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Are You Keen to Compete in the Korea Open?

The Singapore Taekwondo Federation will be conducting open selection trials for the 7th Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships which will be held from 25 to 30 October 2012 in Gyeongju, Korea.

All affiliates are invited to participate in the open trials for both Kyorugi and Poomsae events.

The selection details are as follows.

Date               :           Sunday 12 August 2012

Venue             :           STF National Training Centre

                                  Block 80 Lorong Limau

                                  #04-191 Singapore 320080

Time               :           Poomsae

                                    Trial                 –           12.00pm

                                    *Poomsae        –           Taegeuk 4 to Taebaek (14 to 17 years old)

                                                                        Taegeuk 6 to Sipjin (18 to 29 years old)

                                                                        Taegeuk 6 to Sipjin (30 to 39 years old)

                                                                        Taegeuk 8 to Chonkwon (40 years & above)

                                                                        (*3 poomsae will be selected at random)


                                    Weigh-in          –           11.00am

                                    Trial                 –           1.00pm

All participants must be SINGAPORE CITIZENS and are STF poom or black belt holders.

Please fill in the attached forms and submit them to the Secretariat by Wednesday 8 August 2012.  There is no limit to the number of players each affiliate can field.  We reserve the right not to accept late submission, incomplete forms or registration without the necessary supporting documents.

Registered players and performers for the trials are to report at the STF National Training Centre by 11.00am.  Kyorugi players hall be considered for the category based on their actual weight on the day of the weigh-in and not according to the weight submitted in the form as we do not want to disqualify any players.  No weight allowance will be given.

Shortlisted players and performers will be required to fulfill the training requirements averaging 12 hours per week to qualify for the final selection which is scheduled to be held on Sunday 16 September 2012.

The panel of selectors will comprise any 3 of the following senior technical members.

–       Mr Steven Soh

–       Mr Chin Khee Shin

–       Mr RA Jeyaraman

–       Mr Lee Thiam Poh

–       Mr Tan Kok Heng

The player’s undertaking form is also attached.  The form must be signed by parents for players/performers under the age of 21 years old.  Players/performers will not be allowed to participate in the trials if they do not comply with the administrative requirements.

The trials would be open for observation by participants and the registered accompanying coaches only. Please note that no video recording will be allowed.

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