Uncategorized / 09.02.2021

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community, It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Master Myung Sun Jung. Master Jung was previously a member of Taekwondo Ontario and a longstanding resident in Chatham, Ontario. Amongst his contributions, Master Jung was previously both an Ontario Team Coach and Canadian National Team Coach as well as the personal coach of Yvonne Franssen, 88 Seoul Olympic Bronze Medallist. Our thoughts and prayers are with Master Jung and his family as they go through this difficult time. Obituary Online condolences...

Uncategorized / 25.01.2021

Following the court’s decision finding former Taekwondo coach Shin Wook Lim guilty of sex-related offenses, Taekwondo Ontario in alignment with Taekwondo Canada, reiterates our explicit condemnation of abuse and maltreatment of any kind.   Taekwondo Ontario, as the official provincial sports organization governing the sport and martial art of Taekwondo in Ontario, is committed to ensuring that the membership including athletes, staff, coaches and volunteers participate, train and grow in a healthy, nurturing and safe sports environment.   Taekwondo Ontario will continue to work...

Uncategorized / 27.08.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community; Taekwondo Ontario (TO) is please to announce that we will be hosting the NCCP Dojang Coach (DC) Course through Taekwondo Canada (TC) as part of the National Coaches Week. September 19 – 27, 2020 marks the 15th annual National Coaches Week in Ontario! NCW is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach. This...

Uncategorized / 06.08.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community; Dr. Mohsen Kazemi and his team are conducting a research survey to investigate the first week post-concussion experience in 18 years of age and older concussed individuals. There are no risks to the participants of this study. All information will be kept confidential. If you are 18 years old or older and have suffered from a concussion in the past year or currently, you qualify for this research. Your participation is very much appreciated to help shed some...

Coaching / 06.08.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community; Taekwondo Ontario (TO) is please to announce that we will be hosting the NCCP Dojang Coach (DC) Course through Taekwondo Canada (TC). Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, this course will be offered online for a limited time through Zoom and participants that are registrants of Ontario and members in good standing with TO will be eligible for a Coach Bursary up to $300 upon completion the course. Please contact Master Tong for more information at ed@taekwondo-ontario.com The NCCP Dojang...

Coaching / 31.07.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community; Taekwondo Ontario (TO) is please to announce that we will be hosting the NCCP Assistant Instructor (AI) Course through Taekwondo Canada (TC). Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, this course will be offered online for a limited time through Zoom and participants that are registrants of Ontario and members in good standing with TO will be eligible for a Coach Bursary up to $300 upon completion the course. This course is the NCCP foundational Taekwondo specific course and is...

Coaching, Funding, Uncategorized / 12.06.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community; Taekwondo Ontario is please to announce the launch of the 2020 NCCP Performance Coach (PC) Support Program as part of our commitment to help resident coaches in Ontario with their on-going education and development. Introduction Taekwondo Ontario (TO) is the Provincial Sports Organization (PSO), recognized by the Government of Ontario, governing the sport and martial art of Taekwondo in the province. TO is committed to supporting the on-going development and education of our Ontario coaches as their athletes continue to...

COVID-19 / 09.06.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Membership: Once again, we sincerely hope that all our members and their families are safe, well and healthy during this very challenging time. Since our last communication, Taekwondo Ontario has been in actively in communication with the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries (MHSTCI) and has received further clarification and direction since the update to the emergency order amendment on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020. Today we are releasing the Taekwondo Ontario board approved Stage 1 Return to Play Training Protocol Guidelines for our member...

COVID-19 / 18.05.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Membership: Taekwondo Ontario is committed to the health and safety of our members, coaches, officials, and stakeholders. As Premier Ford has mentioned since the beginning of this pandemic, all Ontarians are in this together and we encourage everyone to continue to play their respective roles in stopping the spread of COVID-19. As this pandemic has dragged on, we recognize that many of our members including our Club Owners, Coaches and Athletes have been severely impacted and are very...

Uncategorized / 23.04.2020

Dear Taekwondo Ontario Community; On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is extending all emergency orders that have been put in place to-date under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until May 6, 2020. This extension will help protect the health and well-being of people across the province and stop the spread of COVID-19. The Government of Ontario is mandating significantly enhanced measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19. As part...

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