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International Instructors Course 2020
Auckland, New Zealand

6-8 March 2020

Grand Master Hector Marano (9th dan)
Grand Master Ung Kim Lan (9th dan), 
Grand Master Pierre Laquerre (9th dan)
Master Paul McPhail (8th dan)

Registrations are now CLOSED


First time in New Zealand:

The Masters Grading On Thursday 5th March is closed, other than to Masters and the candidate's families.




ITKD Members please pay into the following account:
Account Name: ITFNZ Counties Manukau Taekwon-Do Inc:
Account Number: ASB 12-3032-0214197-02
Please include the reference IIC and your Surname.

Overseas Participants
Overseas participants can pay by credit card Pay here »
(Add NZD$10 for credit card fee. Please ensure the correct NZD amount is paid.

A late fee of NZD $65.00 will be charged if payment is received after the 19th January 2020

Overseas ITF members are most welcome to attend the IIC. Overseas members must complete registration here and also register via your own NA or AA so that certificates can be processed.

The ITF International Instructors Course is a three day training seminar open to all black belts. 4th dans and above receive additional specific training on their own syllabus with the Grand Masters - not to be missed.

This course is not just for instructors - it is a training course covering all aspects of ITF Taekwon-Do valuable for all members of all ages. Also note, the ITF require all members attend at least one IIC between each grading from 3rd degree and above, and these courses are only held in New Zealand every 4-5 years! So it is necessary to plan ahead and make sure you have this qualification now for your future grading.

The venue for the IIC is the huge Auckland Netball Centre in Auckland. This venue provides a huge floor space that can be divided for smaller groups, plus a full time canteen facility and plenty of parking. A list of accommodation options near the venue is published below.

The Details

Venue: Auckland Netball Centre » Map »
7 Allison Ferguson Drive, St Johns, Auckland Ph (09) 570 0030

Organising Committee:

Master Mahesh Bhana and Mrs Natasha Iotua

IIC Course Fee
NZ$385.00 per person
(Masters only pay NZD $185.00)

Course T-Shirt
(Place your order when you register)

Banquet Dinner
(Reserve your ticket when you register)

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre
58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Date: Saturday 7th March 2020, 7pm. Cost: NZD $80.00 per person
Dress Code: 1950’s Style (Semi formal/formal)
With Live Music

Accommodation List download »
Special Room Rates available at the Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre - see Accommodation List for details


Mightyfist New Zealand will be sponsoring a special Prize Draw on the Sunday of the IIC.

Our three Technical Committee Grand Masters will draw the following prizes:

  • 1st Prize: TKD Condensed Encyclopedia signed by the ITF Technical Committee!
  • 2nd Prize: Mightyfist Sparring Gear and Bag.
  • 3rd Prize: Mightyfist Onyx Black Belt Do Bok, T-Shirt and mobile phone ring holder.

All you have to do is be at the IIC to be in the draw to win!


Congratulations to Master Matthew Breen for wining our T-Shirt Competition and winning his free place on the IIC!

Thanks to everyone to took part in our competition.

Banquet Dinner

To celebrate the naming of Taekwon-Do in 1955, we would love you to attend in 1950s style dress.

We will have live music and a great meal - so reserve your ticket when you register.

When to arrive
Please arrive at the venue in plenty of time to register, get changed into do bok and form up by 2.15pm fora 2.30pm start. The venue will open at 1pm on Friday 6th March 2020. Registration will be from 1pm to 2pm. On Saturday 7th March & Sunday 8th March 2020, the venue will open at 8.30am. You will need to arrange your own transport to and from the venue on all three days.
What to bring
Do bok ,sparring gear, drink bottle, snacks, notebook & pen. There is an on-site cafe (Kokkino Café) at the venue available to purchase lunch / snacks and drinks during lunch hours on Saturday 7 March 2020.
Important Things
  • We would expect all participants to respect the training facility, staff, amenities, and maintain a high level of protocol at all times when interacting with each other and with members of the ITF Technical Committee.
  • No spectators allowed and no photos or videos allowed during the IIC. There will be an official photographer.
  • Please report any incident or injury to the Organisers as soon as possible.
  • The Auckland Netball Centre is a SMOKE FREE venue including the carpark. CCTV cameras are located inside and outside of the venue.
  • The venue has a ‘take your rubbish home with you’ policy if refuse exceeds the rubbish bins.

Banquet Dinner - Saturday 7th March 2020

All participants are welcome to attend the Banquet Dinner on Saturday evening. Tickets will be limited - get in quick to avoid missing out.
Start Time: 7pm – Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre
Cost: $NZD 80.00 per person for a Buffet Style Dinner (excluding beverages) with Live Music
Dress Code: 1950’s Style (Semi formal/formal)


We look forward to seeing you all there - for what should be a GREAT COURSE!

Friday 6th March 1pm - 2 pm Registration
  2.15 pm Form Up
  2.30pm ITF Technical Committee arrives - Introductions - IIC Begins
  2.30 pm - 6.30 pm Afternoon sessions

Saturday 7th March 8.45 am Form up
  9.00 am - 1.00 pm IIC Continues
  1.00 pm - 2.00 pm Lunch
  2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Afternoon sessions
  7.00 pm Banquet

Sunday 8th March 8.45 am Form up
  9.00 am - 1.00 pm

IIC Continues
Group Photo
Presentation of certificates
Prize Draw
Signing, Photos
  1.30 pm Finish

This event is run under the auspices of the Oceania Taekwon-Do Federation, and ITKD Counties Manukau has been given approval to host the course in New Zealand. * This event is a Class A Event »

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