Archive for December, 2014

*UPDATE* Sparring & Poomsae Training Camps – January 10 & 11, 2015

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014


SESSIONS #5 & #9-Sparring Matches will now feature both DAEDO AND  KP&P Protector & Scoring Systems! Athletes please bring both DAEDO & KP&P e-socks if you have them.

Announcing performance & development Training Camps:
Date: January 10 & 11, 2015
Location: Sport TKD, 754 Bathurst Street, Unit B. Toronto, ON M5S 2R6
Fee: $15 per session, or $30 for 2 or more sessions payable at the door.

Participants are encouraged to attend both days and several sessions and pre-register. *All participants must be current OTA members.

Day 1: Saturday, January 10, 2015

1. 09:00-11:00-Black Belts: Youth/Cadet
2. 11:00-13:30-Black Belts: Junior/Senior
3. 13:30-15:00-Colour Belts: All Ages
4. 15:00-17:30-Red & Black Belts: All Ages Poomsae *NEW*Scoring & analysis by International Referees
5. 17:30-21:30-Black Belts:Sparring Matches by age & weight(Daedo and/or KP&P-*e-socks required)

Day 2: Sunday January 11, 2015

6. 08:00-10:00-Black Belts: Youth/Cadet
7. 10:00-12:30-Black Belts: Junior/Senior
8. 12:30-14:00-Color belts: All Ages
9. 14:00-17:30-Colour Belts & Black Belts: Sparring Matches by age & weight (Daedo and/or KP&P-*e-socks required)
10. 17:30-20:30-Red & Black Belts: All Ages Poomsae *NEW*Training plan according to Day 1 results.

Featured Coaching Staff:

SATURDAY, January 10
Master In Kyung Kim, Canadian National Team Coach
Master Ri Seong Kang, Canadian National Team Coach
Master Jerome Cabanatan, Canadian National Team Coach
Master Bhajan Mann, Poomsae & Kyorugi Referee Chairman
Master Karen Armour, Poomsae & Kyorugi International Referee
Mr. Wendell Daniel, OTA Camp Trainer
Mr. Ricky Ylagan, OTA Camp Trainer

SUNDAY, January 11
Mr. Ivan Petrovic, Ontario Team Coach
Master Jason Mouna, Ontario Team Coach
Mr. Sung Min Son, Canadian National Team Coach
Mr. Jason Phinney, OTA Camp Trainer
Master Fabio Takahashi, Jamaica National Team Coach
Mr. Jeffery Williams Sr., USA National Team Coach

Please Email: by January 9th, 2015 with the following:

Weight (kg):

*Current OTA Referees welcome to attend session#s 4,5,9 & 10 for practical development*

Thank You,

Master George Koh,  Head Coach

URGENT! Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program 2014-2015

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT – December 22, 2014:

Dear Quest For Gold,  Eligible Applicants,

Due to OTA Office’s Holiday Closure December 22, 2014 to January 5, 2015,- hard copy applications cannot be received by personal drop off or delivery. We will  be accepting electronic format (PDF, scanned) of the:

1) Quest for Gold Application: 2014 15 QFG Application Form

2) Point and Event submissions: (*An example is provided on page 6 of the Selection Criteria document (OAAP_Athlete_Selection_Criteria_2014-2015_*UPDATED* Nov 2) and the Point Procedure & valuations are on page 7. You may submit this,  in the form of a document or email.)

3) the Signed  OTA_Athlete_Agreement

Hard Copy Applications sent through postal services must be received by December 31st, 2014 deadline-Tracking Number and details may be requested for proof.


Email scanned/ PDF above required documentation to by December 31st, 2014.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Notice: Referee Seminar- December 21, 2014

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Dear OTA Community,

OTA’s Referee Committee is pleased to announce a Referee Seminar on:

Sunday, December 21, 2014 (9am – 5pm)

Master Reza Taekwondo Academy
10288 Yonge St, Unit 7A
Richmond Hill, ON
L4C 2B8

*These seminars meet the process to Certification, Upgrades, or NCCP requirement.

Prior to the seminar all participants are required to carefully study the WTF Sparring Competition Rules and Interpretation. (Click Below)
Kyorugi Competition Rules

Proper dobuk and taekwondo shoes is mandatory; sparring equipment is optional.

Please use this form and submit payment upon arrival(Click Below)
OTA-Referee-Seminar-Registration Form

Seminar Topics:
Referee Fundamentals
Competition Rules
Hand Signals

*Written Exam & Practical Evaluation required to earn Certificate.

•Participant: Minimum 13 years old, 2nd Gup and current OTA Member.
•Registration Fee: $60 *includes GST
•Bring: Dobuk, Pen/pencil, notebook, lunch.

2015 Senior Provincial Finals

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Dear Athletes, Coaches, Referees,

The Ontario Taekwondo Association will be holding the the Final Ranking Game for Senior Sparring Divisions & 2015 Provincial Team on Sunday, December 7th, 2014  at Centennial College in Scarborough,ON.

Centennial College – Athletics & Wellness Centre
941 Progress Avenue Toronto, ON M1G 3T8

-Round Robin format. Each athlete in the category will compete against each other once.
-Athletes will get two(2) IVR quotas for the duration of the Championships.
-1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Provincial Championship Medals per Division will be awarded upon completion.
-Athletes will receive appropriate Podium points for this Provincial Event.

In the Case of Ties During the Round Robin Format:
-Tie after Round Robin Competition:
-The tie will be broken based upon the result of the match between the tied competitors. If only two athletes have identical records, the winner of the head to head competition shall be designated the number one seed and the loser of the head to head competition shall be declared the number two seed.
In the case of a three way tie,
-1st ranking will be given to the higher ranked athlete going into the event (Final Game ranking, not overall OTA ranking)
-2nd and 3rd place will be determined by the result of the direct competition between the two athletes.

  • Saturday, December 6, 2014 (@ Centennial College)
    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Weigh In for all Sparring Athletes
  • Sunday, December 7, 2014
    8:30 am Referee Meeting, followed by Coach Meeting
    8:45 am First calls for Sparring Matches # 1-8
    9:00 am Sparring Begins

*Medal Presentations will be done following completion of all Final Matches.
Good Luck to all the Athletes and Coaches.

2015 Ontario Senior Final Game – Match Numbers & Athlete List as of December 2, 2014


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