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David White, V Degree

10552625_10154313273480244_1954764285662909733_nMr. David White, BBA

5th Degree Black Belt (C-5-114)
International Instructor/Examiner (#1856)

ITF Class A Umpire (A-1289)

ITF Plaque #600976

Vice President, International Taekwon-Do Federation of B.C.

Chief Instructor and Technical Director, Sundance Martial Arts Ltd.

Mr. White began his Taekwon-Do training in 1992 in Vernon, BC with the Okanagan Valley Taekwon-Do School under the instruction of Mr. Keith Black. In 1994 David attended his first competition in Kelowna, BC and has been competing ever since.

Mr. White opened Sundance Taekwon-Do in September of 2004 while attending Okanagan College. This is where he achieved his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2006. This was also the year he achieved his 3rd Degree Black Belt under the instruction and guidance of Master Michael Barker, 7th cover

Mr. White was certified 4th Degree Black Belt in the summer of 2008 and 5th Degree in 2013. Mr. White continues to teach and train at both Sundance Locations. He looks forward to working with anyone willing to learn and to help them along their Taekwon-Do Journey.

Some accomplishments include:

  • 1997 West Coast Can-Am Championships – Bronze (Sparring)
  • 1998 I.T.F. B.C. Provincial Champion (Sparring)
  • 1999 Certified First Degree Black Belt
  • 1999 Bushido Open Martial Arts Championships – Silver and Bronze (Sparring and Patterns)
  • 2000 I.T.F. B.C. Provincial Championships – Double Silver (Sparring and Breaking)
  • 2000 B.C. Junior Black Belt Team Member
  • 2000 I.T.F. Canadian Championships – Silver and Bronze (Team Competition)
  • 2000 I.T.F. Western Canadian Championships – Bronze (Sparring)
  • 2004 Certified Second Degree Black Belt
  • 2004 Western Canadian Championships – Silver (Sparring)
  • 2004 Opened Sundance Taekwon-Do School in Vernon, B.C.
  • 2004 Certified Level One Ho Sin Sul Instructor (I.C.T.F.)
  • 2005 Attended Taekwon-Do’s 50th Anniversary Championships, Las Vegas, USA
  • 2006 Western Canadian I.C.T.F. Taekwon-Do Championships – Silver and Bronze (Sparring and Patterns)
  • 2006 Certified 3rd Degree Black Belt
  • 2008 Certified 4th Degree Black Belt (C-4-241)
  • 2010 Certified International Instructor/Examiner
  • 2010 I.T.F. International Instructor’s Course #52, Denver, USA
  • 2010 Certified I.T.F. Class “B” Referee
  • 2010 Hosted I.T.F. of B.C. Provincials (highest attendance in a decade: 240 competitors)
  • 2010 Hosted the largest C.T.F.I. umpire certification course in Canada (41 new certifications)
  • 2010 Member of the British Columbia Men’s Sparring Team
  • 2010 I.T.F. Canadian National Championships – Silver in Team Sparring
  • 2010 Elected to the ITF of BC Board of Directors
  • 2011 Coached 2 athletes to the ITF World Championships, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2011 Team BC Coach for Jr. Boys Sparring and Jr. Girls Sparring
  • 2012 I.T.F. of BC Provincial Championships – Bronze in Patterns
  • 2012 I.T.F. Western Canadian Championships – Silver in Patterns
  • 2012 I.T.F. International Instructor’s Course #72, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2012 Elected Vice President of the I.T.F. of B.C. and Chair of the Tournament Committee for ITF of BC
  • 2013 I.T.F. International Umpire Course, Queens, USA
  • 2013 Certified ITF Class “A” Umpire
  • 2013 I.T.F. of B.C. Provincial Championships – Gold in Patterns, Bronze in Power Breaking
  • 2013 Certified 5th Degree Black Belt (C-5-114)
  • 2013 I.T.F. Western Canadian Championships – Silver in Patterns
  • 2013 Hosted inaugural ITF BC Cup tournament, Kelowna, BC
  • 2013 Coached 3 athletes to the ITF World Championships, Benidorm Spain
  • 2014 Attended the CTFI Technical Seminar with Master Pierre Laquerre
  • 2014 I.T.F of BC Provincial Championships- Silver in both Patterns and Power Breaking
  • 2014 I.T.F. International Instructor’s Course #95, San Francisco, USA
  • 2015 Hosted I.T.F. Western Canadian Championships, Kelowna, BC
  • 2015 I.T.F. International Instructor’s Course #101. Regina, SK
  • 2015 I.T.F. International Instructor’s Course #102. Las Vegas, USA
  • 2015 I.T.F. North American and Caribbean Championships – Silver in Patterns, Silver in Team Sparring (member of Team BC)
  • 2016 I.T.F. International Umpire Course, Vancouver, BC
  • 2016 I.T.F. International Kid’s Course #18, Vancouver, BC