFNZ Examiners Course Continued. Stripes 1 to 1 - "Out in the Styx"

Fuji Mae Wellington Junior Tuornament.
Wellington Collage Main Gym, Dufferin Street, Wellington.


1 Nov Stripes 1 to 1 Continued.
6-8 Nov World Champs Camp - Taupo

23-30 Nov

ITF World Champs (Junior & Senior) - Argentina

Gup Gradings begin throughout NZ. New Examiners for 2009.

Regional Directors to set dates with Examiners
27-29 National Junior Camp (more details soon)  
28-29 Nov

Black Belt Grading - South Island (confirmed)



12-13 Dec Black Belt Grading - Auckland, Wgtn / CD (if sufficient numbers) NEW DATE



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