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KUKKIWON qualification Course
June 28th - July 3rd

Registration deadline: June 18th


Offline International Master Course

June 28th - July 1st

4 days

Practical: in-person.

Theory Portion: in-person.

Poom/Dan Examiner Course

July 2nd - 3rd

2 days

Practical: in-person.

Theory Portion: in-person.

Conducted by

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Hosted by

In order to apply for the Kukkiwon Dan Certificate for your students.

Effective July 2023, only masters who are certified as an International Master will be able to apply for the Kukkiwon Dan for their students. Otherwise, your Dan application will be denied.

  1. Starting in July 2023, only masters who possess at least a 3rd Class International Master Certificate will be able to apply for Kukkiwon Dan certificates for their students. Otherwise, Dan Applications will be denied.

  2. If you are Kukkiwon 4th Dan or higher you are eligible to apply for the 3rd Class International Master Course and the 3rd Class Poom/Dan Examiner Course at the same time.

  3. If you are Kukkiwon 2nd Dan or 3rd Dan you are eligible to apply for the 3rd Class International Master Course. The completion of this course will be recorded on your Kukkiwon profile and when you become a Kukkiwon 4th Dan, you can apply to have an International Master certificate be issued to you.


Offline International Master Course

June 28th - July 1st

(All-day Wednesday - Saturday)

Check-in: Wednesday, 28th,  8-9 am
Check-out: Saturday, 1st, 10 pm

Poom/Dan Examiner Course

July 2nd - 3rd

(All-day Sunday - Monday)

Check-in: Sunday, July 2nd,  8-9 am
Check-out: Monday, July 3rd, 10 pm

 *All times are subject to change.

Eligibility of Participation & Fees


VENUE HYATT Regency Hotel

1750 Lake Cook Road,  Deerfield, IL 60015

Tel: +1 (847) 945-3400

Room info: +1 (877) 803-7534 

Hotel Reservation Link $124/ night 

Arrival Airport: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

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How to register in 2 steps


Choose the correct course

Make sure to read the Eligibility of Participation & Fees section above to register for the correct course.

Once you pay the course fee, continue with the 2nd step.


Upload your Documentation

​After your course registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the link where you must upload the documentation.

​If you paid for the course but you didn't upload the documents required, you won't be able to participate.

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Official KUKKIWON Uniform

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Your course fee registration includes an Official KUKKIWON Taekwondo Uniform. (Doesn't apply for Retest registration.)

If you registered for 1 or 2 courses you will receive only one Uniform, we are handing out uniforms per person not per course registered.

Registration Documents

  1. Color Photo for ID

  2.  Copy of ldentification (Driver License or Passport)

  3. Copy of Kukkiwon Dan Certificate

  4. Copy of 2 nd or 3 rd Class Master Certificate (1st or 2 nd Class Master Course Candidates)

  5. Copy of 2 nd or 3 rd Class Examiner Certificate (1st or 2 nd Class Examiner Course Candidates)

  6. (In case you took the online Theory Portion)7) Proof of Passing the Online Theory Master Course (3rd Class Master Course Candidates) -- Online 3 rd Class Master Lecture Certification, Online ID and Password

  7. Copy of Current Certification (Refresher Participants)

  8. Proof of Participation (Re-Test Participants)


All participants shall bring the following:


  1. Dobok (Kukkiwon-recognized Taekwondo uniform meaning all white with black v-neck), training shoes, and writing instruments.

  2. Identification such as a Driver's License or a Passport.

  3. USA Citizens/Residents.
    A) No Covid-19 vaccination card OR a Negative Covid-19 test will be required.

  4. Foreigners.
    Follow the USA Health Department Regulation. LINK

Detailed WTA On-line Program

Application: World Taekwondo Academy (Kukkiwon Online Program -
1. Log in after registering as a member of the website (available 24 hours a day)
2. Apply for the online course and payment ($100)
3. Take online course (9 subjects 18 hours)
4. After taking the course (100%), apply for the online test and take the online test.


The Official Kukkiwon Belt will be available for sale during the 2023 Kukkiwon Seminar in Chicago - June/November.

If you are interested in buy a Kukkiwon Belt or an extra Kukkiwon Uniform click in the link below:

All sales are final
If you are not qualified and you applied for any course you won't be refunded.

Registration CLosed


WTMU, World Taekwondo Masters Union


Office: +1 (847) 480-9224
Mobile(English/Korea): +1 (847) 309-2011
Mobile(English/Spanish): +1 (708) 549-7081

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