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The events sanctioned by the International Taekwon-Do Federation Headuqarters Korea

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The events sanctioned by the Unified International Taekwon-Do Federation

koreankick Festival

The first

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CHAMPIONSHIP THE Festival Mottos

One spirit – one force – one Taekwon-Do in its homeland

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APPLYING Interested participants please apply for our program online via official website at www.koreankick.net Or contact us via email at korea@itfmail.org

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Korean Kick Festival

introduction 04 event invitation

On behalf of the organizing committees of the events in Korea, it is our great plea sure to invite you to the homeland of Taekwon-Do,

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COLOR BELT WORLDS CHAMPIONSHIP I

06 WElcoming message

Let’s raise the curtain in Korea, the country of Martial Arts. Korea is everyone’s , lets unite altogether and create one system

08 program timetable

contact the organizers of Korean Kick on korea@irfmail.org and submit their request to become a part of Martial Arts history in Korea, the home of many Marital Arts.

main events 10 black belt world championship

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DEMOSTRATION

The event is organized by ITF HQ Korea and Unified International Tae kwon-Do Federation and will take place between 30 July and 2 August 2013 in Seoul.

The coring critera for the event

16 color belt world championship

TThe competitors will be able to compete in individual patterns and sparring

20 martial arts demonstration

Sharing techniques and showing the beauty of their respective arts. This event will be available to any Martial Artists as young as 8 years of age that can demonstrate their skills individually, in pairs or as teams

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Black belt Rules and Regulation

22 SCORING CRITERIA

The scoring system is based on accumulative points that are awarded in a 5-point scale feach for the following components.

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FAQS

CONTACT

We welcome any recomendation or ques-

Please send us email to korea@itfmail.org

tions which related to our events

Or visit our website at koreankick.org

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Organizers ITF HEAdquarters korea An administrative, coordinating and supportive body in the homeland of Taekwon-Do korea@itfmail.org Unified International Taekwon-Do Hwang, Kwang Sung info@unified-itf.com Moosin International Tel: +82-42-482-3113 Mail: taekwonline@hotmail.com OFFICE COORDINATOR Address: Daejeon, Yuseong-gu; Bong Myeong Dong; 536-9 Hong in tower 1601; post code 305-710; South Korea Tel:+82-2-3788-0821 Fax:+82-2-3788-0899 Email: korea@itfmail.org Facebook:www.facebook.com/koreankick

accompanying events 24 tours & cultural events

Will be updated soon in the next version

26 moosin MMA SHOW

Will be updated soon in the next version

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It feels good to be the winner

A competition and a showcase of skills and talent that will be open for entry to an

ny Martial

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event Invitation One spirit – one force – one Taekwon-Do in its homeland Martial Arts breaking down barriers to friendship 2013 event Leading Mottos | 1st Korean Kick The World’s Martial Arts Festival

O

n behalf of the organizing committees of the events in Korea, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the homeland of Taekwon-Do,

als, parents, family members, enthusiasts,

Korea to celebrate “The Open Taekwon-Do

Festival and The Open World Taekwon-Do

World Championship & the 1st Korean Kick

Championships will contribute to building

– The World’s Martial Arts Festival” that will

a more peaceful world by educating youth

take place between 30th of July and 5th of

through Taekwon-Do without discrimi-

August 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. These

nation of any kind (religion, nationality,

events are open to any Taekwon-Do and

political views, gender, age or culture), and

Martial Arts practitioners as well as to sup-

under the Taekwon-Do tenets of cour-

porters, family members and guests who

tesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control,

would like to enjoy Korean hospitality and

indomitable spirit that provide a platform

experience Korean culture and life.

for mutual understanding of the differences

organizations, groups or associations from around the world that practice or support any form of Taekwondo, and celebrate in a festive atmosphere this beautiful art in the country of its birth. The Korean Kick

The events sanctioned

by the Unified ITF and ITF Headquarters Korea

in the spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair The aim of the 2013 events is to gather together Martial Arts exponents, individu-

competition.

