We promised yestarday and today it is online. You can download movie with full record of Sonkal"s Christmas demonstration and also there is available little bit shorter compilation.
Taekwondoists from Sonkal and also their parents, relatives and friends met in the evening of 22nd December to watch what sonkal students are able to do. We showed kicks to pads, patterns including our successful team patterns, also board breaking (on ground and in air). Also many kinds of sparring were shown, we have to mention great ban-jaju matsogi of two of Legner brothers (Peter and Lukáš). Whole demonstration were variegated by three self-defense performances – and as in proper action movies, our girls always defeated all „bad boys“.
Last Sunday before Christmas was dedicated to degree tests for I., II. and III. Dan. It took place in Campanus Primary school in Prague – Chodov and we were there with our camera. Committee was formed by master Hwang Ho Yong (VIII. Dan), Ing. Ladislav Burian (V. Dan) and MUDr. Rosislav Kaňka (V. Dan). Congratulation to successful applicants.
7th Christmas youth championship held in České Budějovice this Saturday. To traditional contest of kids and juniors, also senior competitions were added. In spite of fact that it was first time, when seniors had opportunity to compete here, there were lot of them. The most spectacular matches were sparring up to 80 kilos with Jan „Mrak“ Mraček and male seniors black belt patterns, where Jan Chaloupka (two times European champion) and Rostislav Kaňka (his instructor).
More than 200 competitors from 16 taekwon-do schools (Czech Republic and
This Sunday was day of second local Prague competition. Medals from first and second round were counted and Prague local champions were chosen. Our competitors took these three titles this year - Monika Junová (female kid), Lucie Slavětínská (female junior B) and Vladimír Švanda (male senior A). Sonkal also got the most successful Prague taekwon-do school title with 42 gold medals income.
We had only 26 competito
It was a second meeting of Young Talents Centers in Třeboň from whole Czech Republic. This competition is dedicated for compering of technical level and abilites. Sonkal was presented together with Hosinsool club as YTC Praha II. We were little bit more successful than in spring competition and now we placed 2nd in over all with 14 golden medales. Both competiton together we are on 3rd place.
Tomorrow we would like to update this article with all golden successes of Sonkal"s competitors and all results in SUCCESS section.
Other year passed and next Fighter’s budoshow took place in Prague. More than 4 hours lasting schedule was of demonstrations of various martial styles. We did 365 photos from this interesting afternoon.
Taekwon-do ITF demonstration was work of more Prague schools this time. Sonkal was represented by Martin Svitek, Linda Deutschová, Pavel Zavadil and Filip Konár.
Czech national championship for kids, juniors, seniors and for the first year also for veterans took place in Třebon sport hall. Sonkal sent 37 competitors (what is the hisghest number ever). We were really near to lot of gold medals, but finally our school got 9 gold, 11 silver and 15 bronze medals, what is nice success.
Gold medals got these : Filip Olejník (patterns male kids 8.-7. kup), Monika Junová (patt
It´s Wednesday, 9 o´clock A.M. , autumn holidays begins and our big Sonkal crew is leaving Prague for jubilee 20th training camp. This camp was dedicated mainly for Czech national championship preparation. We went to south bohemian Borotín for second time, because according to survey Sonkal students like it here. Bus was really fast, so in a while we were in target destination unpacking our equipment.
After this, first training came, but it was one of the easier ones, so we managed it without problems though we
Today we bring you basic facts about Bohemia Championship: - Monika Junová is the most successful kid female competitor (2-0-1 medals) - Sonkal won again trophy for overall best club - 10 clubs and cca 175 competitors participated - our kids male and female team won golden medals in every of 3 events (pattern, sparring and special techniques) - Sonkal"s won in Třeboň 24-15-16 medals (gold-silver-bronze)
First october saturday was dedicated to first regional prague competition. Again, Sonkal organized it as in years before. For this year we changed location to sport hall Petřiny South where we have regular trainings for second year. Huge hall was great for still rising number of competitors. 151 competitors from 8 tkd schools took part this time. President of Czech ITF federation Ing. Ladislav Burian (V.Dan) and also international instructor for Czech Republic master Hwang Ho Yong visited us during competition.
