2016 USBA/WBA EUROPEAN BREAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Good Morning

Well I made it back safely from London England. This past weekend Darren Everson and I travelled to London to compete at the 2016 USBA/WBA European Breaking Championships held at the World Power Show and Expo at the London ExCel. It was a great tournament with a great vibe to it. It was a lot of fun and very competitive. Both Darren and I ended up winning an European Championship each. Thanks to Grandmaster Ralph Bergamo, Master Drew Serrano, and the people of the World Power Show and Expo for hosting an awesome event.

While we were in London we spent two days travelling and exploring the city. We took a few guided tours, went on the London Eye, and just spent a lot of time exploring the city and all it had to offer. If you have not been to London yet I recommend you go check it out. Lots of beautiful buildings, landmarks, scenery, and lots of history to learn and see.

And thanks to the instructors who looked after the dojang while I was away.

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

TEAM WOLVERINE TIMES THREE/BLACK BELT SPECTACULAR

Good Morning

Lots of cool news about Coboyrg Tae Kwon Do’s Team Wolverine.

1- Team Wolverine member Jonathan Schnepp from Tennessee competed at the USBA/WBA North American Breaking Championships on June 4th and won some championships which qualifies him for the ISKA Worlds coming up in July. Congrats to Jonathan.

2- Michael Cussack and Daniel Edgeman, two team wolverine members from Florida competed on June 11th at the USBA/WBA Longwood Martial Arts Invitiational in Orlando Florida won a  few championships and grand championships in breaking. Congrats to both of them.

3- Team Wolverine performed a demo at the 2016 DeSantos Black Belt Spectacular yesterday in Toronto Ontario for Grandmaster Veronica DeSantos. You can watched our demo here at this link. http://livestream.com/TDSMM/BBS2016 It starts around 9 minutes into the video. You can watch the whole show.

4- Congrats to my master, Grandmaster Veronica DeSantos for receiving her 7th degree black belt and for be inducted into the Canadian Black Belt Hall Of fame.

Tomorrow or Wednesday I will talk about the Black belt grading that just happened here on Saturday with 13 of our Black Belt candidates.

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

(VIDEO) Team World Record (200 One Inch Boards Broken in Fastest Time)

Good Morning

Here is the video of the Team World Record (200 One Inch Boards Broken in Fastest Time) that Cobourg Tae Kwon Do’s Team Wolverine members Darren Everson, Michael Liscio, Brady Clarke, and Master Jonathan Field(me) did at the 2016 WBA Ontario Breaking Championships on Saturday May 8, 2016. This world record was sanctioned by the USBA/WBA and C-Founder Grandmaster Ralph Bergamo from Connecticut.

Enjoy!

2016 ONTARIO BREAKING RESULTS AND SOME PICTURES

Good Morning

Here’s a few things from the 2016 WBA Ontario Breaking Championships

1- Here is the 2016 OBC Results Sheet1

2- Here is the Facebook link to some pictures

3- Here is a link to some pictures by Stephen Della Casa

Hope you enjoy, and now to put together the highlight video 🙂

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

PART 2 OF THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE 2016 OBC

Good Morning

Well here is part two of thanking everyone for supporting the 2016 OBC.

I forgot to mention and thank the following.

Thanks to the medical staff for looking after anyone that needed them

Thank you to the photographers for all the pictures and videos.

Thanks to the vendors and pizza truck.

Thanks to the following sponsors.

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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR SUPPORTING THE 2016 OBC

Good Morning

I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for supporting the 2016 Ontario Breaking Championships. There is too many names here for me to mention or remember so I will just doing the following.

Thank you to everyone that helped set up before the tournament and to everyone who helped cleaned up after the tournament.

Thank you to all the sponsors to sponsored everything.

Thank you to all the officials/judges from our school as well as from Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Thank you to all the competitors from across Ontario, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Tennessee.

Thank you to Team Wolverine

Thank you to all my students

Thank you to all of our instructors

Thank you to my parents

Thank you to all the parents, spouses, families, and supporters of the competitors.

Thank you to our local community

And thank you to anyone I may have missed. I am truly grateful for all your supported for our awesome event.

Pictures, Videos, and Results will be coming soon!

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

2ND ANNUAL ONTARIO BREAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SATURDAY

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Good Morning

Just a reminder that there will be no classes this Saturday at Cobourg Tae Kwon Do as we are hosting the 2nd Annual Ontario Breaking Championships.

