Week beginning 17th July 2017, Master Ali set off to South Korea for 3 weeks. In the three weeks, he is set to visit the World Taekwondo Hanmadang, World Taekwondo Leaders Forum and International Instructor course class 2.
The first stop after arriving in Seoul was, with Mr Shin, to visit Harrogate Road.
After visiting Harrogate Road, Master Ali travelled to Icheon to have a meeting with the CEO of the International Police Martial Arts Federation.
Throughout the rest of the week Master Ali visited Dobong council chamber, Seoul and Pocheon City on behalf of the Mayor of Harrogate, Cllr Anne Jones.
Master Ali ended the week on a high note by winning Gold in the ChungDoKwon championships for Great Britain
Next week master ali will be at the international course at muju for 5 days
Master Ali appeared on ITV news on Saturday – watch the report here.
On the same day, the club hosted a grading which the Mayor of Harrogate attended and spoke a few words.
6th Dan Master Kambiz R Ali has met with the Mayors of Harrogate and Knaresborough and important political officials a from Korea in Harrogate on Friday 26th of may and also K.R.Ali Taekwondo academy has held its third Ikpil Kang seminar at the Rossett sports centre. 6th Dan Master Kambiz R.Ali founder of K.R.Ali Taekwondo academy held a meeting with the mayor of Harrogate Cllr Anne Jones and Korean visitors on Friday the 26th of May to ensure their further support to the academy and the better relations between Harrogate and Korea, Master Ali has also met with the mayor of Knaresborough and is delighted to have his support as well. Master Ali has been supporting and playing a crucial role in improving relationships and cultural exchange between Harrogate and Korea, for example through Master Ali’s efforts and constant support Korea actually has a street named “Harrogate road” in respect of the relations he has built between Harrogate and Korea. Master Ali them met with Grandmaster Ikpil Kang and the President of Taekwondo in Belgium to prepare for the events ahead. Following this K.R.Ali Taekwondo academy began its training it’s with Grandmaster Ikpil Kang on Saturday 27th of may and were also joined by other eager students from other clubs including high ranking taekwondo officials from Belgium wanting to benefit from the knowledge and experience of Grandmaster Kang who was also the first WTF World Poomsae champion. Grandmaster Kang taught a wide array of techniques over the course of Saturday and Sunday and not only taught the various different Poomsae patterns but also worked with the students to greatly improve their technique and understanding of the various movements and strikes they perform, the Hard working students were also joined by the mayor of Harrogate and the Korean guests who were very impressed with the training and determination of the students and offered their support and congratulations to them so. overall the event was a huge success. Master Ali had this to say. I am pleased to have met with my friends from Korea and Belgium again who continue to support and that the Mayor of Harrogate and Mayor of Knaresborough also continue to support us. Through the efforts of myself and my club we have been able to bring together officials from Harrogate, Korea and Belgium and have shown that we all strongly support the activities we are holding here in Harrogate and have improved our political and cultural standing through the spirit of taekwondo which has bought us together. I am very glad to have their support and will continue to work hard to further the relationship and support we have. Also I want to thank my dear friend Grandmaster Ikpil Kang for his assistance and holding his specialist Poomsae Seminar again right here in Harrogate, he is a most valued friend and I am very pleased for him once again provided this rare opportunity for people to come to Harrogate and train with him. I am very pleased with the results of the meeting and the seminar now we are getting ready the Mayor cup competition on Monday ,29th of may and am very eager to see the outcome of Harrogate’s first international mayor cup competition.For more information on starting the Olympic sport taekwondo Please contact master Kambiz R Ali on: mobile: 07944988806 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mayor visited Master Ali regarding the success of the Poomsae Seminar with Master Kang.
Watch the meeting’s highlights here:
Our club photographer, Andy Rowson, has released a video recorded during the Poomsae seminar with Grandmaster Ik Pil Kang over the May bank holiday weekend.
Watch it here:
K. R Ali taekwondo academy has been very busy this weekend excelling itself in the field of taekwondo competitive sparring. First off K R Ali academy held its own official British taekwondo sparring judging course run and taught by Chris Codling the Chairman of the British taekwondo refereeing board who had travelled to Rossett high school to teach 20 eager participants the rules, regulations and general judging responsibilities and requirements.
20 members attended the course and 18 out of the 20 attendees passed the course and are now qualified to attend and participate in taekwondo competitions as class 3 judging officials. The outcome of this course will also allow students to undertake new opportunities as competitors and judges in the sport of taekwondo.
After a very successful Saturday course master Kambiz R Ali then took his team of 5 fighters to Barnsley Metrodome on the following Sunday to participate in the ultimate taekwondo championships. the team of5 fighters were successful in securing 2 bronze and 2 silver for Harrogate K R Ali taekwondo academy a fantastic result for the five fighter team. Master Ali had this to say: I am glad to say that we have had a very successful result from the referee course we held on Saturday and that we are now able to send club representatives to competitions to participate as judging officials which will provide a lot more opportunities to them as taekwondo participants and I would also like to thank Christopher Codling for his assistance to our club in qualifying our members to participate as judging officials. we have also had a very successful day at the Ultimate taekwondo championships we took 5 fighters and won 2 bronze and 2 silver which is a good result for us .we are going to be preparing ourselves for the mayor cup championships held on 29th of may which will be our first official competition held in right here Harrogate.
For more information on starting the Olympic martial art taekwondo please contact master Kambiz R Ali by Mobile:07944988806 or Email: email@example.com