As always taekwondoists competed in tul, matsogi, t-ki and wirok. As a surprise we prepared demons
Our third grading of this year took part on thursday (6th October). We let 49 students to try their luck this time. Most appliers were for 9th grade, only one was for 4th grade. We are happy that we have new 4 holders of higher colour belt – red with black stripe (1.kup). Master Hwang Ho Yong (VIII.Dan) led the grading as usually.
Finally we made movies from 3rd Taekwon-do Summer camp with Master Hwang Ho Yong. We offer 5 movies with presentation of 5 demonstration teams. All participants were very tired but the shew the best !
Only couple photos from today"s training with Master Hwang Ho Yong.
Last Satturday we started screening material for Taekwon-do movie. This movie will be focused for all parts of Taekwon-do. During the screening we shout some pictures and they are available here. Next screening we plan on Satturday 2nd July and we would like also take some pictures.
Today we continued with screening and new pictures are available.
We prepared two movies from last Sonkal"s camp. First movie is from great Cake battle, which was a part of Big summer game for kids. In second movie you can find four action sceneries made by kids.
Hi Sonkalies, So not the most favourite part of the year came – school. But not to bore you by school talks, which you hear every day, I´m goin
This year there was the 3rd Summer TKD ITF Camp in Prague at the Campanus Basic School - Chodov. We were training for whole three days. It was really wonderful time for us. The head of this camp was traditionally Master Hwang Ho Yong (8th Dan).
The first training day we practiced patterns form Toi-Gae Tul up to Juche Tul in the morning.
With two movies we would like to return to Fighter"s Budoshow in Prague. We offer demonstration of Brazilian Capoeira and Chinese Wu Shu.
Sunday afternoon, there has been an examination for the 1st black belt and 2nd black belt degrees in Basic school Campanus. There were 14 applicants for the 1st black belt degree and 4 applicants for the 2nd black belt degree. Our student (member of Sonkal) Vladimír Švanda was there too. He was among applicants for the 2nd black belt degree. We would like to compliment his performance. He was one of the best ready applicants for his exam. We all hope that this week will be known results of the examination. The head of commission was master Hwang Ho Yong (8th black belt degree). In photo gallery you can see over 200 photos.
In complete article you can look through some photos taken during our regular trainings on Černý Most. On last picture is Barbora Lála Sýkorová after her arrival to Czech Republic. Lala tried conviced us she still speaks Czech very well .
Pattern competition for Sonkal members
Pattern competition for Sonkal members
Yesterday afternoon was dedicated to our first competition in patterns. We decided to organize it in sport hall Petřiny JIH Primary school and as it showed, it was good decision. By the way, first local Prague competition will take place here also.
42 taekwondoists from 10th to 1st grade took part. 9 black belts took role of „sup
At the begin of this week we promised prepare movie with our Taekwon-do demonstrations performed last weekend. Unfortunatelly weather conditions were verey bad and we decided make one compilation from both demonstrations.
Three of us spent more than week on wonderful camp in Greece. Pavel Bareš, Martin Svitek and Pavel Zavadil sunbathe, enjoyed water pleasures in swimming pools and sea took really intensive taekwon-do trainings, visited some historical places and that everything with great people. Nice „activities“ instead of work and school in Prague, don’t you think so? :o) Whole camp was organized by Martin Zámečník from Ge-Baek Hosinsool school, around 30 taekwondoists and few parents took part in it.
We left Prague on Friday evening from bus station Florenc. Bus was really luxury, drivers said, that there are only two of these
Today we shown Taekwon-do demonstration during finale tournament of Czech Streetball cup. Our members demonstrated some patterns, kicking techniques, special techniques, power breaking and also self-defense. Enjoy photos.
This afternoon Sonkal members showed their art to few generations of Měšice´s (near the north end of Prague) population. Our demonstration was part of entertaining afternoon dedicated to local children. Demonstration itself was connected with problems, because for an hour before it, it seriously rained and in first few seconds of our show, rain appeared again. Fortunately taekwondoists are indomitable and slippery grass was no problem for their techniques. Check 29 photos, video will be available next week.