Also here is a list of things you need to know about the day of the 2016 Ontario Breaking Championships on Saturday May 7, 2016 at the Port Hope Town Park Recreation Centre, Fall Fair Centre, 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope, ON L1A 1A2, Canada.
1- Doors will open at 8am.
2- General rules meeting at 9:45am
3- New World Record Attempt at 10am
4- Tournament starts after that
5- Tournament will start with Creative wood breaking and Creative Open breaking
6- Rest of the events will run after that according to the schedule we have designed
7- 7 & Power Breaking will be in Ring #1, 8-12 power breaking in ring#2, 13-17 power breaking ring#3, 18 & up power breaking ring#4
8- High jump, speed, concrete, power wood kick machine, unspaced, and double power wood will run when space becomes available
9- When you arrived at the Port Hope Rec Centre Fall Fair Centre, please register at the registration table to pick up your division sticker, your event program, and weigh in if you are an adult lightweight male competitor.
10- After you have registered you can go get your wood/concrete which will be already organized for you
11- Spectators 6 & up is $5 entry
12- We will have pizza truck selling lunch, a cooler with water for sale, and some tables selling various items.
13- Must wear full uniforms with no head gear, and no padding or taping of striking surfaces on the body.
14- If you are doing creative breaking, you will need to provide your own carpenter pencils for spacers.
And here is the Rules-Ontario-2016 if you would like to review them.
I look forward to a fantastic day of competition and a lot of fun!
If any questions please let me know today or tomorrow.
Thanks
Master Jonathan Field

THIS WEEKEND’S BREAKING PRACTICE/TOURNAMENT INTO

Good Morning

There is no team wolverine/breaking practice this Saturday as I am away in Toronto at a black belt grading in the afternoon.
So we will be having a practice this Sunday instead at 9:30am to 11am for everyone doing creative breaking. We will make sure your routine is down and have the setups and holders all figured out. So if you are doing creative please attend. Team Wolverine will be there to help with everyone.
Also here is a list of things you need to know about the day of the 2016 Ontario Breaking Championships on Saturday May 7, 2016 at the Port Hope Town Park Recreation Centre, Fall Fair Centre, 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope, ON L1A 1A2, Canada.
1- Doors will open at 8am.
2- General rules meeting at 9:45am
3- New World Record Attempt at 10am
4- Tournament starts after that
5- Tournament will start with Creative wood breaking and Creative Open breaking
6- Rest of the events will run after that according to the schedule we have designed
7- 7 & Power Breaking will be in Ring #1, 8-12 power breaking in ring#2, 13-17 power breaking ring#3, 18 & up power breaking ring#4
8- High jump, speed, concrete, power wood kick machine, unspaced, and double power wood will run when space becomes available
9- When you arrived at the Port Hope Rec Centre Fall Fair Centre, please register at the registration table to pick up your division sticker, your event program, and weigh in if you are an adult lightweight male competitor.
10- After you have registered you can go get your wood/concrete which will be already organized for you
11- Spectators 6 & up is $5 entry
12- We will have pizza truck selling lunch, a cooler with water for sale, and some tables selling various items.
13- Must wear full uniforms with no head gear, and no padding or taping of striking surfaces on the body.
14- If you are doing creative breaking, you will need to provide your own carpenter pencils for spacers.
I look forward to a fantastic day of competition and a lot of fun!
If any questions please let me know today or tomorrow.
Thanks
Master Jonathan Field

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE 2016 ONTARIO BREAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Good Morning

What should you expect to see at the 2016 WBA Ontario Breaking Championships?

You will see the following:

  • A Four Man Team setting a new World Record
  • Our community living students doing some breaking
  • Some first time breakers trying out the sport of competitive breaking
  • Various power wood and power concrete divisions ranging from the ages of 5 to 60 some odd years old
  • Various speed, and high jump events
  • Various creative wood breaking and creative open breaking
  • Two new Team Wolverine members will make their team depute
  • Food by Vintage Pizza Pie
  • A few vendor tables selling various items
  • The after party at Boston Pizza
  • Five Grand Champions to be crowned
  • and much more…

It is going to be a great day of breaking and lots of fun for everyone. Also here is last year’s highlight video if you have not already seen it.

See you all there at the Port Hope Fall Fair Centre on Saturday May 7th. The fun begins at 10am.

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

FOR MY EUROPEAN READERS

Good Morning

For my European readers who are interested in martial arts breaking.

The USBA/WBA is hosting the WBA European Breaking Championships in London England on July 2nd at the World Power Show and Expo.

If you are interested in competing or watching competitive breaking please check out the following link for all the details.

We would love it if you could come out and support this amazing event.

http://www.usbawba.org/2016Event1W.aspx

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

USBA/WBA Local Director for Ontario Canada