(taken from UK ITF Umpires Facebook page)
𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘀 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗞 𝗜𝗧𝗙 𝗨𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗿𝗲𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲.
We’re thrilled to share that today, on the 15th of July, an ITF Umpires Course was held in Uxbridge, London. We would like to express our gratitude to all the enthusiastic participants who made this event a resounding success!
With over 50 dedicated candidates taking part, the course was packed with valuable learning and hands-on experiences, covering all aspects of ITF tournaments. The day kicked off with theory sessions, providing an in-depth understanding of the rules and regulations that guide UK ITF umpires in ensuring fair and competitive matches.
Following the theory sessions and after a well-earned lunch, it was time to put the knowledge into practice! The candidates eagerly embraced the practical aspects of umpiring, honing their skills in real-time scenarios and refining their decision-making abilities.
The dedication and enthusiasm displayed by all the participants were truly inspiring. The instructors were impressed with the high level of engagement and commitment demonstrated throughout the course.
A heartfelt thank you goes out to every individual who took part in this event, contributing to the growth and development of umpires in the UK ITF. Your presence and active participation will undoubtedly elevate the standards of UK ITF tournaments.
Let’s give a round of applause to all the candidates who embraced this opportunity to enhance their umpiring skills! Your dedication and passion for our martial art are commendable, and we have no doubt that you will excel in your roles as UKITF umpires.
Stay tuned for future updates on upcoming events and further opportunities to advance your umpiring journey. Together, let’s continue to uphold the integrity and spirit of ITF Taekwon-Do!
UK ITF Umpire Committee