US National Poomsae Team Seminar – Carrboro, NC – June 16, 2018

We are pleased to announce a series of upcoming poomsae training opportunities athletes of all levels! The US National Team coaches will be conducting National Poomsae Team training events throughout the United States as a way of disseminating the latest training methods and poomsae knowledge, as well as to raise funds for the US National Poomsae Team. 100% of the proceeds will help support our USA National Poomsae Team.

Featuring:  Recognized and Freestyle Poomsae


Saturday, June 16, 2018

Session Times:
Session 1: 9am-12pm (Yellow Belts and up ages 6+)
Session 2: 1:30pm-4:30pm (Black Belts ages 6+)



Coach Justin Wang, US National Poomsae Team Associate Coach
Kim Menchavez, 2014 US National Poomsae Team Member, World Poomsae Medalist
Registration will be available through the USAT website or through USAT Hangastar

Over 10 area athletes who are current and former national poomsae team members will be present to assist.


United Tae Kwon Do Academy of Chapel Hill/Carrboro
102 Brewer Lane
Carrboro, NC 27510

Closest Airport: Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Seminar host:

Grandmaster Barry Partridge and Master Shay Tippens


One Session: $40

Two Sessions: $75

Taking both sessions is recommended for black belts as important foundational information will be covered the first session.


Team USA posted 20 medals (4 gold) at the most recent World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, as well as a dominant performance at the 2017 Pan American Championships – come and learn some of the training methods that made that performance possible! The instructors will explain the training methods used to train athletes of all levels, from novice competitors through world-medalist caliber athletes.

Session 1 (9am-12pm) will focus on the poomsae fundamentals and the Taegeuk poomsae. This session is open to yellow belts through black belts.

Session 2 (1:30pm-4:30pm) will focus on Yudanja (black belt) poomsae and aspects of accuracy and presentation directly applicable to competition. It will also cover a brief introduction to freestyle fundamentals. This session is open to black belts only.

For black belts, taking both sessions is recommended.

If you have any questions for this event, please contact our coaching staff (contact information below).

Contact Information:

USA National Team Head Coach Dan Chuang –

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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