This page provides a series of Australian Taekwondo frameworks and policies which relate to the safety of kyorugi athletes and include Cadets, Juniors and Senior divisions. 

Sections labelled (G) are for general athletes; (E) are for elite athletes.

(E) Anti-Doping

Anti Doping Policy

This Anti-Doping Policy is adopted and implemented by Australian Taekwondo in accordance with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s and Australian Taekwondo's responsibilities under the World Anti-Doping Code, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006 (Cth), the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Regulations 2006 (Cth) (including the National Anti-Doping scheme), and in furtherance of combined ongoing efforts to eradicate doping in sport in Australia.

(E) Anti-Match Fixing

Anti-Match Fixing Policy

The purpose of this Policy is to protect and maintain the integrity of the sport of Taekwondo and protect against any efforts to impact improperly the result of any match or event. The policy establishes a uniform rule and consistent scheme of enforcement and penalties, and adherence to the National Policy on Match-Fixing inSport as agreed by Australian Governments on 10 June 2011.

Policy currently before the Board for approval. 

(E) Sport Science Sport Medicine (SSSM)

SSSM Framework

This framework has been developed to ensure a safe approach to SSSM for Taekwondo athletes throughout Australia. It will help athletes and coaches understand what is expected and what is safe and highlight the need to develop a rapport with clinicians in private practice and other SSSM Staff to ensure safe, appropriate and effective support is provided.  It will ensure there is a consistent approach to Australian Taekwondo philosophy and expectations around service provision of the scientists and medical support staff who work with our athletes.

Supplements Policy

This policy sets out the principles guiding Supplement use in Taekwondo in Australia. 

Injections and Medications Policy

Australian Taekwondo has developed this Injection and MedicationsPolicy to ensure that it continues to provide an environment that has the best interests of the athlete in mind and maintains the highest standards of integrity for the sport and all of its participants.

(E) 2020 Olympic Nomination

Taekwondo Olympic Nomination Criteria

The Olympic Nominations Criteria details the process and criteria by which Australian Taekwondo will nominate athletes to the Australian Olympic Committee for inclusion to the Australian Olymic Team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. 

The Olympic Nominations Criteria was approved by the Australian Olympic Committee on 8 November 2018.

(E) 2019 World Championships

Selection Policy for 2019 Senior World Championships Team

The Selection Policy details the process and criteria by which Australian Taekwondo will select athletes to the team to compete at the 2019 Senior World Championships. This policy was updated 20 November 2018, with the removal of the US Open as a Qualifying Event due to it having been scheduled a month later than anticipated.

(G) Cadet Head and Face Contact

Child/Cadet Head and Face Contact Policy

To ensure the safety of Child and Cadet Division athletes in relation to head and face contact in sparring competition.

(G) Visual Aids

Visual Aids Policy

Kyorugi athletes must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to themselves or another athlete or official.  As there are no World Taekwondo regulations relating to wearing of visual aids, this policy seeks to provide clear guidelines for both athletes and officials.