Last Saturday the 17th of Dec. the national black belt exams were conducted in Sporthal Helsdingen in Vianen. 119 candidates from all corners of the Netherlands participated. Among them were two members of Taekwondo school Gyeong-rye, Marie Claessen en Frank Mols who both succeeded. The exams were organized by the TBN (National Taekwondo Federation). This organization applies the standards of the WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) in Korea. Parts of the exams are performing forms, step-sparring, breaking 3 boards, self-defense and full contact sparring. Marie and Frank succeeded on all parts and finally received their diploma and black belt. Congratulations! Gyeong-rye trains at four locations in Benoordenhout, Mariahoeve and Leidschendam. For more info: www.gyeongrye.nl or call Ed Boers 06-81813282.