BLACK BELT INTERVIEWS - GRAND MASTER SANDERS
WITH MASTER DAVID HODSON
Here I interview Grand Master Peter Sanders IX from the Netherlands
- 9TH DAN TAEKWONDO (Chairman Masters Council HQ Korea)
- 8TH DAN HAPKIDO (Technical Director Europe)
- 7TH DAN TEUKGONG MOOSOOL (Technical Director Europe)
- GRAND MASTER SANDERS IS A WELL KNOWN REPRESENTIVE OF KOREAN MARTIAL ARTS. HE HAS STUDIED AND PRACTISED MARTIAL ARTS FOR OVER 53 YEARS
Grandmaster Peter Sanders 9th Degree Blackbelt in Taekwon-Do ITF.
Grandmaster Peter Sanders is an internationally renowned Grandmaster in various Martial Arts such as hapkido 8th degree and Teukgong Moosool 7th Degree.
He is a valued representative of Korean Martial Arts and as such conducted seminars in over 20 countries such as USA, Canada, Mexico, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, Russia, England, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey and others. Grandmaster Sanders has supported many countries in developing Martial Arts without any financial gain through his Grandmaster Sanders Friendship.
Grandmaster Sanders managed and supported Taekwon-Do clubs all over the world, from Europe to Asia and from the US to Russia.
Grandmaster Sanders holds various positions in the International Martial Arts scene, such as;
* President Council of masters
* Vice President International Taekwondo Federation HQ Korea
* Olympic Taekwondo TopSport Coordinator
* Technical Director Europe
* International Referee and Examiner
The special relation Grandmaster Sanders had with General Choi made him change from a Taekwondo consumer to a Disseminator of the art. “ Nobody ever touched me the way General Choi did”.
Grandmaster Sanders is Director of the Dutch Security Company Security Professionals and has as such connected Martial Arts to his business life. As instructor for various police squads and armed forces in the world he showed his ability to perform realistic self defence of the highest possible level.
“ A good Grandmaster has strong hands on the outside and warm hands on the inside” is the principle Grandmaster Sanders brought into his instructing.
At the Taekwon-Do Hall of Fame inauguration in Las Vegas, Grandmaster Sanders was honoured because of his teaching according to this principle. Training can be hard where the technical part is concerned but the love and friendship, the will to teach, listen, help and be there for his students is the warm hand, always willing to help, also in real life situations.
* Taekwondo Hall of Fame
* Preservation of the Martial Heritage
* ITF Exceptional Disseminator of the Arts