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Official Rules

The Organizing Committee is proud to release the Official Rules for the U.S. Open Taekwondo Hanmadang.  Click here to view all rule changes for the 2019 event.

Individual Events-Forms/Poomsae

ITF (Individual Traditional Forms/Poomsae)

Individual Events- Breaking

IJH (INDIVIDUAL JUMPING HIGH KICK)

Team Events-Forms/Poomsae

TTF (TEAM TRADITIONAL FORMS/POOMSAE)
ICFWO (INDIVIDUAL CREATIVE FORMS/POOMSAE WITHOUT WEAPONS)
ISHK (INDIVIDUAL SPINNING HOOK KICK)
TCFWO (TEAM CREATIVE FORMS/POOMSAE WITHOUT WEAPONS)
ICFWW (INDIVIDUAL CREATIVE FORMS/POOMSAE WITH WEAPONS)
IPSSK (INDIVIDUAL POWER BREAKING SKIPPING SIDE KICK)
TCFWW (TEAM CREATIVE FORMS/POOMSAE WITH WEAPONS)

Para Taekwondo Events

ITFP (Individual Traditional Forms/Poomsae Para-Taekwondo)
IPKH (INDIVIDUAL POWER BREAKING KNIFE HAND DOWNWARD)

Team Demonstration Events

RECREATIONAL TEAM DEMONSTRATION
ICBP (INDIVIDUAL CREATIVE BREAKING/KYUKPA PARA-TAEKWONDO)
IPBK (INDIVIDUAL POWER BREAKING TURNING BACK KICK)
CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM DEMONSTRATION
ICB (INDIVIDUAL CREATIVE BREAKING/KYUKPA)

Official Archery Rules

IADS (Individual Archery – Dynamic Shooting)
IADST (Individual Archery – Distance Stationary Target)
IAST (Individual Archery – Stationary Target)

Official Knife Throwing Rules

Individual Events-Knife Throwing

IKTHT (Individual Knife Throwing Half Turn)

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IKTFT (Individual Knife Throwing Full Turn)

Last Updated June 18, 2019