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Divisions / Poomsae and Kyroogi

INDIVIDUAL POOMSAE DIVISIONS

White to Red Belt – Male & Female, All Ages

Poomsae divisions will be divided by Rank/Belt, Gender & Age. Except Weight.

AGE BELT WEIGHT CLASSES
MALE & FEMALE
5 & Under White/Yellow | Green 0 – 999 lbs.
6-7 White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.
8-9 White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.
10-11 White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.
12-14 White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.
15-17 White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.
18-32 White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.
33 & Older White/Yellow | Green | Blue | Red 0 – 999 lbs.

 


Kyoroogi Duration:

Age 11 & Younger All belts Age 12 & Older All belts Age 15 – 32 Black belts Age 15 – 32 Black belts Final
2 x 60 Second Rounds 2 x 90 Second Rounds 2 x 90 Second Rounds 3 x 90 Second Rounds

30 Seconds rest between rounds. All Rounds stated may be changed if deemed necessary

 

KYOROOGI DIVISIONS
White to Red Belt All Ages & Black Belt -Age 9 & under and 33 & Above

MALE DIVISIONS FEMALE DIVISION
AGES LIGHT MIDDLE HEAVY LIGHT MIDDLE HEAVY
5 & Under 42.7 lbs. & under 42.8 – 55.0 lbs. Over 55.0 lbs. 40.0 lbs. & under 40.1 – 55.0 lbs. Over 55.0 lbs.
6 – 7 50.0 lbs. & under 50.1 – 65.0 lbs. Over 65.0 lbs. 47.5 lbs. & under 47.6 – 66.7 lbs. Over 66.7 lbs.
8 – 9 65.0 lbs. & under 65.1 – 80.0 lbs. Over 80.0 lbs. 64.7 lbs. & under 64.8 – 79.7 lbs. Over 79.7 lbs.
10 – 11 81.0 lbs. & under 81.1 – 96.7 lbs. Over 96.7 lbs. 82.0 lbs. & under 82.1 – 97.0 lbs. Over 97.0 lbs.
12 – 14 103.0 lbs. & under 103.1 – 118.0 lbs. Over 118.0 lbs. 105.0 lbs. & under 105.1 – 120.0 lbs. Over 120.0 lbs.
15 – 17 137.0 lbs. & under 137.1 – 152.0 lbs. Over 152.0 lbs. 117.0 lbs. & under 117.1 – 132.0 lbs. Over 132.0 lbs.
18 – 32 Under 157 lbs 157 – 170 Over 170.0 lbs. Under 125 lbs 125 – 147 Over 147 lbs.
33 – 39 Under 167 lbs 167 – 182 Over 182 lbs. Under 135 lbs. 135 – 150 Over 150 lbs.
40 – 49 Under 167 lbs 167 – 182 Over 182 lbs. Under 135 lbs. 135 – 150 Over 150 lbs.
50 & Older Under 167 lbs 167 – 182 Over 182 lbs. Under 135 lbs. 135 – 150 Over 150 lbs.

 

KYOROOGI DIVISIONS
Black Belt – Age 10 -11

Boy’s Weight (lbs.) Girl’s Weight   (lbs.)
65.0 lbs. & Under 65.0 lbs. & Under
65.1 – 78.0 lbs. 65.1 – 78.0 lbs.
78.1 – 90.0 lbs. 78.1 – 90.0 lbs.
90.1 – 102.0 lbs. 90.1 – 102.0 lbs.
102.1 – 115.0 lbs. 102.1 – 115.0 lbs.
Over 115.0 lbs. Over 115.0 lbs.

 

KYOROOGI DIVISIONS
Black Belt – Age 12 -14

Boy’s Weight (lbs.) Girl’s Weight   (lbs.)
75.0 lbs. & Under 70.0 lbs. & Under
75.1 – 87.0 lbs. 70.1 – 82.0 lbs.
87.1 – 100.0 lbs. 82.1 – 94.0 lbs.
100.1 – 112.0 lbs. 94.1 – 106.0 lbs.
112.1 – 125.0 lbs. 106.1 – 120.0 lbs.
Over 125.0 lbs. Over 120.0 lbs.

