SRINAGAR: Players of Kargil Taekwondo Association (KTA) graded players for various colour belt degrees under Master Anayat Ali and Joint Secretary Kargil Taekwondo Association in Kargil on Sunday.
The grading was held under a panel that also includes Mohammad Soud Bhat from Srinagar and Treasurer J&K Taekwondo Association Zaheer Abass Khan was the Observer.
Players from various clubs of KTA made their instructors extremely proud and performed to their best ability each earning the belt they applied for.
On this occasion talking to the players Ali expressed his satisfaction on the increase of the popularity of the Taekwondo Game in J&K and Kargil in particular.
He thanked and appreciated the efforts and guidance of the Sher-e-Kashmir Awardee and the chief coach of JKTA Atul Pangotra (NIS and International Referee) for promoting Taekwondo Game in the J&K State and in Kargil also.
Ali advised the players to look forward for the national and international Level events as done by their seniors, so that the whole throught hem the name of the state and the district will shine in the country as well as in the world.
Khan, who also spoke on the occasion, thanked the examiner and the JKTA for granting permission for organizing belt grading in this Border District of Kargil and to encourage the game in places like this far flung area.
International Player and State Awardee Mohammed Ali of KTA explained the spectators and parents present on this occasion about the grading system.
He said that advancing through the belts is by a system of grading. Grading is typically held in 3 to 4 month cycles at regional training centres across the India. Grading systems will typically consist of line work, patterns, theory, and sparring. Students can typically advance through the belts at a rate of 1 Kup every three months.