Kukkiwon-USNTF

Memorandum of Understanding between Kukkiwon and United States National Taekwondo Federation (USNTF) on the Development of Taekwondo.

If you are having trouble applying or have received an incorrect certificate from Kukkiwon. Please contact us with all the proper information so we can assist you in your issue.

Kukkiwon and USNTF have worked with each other for many years, we have recently been asked by Kukkiwon to be the main window for certification in the U.S. What this means is more savings for you when applying to Kukkiwon.

Important

 

We strongly recommend that you view and read the regulations from Kukkiwon before you submit any applications to USNTF.

Poom/Dan chart

 

Poom / Dan

Minimum Time Required for Promotion

Age to start from Dan

Age to start from Poom

1st Poom

N/A

N/A

Less than 15 Years Old

1st to 2nd Poom

1 Year

N/A

15

2nd to 3rd Poom

2 Year

N/A

15

3rd to 4th Poom

3 Year

N/A

18

1st Dan

N/A

15 years and above

N/A 

1st to 2nd Dan

1 year

16 years and above

15 years and above 

2nd to 3rd Dan

2 year

18 years and above

15 years and above

3rd to 4th Dan

3 year

21 years and above

18 years and above

4th to 5th Dan

4 year

25 years and above

22 years and above

5th to 6th Dan

5 year

30 years and above

30 years and above

6th to 7th Dan

6 year

36 years and above

36 years and above

7th to 8th Dan

8 year

44 years and above

44 years and above

8th to 9th Dan

9 year

53 years and above

53 years and above

9th to 10th Dan

                           N/A   60 years and above    60 years and above
 

 

 

We are excited to announce that the USNTF has been authorized to officially host Kukkiwon Poomse seminars, instructor education sessions and Kukkiwon certified instructor seminars. This includes hosting the World Taekwondo Hanmadang and Kukkiwon Cup Poomse competition. In addition, if the USNTF feels that it is necessary we can approve and recommend cases of special or skip Dan Test.

The cost for certificates are still the same, the benefit that you have by submiting through us is that there is NO processing fee for submitting the application with us or any surcharge that you would incur on your card if you processed the application on your own. For pricing information, click HERE and then click on the "USNTF Certification Info" tab on the left hand side. If you dont have the log in info you can simply contact us at

847-451-6000 from 10am to 5pm central time or email us at kwons_tkd@msn.com