The 3rd IFK World Black Belt Seminar
took place between 27th April and 1st May at the famous Papendal Olympic Sports Centre in the Netherlands
Hanshi Steve Arneil along with his instructors Shihan’s David Pickthall, Liam Keaveney, Alexander Taniushkin, Eddy Gabathuler, Janine Davies, Victor Fomin and Alexey Gorokhov hosted sessions on Kihon, Kata, Kumite and Weapons along with guest classes in BJJ and Krav Maga. Additionally, special guest instructor Shihan Semmy Schilt joined the group.
175 black belts from 21 countries participated with a final-day “kyu grade” open day.
Countries included: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Israel, Iran, the Netherlands, Nepal, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA.
The IFK want to thank the organizing team led by Sensei Kevin van der Boor. He have done a tremendous job to make this event run smoothly.