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.

Guideline of New Rules 2017
2017 Additional Explanation of New Rules
Referee Hand Signals 2017
WTF-Competition-Rules-Interpretation-June 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