Taekwondo instructors take WTF’s Level I course

TO GROOM TALENTS: Tan (fourth left, seated), Mohd Salleh (fifth left), Rajendran (fifth right) Solaimurugan (fourth right) posing with the participants during the opening ceremony.

KUCHING: Thirty eight instructors/coaches from various affiliated clubs throughout Sarawak took part in the Taekwondo Malaysia (WTF) Taekwondo Specific Level I Certification Course at Jalan Satok, Kuching from Nov 21 to24.

The four-day course was jointly organised by the Persatuan Taekwondo Negeri Sarawak (WTF) and Taekwondo Malaysia (WTF).

PTNS president Mohd Salleh Sani declared opened the course at Satok Training Centre.

Also present at the ceremony were technical chairman Master Tan Check Joon and four senior taekwondo Master/Instructors and lecturers from Kuala Lumpur.

“Having this event is an essential aspect of building up the association and grooming talented instructors/coaches. It is important as it helps to upgrade their knowledge in the sport which will then be utilised to prepare our members in the future,” said Mohd Salleh.

During the course, the participants were briefed on the latest strategy, sparring, techniques on pattern and tactics to get points during competition as well as new competition rules, skills and physical training, management and sports science.

The course was conducted by senior taekwondo Masters/Instructors of Taekwondo Malaysia (WTF), Master Rajendran Mariappen from Australia (Black Belt 6th Dan), Master Moi Chee Keong, who is chairman of Taekwondo Malaysia Coaching Board (Black Belt 7th Dan), Solaimurugan Anandayah and Vivekanandan K. Ramiah of National Sports Council Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur.

Instructors/coaches who passed the examination in this course will be given Taekwondo Malaysia (WTF) Taekwondo Specific Level I Certificate.

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