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MESSAGE from Korean Kick Committee

Welcoming MESSAGE Building a more peaceful world by educating youth through Martial Arts Dear Taekwon-Do and Martial

that feel in our rapidly changing world, in

advance in parallel with each other in this

Arts brothers,

order to deal with these changes, Martial

evolving world. By combining our efforts

It is my great honor to welcome you to Ko-

Arts need to set a new paradigm based

it is possible to create a global comrade-

rea, the homeland of Taekwon-Do, and to

on an interchange of technical knowledge

ship regardless of any political, ideological

provide a meeting place for the world’s fin-

and the development of a modern global

or economic barriers and become a one

est Martial Artists and friends. ITF HQ Korea

administrative structure that removes the

Martial Arts family and community.

strives not only to unite Taekwon-Do in the

customary vested interests of some exist-

future under the banner “One Taekwon-Do

ing organizations.

in its homeland” but also to unite Martial

Let’s raise the curtain in Korea, the country of Martial Arts. Korea is everyone’s , lets

Arts through the slogan “One Martial Arts

With an understanding that regardless

unite altogether and create one system,

World”. This aim has been fostered through

of the style of martial art most have this

build community networks and contrib-

our many contacts and discussions with

similar ideal and can together take a leading

ute and share our Martial Arts World for

world Martial Arts organizations and groups

role and develop or combine techniques to

everyone.

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01 Opening Event World Chamionship 2008 02 Australian Team World Championship 2007 03 Black Belt Competition World Championship 2009 04 Team Demonstration World Championship 2007

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Date

28 July 2013

29 July 2013

30 July 2013

Activity Outline

Arrivals & registration

Arrivals, registration & meetings

Day 1 Black Belts & Color Belts

Detailed activity

airport pick up

airport pick up

Black Belt Open

accommodation

accommodation

Taekwon-Do

meals

meals

Worlds

transport to venue

transport to venue for

Color Belt Open

for registration

registration

Taekwon-Do

referee meeting

Worlds

coaches meeting draw

Accompanying events

Day tour A DAN TESTING

Program timeline contact the organizers of Korean Kick on korea@iTfmail.org and submit their request to become a part of Martial Arts history in Korea, the home of many Marital Arts.

Opening Ceremony

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31 July 2013

1 August 2013

2 August 2013

3-9 August

Day 2 Black Belts & Color Belts

Day 3 Black Belts, Color Belts Martial Arts demonstrations

Day 4 Black Belts, Color Belts Martial Arts demonstrations

Tul Tour 1 Program

Black Belt Open

Black Belt Open Tae-

Black Belt Open Tae-

Taekwon-Do Worlds

kwon-Do Worlds

kwon-Do Worlds

Color Belt Open

Color Belt Open Tae-

Color Belt Open Tae-

Taekwon-Do Worlds

kwon-Do Worlds

kwon-Do Worlds

Martial Arts Demon-

Martial Arts Demonstra-

strations

tions

Moosin Show

Closing Ceremony

Day tour B

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BLACK BELT Divisions

Young Juniors

Juniors

Adults

Seniors

(10- 14)

(15-17)

(18-35)

(over 35)

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Individual Patterns Individual Sparring Individual Special Techniques Individual Power Techniques (mixed) 3

Team Patterns Team Sparring Team Special Techniques Team Power Test

5

5

5

5

3+1

3+1

5+1

5+1

5+1

5+1

3+1

3+1

3

3

5

3

5

3

3

3

5

3

5

3

3

3

NOTE 1.This event is ONLY for Black belts 2.numbers in the team events indicate the number of team members per team required 3.

this symbol indicate that this event is available for the par-

ticular group 4.

this symbol indicate that this event is NOT available for the

particular group

(mixed) 3

The 1 OPEN BLACK BELT WORLDS st

The 1st Open Black Belt Taekwon-Do World Championship in Korea is available to any Martial Arts Black Belt practitioners and will be run following ITF rules.

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he event is organized by ITF HQ Korea and Unified International Taekwon-Do Federation and will take place between 30 July and 2 August 2013 in Seoul.

