Technical Seminar Mullingar Report

Technical Seminar Mullingar Report

The 1st ITA Technical Seminar of the year took place in Loreto College Mullingar on Sunday March 22nd. The event was hosted by Inspiration TKD instructor Mr Rodney Connolly and his team. Over 50 people from around the country attended the event. The day kicked off at 10am and over the course of the day the ITA technical committee covered the 24 patterns, kicking (with an emphasis on posture, hip mobility, ability to close distance and multiple kicking), fundamental movements, patterns performance with an emphasis on correct breathing, stability, rhythm and execution of techniques, free sparring with a focus on movement, how to create scoring opportunities, lateral movement, counter attacking, controlling space etc and step sparring. The ITA Technical Committee was this year expanded to four and now includes 5th Dan instructor Mr Hong Keat Looi who has added a new layer of expertise to compliment the skills of the existing committee of Master Ken Wheatley, Mr Niall Jones and Mr Stephen Ryan. The seminar was also attended by 3 ITA Masters, Master Delea, Master Forde and Master Murphy who led by example, training hard all day and offering support to the committee. The next ITA seminar will take place in Tralee, Co. Kerry on Sunday May 17th. More info soon. 

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