KUKKIWON Programs, Seminars and Tournaments

WTMU delivers the following Kukkiwon Courses, Seminars, Tournaments, and events listed below.

 

If you are interested in attending any of these programs, please fill out the form here so we can get started to assist you. You may also click on the available Information button at the end of each corse description.

To host a Kukkiwon-sponsored Course, Seminar or Tournament, please contact us directly either via email (WTMU.org@gmail.com) or telephone (630) 390-9975 and we will discuss the requirements for hosting events. 

 

If you desire to host a Kukkiwon Cup event the Kukkiwon may provide you with sponsorship funding.  If you are interested in sponsorship please contact us and we will prequalify you and your event and facilitate sponsorship funding if approved.

Kukkiwon Course Offerings

 
International Instructor/
Masters Training Course
International
Taekwondo
Hanmadang 
Referee Course

This course is designed as a 3 day training seminar to refresh and update participants on the current Kukkiwon Poomsae standards. 

 

The 3 day training event culminates with a special testing event. The special testing is designed for non-Kukkiwon Black Belts to assimilate into the Kukkiwon and test for their current rank (providing they have certificates and a Taekwondo history that is acceptable to the promotion panel). 

 

This testing also allows both current Kukkiwon members, who have not had the opportunity to test, and non-Kukkiwon members to test for 4th thru 7th Dan (8th and 9th Dan examinations only occur in Korea at the Kukkiwon Headquarters).

Kukkiwon Assimilation
Promotion Test
(3rd - 7th Dan only)
8th & 9th Dan can register to receive information for their testing.  
Taekwondo Cultural Journey to Korea
July 10 - 19, 2019

This course is designed to enhance the instructor’s qualification through disseminating the recognized standardized curriculum and ensuring all instructors throughout the world are knowledgeable, competent and capable of delivering the Kukkiwon Taekwondo program in compliance with curriculum

and promotional standards in a professional manner. 

 

Curriculum includes, Taekwondo Theories, Poomsae, Gyeorugi (sparring), Self Defense (HoSinSool), and special lectures covering Taekwondo topics of interest.

 

Course Details:

1) Graduation Course (License)

    ■ 1st class:  Holder of the Kukkiwon 8th Dan with 2nd Class          Master Certificate, or Holder of Kukkiwon 9th Dan with      Master Certificate 

    ■ 2nd class:  Holding at least the Kukkiwon 6th Dan with 3rd    class Master Certificate

    ■ 3rd class:  Holding at least the Kukkiwon 4th Dan (at least    18  years old)

 

2) Completion Course (Non-license):  Holder of the Kukkiwon  2nd or 3rd Dan (at least 18 years old). Those who completed  the course shall be qualified with the Master Certificate upon  obtaining the Kukkiwon 4th Dan. 

3) Reviewing Course:  Those who hold the (1, 2, 3) class Master  Certificate may take the course again in order to keep their    knowledge current

Kukkiwon
Poom/Dan Promotion Test Examiner
Course

This course is designed to educate and certify Kukkwion 4th thru 9th Dan members on the Kukkiwon Testing requirements.  Those members who graduate from this course will be eligible to sit as Test Examiners on official Kukkiwon Testing Panels.  Kukkiwon policy recently released states that only Licensed Kukkiwon Instructors are eligible to promote students at the Dojang level thru all of the Kup levels and up to 2nd Dan.

 

In the United States, all 3rd Dan thru 7th Dan Kukkiwon promotions can only be achieved by Examinations conducted by an Official Examination Panel convened using certified Examiners.  The WTMU operates 6 Regional Examination Panels across America.  1st and 2nd Class Licensee/Graduates from this course will be eligible to sit on Kukkiwon America/WTMU Regional Examination panel/boards.

Course Details:

1) Graduation Course (License)

    ■ 1st class:  Holder of the Kukkiwon 8th Dan with 2nd Class          Master Certificate, or Holder of Kukkiwon 9th Dan with        Master Certificate

    ■ 2nd class:  Holding at least the Kukkiwon 6th Dan with 3rd    class Master Certificate

    ■ 3rd class:  Holding at least the Kukkiwon 4th Dan (at least    18 years old)

 Information

   ■ Curriculum: Taekwondo theories, Practical Taekwondo,  Gyeorugi, Poomsae and etc.

   ■ Wear Taekwondo Uniform; bring notebook and pen.

World Taekwondo Hanmadang Tournament Trip to Korea
July 15 - 25, 2018

This is a great opportunity to attend an international Taekwondo event sponsored by the World Taekwondo Federation and Tour Korea. Participants will compete at the 2017 World Taekwondo Hanmadang Championship. There will be opportunity for those who are not competing to tour Muju, Jeolla province during the championship. After the championship, everyone will tour the city of Seoul and visit some of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Korea.

Due to limited space for this specific event, registration will be handled on a first come, first served basis. 

 

Flights depart from 11 locations:

Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Washington D.C. 

 

School Masters/owners, please contact us.