Most competitors will be able to compete in the following individual and team events: patterns, sparring, special techniques and power breaking. Most of these events will be available to competitors as young as 10 years of age. The participants will be divided into 4 main categories that will be further divided by gender: Young juniors (10-14 years of age), Juniors (15-17 years of age), Adults (18-35 years of age) and Seniors over 36 years of age.

Teams will consist of 3-5 members depending on the age group or competition category with mixed genders for team patterns where young juniors and Seniors divisions are concerned. This competition setting will secure a fair and safe competition environment that will provide a ground for the best showcase of skills.

PROGRAM Black Belt Worlds Photos Konrad Plank

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Individual & Team Sparring Groups & Divisions Groups: 1.

Black Belts Young Juniors Male & Female (under 14 years of age)

2.

Black Belts Juniors Male & Female (15-17 years of age)

3.

Black Belts Adult Male & Female (18-35 years of age)

4.

Black Belts Senior Male & Female (Over 35 years of age)

Individual Pattern Groups & Divisions

In the Senior group there will be combined rank divisions separated by gender: Male 1-2 Dan; 3-4 Dan; 5-6 Dan and Female 1-2 Dan; 3-4 Dan; 5-6 Dan.

Team Pattern Groups & Divisions

Individual Special TechniqueS Groups & Divisions

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Team Special Techniques Groups & Divisions

Individual Power Breaking Groups & Divisions

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TEAM Power Breaking Groups & Divisions

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Korean kick Festival | open world taekwon-do Championship

THE 1 OPEN color belt worlds st

The event is organized by ITF HQ Korea and Unified International Taekwon-Do Federation and will take place between 30 July and 2 August 2013 in Seoul.

The 1st Open Color Belt Taekwon-Do World Championship in Korea is available to any Martial Arts Color Belt practitioners (white belt to a pre-black belt) and will be run following ITF rules.

T

The competitors will be able to compete in

Wee will be divided further by gender and will be run

individual patterns and sparring. These events

separately.

will be available to competitors representing a very broad range of age groups, ranging

If there are less than 4 competitors in a division, the or-

from under 7 years of age to over 35 years of age. The

ganizers reserve the right to amalgamate or adopt new

participants will be divided into 6 main categories Pee

divisions. If there are some competitors that signifi-

Wee (under 7 years of age), Little Young Juniors (8-10

cantly differ from the setting of the weight and/or age

years of age), Young juniors (11-13 years of age), Juniors

divisions the organizers will create additional divisions

(14-17 years of age), Adults (18-35 years of age) and

in order to secure a safe and fair competition.

Seniors over 36 years of age. All categories except Pee

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05 01 World Championship 2008 cheering squad in action

02 World Championship 2008 Opening ceremony

03 World Championship 2008 highlights of individual sparring

04 - 05

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World Chamionship 2008 Award ceremony

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OPEN color belt worlds Note: sparring round duration is 2 min except the Pee Wee division where each round will be 1.5 min The 1st Open Color Belt Taekwon-Do World Championship in Korea is available to any Martial Arts Color Belt practitioners (white belt to a pre-black belt) and will be run following ITF rules. The event is organized by ITF HQ Korea and Unified International Taekwon-Do Federation and will take place between 30 July and 2 August 2013 in Seoul. The competitors will be able to compete in individual patterns and sparring. These events will be available to competitors representing a very broad range of age groups, ranging from under 7 years of age to over 35 years of age. The participants will be divided into 6 main categories Pee Wee (under 7 years of age), Little Young Juniors (8-10 years of age), Young juniors (11-13 years of age), Juniors (14-17 years of age), Adults (18-35 years of age) and Seniors over 36 years of age. All categories except Pee Wee will be divided further by gender and will be run separately.

Tabularized competition chart

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Individual Pattern divisions

Note

a/ Each group will divided further into belt divisions, b/If there is less than 4 competitor in each division the organizers reserve the right to amalgamate or

Individual Sparring divisions

Note

a/If there are less than 4 competitors in each division the organizers reserve the right to amalgamate or adopt new divisions b/ if there are some competitors that significantly differ from the setting of the weight and/or age division the organizers will create additional divisions in order to secure a safe and fair competition.

