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Open Selection Trials for International Competitions

The Singapore Taekwondo Federation will be conducting open selection trials for the following competitions.

  • 2018 Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships

(18 to 24 July 2018, Jeju, Korea)

  • 2018 Kimunyong Cup International Taekwondo Championships

(11 to 15 August 2018, Seoul, Korea)

  • 2018 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships 

(15 to 18 November 2018, Taipei, Chinese Taipei)

Date                :           Saturday 21 April 2018

Venue             :           STF National Training Centre

Time               :           Poomsae
                                    Trial          –           1.00pm

                                 *Poomsae  –  Recognized Poomsae (according to the age division)

                                                       New Poomsae (Bigak 1, 2 & 3)

                                  (*1 recognized poomsae and 1 new poomsae will be selected at random)

                                  Kyorugi (full contact with head kick)
                                  Weigh-in          –           12.00pm

                                   Trial                 –          1.30pm

All participants must be SINGAPORE CITIZENS and are STF black belt holdersThe WT Global Athlete Licence and Kukkiwon certification are mandatory for all players.

Please fill in the attached forms and submit them to the Secretariat by Monday 16 April 2018.  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 for the trials are to report at the STF National Training Centre by 12.00pm.Kyorugi players shall 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. 

Selected players will be required to fulfill the training requirements averaging 12 hours per week

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

–       Mr Steven Soh 
–       Mr RA Jeyaraman 
–       Mr Lee Thiam Poh 
–       Mr Tan Kok Heng
–       Mr Tan Cheng Hui
–       Mr Michael Ho
–       Mr Jimmy Tay

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

The trials would be open for observation by participants and the registered accompanying coaches (must be Level 2 qualified) only.   Please note that no photography and video recording will be allowed.

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