Archive for May, 2015

6th Australian Open (G2)

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Entry deadline for the 6th Australian Open has now been extended to the 16th June 2015.

Don’t miss out on what’s sure to be a big event!

Entries received from Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Great Britain, Costa Rica, Croatia, Egypt, Gabon, Israel, Jordan, Korea, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Chinese Taipei, Turkey, USA, Uzbekistan….…/1714-wtf-online-r…

STV Victorian Championships. 31st May

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Urgent STV Victorian Championships. 31st May

The State Netball and Hockey Centre, 10 Brens
Drive, Parkville, Vic 3052.

Dear Victorian Poomsae referees, 

We are have a large number of entries and without your assistance we cannot run a successful competition.

If you are interested in Poomsae Judging please refer the following.  

Please supply the following information even if you have already done so: 

1. Name, email and mobile no.

2. Please supply details of your Judges qualifications.

3. Will you Poomsae referee only or will you also Coach/compete.

    If you compete please advise as to the division you are competing in.

    If you are coaching, will you be coaching more than 2 competitors.

4. Do you have an iPad with the scoring program on it? if so will you bring it?

5. Can you stay at the competition for the duration or do you have to leave early?

6. Lunch is supplied, do you have any specific dietary requirements? We will try to assist within the restraints of the budget. 

Pertinent details: 

Venue:     The State Netball and Hockey Centre, 10 Brens
Drive, Parkville, Vic 3052.

Date and time:  Sunday 31st of May – judges meeting at 8 am.
Dress: Black pants and jacket, white shirt, sport or TKD shoes. Tie is optional, STA preferred, or solid colour. Please no club tracksuits or colours

Payment: All PRs receive $100 for the whole day or $50 if they compete and or coach.

Contact: Marco Moro

Phone: 0403011525



Marco Moro

STV Poomsae Committee


2015 STV Victorian Championships Poomsae

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Please click on the following link to view the Forms for this weekends 2015 STV Victorian Championships Poomsae

Patterns list lots drawn


Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

For Information and Application Form please click on the following link.

OTU Kyorugi – Coach-Referee Registration Form 2015 – June 5th 2015


OTU Sparring Coach and Judge Accreditation Seminar.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

OTU Presenter: Mr Frank Magliozzi

Venue: Rob Schembris Club

Address: 10/445 Grimshaw Street, Bundoora, Victoria, 3083

Date: Friday 5th June

Registration Time: From 4pm

Start Time: 4.30pm Start

Cost: $75 for existing coaches with evidence, and $120 for new coaches.

Payment required on the 5th June at the Venue.

How to apply: Please email Russ Wood at and he will email you an Application Form.


2015 Australian Open

Monday, May 25th, 2015

WTF Online Registration for 2015 Australian Open (G2) & 1st Oceania Para-Taekwondo Championships (G4/G2) to open Thursday April 23rd

STA, Friday, 24 April 2015

The WTF Online Registration for the upcoming 6th Australian Open (G2) and 1st Oceania Para-Taekwondo Championships (Para G4/G2) to take place in Melbourne, Australia and to be held on June 26th-28th will officially open on Thursday April 23rd and remain open until the31st May 11.59 pm local Swiss time.

Please remember all participants (athletes and officials) that wish to register for either of these events must first have an approved/active 2015 WTF Global Athlete or Official Licence through the respective WTF Member National Association. Online registration to this event is only done through the WTF Registration system. Details on the two events can be found below as well as the Event Outline HERE.

6th Australian Open (G2) 
1st Oceania Para-Taekwondo Championships (G2/G4)

A quick guide on how to register as an individual or your team will be available on the WTF GMS site once registration is Open.

The Organizing committee has put in place an incentive registration period. This is to reward those individuals or club/National Team admins that register early. The following fees will apply to individuals or GMS National/Club administrators that complete their registration during the following periods:

Discounted Registration Fees:

  • US $120 per athlete (6th Australian Open & 1st Oceania Para-taekwondo Championships)
  • Discounted entry fee period will begin on 23rd April and end on 30th April 2014, at 11.59pm local Swiss Time.
  • NB: US $50 for each additional division registered for Australian Open

Regular Entry Fees:

  • US $150 per athlete. (6th Australian Open & 1st Oceania Para-taekwondo Championships)Regular entry fee period will begin on 1st May 2015 at 12.00am local Swiss time and end on 31st May 2015 at 11.59pm local Swiss Time.

For any questions related to Event Registration or other event related questions please contact directly Mr Michael Kotsifas the Event Administrator at

Please refer to the STA website and facebook page for any further updates.

Sincerely yours,

Justin Tenbeth
Director – WTF Global Membership System (GMS)





Tuesday, May 19th, 2015



as of March 19, 2014

Click on the following link for a copy of the March 19th 2014 Poomsae Rules.

2015 Final_Poomsae_Competition_Rules_and_Interpretation_20140319


2015 Australian National Taekwondo Championships

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

2015 Australian National Taekwondo Championships

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Australian Taekwondo National Championships will be held in Adelaide on 2-4 October 2015.

The venue will be Super-Drome at State Sports Park, Main North Road – Gepps Cross, South Australia.

Preliminary programme:

Friday 2 October 2015
• All Championship Technical Poomsae

Saturday 3 October 2015
• Opening Ceremony
• WTF Technical Poomsae
• Black Belts 8-9, 10-11 Sparring
• Black Belt Open Sparring
• Coloured Belt Under 12, Cadets, Juniors and Open sparring

Sunday 4 October 2015
• Black Belt Cadet and Junior Sparring
• Masters Sparring

Online entries Open 1 August 2015 and Close 14 September 2015

Information package will be released soon

OTU Poomsae Referee & Coach Seminar

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

2015 OTU Poomsae Seminar














OTU Referee and Coach Workshop and Accreditation Seminar ran today with a fantastic turn out. We would like to thank all Head Instructors that came along today and coaches who took part of today’s seminar run by Master Russell Wood with the support of the STV Poomsae Committee. Mr Marco Moro did a wonderful job in the set up and running of today’s event and also we thank Mr Diego Chiriff for his involvement. We would also like to thank Black Dragon Taekwondo for hosting the seminar and most of all the passionate people who attended today. Poomsae is a vital and important part of taekwondo and it was great to see so many come from a far to attend. It was a pleasure to have Mr Garry Carpenter and his wonderful wife from New Zealand here at the OTU Seminar. Thanks to all making this a great seminar. More photos to come.


Australian Master Games Adeliade

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

2015 Masters GamesClick on this link for additional information

Australian Masters Games