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1st place: Rui Braganca, Portugal
2nd place: Jesus Cabrera Tortosa, Spain
3rd place: Si Mohamed Ketbi, Belgium and Levent Tuncat, Germany.

The medals were presented by Mr.Sakis Pragalos, ETU President and Mr. Angelo Cito, ETU Council Member.

Find all Taekwondo Results HERE

 

Poomsaee Championships Belgrade 2015

 

ETU is receiving more and more complaints about the improper use of WTF GAL licenses. Reports are received claiming that federations are applying for WTF GAL licences for athletes that are not (permanent) residents of the particular country and/or member of the requesting federation.

WTF Poomsae Free Style Competition Guideline

 

12th ETU European Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, June 26-28, 2015

1 Composition of Free Style Poomsae
1.1 Yeon-mu line shall choice of contestant.
1.2 Music & choreography shall be choice of a contestant. However, it should not contain any political, social and religious contents.
1.3 Performed techniques must be within boundary of Taekwondo.

2. Division
2.1 Individual: Male - Female
2.2 Pair
3.3 Mixed Team: Composition of 5 members including more than 2 males and females.

3 Uniform of the participant
3.1 Participant shall wear WTF-recognized Poomsae competition uniform.

4 Duration of Contest
4.1 Individual, Pair and Team competition from 60 seconds to 70 seconds.

5 Scoring Criteria
5.1 Scoring shall be made in accordance with the rules of the WTF.
5.2 The following mandatory foot techniques are designated. The points for the mandatory foot techniques shall be awarded only if athletes perform the techniques in the given order as below:
5.2.1 Heights of jump – Jumping side-kick (in case of pair and team division, entire team members must perform this technique).
5.2.2 Number of kicks in a jump – Jumping front-kick (at least one member of the team must
perform this technique).
5.2.3 Gradient of spins in a spin kick – Spinning or turning kick (at least one member of the team must perform this technique).
5.2.4 Performance level of consecutive kicks (Kyorugi style kick) - Min. number of the consecutive sparring kicks are 3 (at least one member of the team must perform this technique). It is mandatory to bounce 3 to 5 times before execution of the kyorugi style
kicks.
5.2.5 Acrobatic actions with TKD kicks – TKD kicks should be performed with the knee extension (at least one member of the team must perform this technique).
5.3 It is allowed maximum up to five steps run-up for the execution of the mandatory foot techniques. There is 0.1 points deduction for each additional step run-up.
5.4 The following three mandatory stances must be included in de performance at least once:
Dwitkubi (Backward inflection stance), Beom-soegi (Tiger stance), Hakdari-soegi (Crane stance).

Free Style Competition Guideline Download

 

Did not Release Draw sheets & Bracket Overviews

 
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On the web appeared unofficial draw sheets and bracket overviews for the upcoming European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Please be informed that the Operations Committee did not release any draw sheets or bracket overviews.

 

With ETU Officials & MNA Presidents

 
Kukkiwon Representatives Met With ETU Officials & MNA Presidents.

On the occasion of the Austrian Open 2015, Kukkiwon and ETU representatives had discussions with the presidents of several MNAs on the future of dan promotions in Europe. Basically, dan promotions from 3rd till 7th dan will be organized by the ETU in close cooperation with Kukkiwon. Dan promotions of 1st and 2nd dan will be done within the MNA itself. Kukkiwon also is interested in organizing the 1st Hanmadang event in Europe with the help of one of ETU’s member.

 
Kukkiwon Representatives Met With ETU Officials & MNA Presidents. Kukkiwon Representatives Met With ETU Officials & MNA Presidents.
 
W.T.F. Licence.

ETU is receiving more and more complaints about the improper use of WTF GAL licenses. Reports are received claiming that federations are applying for WTF GAL licences for athletes that are not (permanent) residents of the particular country and/or member of the requesting federation.

Only for its own members a federation can apply for the WTF GAL License. In case that is proven that a federation is applying for WTF GAL licenses for athletes residing in the territory of another federation, ETU will sanction the federation with a fine of at least 10.000 euro. Also the club asking the federation to apply for the WTF GAL Licenses will be sanctioned. ETU will protect the teritorial integrity of each of its members and the improper application for WTF GAL Licences will therefore not be tolerated.

Athletes (and their clubs) can only apply for the WTF GAL license via their own federation. Only if there is a matter of permanent residency, an athlete can request a license via the federation of the country were he is residing in.

ETU Visits Latvia.

In the preparations for the ETU European Junior Taekwondo Championships,ETU president Sakis Pragalos and Secretary-General Michael Fysentzidis visited Latvia. Together with Latvia Taekwondo Federation president Mr.Herman Mochalin, they spoke to the Mayor of Daudavpils, Mr. Janis Lacplesis. The Championships will take place from 22 - 25 October 2015.

 
ETU Visits Latvia. ETU Visits Latvia.
 
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The WTF Seoul Headquarters will move to a new location from June 2 to 3, 2015. The Secretariat will run as usual from June 4, 2015 and we apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Please be advised of the new address as follows:

WTF Seoul Headquarters

5Fl. Kolon Bldg., 35-34

Tongui-dong, Jongno-gu

Seoul, Korea, 110-040

Tel: 82 2 566 2505

Fax: 82 2 553 4728

Google Map Location

Kindly address all future mail correspondence to the above address.

The WTF Seoul Headquarters is located a short walk from exit 4 Gyeongbokgung Station on the Seoul Subway Line 3.

Sincerely Yours,

Haeri JEON

International Affairs Department

 

With visitors from San Marino and Israel, the ETU Coach Seminar was held in Baku Azerbaijan. In total 16 persons attended the course and the small size of the group allowed the sessions to be interactive. The group could ask a lot of questions and with the help of scenarios, the rules and regulations were being explained. The participants obtained a 2-year license which allows them to coach at all G-ranked events in the world!

 
Coach Licence.

The Coach license of each Continental Union of WTF (ETU, PATU, AFTU, ATU and OTU) are recognized at all CU sanctioned and promoted events. Those coaches who do not possess a CU Coach License have to pay a fine of an amount that at minimum equals the participation fee of the Coach License course in that particular CU. All Continental Unions are in agreement with this policy and have agreed upon in a memorandum of Understanding, signed in January 2015.

 

On the occasion of the WTF World Championships, the WTF Expansions Committee met. All presidents and secretary-generals of the continental unions of WTF met and discussed a wide range of topics. The GMS was discussed as well as the ranking system for members which WTF is planning to introduce in the future.

During the WTF Council meeting, the next host country for the WTF World Championships was decided. Korea will host the event in the prestigious Taekwondowon on Muju.

 

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