Email: WTMU.orga@gmail.com   Tel: (630) 390-9975

This course is designed to cultivate, educate and credential International Taekwondo Hanmadang Referees, who once trained will have the knowledge, ethics and experience to operate act as a Hanmadang Referee in a fair and effective manner under the policies, procedures and guidelines governing Hanmadang events. 

 

Course Details:

1) Graduation Course (License)

    ■ 1st class:  Holder of the Kukkiwon 9th Dan with 1st Class    Master Certificate or, holder of the Kukkiwon 9th Dan with  Master Certificate 

    ■ 2nd class:  Holding at least the Kukkiwon 8th Dan with  2nd class Master Certificate.

    ■ 3rd class:  Holding at least the Kukkiwon 7th Dan with 3rd  class Master Certificate.

    ■ P-1 class:  Holder at least the Kukkiwon 4th Dan (at least 30    years old) with permanent residence or citizenship in his/her  staying country.

    ■ P-2 class:  Holder at least the Kukkiwon 3rd Dan (at least 25  years old) with permanent residence or citizenship in staying  country

    ■ Refresher:  Holder of Hanmadang referee certificate without  experiencing a referee activity.

 

Are you or your organization interested in hosting a Kukkiwon course?

If so, please let us know by going to our 

"Contact Us" page and sending us a note!

 

Let us know which course(s) most interest you, 

and we will be happy to contact you to firm up the details!

Experience the Korean culture and its impact on the discipline of Taekwondo. This program is geared for any age, set to explore Korean history, food, pop-culture and of course, martial arts. Stay at and explore the world class Taekwondo facility, Taekwondowon, and participate in the World Taekwondo Culture Expo, as well as tour the surrounding sites. Enjoy traditional Korean food, roam the city and countryside, and meet fellow students and families from all around the world. We will also tour Korea’s famous landmarks in Seoul, the Gangnam District, Gyeongju, Yongin, and visit several UNESCO world heritage sites, as well as train at the Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) and the Korean National Sports University.

 

Due to limited space for this specific event, registration will be handled on a first come, first served basis. 

 

Flights depart from 11 locations:

Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Washington D.C. 

 

School Masters/owners, please contact us.

Email: WTMU.org@gmail.com   Tel: (630) 390-9975

KUKKIWON SEMINARS

If you are interested in any of these programs

on this page, please contact us for assistance.

 

You may also go to THIS FORM  TO GET STARTED.

 
Poomsae Seminar

 

Kukkiwon Instructors will teach you the most current poomsae techniques and standards to enhance your knowledge of Poomsae.  Proper stances, movement, hand and foot timing, chambering and execution of all blocks, kicks, stances and strikes are taught.

Demonstration Skills Seminar

 

Learn how to execute exciting and entertaining demonstration techniques and breaks.  This seminar will also teach you how to put together an effective demo team strategy for your dojang.

Self Defense Seminar

 

The Kukkiwon is currently developing a standardized Self-Defense Course that is designed to teach instructors enhanced skills in sweeps, throws, takedowns, joint locks and practical application based self-defense combinations.

Olympic Sparring Training Seminar

 

This course is designed to educate, expand and refresh the instructors knowledge of Olympic sparring utilizing the most current techniques, combinations and winning strategies.

Dojang Management Seminar

 

The Kukkwion is interested in ensuring those instructors who choose teaching Taekwondo as a way of life are successful. 

 

The Dojang Management Seminar is designed to introduce school management practices to help operators better manage the delivery of their curriculum balanced with solid business practices to ensure their schools remain profitable.

 

Tournaments Sponsorships

Kukkiwon Cup Tournaments

 

WTMU will be conducting Regional Kukkiwon Cup Tournaments.  The Regional Officers will be responsible for coordinating these events in the States within their Regions on an annual basis and more often as demand increases. 

 

Kukkiwon Cup Tournaments will be designed to bring Kukkwion Instructors and their students together in the spirit of competition and collaboration.  Interested Kukkiwon Dojang operators can work with their designated Regional Officers to request to conduct Kukkiwon Cup events. 

 

The Kukkiwon retains all rights to the use of the copyrighted word Kukkiwon and restricts and protects its copyright. (Unauthorized use of naming events using Kukkiwon is prohibited.)

 

Kukkiwon sponsorship funds may be available for a Kukkiwon Cup. If you are interested, please contact us for assistance.

 

You may also FILL THE FORM AT THE TOP PAGE TO GET STARTED.

 

Kukkiwon Hanmadang America

 

 

WTMU will conduct the "Kukkiwon Hanmadang America" event on an annual basis. 

 

All Kukkiwon based Dojangs in America will be invited to attend and participate in this exciting annual event. 

 

Hosting of this event will be designated by the WTMU, and support, sponsorship and authorization for event will come from the Kukkiwon.

 

If you are interested, please contact us for assistance.

 

You may also FILL THE FORM AT THE TOP PAGE TO GET STARTED.

 

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Call:  (847) 480-9224, (630) 390-9975

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