2016 Pan Pac Gold Coast

November 10th, 2016


2019 Northern Inter Club Competition

May 20th, 2019

Team Koryo, we had 51 competitors compete at the Northern Inter Club competition. Unfortunately not all our team turmed up in time for the photo.
The competition was well organised and managed with everybody helping with set up and packing up at the end of the competition. The individual fee was only $50.00 with an additional cost of only $5.00 per each additional event.
It reminded me of the old days when we all chipped in to help.
Our Koryo Team results will be published in the near future.

So far our results are as follows, 31 Gold, 22 Silver and 7 Bronze. More to come.

2019 Koryo Team Photo

2019 Poomsae Seminar

May 8th, 2019

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Presenters GM Russell Wood and GM Robert Schembri

The content of the Seminar included how to Judge Poomsae in accordance with the current 2014 W.T Rules
taking into account the 3 categories of Presentation and not over focusing on rhythm. The technical section
included and over view of the Palgwe Forms, Basic technicques, practicing all of the Taegeuk forms 4 time
each plus all the Black forms up to Ilyo. It certainly proved to be a busy day as we had a total of 66 practitioners
on the floor.

Poomsae Seminar Victoria

April 28th, 2019

If you are attending the Poomsae Seminar at Schembri’s Tekwondo Centre on the 5th May could you please read the following.
Koryo Taekwondo Centre

Recognized Poomsae.
Total score is 10.0.
Basic score 4.0
0.1 point shall be deducted each time a contestant does not perform the basic movements or the
pertinent Poomsae accurately.
Accuracy in basic actions and the pertinent Poomsae: 0.3 points shall be deducted each time a
contestant makes a serious mistake.
(Explanation #1):
Deduction of 0.1 point per small mistake in accurate performance: 0.1 point shall be deducted whenever any of the foot postures (Apgubi,
Dwit-gubi,. Beom-seogi and all the other standing movements) or hand movements (Makki, Jireugi, Chigi and all the other hand
movements) is not performed as explained in the attached Poomsae Competition Scoring Guidelines.
(Explanation #2)
Serious mistake in accuracy: 0.3 points shall be deducted when actions not performed in accordance with included in the attached
Poomsae Competition Scoring Guidelines or a wrong action is performed.
1. Eolgul Makki is performed instead of Arae Makki
2. Dwit-gubi is performed instead of Juchum-Seogi
3. Kihap (yelling) is not made or kihap at wrong moment.
4.Temporary stop during movements (forgetting the next movement for three seconds or longer)
5. Eyesight does not follow the side to which actions are made.
6. When the raised foot touches the ground in performing Hakdari-Seogi.
7. Starting and ending position varies by more than one foot allowance. (kumgang, jitae exception)
8. Jittzikgi movement without enough power and sound.
9. When the contestant makes loud breathing noises.
10. When the contestant restarts his or her performance.

Basic score 6.0
(Explanation #3) Presentation
Deduction of point in presentation shall not be made for every small or serious mistake during the performance. Deduction of point in
presentation shall be made for the overall performance of Poomsae
1. 2.0 points for speed and power
2. 2.0 points for control of power, speed and rhythm
3. 2.0 points for expression of energy

(Explanation #4): Speed and power (score 2.0):
Ability to perform Poomsae shall be evaluated on whether the movements are performed in accordance with the characteristics of the
pertinent movement, for example, whether attacking techniques like Jireugi, Chagi, etc. are best performed, whether the movement is
presented with a soft start and with a perfect balance between speed and power utilizing the body weight at the maximum, and whether a
special movement is performed slowly intentionally, etc.
(Example 1) Deduction of point shall be made if too much strength is revealed in the beginning of the movements as it slows down the
movements at the most important point of the movements.
(Example 2) Deduction of point shall be made if one exaggerates a movement to propel the next movement or utilizes the reaction of the
body to express power.

(Explanation #5) Control of power, speed and rhythm (score 2.0)
– Control of power means the strongest power shown at the most critical moment of the movement through speed and softness.
– Control of speed means an appropriate connection between actions and changes of speed
– Rhythm means repeated actions according to set rules and length of note, and flow of power.
(Example #1) Too much power makes the movement look stiff from the start. Points shall be deducted if the speed, power and rhythm are
presented with no changes from the start to the end of the lines of movements.
(Example #2) Points shall be deducted in case of stiff actions coming from stiff body: A strong start makes it difficult to accelerate, thus
slowing down the action at the critical point of movements

(Explanation #6)
Expression of energy(score 2.0)
– Whether actions are presented with quality and dignity that come from mastering of the energy: size of body action, concentration,
courage, sharpness, confidence, etc. according to the characteristics of actions of Poomsae
– Eyesight, kihap (yelling), attitude, costume, confidence, etc. all through the actions of Poomsae based on the performer’s physique and
characteristics shall be evaluated.
(Example #1) Points shall be deducted if actions are not vivid, connecting actions are not big enough for the performer’s physique,
performance is made in the same rhythm all the time without quality and dignity, and eyesight, kihap, confidence, etc. are not expressed


April 25th, 2019

Thank you to all our Defence Forces past and present.2017 Australian Flag - Image_tcm16-47870

2019 Poomsae Seminar

April 3rd, 2019

Only 10 Spots left.

This Victorian Poomsae Seminar is designed for all members of the Australian Taekwondo Community.
This Seminar will also be a great assistance for Poomsae Judges who would like a better understanding of
scoring at Poomsae Competitions.

Change of date to the 5th due to Mothers day on the 12th.
2019 Seminar May


2019 Victorian Moomba Championships

April 2nd, 2019

2019 Team Koryo 1Some of our Koryo Team members proudly showing their medals from the A.T.V Moomba
Championships at class last night.

2019 Koryo Team

2019 Moomba Championships

March 31st, 2019

2018 Moomba 132019 Moomba 12 2019 Moomba 10 2019 Moomba 8 2019 Moomba 7 2019 Moomba 6 2019 Moomba 5 2019 Moomba 1 2019 Moomba 4 2019 Moomba 3 2019 Moomba 2The Koryo Team at the 2019 A.T.V Moomba Championships.
Second Place overall Best Club.

2019 Moomba 1

W.T Oceania Kyorugi Seminar

March 28th, 2019



On the 24 th March 2019 the Koryo Taekwondo Centre attended and extremely good W.T Oceania Kyorugi Seminar which covered the 2019 new rules. 

Click here to view up dates,

 The Presenter for this Seminar was,

Mr Denzil Ray

WT Oceania Presenter & International Referee Kyorugi & Para

WT Oceania Education Accreditation & Database Manager

Head WT Oceania Para-Taekwondo Chair (Kyorugi)

World Taekwondo Oceania 


2019 A.T.V Poomsae Seminar

January 21st, 2019

2019 Poomsae A.T.V (2) 2019 Poomsae A.T.V

Kukkiwon Membership

December 23rd, 2018
I’m honored to have received this Kukkiwon Individual Membership certificate as it came as complete surprise.
Many thanks to the Kukkiwon as they are recognised world wide as the organisation that promotes Taekwondo
as a true Korean Martial Art.
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