Board Chair Update 04-07-2021

Greetings Federation Members and Supporters,   I trust this finds you and your families well and ready to enjoy the spring weather!  With restrictions lifting in certain areas, I hope that you are able to safely reconnect with friends, family, and fellow practitioners.   On April 7, the Board of Directors met to finalize and approve…

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Board Chair Update 05-02-2020
2020 National Festival

We have been closely monitoring the activities regarding state and federal responses to the Covid-19 outbreak.

After hearing your voices in the member polls, dialog with Regional Officials and considering ongoing travel restrictions, local attraction availability and other factors, we decided to focus on producing a combined event in the Fall rather than proceeding with the National Festival in Orlando in July. 

The combined Fall event's schedule of activities may include the Festival, Moment with the Masters, and the Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa. More details will be forthcoming from the Technical Advisory Committee about the slate of activities.

We are currently working out the details at locations capable of hosting such a mega-event and based on input from Regional Officials the following region venues are currently under consideration.

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Board Chair Update 04-04-2020

Last week, on March 25, the Board of Directors conducted an informal meeting just prior to the National Member Gathering. During this meeting, we discussed the challenges that not only face our nation and communities, but the specific challenges faced by studio owners and practitioners in all regions of our Federation. We reviewed the Federation's Concept Of Unity at the beginning of the call to reinforce our reason for being together.

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Federation Responds To Coronavirus Disruption of Training In Schools
How To Continue Student Progress Toward Next Rank When Coming To Class Is Not Possible

Offering distance learning opportunities that allow students to continue their progress toward their next rank by completing assigned activities (like many universities are doing) school owners may be able to keep students excited and engaged in pursuit of their next rank

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