Newsletter Newsletter 1/2008 Martial Arts Night in Luxembourg
Newsletter 1/2008
Martial Arts Night in Luxembourg

On March 29th a Martial Arts Night was held in Troisvierges, in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Organizer was Mr. Hardy Viktor IIĀ°, member of ITF-Belgium and his school Taekwon-do Already in August 2007 the preparations for this big event started, and purpose was to promote ITF Taekwon-do and the martial arts in the country.

The organization was very good.

Some days before the Martial Arts Night Mr. Viktor had to give a two-hour interview on the national radio, and the regional television was present during the night to broadcast the event in the whole north of GD Luxembourg.


The event started at 19h30 and only finished at around midnight. It was a big succes, as the hall was fully booked with appr. 500 spectators.

Besides a demonstration of ITF Taekwon-do spectators could also enjoy demonstrations of Judo and Karate (both clubs from GD Luxembourg), Hapkido (Elsenborn, Belgium) and Korean Sword Fighting (Eschweiler, Germany).

The ITF Taekwon-do demonstration was given by some members ITF-Belgium from different schools and parts of the country : Master Frank Vanberghen, Annick Van Driessche, Virginia Dionisi, Eddy Van Damme, Patrick Crevecoeur, Wim Vermeir, Kristopher Baugniet and Marc Baugniet.

All aspects of ITF Taekwon-do were covered : tul & teamtul, sparring, stepsparring, breaking, special techniques, hosinsul... The spectators were very enthusiastic.

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