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About the Position
Job Title : Coach (Poomsae / Freestyle Poomsae)
Organisation : Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF)
Reporting to : STF High Performance Committee and Chief Executive Officer
Location : STF Office @ 7 Bedok North Street 2, Singapore 469646
National Training Centre @ 80 Lorong Limau, #04-191, Singapore 320080
Salary : Competitive
Period : 1 September 2024 to February 2025
Closing Date : 6 August 2024

What is the role about?
You will be primarily responsible to develop and train the elite Poomsae athlete/s to achieve podium success at Major Games and International Competitions.

Role Summary
Under the supervision of STF’s High Performance Committee and working closely with the Secretariat and the Coaching Team, the Coach (Poomsae / Freestyle Poomsae) will be responsible in the following areas:

  1. To develop and deliver customised individual recognised and freestyle poomsae training plan including training programme for elite Poomsae athlete/s within the first 2 weeks of employment.
  2. To track and provide monthly written report of the progress of the elite Poomsae athlete/s to the Coaching Team and STF High Performance Committee.
  3. To review the training plan and programme if required, to meet the training goals.
  4. To train the elite Poomsae athlete/s in preparation for the various international competitions and to achieve the targets set for the elite Poomsae athlete/s at the various international competitions. Podium finish at 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and Top 8 position at 2024 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships.
  5. To coach the elite Poomsae athlete/s during overseas trainings and competitions.
  6. To maintain records of the sessions conducted to the Coaching Team and STF High Performance Committee.
  7. To ensure that appropriate supervision, directly or indirectly, is provided to athletes during training.


  • Effective time management, organisational, and leadership skills
  • Strong work ethic and resiliency
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • English-speaking preferred
  • Strong computer skills including data analytics
  • Desire to continue improving and contributing
  • Applicant must be able to travel and will spend approximately 25% of their work time on the road


  • Degree with a major in sport science, physical education, sports management/administration or similar qualification in Taekwondo
  • World Taekwondo International Coach Certification Level 1 preferred.
  • Proven outstanding Freestyle Poomsae technical skills and ability to continue to demonstrate and teach these technical skills e.g. 720/900 degree spinning kick or aerial 3 to 4 consecutive kicks; tumbling skills development
  • Experience in choreography of new creative Freestyle Poomsae with music
  • Asian Games medalist or equivalent desired
  • Proven records of athletes’ achievement at regional/international championships and major Games preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of international coaching experience desired


Interested applicants may send their application to stkdf@mail.com. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

This job may require enhanced background check and written reference(s) in relation to safeguarding/suitability to work with children, as well as continual professional development.

This job description is intended as an outline of area of responsibilities and not to be regarded as exhaustive or exclusive. The role may include other duties as from time to time which may be required by STF, sportsg and SNOC. In addition, the role shall be reviewed and updated for its currency as to serve the evolving needs of the organisation.

50th Anniversary Dinner Congratulatory Video / Message


Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) will be celebrating 50th Anniversary on 16th August 2024 at the Carlton Hotel.

The STF would like to invite you to send in congratulatory videos and messages for the joyous occasion.

Please refer to the following link for further information: 

1. Attached is the link for all to include your congratulatory videos and media / montages that you would like to include in the video montage. 

Media Link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/13HnO3181IHr_w6i2dnFVLS16YMFbAWlf?usp=sharing_

Note: Please create subfolders in the media folders and indicate the event with the year if possible. Thank you!!

2. The link below will be the pointers and considerations for the background video. Please feel free to comment or request edits should you have any opinions on it. Thank you!!

Video Ideation Link:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k04esew4D-Ir3I-2N0NqesNwatYzIzQe0R7OPakdgB4/edit

LK Taekwondo Institute – Alexandra Road is looking for part time instructors



Minimum Taekwondo 1st Dan
Should know from Taegeuk 1 to 8 at least

Working Hours

Weekdays 3.00 PM to 7:30 PM
Weekends 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM

Working hours can be discussed during interview
Pay rate:$17 per hour

Location:354 Alexandra Road #01-08 Alexis 159948

Contact number:91758900

National Kyorugi Team Championships 2024


Date: 11th August
Time: 0900 hr onwards
Venue: 1 Tampines Walk, Level 3, Singapore 528523 Our Tampines Hub, Community Auditorium

The registration for National Kyorugi Team Championships 2024 is open from 15th July to 29th July (1600hr), competition is open for Junior and Senior age division, red and black belters.

Affiliates that are keen to register may submit your registration to tournament.stf@gmail.com and stkdf@mail.com within the registration period. Only e-registration submission (Appended excel form) is accepted.

We look forward to your participation in the coming competition!

Step-by-Step registration process

1. Submission of e-registration form and proof of grade to tournament.stf@gmail.com
2. Receive email reply with payment amount and instruction
3. Proceed to make payment via Paynow or physically at STF office
4. Send STF payment receipt or Paynow screenshot to tournament.stf@gmail.com to confirm registration (By 29th July 2024)
*Full registration in competition outline

E-Registration form Link: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/lbv446xdybvf6orseywc6/National-Kyorugi-Team-Championships-2024-Competition-E-Reg-Form.xlsm?rlkey=wyz1ww5wfok3m1rc1jvcdbsly&st=5psuf4ly&dl=0

GETACTIVE! Singapore 2024 Pesta Sukan Taekwondo Competition


Invitation to all National Poomsae and Kyorugi Referees, The GetActive! Singapore 2024 Pesta Sukan Taekwondo Competition will be held from 31 July to 4 August 2024 at Jurong East Sports Hall.