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MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION COMPETITION The Open Taekwon-Do World Championship introduction

Sharing techniques and showing the beauty of their respective

This event,will be open for entry to Taekwon-Do as well as any other Martial Arts exponents regardless of style, rank, country or organization.This will provide a platform for all martial artists to meet and demonstrate their skills in a friendly competition

arts. This event will be available to any Martial Artists as young as 8 years of age that can demonstrate their skills individually, in pairs or as teams

The pairs will be further divided by age

The major criteria of assessment will include: technical content, balance, dynamicity, choreography, execution and rhythm, team work as well as difficulty level and spectacularity Additionally, an individual weaponry category will be created to

Age and gender mixes will be also

provide the ground for those who

permitted. Teams may consist

are proficient in using various

of, from 3-9 members, of mix

tools other than hand and feet.

genders and also will be divided into 3 age categories.

date 1st Aug - 2nd Aug, 2013 location Seoul, South Korea

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rules & regulation Participants

Adds & Outfit

The Korean Kick Demonstration

Additional equipment and music

Competition is open for entry

is allowed and must be prepared

of age Combined division)

(separate divisions)

to any Martial Arts exponents

by the competitor. Any outfit,

2.Male & Female 10-14 years of

PAIRS

regardless of style, rank, country

color and style is allowed as long

age (separate divisions)

1.Mixed or same genders & age

or organization

as it not disrespectful to the

3.Male & Female 15-17 years of

group 14 and under

Warning

viewers and is not promiscuous

age (separate divisions)

2.Mixed or same genders & age

For Weaponry performance a

or sexual in its content.

4.Male & Female 18-35 years of

group 15 and over

special safety requirement is that

Main categories

age (separate divisions)

3.Mixed or same genders & vari-

no fire-arms are allowed.

1.Individual - 2.Individual (weap-

5.Male & Female >35 years of age

ous age groups

Duration

onry) - 3.Pairs - 4.Team (3-9

(separate divisions)

TEAMS

Up to 2 min for individuals and

members)

INDIVIDUAL (WEAPONRY)

1.Mixed or same genders & age

up to 3 min for pairs and teams.

Categories divided into divisions

1.Male & Female 15-17 years of

group under 15 years of age

If time limit is exceeded then a 3

by gender and age

age (separate divisions)

2.Mixed or same genders & age

point penalty deduction will be

Main divisions

2.Male & Female 18-35 years of

group 15 years of age and above

applied for every additional 10

Individual

age (separate divisions)

3.Mixed or same genders & vari-

sec over the time limit.

1.Male & Female under 10 years

3.Male & Female >35 years of age

ous age groups

choreography

transition between the tech-

(1=poor to 5=excellent) well

niques, rhythm (unnecessary

designed pattern of movements

pausing when forgotten

that is well matched with the per-

moves etc.) as well as acting

formance and music and other

skills of the performer

aids if used. It will be judged from

team work

the moment of entry to the ring

(1=poor to 5=excellent) the

and exit from the ring.

flow of the execution of

technical content

movements by the team

(1=poor to 5=excellent) tech-

members

niques executed properly, with

weapon proficiency

Scoring criteria The scoring system is based on accumulative points that are awarded in a 5-point scale for each for the following components: technical content

content which includes speed,

beauty and confidence

(1=poor to 5=excellent) the

(1=poor to 5=excellent) tech-

power and the poise that is

spectacularity

techniques and skills utilizing

niques executed properly, with

shown in the techniques and in

(1=poor to 5=excellent) well

the weapon

beauty and confidence

the expression of the display

designed pattern of movements

overall effect/X Fac-

balance

difficulty level

that is well matched with the per-

tor

(1=poor to 5=excellent) demon-

(1=very easy to 5=extremely

formance and music and other

(1=poor to 5=excellent)

strating the ideal balance when

difficult) Is assessed based on

aids if used. It will be judged from

This component is scored

performing moves. The loss of

the components/movements of

the moment of entry to the ring

last and is the summary of

balance will result in a lower score

the demonstration. For example,

and exit from the ring.

