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Saturday, February 18, 2012

International Taekwondo Referees Undertake Refresher Course in Fujairah

The 81st Refresher Course for 156 international taekwondo referees was held at the Concorde Fujairah Hotel, on 15-17 February 2012.


Mr. Shaker Shalbat, Head of the Referees Committee in the World Taekwondo Federation, was the key speaker.

Participants learnt about the many changes and developments in the international rules of taekwondo in this course that was aimed at improving the level of international referees.

Great Devotion

At the end of the course Mr. Shalbat expressed his delight at “the participants’ commitment in attendance and their devotion to perfecting their skills and improving their ability.”

Eid Fairuz Al Mesmari, Director of the Arab Junior Taekwondo Championship, commended the referees for their attendance at this refresher course while Mohammad Isaac, General Coordinator of the championship, stressed the importance of updating knowledge and skills. He renewed the commitment of the UAE association in providing ongoing training and opportunities for keeping up the accreditation of the referees.


Shields and gifts were exchanged between the UAE Taekwondo and Karate Association and the World Taekwondo Federation and certificates were presented to all participating referees.


Taekwondo Seminar Concludes in Fujairah and Another Seminar Begins, FIF, 15 February 2012.

150 Taekwondo Referees Meet in Fujairah for International Training, FIF, 10 February 2012.

International Taekwondo Referees Seminar Hosted in Fujairah, UAE, FIF, 9 February 2012.

Palestinian Media Praise the Generosity of the Fujairah Crown Prince, FIF, 7 February 2012.

Arab Junior Taekwondo Championship to be Held in Fujairah, UAE, FIF, 2 February 2012.

International Training Courses for Taekwondo Referees Hosted in Fujairah, FIF, 31 January 2012.

Taekwondo is Growing Steadily in Fujairah, UAE, FIF, 14 June 2010.

Geoff Pound

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