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Prof. Chang Ung
Dear all ITF family members,

Greeting New Year 2014, I would like to wish all of you, in the name of myself as President of International Taekwon-Do Federation, a Happy New Year hoping only joy and happiness dwell in your family life and every success materializes in all your expectations as tomorrow is today’s dream.
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ITF Seminar in Viñas del Mar, Chile held by the South American Taekwon-do Federation, 4th to 7th Nov.2010
10th Nov 2010   10:13
On November 4th to 7th 2010 was held by the South American Taekwon-do Federation (STF) a seminar in Viñas del Mar – Chile, a Country member of this Institution. For F.E.T.R.E.CH- Federation of Taekwon-Do Republic Chile President Mr. Hugo Huerta. One of the objectives of S.T.F is keeping actualized to its members in the administrative and technical areas.

This aspect was in charge to Grand Master Ricardo Desimone (IX Dan) Vice-President and Chairman of the Technical Committee of STF. And Senior Master Osvaldo Rios Olivero (VIII Dan) and President of S.T.F
They emphasised in details agreed in Beijing – China on last April this year where the top categories of the World and the only authorized to give seminars to keep actualized in this aspect, arrive to a final decision about the details to take into consideration.
However the main task developed by the STF Authorities was explain to the Dans, Instructors present there and the responsible of the Chilean NGB the ITF activities especially held by our President Prof. & Doctor Chang Ung related with Sport Accord, WTF and IOC.
Was highlighted the necessity to have the ITF certificates to be consider an official ITF member.
Was emphasized the support required by the ITF to its activities being present permanently in every event programmed, especially in the Congresses and World Championships.
About it the people present in the meeting showed very interested in knowing the details commented and in this new era of the ITF politics promising apply the proposal now in further.
Both STF’s Authorities showed to all the present people as they did in the last STF Congress and Championship held in Bogotá – Colombia on last October this year, the relevant and strong Institution that South America has in STF to defend our ITF in this part of the World and putting it as leader in the Continent for the first time in ITF’s history, always supporting the Pan Am Taekwon-do Council (PTC) as the main Continental Organization.

Ricardo Desimone
Grand Master ITF
Vice- President S.T.F

Ing. Osvaldo Rios Olivero
Senior Master ITF
President S.T.F
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