 

KYOROOGI DIVISIONS
Black Belt – Age 15 -17

Divisions Men’s Weight (lbs.) Women’s Weight (lbs.)
Fin/Fly 105.8 lbs. & Under 97.0 lbs. & Under
Bantam/Feather 105.9 – 121.3 lbs. 97.1 -108.0 lbs.
Light/Welter 121.4 – 138.9 lbs. 108.1 – 121.3 lbs.
Light Middle/ Middle 139.0 – 160.9 lbs. 121.4 – 138.9 lbs.
Light Heavy/ Heavy 161.0 lbs. & Over 139.0 lbs. & Over

 

KYOROOGI DIVISIONS
Black Belt – Age 18 & 32

Divisions Men’s Weight (lbs. & Kg) Women’s Weight (lbs. & Kg)
Fin/Fly 127.9 lbs. & Under (58 kg) 108.2 lbs. & Under (49 kg)
Bantam/ Feather 128.0 – 150.4 lbs. (58-68 kg) 108.3 – 125.8 lbs. (49-57 kg)
Light/ Welter 150.5 – 176.5 lbs. (68-80 kg) 125.9 – 147.8 lbs. (57-67 kg)
Middle/ Heavy 176.6 lbs. & Over 147.8 lbs. & Over (67 kg)

 

Daedo Electronic Hogu will be used for Black Belt All Ages. Daedo Socks are required. You may purchase Daedo Socks on their website at: http://www.daedousa.com/electronic-foot-sensor-socks.html

Kyoroogi Divisions: The YLI Tournament Organizing Committee reserves the right to make modifications to the divisions to provide fair and sufficient competition for all competitors. In the event that the YLITOC cannot find a suitable match, we will attempt to arrange an exhibition match. If a suitable match cannot be made, you will be awarded a gold medal for an uncontested win.


 

USAT/WTF FORMAT COMPETITION SPORT POOMSAE

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and USA Taekwondo (USAT) have developed a National and International Poomsae format that is used for competition which consists of Individual, Pairs and Team divisions for Black Belts.

The following rule modifications will be in effect for Competition (Sport) Poomsae:

Semi-Final Round: When 7 or more contestants are participating; Contestants shall perform one (1) pre-assigned compulsory Poomsae predetermined by the tournament committee. The top six (6) scoring players shall be advanced to the Final Round based on their scores.

Final Round: When 6 or fewer contestants are participating; competition shall start from final round. Contestants shall perform two (2) pre-assigned compulsory Poomsae predetermined by the tournament committee. The ranking of the top 4 (3) of each division will be decided by the combined results of their performance.

Note: At this event, all competitors will be advancing directly to either the Semi-Final, or Final Round of competition, depending on the number of players in each division.

INDIVIDUAL Division Compulsory Poomsae Semi-Final Round Compulsory Poomsae Final Round
6 – 7 Years Old Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
8 – 9 Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
10 – 11 Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
Cadet (12-14) Taeguek 4- 8 Taeguek 7 – 8, Koryo, Keumgang
Junior (15-17) Taeguek 4 – 8 Taeguek 8, Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek
18 – 29 Taeguek 6-8, Koryo Keumgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon, Shipjin
30 – 39 Taeguek 6-8, Koryo Keumgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon, Shipjin
40 – 49 Taeguek 8, Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek Pyongwon, Shipjin, Jitae, Chonkwon
50 – 59 Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon Shipjin, Jitae, Chonkwon, Hansu
60 & Older Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon Shipjin, Jitae, Chonkwon, Hansu

 

PAIR Division Compulsory Poomsae Semi-Final Round Compulsory Poomsae Final Round
6 – 9 Years Old Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
10 – 14 Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
Junior (15-17) Taeguek 4 – 8 Taeguek 8, Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek
18 – 29 Taeguek 6-8, Koryo Keumgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon, Shipjin
30 & Older Taeguek 8, Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek Pyongwon, Shipjin, Jitae, Chonkwon

 

TEAM Division Compulsory Poomsae Semi-Final Round Compulsory Poomsae Final Round
6 – 9 Years Old Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
10 – 14 Taeguek 2 – 5 Taeguek 6 – 8, Koryo
Junior (15-17) Taeguek 4 – 8 Taeguek 8, Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek
18 – 29 Taeguek 6-8, Koryo Keumgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon, Shipjin
30 & Older Taeguek 8, Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek Pyongwon, Shipjin, Jitae, Chonkwon

Note: Poomsae selections for the Semi-Final & Final Compulsories for each Black Belt Division will be announced one week before the tournament date at our website WWW.LAITKD.COM/YLI. Email will also be sent out to all registered black belt competitors.

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