Welcome from the President
Greetings to all our members and taekwondo families, It is a great pleasure that we invite you all to another Taekwondo New Zealand National
The tournament is open to Taekwondo New Zealand (TNZ) member athletes only.
• Must be a current member of a TNZ Member Organization (MO).
• The Member Organisation must be a fully paid financial member.
Athletes wishing to be considered for selection for the TNZ representative teams to compete at the WTF World Championships in 2015 please note the eligibility and
selection criteria in the relevant TNZ selection policy, which can be found at:
Kyorugi (Sparring) Competitors:
This is a full contact knockout tournament held under WTF competition rules and athletes should also be aware of the Hazard Control Plans (Enclosed) for the major significant hazards present during competition.
Daedo Electronic Scoring System and Sensor Socks:
TNZ will be using Daedo Electronic Hogu system for Grade 5-3, Grade 2-1, and Black Belt. Age divisions- Cadet, Junior and Senior. It will be necessary that each competitor in these divisions bring their own pair of Daedo Sensor socks. Please see item 13 of this information package on how to order and purchase your own Daedo Sensor Socks equipment.
The Poomsae required for each competition division are as per WTF competition rules. This event is being run by Master Ivan Kim (WTF Poomsae Judge). TNZ looks forward to seeing the best Taekwondo athletes at this tournament, and asks for the co-operation of the athletes and their coaches to make this an enjoyable experience for all and run in the true spirit of Taekwondo.
Yours in Taekwondo,
Grandmaster Tae Kyung Kim
President - Taekwondo New Zealand