USA Taekwondo Poomsae Athletes Reference Guide

Compiled and edited by Coach Barbara Brand, the US Poomsae Athlete’s Reference Guide includes important information, including technical information on how to perform specific techniques, the required poomsae for each level, and the rules of freestyle competition (last updated Dec. 15, 2014).

Click here to download the USA Taekwondo Athlete’s Reference Guide (Last update Dec. 15, 2014)

USA Taekwondo Competition Rules

The latest USA Taekwondo Competition Rules are published on their website. Check back often for updates.

June 2015 Update to the Freestyle Poomsae Rules

World Taekwondo Federation Competition Rules

The World Taekwondo Federation publishes competition rules on its website httpe:// The published rules from Dec. 6, 2013 are linked below. The rules include diagrams and drawings of correct and incorrect techniques and associated deductions.

World Freestyle Score Sheet and Deduction Criteria

Click here for the Feb. 2014 WTF Freestyle Scoring Sheet and deduction criteria: WTF Freestyle Scoresheet Feb. 2014.

Welcome to the US National Taekwondo Poomsae Team Page! This page is a resource for poomsae practitioners in the United States .

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