May 11, 2016


The ATA strives to develop Referees at all levels through education, standardization, and practical application. To certify and promote referees using a systematic approach based on merit and diligence to ensure a fair and firm competition environment for athletes in pursuit of competitive excellence.

2017 Competition Rules & Interpretation
Guideline of New Rules 2017
2017 Additional Explanation of New Rules
Referee Hand Signals 2017

WTF Poomsae Competition Rules and Interpretation 2014

Foundation of Refereeing
Concussion Management
ATA Referee Policy
Referee Education and Development Policy

Referee Certification          Referee Certification