Poomsae Tournament 2022

Maldives Taekwondo

Welcome to 1st Maldives Taekwondo Poomsae tournament registration page
See below information about tournament – Sign up form at the bottom

Information, Scoring & Rules

  • Location: Hulhumale Running Track
  • Date: 10 June 2022
  • Tournament Fee MVR250/-

Contestant – Qualification of age range

Cubs Division (4 to 7 Years old)

Youth Division (8-11 years old)

Cadet Division (12-14 years old)

Junior Division (15-17 years old)

Adult Division (18+ years old)

(Interpretation) The  age  limits for the  each  division  is  based  on  the year,  not  on  the  date,  when  the  Championships are  held.  For example, in junior division, contestants shall be between 15 and 17 years old.

Designated Compulsory Poomsae by division among Recognized Poomsae

Beginners category (White to Yellow stripe) Taegeuk 1, 2, and 3 Jang
Intermediate category (Green to Red) Taeguk 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 Jang

Classifications of Competition – Recognized Poomsae Competition

  • Females Individual
  • Pairs
  • Males Individual

Contestant – Medical control

At taekwondo  events  promoted  or  sanctioned  by the Maldives Taekwondo,  any  use or  administration  of  drugs  or  chemical is prohibited.

As per Poomsae Competition Rules and Interpretation (In force as ofMay14, 2019) Page 7, substances described in the WT Anti-Doping Rules is prohibited

The Maldives Taekwondo may  carry  out all medical  testing  deemed  necessary  to ascertain if a  contestant  has committed a breach  of the WT Anti-Doping Rules,  and any winner  who  refuses  to  undergo  this  testing  or  who  proves  to have committed such a breach shall be removed from the final standings.

Classifications of Competition – Methods of Competition

Cut off System
(Explanation #1) the cut-off system shall comprise the preliminary, semi-final and final rounds depending on number of athletes per age/belt group.

15 or more players – Preliminaries

10 to 15 players – Semi finals

Top 5 athletes from semifinal- Finals – Playing for 1 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze

Duration of Contest

Recognized Poomsae: Individual, Pair, and Team competitions up to 90 seconds

Procedures of contest

Call for contestants: Thirty minutes prior to the scheduled start of the contest, the names of the contestants shall be announced three times to contestants’ training area. Any contestant who fails to appear in the competition area, the competition coordinator shall be regarded as having withdrawn from and forfeited the match.

Physical inspection and uniform inspection: After being called, the contestants shall undergo a physical inspection and a uniform inspection at the specified inspection desk by an inspector designated by the Maldives Taekwondo. The contestant shall not show any signs of aversion, and shall not bear any object which may cause harm to the other contestant.

Scoring Criteria

Recognized Poomsae (10.0)

Accuracy (4.0):

Accuracy in basic movements – Accuracy in individual movement of the Poomsae – Balance

Presentation (6.0):

Speed and power (2.0) – Rhythm & tempo (2.0) – Expression of energy (2.0)

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