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WTMF Official Announcement

Dear International Instructors and all TIMD instructors,

May the blessings and love of God and True Parents be with each continent, nations and your organizations. Please allow me to convey to all of you Happy New Year message from WTMF President and founder, Dr. Joon Ho Seuk.

“I would like to appreciate all your dedicated work and contributions to expand Tong-Il Moo-Do (TIMD) in your local areas, nations and continents. Many young people were refreshed, revitalized and resurrected through TIMD. Let us unite with Dr. and Mrs. Moon’s heart and wishes and unite each other. Let us fulfill your great commitment to True Mother and bring the great success and make 2019 being the year of 40th Anniversary of the founding of Tong-Il Moo-Do (TIMD) and we should make the greatest year for TIMD by spreading it in every country and continent.”

Dr. Joon Ho Seuk

In 2018, with your support, we could bring the success of the Tong-Il Moo-Do Tournaments for the year 2018 such as the following: ① 10th World Cup Tournament in New Delhi, India from October 31 to November 2, ② 6th Mombasa Open Tong-Il Moo-Do International Martial Arts Championship in Mombasa, Kenya from September 8 to 9, and ③ The 1st Tong-Il Moo-Do and Arnis World Tournament at IPLC, Philippines on December 14, 2018.”

Also, in 2018, a series of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th 120-days and graduation of the 1-year TIMD Training and Peace Studies in IPLC, Philippines and the graduation of the 2nd 120 days TIMD Training and Peace Studies in Kathmandu, Nepal and the 1st 120 days TIMD workshop in IMA, Thailand were completed successfully with great testimonies.

Next year we will celebrate 40th Anniversary of founding of Tong-Il Moo-Do. Whatever program relating to TIMD in each nation and continent is held, please make sure that the program to be held commemorating the 40th Anniversary. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is the year of Golden Pig. It symbolizes wealth and fortune. Let us make the year 2019 the best year of TIMD development with great wealth and fortune.

There will be World Tong-Il Moo-Do Leaders Meeting during the celebration of 6th Foundation Day to discuss how we develop TIMD throughout the world including the issue about officiating workshop. Since newly edited TIMD text book with TM’s signature and TIMD text book for general public had just been published, all continental leaders can carry as many books as you want during that time.

And the 2nd Cheong Jyu World Martial Arts Masterships will be held on August 30th and 31st , 2019 in Cheong Ju City, Korea. Officiating workshop is scheduled on May 12-19, 2019 at IPLC, Philippines. Registration fee is $120 to cover the cost of food and accommodation, certificate, one day tour, and transportation to and from the airport. Those who can participate please send me your confirmation as soon as possible. We may also hold officiating workshop in Africa and North & South America. The date will be announced very soon.

Let us expand TIMD throughout your continents and nations to build Cheon Il Guk.

Let us prepare well for Cheong Ju World Martial Masterships 2019 and invite the participants from at least 21 countries.

May God bless you and your family!

Truly yours,

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As of September 29, 2018, Master Vincent Belmonte was appointed as the New North America TIMD Continental Leader with his commitment. He had contributed as the international instructors in different countries for 3 years. Currently he holds 6th degree black belt of TIMD. Let us support Master Vincent Belmonte with whole heart.

We are grateful for Master Shota Iwasaki who had been the TIMD North America Continental Leader since 2005 and made the great contribution to the development of TIMD USA. He was appointed as North America TIMD Senior Advisor.

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