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  • November 24, 2020 15:45 | Anonymous

    Today the Province announced further changes to Public Health Regulations related to COVID-19.  These changes are applicable to the zone of Western and Central Halifax Reginal Municipality (HRM), which is defined as HRM from Hubbard’s to (and including) Porters Lake and the communities up to Elmsdale and Mount Uniacke/Hants County including businesses.  As it relates to sport, the Province will be shutting down all sport activity in this area beginning on Thursday, November 26th for a period of two weeks, ending on Thursday December 10th.  At that time the Province will be re-evaluating the epidemiology and determining next steps.


    During this time period people residing in the impacted zone will not be permitted to travel outside the zone to take part in any sport activities. This would include anyone residing in the zone who may participate on a team/group that is outside the zone.  For those living outside of the impacted zone, sport activities can continue while continuing to pay close attention to the public health guidelines.  However, you should not leave your zone for a sport activity, so for example if you live in Cape Breton you should not travel to the South Shore for a sport activity.  Complete information on the provincial zones can be found on the Nova Scotia government website.


    New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

    A map of the impacted zone can be found here.



  • November 13, 2020 14:39 | Anonymous

    2020 has been a year of 'firsts' thanks to Covid. Taekwondo Canada, in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Cultural Centre, hosted the first ever Virtual Poomsae Championship.

    Often, Poomsae is called the soul of Taekwondo practice. By hosting the 2020 Korean Ambassador’s Cup Poomsae Championship, the Embassy of Korea hopes to lift the spirit of Taekwondo practitioners across Canada.

    MTU's very own - Seong In Jo of K-Top & Martial Arts, participated in the Under 50 High Performance Division! Not only did Master Jo participate, he came away with a First Place finish for the Division!!

    The MTU would like to extend a huge congratulations!

    Way to go Master Jo

    Korean Ambassador's Cup Results



  • October 05, 2020 14:31 | Anonymous

     

    October is Safe Sport Month and Sport Nova Scotia will be hosting an Educational Webinar every Thursday! All webinars will be recorded and posted online to the Safe Sport Website.

    Thursday, October 8: Safe Sport Overview

    Thursday, October 15: Ture Sport

    Thursday, October 22: The Hidden Culture of Bullying in Sport

    Thursday, October 29: The Black Sport Experience


    Zoom links have been hyperlinked, if you would like to attend the session, please RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3kugSwp


    All webinars can be found at: Safe Sport Nova Scotia



  • October 01, 2020 14:28 | Anonymous

    VIP is a coaching program created to recognize the contribution of coaches in communities across Nova Scotia. VIP is not a certification or requirement, but rather a proactive opportunity for coaches to continue to excel in ethical leadership. This program is designed to raise the bar for what it means to be a coach in Nova Scotia. Over 350 coaches have applied to be a Support4Sport VIP coach! 




    If accepted as a VIP coach, you will receive the following:


    - Under Armour Kit and Discounts 

    - Connections with a variety of coaches across Nova Scotia

    - Professional Development opportunities and resources

    - Financial support to complete required NCCP courses

    - 50% off the Atlantic Coaches Conference


    VIP participants are supported and part of a broader community who are leading the way by creating a positive impact on the lives of everyone in the provincial and community sport sector. Interested in becoming a VIP coach?



  • September 30, 2020 14:30 | Anonymous

     Join the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic and Sport Nova Scotia online via Zoom to connect with coaches in your region, participate in professional development, ask questions and take part in valuable conversations for FREE!! All participants will receive 1 PD point in the Locker.

      October 15th    October 28th

    8:00 - 9:00pm ADT     7:30 - 8:30pm ADT

      Central Region     Cape Breton Region


      October 29th   November 3rd

    8:00 - 9:00pm ADT     8:00 - 9:00PM ADT

       Fundy Region         Highland Region


     November 10th   November 12th

    9:00 - 9:00PM ADT      8:00 - 9:00PM ADT

       Valley Region    South Shore Region




    You can join the sessions LIVE on Zoom:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87279719170
    Call: +1 778 902 2071
    Meeting ID: 872 7971 9170


    If you have any questions or concerns, please email: commcoach@cscatlantic.ca




  • September 25, 2020 14:26 | Anonymous

    Dr. Strang and the government released last week that, 'beginning Oct. 1, up to 50 people can participate in performing arts, sport and organized physical activities without physical distancing.'


