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The 3-Day Tong-il Moo-do Training at the National Aso Youth Friendship Center that was held from the 21st to the 23rd of November was...
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Martial Arts Federation for World Peace(MAFWP) Japan Swearing-in Ceremony of New Officers 2015, November 8 Shinjyuku, Tokyo...
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The 3rd national meeting of TMD black belts and instructors in Japan was held last Sunday, April 26th, at the Suzuka Youth Civic Center in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture.
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The Tong Il Moo Do Phil-Japan Organization held a half-day Martial Arts philosophy seminar on July 6, 2008.
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On June 15, 2008, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, Japan held the Philippine Migrants Worker’s Day....
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The seminar was held from Feb. 13 to 20 at World Core Value Center at Tsuchiura, Ibaragi.
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First Tong-Il Moo-Do One day seminar at Sapporo City, Japan was held in February this year.
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On November 22nd and 23rd 2005, the second World Martial Arts Peace King Cup Open Tournament was held at the Chiba Port Arena, Japan.
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The World TIMD Japan with UMAI (Unified Martial Arts International, a newly organized group in Tokyo by the Philippine community)...
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On April 24, there was the annual joint martial arts demonstration at the campus of Waseda University....
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The 5th TIMD Workshop in Japan was held from Feb. 8th to 15th at Tsuchiura training center in Japan with 17 participants including 8 black belts from Japan and Philippine.
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For the purpose of witnessing to international community in Tokyo area, an early Christmas Party is held on December 7, 2003.....
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Six students were promoted to a higher belt after seven months of training. The test was given by Master Takamitsu Hoshiko last November 9, 2003....
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The seminar was held in our Tong-Il Moo-Do dojang in Tsuchiura, Ibaragi from September 21st to 28th , 2003.....
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In April 13, 2003, the TIMD Demonstration was held during the Opening Ceremony of Tsuchiura New Training Center....
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The workshop was held from Feb. 10 to 17. Because of the exam period of the universities, 4 students couldn't attend and only 11 could.
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The workshop was held from Sept. 22 to 29 at Izu Seminar House in Shizuoka.....
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The training was 3 hours in the morning, 3 hours in the afternoon everyday from April 29th to May 5th. ....
7 days Tong-Il Moo-Do Workshop in Japan
The 5th TIMD Workshop in Japan was held from Feb. 8th to 15th at Tsuchiura training center in Japan with 17 participants including 8 black belts from Japan and Philippine. Founder Dr. Seuk's inspiring and encouraging message was read during the opening ceremony, and it made us have the determination to challenge our limitation.

We focused upon the preparation for the tournament this October in USA, and starting TIMD club on one of the college campus.

The daily schedule was divided into 3 sections; one is the lecture of TIMD philosophy for 1.5 ~2 hrs, another is TIMD training for about 7.5 hrs, and the other is discussion and report for 1 hr.

Most of them showed the deep interests in the lectures which covers character education, STD(Sexually Transmitted Disease), sexual revolution, marriage, family, and drugs because they never heard such lectures before.

Except one person, all of them passed the written test of the content of the lectures by scoring more than 70 points out of 100.

In TIMD training, early morning was spent for the breathing exercise, and circular movement, and late morning for practicing forms, afternoon for One Step Sparring and Free Sparring , and evening for Self Defense.

The team discussion was mainly on the lecture, training, how to teach TIMD after the workshop, and the life during the workshop.

There were such a beautiful dynamics of interaction between higher belts and lower belts. The advance students were so inspired and learned well by teaching selflessly white belts. The white belts received love and care from them. The quick improvement of white belts gave us great surprise, stimulation, hope, and moving experience.

One said, "During the practice I feel my heart is washed, and become straight. I feel my own thought disappear. And if I go further up, my original mind starts to feel joy."

Another said, "When I practice form, I feel my mind and body are united, and my mind is liberated. I heard, 'Because each form has deep meaning behind, practice of form is like prayer.' When I pray, the second thought often bothers me. But the practice of form makes me feel free from the second thought, and feel myself in deep prayer and emptying my own self."

The climax was each of 3 brown belts (2 of them were brown belt with black stripe) fighting 30 people (mainly Black belts) consecutively during the promotion test to challenge for Black belt. The free sparring during the test was the application of the tournament sparring system by executing all the techniques including choking and locking. Not only these brown belts, but also those who were fighting against them were so desperate to stimulate their fighting spirits to continue to fight. Seeing this, one female participant was moved to cry. At the end, all of us became one in heart. 2 of brown belts were in tears. They truly showed challenging and overcoming their limitation.

We were so grateful for the great support of Master James Paranada and Jr. and Master Rico Santos.

Hoshiko Takamitsu
President of TIMD Federation of Japan
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