Recently respected Aruban Taekwondo Masters & Instructors , have earned the esteemed Kukkiwon Taekwondo International Master Course & Poom Dan/ Examiner Course certifications. These rigorous programs, offered by the World Taekwondo Headquarters, Kukkiwon, is widely recognized
as one of the most prestigious educational opportunities in the sport.
The Taekwondo Masters & Instructors are as follows:
Mr. Melvin Rasmijn – 6th Dan from Chaco Taekwondo Academy
Mr. Yoshmar Wever – 5th Dan from Chaco Taekwondo Academy
Mr. Miguel Genser – 4th Dan from Chaco Taekwondo Academy
Mr. Norberto Tromp – 4th Dan from Estrella Taekwondo Center
Ms. Monica Pimentel – 2nd Dan from Impact Taekwondo Aruba.
The participants assisted in the month of November 2023, respectively at the 103rd International Taekwondo Master Course & 54th Poom/ Dan Examiner Course held at Bogota, Colombia and at the 104th International Taekwondo Master Course & 55th Poom/ Dan Examiner Course held at Chicago, USA.
The Kukkiwon Courses delves into the intricacies of Taekwondo, encompassing technical proficiency, strategic mastery, philosophical underpinnings, and pedagogical expertise. Participants engage in comprehensive theoretical instruction alongside practical training sessions, honing their skills and expanding their knowledge base.
With the acquisition of the Kukkiwon Courses certifications, the participants have ascended to the pinnacle of Taekwondo expertise. This remarkable achievement is a testament to their unwavering dedication, exceptional teaching skills, and profound commitment to the sport.
The Aruba Taekwondo Federation (ARTBO) is greatly thankful to the Colombian Taekwondo
Federation, the World Taekwondo Masters Union (WMTU) and The Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Academy (WTA) for making this programs available in our region.
A very special thanks goes to Grand Master Ki Hong Kim, Grand Master Antonio Ortegon, Grand Master Porfirio Alvarez and Master Jean Carlos Gamarra. Certainly you are doing a great job.
The Aruba Taekwondo Federation (ARTBO) is very proud with our Aruban Master’s & Coach’s that has completed this course and we are confident that they will make a valuable contribution to the Aruban Taekwondo community and abroad.
Congratulations to you all with this great achievement.
Norberto “Nuno” Tromp
Aruba Taekwondo Bond (ARTBO)