Taekwondo United Fall Nationals

August 30 & 31

Tournament site

Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area - Ballroom


1850 B Hotel Plaza Blvd, 

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

(407) 842-6644

Admission Fees

$10 for 1 Day (either Friday or Saturday)

$15 for the Weekend (includes both Friday and Saturday)

Competitions Times

Files coming soon.

Hotel Information

Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista

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1850B Hotel Plaza Blvd 

Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830

 (407) 842-6644 

Tower rooms

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$129 / Night

Book Rooms

Garden rooms

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$99 / Night


Book Rooms

Discount Attraction Tickets

Attraction Tickets

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Tournament T-shirt

Pre Order with your Instructor

There will be opportunities to upgrades your t-shirt on site.

Cost

Basic tournament t-shirt is 

$20 - Presale

$25 - Day of Event


Seminars

Seminar #1

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Starts at 9:00 in Ballroom


Grappling with Me Bobby Lindamood.

Seminar #2

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Starts at 10:00 in Ballroom


Muay Thai with Mr Josh Harrison


Seminar #3

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Starts at 11:00 in Ballroom


Sparring with Mr Noel McMichael and Mr Kyle Freeman.

Bill Wallace Seminar

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Starts at 12:30 (2 hours)

Mr. Bill Wallace was the Professional Karate Association (PKA) Middleweight Champion kickboxer from September 1974 - June 1980.  He was undefeated in his professional career.

Other Events

High Rank Interviews

Interviews will begin at 12 noon in Ballroom.  Full Uniform required.


Interviews are everyone preparing to test for 4th degree and above.

Instructor Certification testing

Starts at 9:00am on Friday in Ballroon.  Instructors candidates must complete all 3 classes to achieve Certification.  Everyone in Full Uniform.

High Rank Testing

High Rank Testing will begin at 3:00pm on Friday in Ballroom.  Master Demos to follow with School Owners presentations.


Everyone testing must register by July 29th.

Competitions and Challenges

Board Breaking Challenge

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Board Breaking Challenge is open to all Competitors.  

The Challenge consist of 5 breaks.

Competitors will be given 1 attempt to break each station, and after the attempts are complete the competitor will be scored or graded upon the number of successful breaks.  Competitor will be allowed 1 retry in order to better their medal results. (max. of 6 total attempts for the 5 breaks stations)  



Weapon Competition

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Weapon forms may be Traditional or Creative in style.


Weapons Divisions:  

BEGINNER:  any competitor with weapon training for 1 year or less.  

INTERMEDIATE: any competitor with weapon training 1-2 years.  

ADVANCED: any competitor with weapon training for more than 2 years. 

Free Design Form Competition

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Free Design Forms are original in make-up and  judged on the following criteria: 

• Use of Time: 

• Difficulty  

• Originality

• Presentation 

• Practical application 

• Stances, timing and rhythm 

• Transition of techniques

Taditional Forms

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The criteria to consider when judging Traditional forms include: 

  • focus
  • stances 
  • power 
  • timing 
  • tempo
  • line of movement 


This criteria is important to the artistic expression of the form and will be considered when awarding a score. 

Combinations / Point Sparring

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Combinations -  Competitors are judged on accuracy of technique, timing, and focus. 


Point Sparring -   

Points are only awarded for clean technique. 

  • Green, Purple, and Blue belts can score points if their techniques are two to three inches from the target area. 
  • Brown belts and above must make controlled contact to score points.

Rules / Guidelines

TU High Rank & Certified Testing Registration Form (pdf)

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Interview information (pdf)

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Weapons Rules (pdf)

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Demo Team Rules (pdf)

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Free Design Rules (pdf)

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Board Breaking Rules (pdf)

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National Tournament Registration Orlando 19 (pdf)

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