27th National Taekwondo championship in Ongole

Ongole SP Kolli Raghurami reddy

  27th ITF national taekowndo championship was held in Ongole from December 28-30 at Police sports community hall. 400 Taekwondo players from 12 states participated in this annual championship organised by Ongole Taekwondo Association.   December 28: TAI President B.V. Ramanaiah conducted the black belt exam, referee training and general body meeting.   Opening ceremony on December 29:   National Taekwondo tournament was inaugurated by Ongole MLA Balineni Srinivasa Reddy and Prakasam district SP Dr. Kolli Raghurami Reddy. TAI-ITF President Master B.V. Ramanaiah and Ongole Taekwondo association General Secreatary SK. Kareemulla and SM Rafi played crucial role in conducting the event successfully.   Prakasam SP Dr. K. Raghurami Reddy inaugurated the event.             Closing ceremony on December 30:   Ongole MLA Balineni Srinivasa Reddy and TAI-ITF president B.V. Ramanaiah distributed prizes to the winners of 27th National Taekwondo tournament. Tamil Nadu team won the overall championship.       Ongole MLA Balineni … [Read more...]

About Taekwondo Association of India (TAI-ITF) President B.V. Ramanaiah

  This is the letter our President B.V. Ramaiah was received from his Master Leong Wai Meng (7th Dan) on March 25, 1993. One can form an association overnight and boast about their "purchased credentials" but you can not purchase honesty and reputation.   Here is a man from a small village in Andhra Pradesh went on become the most famous Taekwondo personality in India. He sold his properties and worked hard in spreading awareness about Taekwondo. This innocent village man was deceived by some people and tried to sideline him. He stood firm and has been running Taekwondo nationals for last 27 years.     Highlights of the letter about B.V. Ramanaiah in 1993:   1. He started training Taekwondo over 15 years ago in India.   2. B.V. Ramanaiah has been the vice-president of the Taekwondo Association since 1985.   3. He was the national champion in sparring for India every year since 1985.   4. He has represented India for World Taekwondo Championship in Pyongyang (North Korea) in 1992.   5. In 1993, B.V. Ramanaiah is the most senior black belt in India. He is also the state chief instructor … [Read more...]

15th South Zone Taekwondo (ITF) championship winners

  15th South zone Taekwondo championship was held in Ramachandrapuram (East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh) from September 28-30, 2012. Chintha Subbarao trust sponsored the event which was organised by East Godavari Taekwondo association (ITF) under the leadership of TAI-ITF President Master B.V. Ramanaiah. Taekwondo students and coaches from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra participated in this 3-day event.     Taekwondo competitions were held in Sparring and Tuls according to gender, age and weight.   Men group sparring - colour belts:   Gold medal Silver medal Bronze        Tamil Nadu  Andhra Pradesh  Andhra Pradesh        Team:  Team:  Team:        M. Muralidharan  S.K. Areef  P. Satya Prasad  K. Manivannan  G. Bhanuchandar  N.V. Naidu  S. Rajasekharan  P. Jai Kumar  B. Satya Swaroop  A. Anand  S.K. Waheed  D.V.V. Charyulu  P. Murthy  P. Nagaraju  K. Kiran Kumar  k. Kumaresan  S.K. Vaseem Akram  G. Dheerendra Satya Lakshman   Girls team sparring - colour belts:   Gold … [Read more...]

Indian Taekwon-do never forget Mohandas master

  Taekwon-Do was introduced in India by V.Mohandas and started coaching classes in Chennai. It gradually spread to other South-Indian states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. All India Taekwan-Do Federation (AITF) was formed in 1978 and AITF conducted National Championships in 1978, 79 and 1980. AITF masters travelled across India to spread awareness about Taekwondo.   Indian Taekwon-Do legends:     Mohandas left India in 1983 and AITF was taken care by V. Panneerselvan and G. Balakrishna in Tamil Nadu and B.V. Ramanaiah in Andhra Pradesh. Chandrasekhar ran AITF operations in Karnataka.   Mohan Das with Balakrishnan:     All India Taekwon-Do Association (AITA) was formed in 1985 and started conducting National Championships. Master Leongwaimeng played major role in the formation of AITA.     After Delhi National Championship in 1989, AITA name was changed to TAI (Taekwon-Do Association of India) which is still conducting National Championships under the leadership of Master B.V. Ramanaiah.   … [Read more...]

Gallery: 24th TAI-ITF nationals in Ghazipur (UP)

  Ghazipur Taekwon-Do association conducted the 24th national ITF Taekwon-Do championship at MJRP Public Schol in Rauza, Ghazipur from December 27-29, 2009.             … [Read more...]

Gallery: 11th ITF nationals in Chandigarh

  Taekwond0 Association of India (TAI-ITF) conducted the 11th national Taekwondo championship at Badminton hall (Sector 42) in Chandigarh from December 6-8, 1996.     Sponsors: Veerbhumi group of companies and Nerolac Paints.     … [Read more...]

ITF India’s 4th National Taekwondo championship

  ITF India's fourth national Taekwon-Do championship was held at Talkatora indoor stadium in New Delhi from September 1-3, 1989.         … [Read more...]