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Join ITA – Ireland’s Premier Taekwon-Do Association
ITA currently comprises 106 ITF Taekwon-Do clubs across Ireland, with many new clubs due to open internally this year through our expansion package initiative, we are also interested in speaking with ITF Taekwon-Do instructors and clubs not currently affiliated with us about the benefits of joining ITA. To enquire about being part of the best organisation in Ireland, email today in confidence to set up a meeting or for an informal chat.

• ITA currently has 106 member clubs – growing year on year
• Increasing network of Masters and International Instructors (1 x 8th Degree Master Instructor, 8 x 7th Degree Master Instructors, 9 x 6th Degree, 8 x 5th Degree, 12 x 4th Degree)
• The highest in technical standards – National Technical seminars, examiners conferences, national black belt tests
• A mentoring system for new clubs and instructors to help you integrate and get up to speed with policies, qualifications and technical standards
• Hosts of the 1st ever ITF World Championships held in Ireland with over 1100 black belt athletes from 62 countries, classed by many as “the best ever ITF World championships”
• Ranked Number 1 Country in the World of ITF Taekwon-Do
• Competitor pathways from novice to elite level – represent your country at World level
• 3 professionally run annual ITA championships (numbers of 800 per event) – individualised schedules, compete only against people of your weight/height, grade – development categories for novice black belts, requalfication system to gain more rounds
• Numerous local development level championships for novice level
• Umpire pathways from novice level workshops to International A – represent your country at European & World level as an umpire
• Access to many official ITF programmes for kids, senior adults, umpires instructors
• Certification from ITF, IMAC and Sport Ireland

It can be easy to remain in a small association with few regulations, low expectations and standards, however in time this leads to stagnation and a decrease in your students level, which in turn leads to student drop out. Why not take the decision to challenge yourself by joining ITA and we will work with you, help you integrate into our family of clubs and give you and your students the opportunity of access to structure, qualifications, clear goals and pathways, no matter what your skill or interest, to bring out the best in you, your club(s) and your students.

Posted by Stephen Ryan