Rodney Connolly, Chief Instructor with Midlands Taekwon-Do with schools in Delvin and Clonmellon and Edgeworthstown, set out from a wet Westmeath on Friday 11th May to attend the International Instructors Course in Edinburgh Scotland. On his arrival he met up with other members of the Irish Taekwon-Do Association which included (among others) Master Kenneth Wheatley – President of the ITA, Mr Stephen Ryan – World Silver medallist and Mr Hong K Looi – European Champion.
The Course consisted of fundamental movements and then patterns up to the student’s grade .Then Grand Master Lan took the group for sparring practise on day one.
On day two it was more patterns with Grand Master Marano then step sparring with Grand Master Bos.
On day three it was time for some very exciting sparring drills with Grand Master Lan after the session it was time for the course to come to an end and some pictures.