Trainer

Coach César Valentim (세자르 발렌팀) started as an athlete in 1983 at Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Lisbon, Portugal) where he did gymnastics, swimming and tennis. In 1990 the club hired a Taekwondo trainer, and that´s when a new found passion arrived.

While conciliating it with other sports, Taekwondo was always the preferred choice and, in 1997, Coach César Valentim started to help coaching while still being an athlete. Finishing his studies and doing his compulsory military duties, Coach César Valentim has been working on sports administration since 2003 while completing his higher education.

As a coach has been responsible for several Dojangs (clubs) and was several times Head of Delegation for the Portuguese National & Olympic Teams. Coach César Valentim was also a member of the Brazilian Taekwondo Delegation at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

On his first year in Austria he was also co-trainer for the Vienna Regional Squad.

He is also an International Referee for the WTF, both for Kyorugi and for Poomsae.

Coach Cesar Valentim is an International Para-Taekwondo Classifier since 2014.

His training certificates are recognized by the Portuguese Institute of Sports but also by Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters and the World Taekwondo Federation. The most recent certificates are the Intercontinental Coach License issued by the Panamerican Taekwondo Union and the International Examiner Licence issued by Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters.

Coach César Valentim received several commendations, the biggest ones are from Kukkiwon's President (2011) and World Taekwondo Federation President (2012).

As a consultant he works for the São Tomé e Príncipe Taekwondo Federation, the Brazilian National Team. Was a member of the World Taekwondo Federation Para Taekwondo Poomsae Committee and also a board member of the Vienna Taekwondo Federation in Austria.

Coach César Valentim has been lecturing on Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo around the World with seminars and workshops in dozens of countries in all 5 continental regions.

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