Tuesday, January 29, 2008

10º Campeonato Sudamericano WTSDA 2007

The (Campeonato Sudamericano WTSDA) was again celebrated on December 9th at the Club Independente in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year marked the 10th anniversary of this bi annual event and drew competitors from throughout Argentina and Chile. Our special guest included many of the Masters from the recent Latin American Masters Camp (LMAC) and of course our special guest, Grandmaster J.C. Shin.


During opening ceremonies a traditional WTSDA Masters and SAM DAN demonstration preceded a masters promotion ceremony. Hundreds of students and spectators observed as the Grandmaster KNIGHTED the new ranks to; Master Hugo Frattini of Avellaneda, Argentina 5th DAN and Master Victor Jara of Santiago, Chile to 5th DAN. Also promoted were two new 4th DAN, Master Christian Alvarez and Master Rodrigo Frattini both of Buenos, Argentina. Congratulations!

Another moment was reserved for the recognition for the Region 12 Family of the Year. The Ayala family from Lorenzo's Studio of Ramos Mejia, Buenos Aires - Daniel Oscar Ayala (E-DAN), Mauro Danel Ayala (E-DAN), Ramiro Nataniel Ayala (Cho DAN), Marcos Danil Ayala (8th Gup), and of course mother, Monica Beatriz (no rank yet).

The spirited competition included from the always entertaining Tiny Tigers to the high skilled Black Belts categories. At the close of the event Hernan Millara Sam Dan of Buenos Aires was declared 2007 South American Grand Champion and awarded the SA Championship CUP of which he shall hold until this event meets again in 2009.

Special appreciation also is exteded to the Instructor Pablo Scottino and the Villa Gesell students for their exhibition demo and to the event host, the Frattini studios and their very dependable and dedicated team.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Latin America Masters Clinic (LAMC) IV


The Latin America Masters Camp (LAMC) was held this past December 6-8th near Buenos Aires, Argentina. This being our 4th year, the Camp is steadily developing in size and in function. Comparatively dwarfed by the veteran USA Masters Camp, however the LAMC holds a character all its own. The Camp is held at the Casa San Jose, a religious retreat facility about an hours ride outside the city of Buenos Aires. The dormitories and connecting salon facility are reminiscent of the first Camps of St. Leo Monastery of Florida in the early '90's. Much of the training is conducted in the solitude of the outdoors on ample grounds and under green canopies of shade trees. Argentina is located in the Southern hemisphere and December marks the end of the school year and the beginning of summer. Visiting masters from the North American freeze find this to be a welcomed treat. There have been a number foreign masters that have made the adventure to Argentina. This year (2007) included Master Mike Kaye from Pennsylvania, Master Ken Purnell from California, and Master Mike Inoshita from the Chicago area. They, together with our Argentine and Chilean amigo masters promote the synergy that is uniquely World Tang Soo Do. Special talents and specialties of the visiting Masters present ideal training opportunities for our Southern family and of course the classes conducted by the Grandmaster provide exceptional learning experiences and impressions.
We must remind ourselves of the privilege and value of having our Kwan Chang Nim offering his knowledge and experience to our own personal development. We also are appreciative of Masters Hugo and Rodrigo Frattini of for their tedious work coordinating all of the logistics of this international program. The Latin America Masters Camp is looking for a few good masters to join us in December for future adventures in beautiful South America.

Tang Soo!
Master Larry Dercole
Region 12 Director

Sunday, January 20, 2008

25 AÑOS DE EXCELENCIA EN EL MUNDO


Atletes Dojang Buenos Aires, Argentina


Master Luis Angrehs

QUISIERA QUE USTEDES TENGAN EN CUENTA LA PALABRA EXCELENCIA EN EL IDIOMA ESPAÑOL excelencia.
1. (Del lat. excellentia. ) f. Superior calidad o bondad que hace digna de singular aprecio y estimación .
2. Tratamiento de respeto y cortesíacortés que se da a algunas personas por su dignidad .POR ESTO LA WTSDA SE CRACTERIZA EN EL MUNDO ENTERO, CON MILES DE MIEMBROS EN TODOS LOS CONTINENTES FUIMOS TESTIGOS DEL ANIVERSARIO DE LA ORGANIZACION MAS IMPORTANTE DEL MUNDO, RECONOCIDA AUN POR LOS GRANDES MAESTROS DE TODAS LAS ARTES MARCIALES.

NUESTRO CONDUCTOR Y LIDER MUNDIAL GRAN MASTER JAE CHUL SHIN ES LA PERSONA CREADORA DE ESTE FENOMENO, QUE LLEGO A LOS 6 CONTINENTES , Y PRODUJO UN CAMBIO REVOLUCIONARIO EN TANG SOO DO , COMO ES LA REORGANIZACION DE SUS CATEGORIAS Y UNA ESTRATEGIA DE DIFUSION EN TODO EL MUNDO DEL APRENDIZAJE DEL TANG SOO DO .
TODOS SOMOS TESTIGOS DE ESTA ESTE EVENTO TAN IMPORTANTE, ES POR ESO QUE LLEVAMOS A CABO LA FIESTA ANIVERSARIO EN NUESTRO STUDIO COMO EL PRIMER ESTUDIO RECONOCIDO EN TODO SUDAMERICA , ATLETES TANG SOO DO LICENCIA N 299
TUVIMOS EL ORGULLO DE FESTEJAR DURANTE VARIAS HORAS Y CON TODOS LOS ESTUDIANTES ESTE MOMENTO SAGRADO PARA TODOS LOS PRACTICANTES, NUESTRO GRAN MASTER Y LOS MASTER DE TODO EL MUNDO SABEN QUE ESTAMOS PERTENECIENDO A LA ORGANIZACIÓN MAS IMPORTANTE DE TODOS LOS TIEMPOS, ES POR ESO QUE GRADECEMOS EN TODO MOMENTO PERTENER A LA MISMA Y TENER UN GRAN MASTER Y LOS MAESTROS MUNDIALES DEDICADO EL 100% A NUESTRO DESARROLLO

GRACIAS ¡!!! !WTSDA
MASTER LUIS ANGREHS
5 DAN 20855
DIRECTOR WTSDA ARGENTINA