Masters from the Oceanic Region were honoured at the celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, held in Melbourne on Saturday 19th March.
Each was presented with a magnificent trophy symbolizing their respective life-long efforts and achievements in promoting and furthering the International Taekwon-Do Federation.
The event was held after a very successful ITF National Championships which was organized and hosted by United ITF President/Technical Director and Thoroughbred Taekwon-Do head instructor, Master Michael Muleta.
The banquet featured guests from across Australia and New Zealand, and consisted of many presentations and speeches from the honoured recipients.
Master Muleta welcomed guests and gave testimonials to each of his fellow recipients and their contributions, followed by a special presentation and speech made by Master Steve Weston to Master Muleta.
Those Masters honoured included:
Master Michael Muleta, 8th Degree
Master Rua Kaiou, 7th Degree
Master Neil Cliff, 7th Degree
Master Noel Keating, 7th Degree
Master Spiridon Cariotis, 7th Degree
Master Steve Weston, 7th Degree
Master Moustapha El Sheik, 7th Degree
We acknowledge all who have contributed to the promotion of the ITF across our region, over the duration of ITF’s 50 years since its formation.