Blackbelt training is on this Sunday  4th November 10.00 at Kenton School – the last session before the degree test in December. Open to  red and black belts.


National squad coaching.


The ITF England coaching team are running an open squad training session on Sunday 11 November to generate more interest and for students to have the opportunity to be
involved with the National team and to give those who have not had the opportunity to attend and train alongside ITFE elite competitors and the national team coaches.

The content of these sessions will cover all aspects of competition and will be run as a National
Team training session, we will be splitting the elite and students there for the first time, so all competitors benefit from these sessions.


These sessions will be open to Red Belts and above, 13years upward and cost £20pp (To be paid on arrival) for the 3-hour session.


The venue is Newcastle school for girls, Tankerville sports hall on Tankerville terrace.


the session timing is 9.30 for a 10.00 start. Let’s make sure we have a good turnout for this please


TAE umpire briefing

The annual TAE championships has been brought forward to Saturday 13th October, and will be held at Sport Central the university of Northumbria’s city centre facility. We expect the event to be well attended and need as many of you to help out as possible, so keep the date free


The umpires refresher course will be help on Sunday 9th September – details on the attached poster.


Dress code is tracksuits or dobok bottoms and t shirts


Dear ITF members,

We are writing to request your help in promoting the official ITF social media channels among your members. We are trying to increase the number of followers and likes on our main channels and we especially want to increase our following where we have existing and strong ITF membership. This will help us communicate with our members and promote the positive work and activities happening in ITF around the world.

Please share the following links to our three main social media channels with all your members through email, club newsletter, sharing on your association/federation social media pages, through your personal social media etc and ask them to like, share, follow or subscribe:

ITF Facebook ( Please like, share and follow.

ITF Instagram ( ) please click on subscribe

ITF Youtube ( please click on subscribe

We really appreciate your help and support in helping promote our ITF Federation Worldwide, this is why we ask you to share the following banners and links in your social media channels , thank you very much for your cooperation.

Stephen Ryan & Paco Ferrando ITF Communications Committee