the other scoring compo-

for this component

jumping kicks, spins, somersaults

execution/ rhythm

nents as well as the judge’s

dynamicity

and other acrobatic movements

(1=poor to 5=excellent) is as-

personal enjoyment when

(1= weak to 5=extremely dynam-

are classified as difficult and

sessed based on the implemen-

watching the performance

ic), a measure of the dynamic

should be scored higher.

tation of the techniques, smooth

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Criterion

Individual

Technical content

Y

Balance

Y

Dynamicity

Y

Difficulty level

Y

The scoring system is based

Choreography

Y

on accumulative points that

Spectacularity

Y

are awarded in a 5-point scale

Execution/rhythm

Y

Team work

X

Scoring criteria

Weaponry proficiency

X

DEMONSTRATION

Overall effect

Y

COMPETITION This event will be open for entry to TaekwonDo as well as any other Martial Arts exponents regardless of style, rank, country or organization. This will provide a platform for all martial artists to meet and demonstrate their skills in a friendly competition, sharing techniques and showing the beauty of their respective arts. This event will be available to any Martial Artists as young as 8 years of age that can demonstrate their skills individually, in pairs or as teams. The pairs will be further divided by age. Age and gender mixes will be also permitted. Teams may consist of, from 3-9 members, of mix genders and also will be divided into 3 age categories. The major criteria of assessment will include: technical content, balance, dynamicity, choreography, execution and rhythm, team work as well as difficulty level and spectacularity. Additionally, an individual weaponry category will be created to provide the ground for those who are proficient in using various tools other than hand and feet

Maximum Total points

40

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Individual (weaponry)

Pairs

date 1st Aug - 2nd Aug, 2013

Teams

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

X

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

X

X

Y

Y

Y

40

40

40

location Seoul, South Korea

Note: each component is scored in a 5-point scale where 1 denotes the poor standard of the component and 5 denotes the excellence

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Divisions

Little Young Juniors

Young Juniors

(8 - 10 years of age)

(11-14 years of age)

Male & Female together

Male

Jun

Female

(15-17 yea Male

Individual Individual With weapon Pairs Mixed or same genders Under 14 Pairs Mixed or same genders 15 & over Pairs Mixed or same genders Mixed ages Teams Mixed or same genders Under 14 Teams Mixed or same genders 15 & over Teams Mixed or same genders Mixed ages

competition chart DEMONSTRATION COMPETITION This event will be open for entry to Taekwon-Do as well as any other Martial Arts exponents regardless of style, rank, country or organization

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niors

ars of age) Female

Adults

Seniors

(18-35 years of age)

(over 35 years of age)

Male

DATE 1st Aug - 2nd Aug, 2013 Location Seoul, South Korea www.koreankick.net

Female

Male

Female

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About

organizers The 2013 Korean Kick Festival is a sanctioned event by ITF HQ Korea and Unified ITF and will consist of (1) The Open Black Belt Taekwon-Do World Championship, (2) The Open Color Belt Taekwon-Do World Championship - events available to any black and color belt practitioners who follow the ITF rules, and (3) Martial Arts Demonstrations the event that will be open for entry to Taekwon-Do as well as any other Martial Arts exponents regardless of style, rank, country or organization. Plan your time, get ready for a very eventful experience in the cradle of Taekwon-Do. ITF HQ Korea and Unified ITF will welcome you in Korea and show you our hospitality, care and friendship.

TECHNICAL COMMITEE The Tournament Committee (TC) is responsible for supervising various aspects of the competition and assures that the events are run safely and according with the established rules and regulations. The TC will consist of Directors responsible for various parts of the tournament.

Sparring

Patterns

Power & Special

Master Don

Master Bhu-

Master Zibby

Dalton

piner Sahota

Kruk

Director - ITF Sparring

Director - ITF Patterns

Director - ITF Power Braking & Special

Email. iutf@hotmail.com

E-mail: sahota@taekwondoitf.com

Technique

Mobile: +353 86 7119612

Mobile: +44 7802 444639

E-mail: korea@itfmail.org

Landline: +44 116 262 4287

Mobile: +82 10-8429-0701

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Address: Daejeon, Yuseong-gu; Bong Myeong Dong; 536-9 Hong in tower 1601; post code 305-710; South Korea

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