    Return to Play - MTU

    Sport NS Spectators


    Please note our updated Return to Play plan and a spectators notice from Sport NS that may be useful with moving forward with the bubble increase. The most updated version of our plan can always be found under our Constitutions and Policies tab.




  • September 21, 2020 14:24 | Anonymous

    Taekwondo Canada hosted their 2020 Annual General Meeting Sunday evening. As part of the agenda, a number of nominees were elected to fill positions among the seven-person Board. 

    Following the election, four members were elected to the Taekwondo Canada Board and will join the organization’s three existing Board members. Newly elected Directors are in bold:​

    • President: Kee Ha
    • Vice President: Wayne Mitchell
    • Treasurer: Sandra de Montigny 
    • Secretary: Ken Anstruther
    • Director at Large: Jessica Scarlato
    • Director at Large: Dave Mazzone
    • Director at Large: Jean-François Lebreux

    ​Following the Annual General Meeting, Taekwondo Canada’s Executive Director Dave Harris stated:

    “Taekwondo Canada is pleased to welcome its new Board members along with its returnees to the organization. The organization is extremely fortunate to have such a strong volunteer Board with a tremendous skill set. I look forward to working with them in the future.”

    Taekwondo Canada is the National Sport Organization in Canada recognized by the World Taekwondo (WT), Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU), Sport Canada and Canadian Olympic Committee. Together with its members and partners, Taekwondo Canada will establish the highest possible standards for Taekwondo development and achievement.



  • July 22, 2020 14:23 | Anonymous

    On Friday, July 31st, the use of masks within Nova Scotia will become mandatory is indoor places. An announcement by Dr. Strang on Friday July 24th highlighted that masks are mandatory in indoor facilities, however, one exception is during the actual physical activity. Moving forward, in order to follow the rules of the public health guideline, the MTU will require clubs to follow this rule. Meaning, for example, those attending the class would be required to wear a mask into the facility, but once the class begins that would be permitted to remove it for the duration of the physical activity, and then required to put their mask back on when using common areas such as a restroom or change room and at the conclusion of the class as they exit the facility.


    Return to Play - MTU


    FAQ on Mandatory Masks



    Please note our updated Return to Play plan and FAQ that may be useful with moving forward with masks. The most updated version of our plan can always be found under our Constitutions and Policies tab.







  • July 13, 2020 14:19 | Anonymous

    Takewondo Canada has pushed out their final decision regarding the

    JR World Championships participation. 

            


             Press Release







  • June 26, 2020 14:16 | Anonymous

    The MTU will be hosting a provincial referee seminar with Taekwondo Canada!! This will be a good course for athletes, coaches and parents that wish to know the relevant changes and current applications as it applies to Sparring (Kyorugi).


    This course was created and mandated by Taekwondo Canada and will be taught by Master Barb Marian – International Referee; WT America Kyorugi Referee Chair and the TKD Canada Referee Chair for Taekwondo Canada and facilitated by Charles Bennett, National Referee and NS Provincial Referee Chair.


    Where: This course will be administered online via the Zoom App.

                 Please contact Charles Bennett to get the password and log in information.

    ContactCharles Bennett: MTU Provincial Referee Director 

                  charles.bennett@maritimetaekwondo.com

                  Cell 902-220-1377

    When: Saturday July 18, 2020 Times: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; 

    Eligibility: 13 years of age; 

    Attire: Casual

    Cost: Fee of $50.00 which will be paid by the MTU


    Provincial Referee Certification Program Purpose:

    1. To develop provincial referees and corner judges to fairly and accurately conduct Taekwondo games according

    to the competition rules set out by World Taekwondo.

    2. Provincial Certification will qualify Nova Scotia referees and corner judges to be prepared for and get the most

    out of the National Level Referee Seminars.

    3. To create three levels of Provincial Referees for incentive to improve upon their referee skills.

    4. To educate athletes, coaches and parents regarding the rules and how they affect the game.

    5. To create and associate P3 Referee designation for young referees who can, through the mentorship of the MTU and the referee association of Nova Scotia increase their knowledge and improve their skills to one day become a National Referee is so desired.

    6. To standardize refereeing and corner judging in the Maritimes to keep contests fair and safe for the athletes.


    Please fill out the documents below prior to Saturday's course:

    Registration form and Agenda

    Pre Course Assignment Questions


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