Archive for November, 2016

Poomsae & Kyorugi Referee Seminars-December 11, 2016

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

OTA’s Referee Committee is pleased to announce a Poomsae and Kyorugi Referee Seminars on:

Sunday, December 11, 2016 (9am – 5pm)
Master Seung’s Taekwondo-Argentia
2895 Argentia Rd, Unit 2 Mississauga, ON L5N 8G6
Delivered by OTA Referee Committee:
  • Master Daniel Park, Chair  (Kyorugi Referee Seminar Conductor)
  • Master Tim JohlVice Chair (Poomsae Referee  Seminar Conductor)


*These seminars meet the process to Certification, Upgrades, or NCCP requirement. A participant may only register for Poomsae OR Kyorugi Referee Seminar.

•Participant: Minimum 13 years old, 2nd gup and current OTA Membership.(Fee of $25.00)
•Registration Fee: $60 *includes HST
•Bring: Dobuk, Pen/pencil, notebook, lunch.
•Contact: & CC:
•Subject Line please indicate  POOMSAE or KYORUGI -REFEREE SEMINAR

Poomsae Referee topics Include: Poomsae Competition Rules

  • Proper techniques
  • Stances
  • Movements
  • Scoring : Accuracy,  Presentation

Kyorugi Referee Topics include: Kyorugi Rules & Interpretation

  • Referee Fundamentals
  • Duties
  • Competition Rules
  • Hand Signals

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*Written Exam & Practical Evaluation required to earn Certificate.

2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

The Ontario Taekwondo Association on behalf of the OTA/ QFG Selection Committee, are pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Quest For Gold Program – Taekwondo Selection Criteria.

Applications are now being accepted for the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s (MTCS) – Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (QFG-OAAP).

The program is administered on behalf of the MTCS by the Ontario Taekwondo Association – the recognized provincial sport organization for Taekwondo in Ontario.

The overarching goal of the Quest for Gold – OAAP is directly related to the High Performance Sport goal of the Canadian Sport Policy – that Canadians are systematically achieving world-class results at the highest levels of international competition – by improving the performance and number of Ontario athletes performing at the national and international level; thereby contributing to the improved performance of Canada at international competitions.

Application Deadline: December 16, 2016 email to:

2016-2017 QFG-Selection Criteria

**Announcement of DRAFT list of QFG Nominees **January 19, 2017