Video with compilation is available in video gallery.
We chose from our footage of 1st republic meeting of members CYT in Třeboň one semi-finale match in pattern junior male 2. kup and higher. In this match fought two our competitors - Jan Konár and Pavel Zavadil.
Last Saturday, there was first meeting of members of Taekwon-do Center Young Talents. The young competitors could compete in Taekwon-do with other members of CYT in Třeboň. There were 15 children from Sonkal. It was possible to have two teams.
Registration and weighting was on Friday evening as usually. The competition started on
65 appliers for higher ranks gathered in Černý most gym for grading this Tuesday (3rd May). Number of members applying this time was higher then ever before. The biggest group (24 taekwondoists) were white belts grading to yellow stripe. Two people did well for 2.kup and 4 for the highest grade – 1.kup . Despite of high number of applying members, grading had fast and smooth going. And it is important to mention that our students were 100 % succesful.
P.S.: See last photo – Pavel Zavadil got wet not as a torture for bad practicing as a Filip Konár´s sparring partner, but because of his 17th bithday – congratulations Pavel!
From 21st to 24th April, training camp for talented youth, organized by taekwon-do school Hosinsool took place in Studenec. Also 6 taekwondoists from Sonkal took part in it. Early after first training we recognized differences between trainings in Hosinsool and Sonkal, but in a while we started to enjoy it. On Saturday we left our hostel for Jilemnice town, to attack local sweet shop. But he biggest surprise appeared on Sunday evening when we took kitchen „duty“ - chopping bread, greasing, washing dishes really didn’t make us happy (translator note: but you looked happy ) . But it was great weekend, which everyone survived without serious injuries (despite of few stairs falls
From today is avalable movie with 5 minutes Taekwon-do demonstration. This demonstration was presented by Ge-Baek Hosin Sool Prague school during celebration of 50 yeas Taekwon-do establishment.
Today afternoon and evening were dedicated to celebrate 50th anniversary founding Taekwon-do. Whole event was done by Prague school Ge-Baek Hosinsool which did nice live demonstration and also prepared historical documents about taekwon-do in Czech Republic and generally all around the World. Ponrepo cinema, where this great event took place, was decorated by plenty of photos, enrolment posters from early years etc. Watch few photos in our photo gallery. Next week short video from live demonstrations will be available.
So long, friends, Not only law and order came with me, but also the article about European championship, Dublin (7.4.-11.4.2005). This time we flew and I got used to bus (for example
Czech national team flew for Junior and Senior European championship in Ireland, Dublin today. Our taekwon-do school is represented by two female junior competitors – Linda Deutschová and Lucka Kolmanová. Both girls are also part of female junior team, then Linda will take part in sparring up to 60 kg and Lucka will compete in individual special techniques. She will try to continue in Czech gold success from last year, when Barbora Sýkorová (also from Sonkal) got gold medal in this category.
Whole team will return on Monday (11 April), when we will wait for article from our competitors. Unfortunately photos will not be available.
Photos from Taekwon-do demonstration on Bohemia Championship in body building of youth.
On Thursday (24 March) our bus flew from Prague forward Radvanice. After pretty never-ending journey we reached Radvanice and sieged new equipped rooms, few of them also with TV. On our way for first training it would be good to have jackboots, because plenty of mud around the boarding-house didn’t´ leave our doboks shiny white, especially doboks of the youngest ones :o). We start wi
After few years an international referee seminar took place in Prague. Seminar was chiefly organized for european referees and was led by AETF referee comitee members. Also the ITF congress took place in here. So Prague welcomed the biggest persons of our martial art.
Next year had gone, so let us summarize our successes and activities in few paragraphs.
1. Sport successes: It is tradition that our members take part in whole tournaments serie organized by Czech taekwon-do federation. In spite of fact that none o
In new year we would like to bring you two movies from Sonkal"s Taekwon-do demonstration before Christmas in our gym on Černý Most. First, larger one is compilation from whole demonstration. Second - short is special sampler.
We will be happy for any comment in our discussion.