Archive for September, 2014

Australian Championships Package (Up Dated Version)

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

New version in RED text

Australian Championship Invitation 2014 (REV)

Australian Championship Package 2014.pdf · version 1


Sunday, September 28th, 2014

World Poomsae Championships - Mexico, 2014.


The categorisation for Poomsae competition uniforms has changed and the uniforms will now be worn by age category, not by DAN grade.  See the info-graphic.

This will be in place at the World Championships in Mexico.

World Poomsae Championships – Mexico, 2014.


The categorisation for Poomsae competition uniforms has changed and the…
uniforms will now be worn by age category, not by DAN grade. See the info-graphic.

This will be in place at the World Championships in Mexico.

Koryo Girls Night Out

Sunday, September 28th, 2014














Check out the Beautiful fun loving Koryo girls at their night out.




Sunday, September 28th, 2014



Friday, September 26th, 2014


Sports Taekwondo Australia Board Chairman

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Communiqué To Taekwondo Members

Dear Taekwondo Member

I am happy to advise you that the unified Board of Sports Taekwondo Australia Ltd met in

Melbourne for the first time on Sunday, 21 September, 2014. As Chairman, I am pleased to report

that the meeting was very positive with a strong spirit of cooperation and strong focus on the

future of Australian Taekwondo, and particularly you the members.

It is clear that members have been concerned about what was happening with the unification

process over a long period. We wish to thank you for your perseverance and support over this

time and we now we look forward to engaging with you as we build the organisation together.

I would like to take this opportunity to briefly outline what we will be doing in the weeks ahead to

get the new STA underway.

Communications with our members, and their views of the association, is very important and we

will be seeking your input so that together we can build the organisation around the needs of our

members. We will be seeking your involvement through an online survey that is currently being

designed and should be available in a few weeks. We will be communicating with you about these

and other initiatives through our web page, eNews and social media services such as Facebook

and Twitter, which will also provide you with the opportunity to input your comments and views.

We have also put together an interim management team whose job is to bring together all of the

member service processes to ensure that you have ongoing support as we build STA.

I am also pleased to advise that planning is well underway for the 2014 Australian National

Championships, which will be staged as the first unified competition in Adelaide from 5?7

December 2014. This event represents your chance to show our community that Taekwondo is

well and truly one as we all come together to share our passion for Taekwondo, whether it is as a

competitor, coach, referee, judge, volunteer or spectator.

I am excited at the prospect of our organisation coming to fruition and I am sure that together we

will build an organisation that the Australian Taekwondo community will embrace and make

Taekwondo the martial art and sport of choice. I ask that we all work together and support each

other on this journey of positive change.

John Walker, AM


Koryo Taekwondo Update

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Please be advised that training will continue during the school holidays at the following Koryo Clubs with everybody being welcome,
Roxburgh Park
Good Samaritan School
Monday and Tuesday nights
Craigieburn Primary School
Saturday Mornings
Craigieburn College
Thursday, Friday nights
Saturday 11.30am to 1pm
Whittlesea Scout Hall
Friday night 26th September
No class on 3rd October
Any student wishing to sit for the Black Belt Grading on the 13th December must train a minimum of twice a week.
Next Craigieburn Grading will be on the 19th October
Next Seymour Grading will be on the 9th November
Last Craigieburn Grading will be on the 13th December
Last Shepparton Grading will be on the 14th December


Sunday, September 21st, 2014
Hello and welcome to the first edition of Para-Taekwondo Newsletter. Over the past fifteen years, I have been fully committed to providing
our community with information and news on what we do and the overall Para-Taekwondo Global Movement. I am very blessed to grow our
readership into the thousands; knowing that great awareness about Para-Taekwondo is distributed in all parts of the World.We at Global
Para-Taekwondo Consultancy have grown and are extremely excited to share with you our work, our vision and our passion.

Collectively, we will remove the ‘roadblocks’ and build opportunities for all individuals regardless of their abilities to Shine their Light and
be integral and contributing members of our society.This monthly newsletter will contain stories and news on all aspects of Para-Taekwondo
(Adapted Taekwondo, Therapeutic Taekwondo and Special Needs Taekwondo) from grassroots to elite high performance level.

We will share with you stories on how various countries are developing Para-Taekwondo, pre and post event updates and personal stories of Success.
I take this opportunity to thank everyone who has played an integral role in my personal and professional journey in Para-Taekwondo.
Your contribution has been and continues to be greatly valued, sincerely appreciated. With much Gratitude, I Thank You.Sincerely,

Michael Sirota
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Recognition Of Taekwondo

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

STA and TA are pleased to make the following announcements:

The Australian Sports Commission has now formally recognised the merged STA as the National Sporting Organisation.

The Board members are happy to announce the appointment of Mr John Walker as the independent chairperson of the merged Board. John Walker comes from very distinguished business background and currently occupies the following positions:

Chairman, Macquarie Group of Companies, Korea
Chairman, Australia Korea Business Council
Executive Chairman of Infrastructure, Utilities and Renewables Asia for Macquarie Capital
Director, Macquarie Japan Limited & Macquarie Capital Securities (Japan) Limited

The first meeting of the unified Board will take place in Melbourne on 21st September 2014.

The 2014 National Championships will be jointly run by STA and TA and will be open to all members. The championships will be held in Adelaide , 5th – 7th December at the Super-Drome. Details of entry and other relevant information will soon be released to all members.

Details of the 2015 membership packages are being finalised and will be approved by the merged Board at its meeting on 21st September 2014. Once approved the membership package details will be released to members.

Shepparton Grading

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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Sundays Grading at Shepparton proved to be bigger and better then the last one with some 80 Students  being graded
for Yellow to Red Belt.
As usual Head Instructor Sammy Rachele and Instructor George Moutafis did a great job organising the grading.
Both Claudia and Isabella
(Sammys Daughters) prepare all the grading application forms so well that it made GM Russell Wood job so easy.