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Reason 6: our television experience

In 2006, Carl and Mark Productions produced the first season of Taekwon-Do Television for ITFNZ Taekwon-Do. Taekwon-Do Television was produced as an eight week half hour series, and also as a two hour special.

Carl and Mark Productions is Carl Matthews and Mark Banicevich - from the 2011 World Championships Bid Team. This first foray into television was a major learning curve for them both, and for ITFNZ Taekwon-Do.

In 2007, Carl and Mark Productions will produce the second season of Taekwon-Do Television: National Championships 2007. It will be a much smoother ride in 2007, following the lessons learned as newbies in 2006.

By 2011, ITFNZ Taekwon-Do and Carl and Mark Productions will be veterans. We plan to sell a World Championships television series and special to major New Zealand networks, and make it available internationally to your respective countries.

Read more about the first season, Taekwon-Do Television: National Championships 2006. You can even purchase the first season as a 3 DVD set.

Read more about the second season, due to air late 2007, Taekwon-Do Television: National Championships 2007. Taekwon-Do Television 2007 is presently seeking sponsors and advertisers.


Here are some clips from the first season of Taekwon-Do Television. They are DVD quality on the 3 DVD set. (Ensure you enable the ActiveX control, to see the embedded videos.)

Clip 1: free sparring quarter-final, Carl van Roon vs Regan Digglemann.

Clip 2: male special technique, including the tie-breaker between Jon Sawden and Carl van Roon.

Clip 3: male 4th - 6th dan patterns final, Gray Patterson vs Matthew Breen.

Clip 4: male power test, including the tie-breaker between Grant Evans and Gray Patterson.

Clip 5: female team pattern, Wellington vs Auckland North.

Clip 6: men's hyperweight free sparring final, Cameron Snelling vs Gray Patterson.



Reasons to come to New Zealand

Reason 9: visitors visas for competitors

Reason 8: see the haka performed by the best

Reason 7: webcast the tournament

Reason 6: our television experience

Reason 5: everything you need within walking distance

Reason 4: a venue in the centre of New Zealand’s biggest city

Reason 3: see Australia, too, while you are here

Reason 2: things to see and do in New Zealand

Reason 1: the New Zealand dollar

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