JSTARC Inter-Class Taekwondo Sparring Championship
Jalnawala Sports Training And Research Centre – Kolhapur recently organized an action packed 2nd Inter-Class Taekwondo Sparring Championship. It was held at the Sayunkta Maharashtra Co-Op. Hsg. Soc. The event received an enthusiastic response & was a bigger success than the 1st edition. It witnessed a participation of about 60 Taekwondo students & players from the city.
The championship highlighted the aspect of Sparring (Kyrougi) of the Olympic sport- Taekwondo. The competitions held in various categories were in adherence with the rules & norms set by Kukkiwon. The awards ceremony was conducted in the presence of Mr. Prakash Bhosle & Mr. Amol Mali. Also present at the event were parents & friends of the players.
The three clubs that won the best performance awards were as follows:
- First Place- JSTARC Rajarampuri
- Second Place- JSTARC Radhabai Shinde English Medium School
- Third Place- JSTARC Sasne Ground
Chief Instructor Mr. Amol Bhosle says, “These competitions help in boosting the true spirit of Taekwondo among students. They get a chance to evaluate themselves among their peers & also develop a spirit of sportsmanship. The various clubs of JSTARC Kolhapur have independent training schedules. Its events like these that give the coaches & students a chance to interact & bond”
Technical Director of JSTARC, Master Nilesh Jalnawala coments, “JSTARC Kolhapur has been active in organizing such initiatives in Taekwondo. When students participate in events like these they can hone their skills & be better prepared for bigger championships & get an exposure to the competitive scenario.”