Wednesday, 12 June, 2024

Singapore Open 2024 Virtual Taekwondo Championships – Don’t miss the opportunities to be onboard!

Virtual Taekwondo is fun, inclusive and exciting and enable people of all ages, weight class and gender to compete against one another without barrier as it is non-contact sparring. Virtual Taekwondo is a technological innovation whereby taekwondo athletes don on VR headset and motion tracking nodes and use the body as game controller to compete against the avatar of their opponent

To develop and promote this innovative version of taekwondo and excite the youth and likewise the masters, the STF Virtual Taekwondo (VTKD) Committee welcomes affiliated members/taekwondo athletes to be on board as VTKD Technical Officials i.e. Game Master(GM) and technical Support Personnel (TS) and training will be provided.

Game Master (GM) and Technical Support Personnel (TS) are key to the smooth operation of the VTKD in additional to referees. They will be trained on the game’s system and the technology used, setting up the gameplay and understanding of the rules of taekwondo and their application to VTKD games. The Game Master is the main controller of gameplay and he/she enforces the rules of the game, taking appropriate action when rules are violated. The Technical Support Personnel is responsible for diagnosing and resolving technical issue that the athlete may encounter on the field of play (FOP).

Thank you to those who have registered and who have been informed of the training dates/time and venue. The training will be held on 15 May and 16 May 2024 from 6.30pm onwards at Jurong East Sports Hall.

A few vacancies for the training are still available. Please email your name, name of affiliated club and contact number to the soonest if you are interested as this will be on a first-come-first serve basis.

STF VTKD Committee welcomes you and your friends to experience and learn about Virtual Taekwondo. Let’s venture into this exciting and innovative Virtual Taekwondo together!

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