Calling qualified national Poomsae and Kyorugi referees to sign up as a technical official (Referee) for GETACTIVE! Singapore 2024 Pesta Sukan Taekwondo competition. Interested referees, please submit your application form by 26 July 2023, 12.00noon or earlier. Your
timely submission is much appreciated as this will facilitate planning and communication.

Please note late submission will not be entertained.

Here’s the Application Form: https://forms.office.com/r/F6QbTLcVm7



The Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) organises Annual Open Selection for aspiring athletes to join the Singapore Taekwondo Federation 2025 National Development Squad (NDS).

The information for Open Selection 2025 is as follows:

Date: 4 & 5 January 2025
Venue: STF Bedok National Training Centre (Address: 7 Bedok North Street 2, Singapore 469646)

More information will be shared nearer to the event.



The Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) will be organising an Open Selection for aspiring athletes to participate in the Hong Kong 2024 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships.

The Open Selection will only be opened to the Under 40 Division, Under 50 Division, Under 60 Division, Under 65 Division and Over 65 Division for Recognised Poomsae events. Please refer to the attachment for the details on the Age range for the Divisions. (Source: World Taekwondo Poomsae Competition Rules & Interpretation, June 14 2024)

The information for the Selection is as follows:

Date: 17 & 18 August 2024
Venue: STF Bedok National Training Centre (Address: 7 Bedok North Street 2, Singapore 469646)

More information on the Selection will be shared within 2 weeks.


A team of Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) National Development Squad (NDS) athletes has departed on 8 July 2024 to participate in the 2024 Chuncheon Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships.

The team, which consists of a mixture of Cadet, Junior and Senior Poomsae and Kyorugi NDS, will be competing in the Recognised Poomsae and Kyorugi Event, held from 10 – 14 July 2024.

The team is led by our National Coaches, Coach Lee Na Lee (Poomsae) and Coach Ko Jae Pil (Kyorugi).

We would like to thank all the parents for their strong support and we wish the athletes success and an enriching experience at the Championships

Singapore Open Poomsae Championships 2024


Date: 10th August 2024
Time: 0900 onwards
Venue: Our Tampines Hub 1 Tampines Walk, Level 3, Singapore 528523

Registration Period: 8th July to 19th July 2024

The Singapore Open Poomsae Championships 2024 will be held on 10th August 2024 at Our Tampines Hub, affiliates that are keen to register may submit your registration to tournament.stf@gmail.com and stkdf@mail.com within the registration period.

Only e-registration submission (Appended excel form) is accepted.

We look forward to your participation in the coming competition!



The Virtual Taekwondo (VTKD) Referee, Game Master Specialist and VTKD Technical Support Specialist Course will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2024, at the STF Bedok National Training Centre. This course, open to Black Belt holders who are qualified Poomsae or Kyorugi referees, offers a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth. Participants who complete the course and qualify as Virtual Referees, Game Master Specialists, and Technical Support Specialists will have a chance to serve as Technical Officials at the 1st World Virtual Taekwondo Championship.

Participants who sign up for this course will enjoy a 50% discount on the usual course fee of $80.00 as part of Singapore Taekwondo Federation’s 50th-anniversary celebration.

Day/Date/Time:• Sunday 14 July 2024, 3:00pm to 7:30pm
Course Requirements
for test (Theory &
Sunday 14 July 2024 (6:00pm onwards : Assessment)
* Participants must have 100% attendance to be eligible for the test.
* Participants will be given 2 attempts to meet the assessment requirements to pass the course.
* Participants will need to sign up for the next course if assessment requirements are not met for any component after their 2nd attempt.
Closing Date• Thursday, 11 July 2024
Fees:• Before 11 July 2024, 4pm – $40.00 (Usual Price: $80)
• After closing date, 11 July 2024,4pm or before 12 July 2024,4pm –$80.00
* Course fees is subjected to prevailing GST
* Fees paid are not refundable unless the application is rejected.
Note:• Slots are limited to 40 participants, based on first come first serve basis
• The registration form is available in the Forms folder.
Venue:STF Bedok National Training Centre
7 Bedok North Street 2, Singapore 469646
Pre-Requisite:• Minimum 1st Dan Black Belt
• Minimum age: 16 years old
• Poomsae Referee Class 3
• Kyorugi Referee Class 3
• STF’s Black Belt Certificate
• Poomsae Referee Class 3 certificate
• Kyorugi Referee Class 3 certificate
Dress CodeSTF approved ‘Dobok’
CertificationParticipants will be awarded a certificate upon completing all course requirements.
DisclaimerThe STF reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course at its discretion. The STF, its servants and agents, will not be held responsible for any claims arising out of injury, damage or loss, suffered or caused while attending the course. This includes all costs and expenses incurred as a result of such claims.

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