1st WT Educator Certification Course Kicks off

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Songchul Kim, Chair of WT Referee Committee address at the Head of Team Meeting during 2018 WT Taoyuan GP

WT Inaugurates Coaching Development Initiative in Taekwondowon, Korea

SEOUL, Korea (Mar. 08, 2019) – The 1st WT Educator Certification Course, designed to train instructors who will then teach national taekwondo coaches, will be held on March 9-11, 2019, at Taekwondowon in Muju, Korea under the auspices of World Taekwondo and the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation.

Some 28 participants from 24 countries recommended by WT member national associations will join the course. The course covers a variety of topics – competition rules, safeguarding athletes, anti-doping, medical and other emergency management, WT history and culture, and much more.

Participants who successfully pass the compulsory examination on the last day of the course will be eligible to teach WT Coach Education Courses themselves.

Dr. Chungwon Choue, WT President said “Those who take and pass this course will be certified to pass their newly acquired skills and knowledge on to coaches in their home countries, and from there, the expertise will spread throughout their federations.”