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In some schools, permission to begin sparring is granted upon entry. The rationale for this decision is that students must learn how to deal with a fast, powerful, and determined attacker. In other schools, students may be required to wait a few months, for safety reasons, because they must first build the skills they would ideally employ in their sparring practice. View Taekwondo Sparring »

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Physically, taekwondo develops strength, speed, balance, flexibility, and stamina. An example of the union of mental and physical discipline is the breaking of wooden boards, bricks or tiles, which requires both physical mastery of the technique and the concentration to focus one's power.

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Taekwondo Championship Events 2014

Event Date Flag City and Host Country Place
Canada Open 2014 Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2014 Canada Montreal, Canada 1000 Avenue Emile Journault 
US Open 2014 Feb 18 - Feb 23, 2014 USA Las Vegas, USA 3000 Paradise Rd.
89109, NV
6th Bahrain Open Feb 27 - Mar 1, 2014 Bahrain
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Shekh khalif Hall Essa Town Sport City
Turkish Open 2014 Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2014 Turkey Turkey  
World Junior Championships Mar 23 - Mar 26, 2014 Taipei Taipei City, Chinese Taipei  
Rio Open International Apr 4 - April 6, 2014 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  
German Open 2014 Apr 11 - April 13, 2014 Germany Hamburg. Germany  
European Seniors May 8 - May 11, 2014 Ukraine Kharkiv, Ukraine  
Austrian Open 2014 May 31 - June 1, 2014 Austria Innsbruck, Austria  
Swiss Open 2014 June 7 - June 8, 2014 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland  
13th World University Championships June 8 - June 14, 2014 China Hohhot, China  
Bolivia Open 2014 June 13 - June 15, 2014 Bolivia Santa Cruz, Bolivia  
Papua New Guinea Open June 21 - June 22, 2014 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea  
Mexico Open 2014 July 13 - July 15, 2014 Mexico Puebla, Mexico  
1st World Cadet Championships July 24 - July 27, 2014 Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan  
Australian Open 2014 July 26 - July 27, 2014 Australia Sydney, Australia  
Open of Las America International Aug 8 - Aug 10, 2014 Columbia Sogamoso, Columbia  
Argentina Open 2014 Aug 22 - Aug 24, 2014 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Costa Rica Open Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2014 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica BN Arena
Ciudad Deportiva de Atillo
International G1 Ranking Russian Open Sept 11 - Sept 15, 2014 Russia Moscow, Russia  
Incheon Asian Games Sept 19 - Oct 4, 2014 South Korea Incheon, Korea  
Israel Open 2014 September 21, 2014 Israel Ramla, Israel  
Ukraine Open 2014 Oct 3 - Oct 5, 2014 Ukraine Kharkov, Ukraine  
Pan American Open Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2014 Mexico Queretaro, Mexico  
Serbia Open 2014 Oct 18 - Oct 19, 2014 Serbia Belgrade, Serbia  
Grand Prix Manchester Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2014 United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester Central Convention Complex, Petersfield M2 3GX
9th WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014 Aguascalientes, Mexico Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1608, Aguascalientes
Thailand Open 2014 Nov 5 - Nov 7, 2014 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Island Hall, 3rd Floor, Fashion Island, 587 Ramintra Road, Khan Na Yao
Turkish Open Taekwondo Tournament Nov 14 - Nov 16, 2014 Turkey Turkey  
Central and Caribbean Games Nov 15 - Nov 18, 2014 Mexico Veracruz, Mexico  
Croatia Open 2014 Nov 15 - Nov 16, 2014 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia  
WTF World Grand Prix final Dec 13 - Dec 14, 2014 Mexico Queretaro, Mexico  
10th Tournoi de Paris Dec 13 - Dec 14, 2014 France Paris, France  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Taekwondo (WT) Tournament Sparring

Under World Taekwondo (WT) and Olympic rules, sparring is a full-contact event and takes place between two competitors in an area measuring 8 meters square. A win can occur by points, or if one competitor is unable to continue (knockout) the other competitor wins. Each match consists of three semi-continuous rounds of contact, with one minute's rest between rounds. For more information View World Taekwondo (WT) Tournament Sparring »

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Risk of injury can be reduced by completing an effective warm up consisting of a heart raiser to get your pulse up, followed by sport specific dynamic stretches (stretches whilst moving). Please follow the guidance of a certified Master Instructor or trainer when doing sports related activities. Depending on the intensity of the exercise, cooling down can involve a slow jog or walk, or with lower intensities, stretching can be used. Cooling down allows the heart rate to return to its resting rate. View more information on Warming Up and Cooling Down ».

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