Attestation

Grounds for assigning black belts (DAN I – IX Degree)

DAN I Degree
* the athlete must be at least 10 years old,
* have 1 hip / red and black belt,
* pass at least one national training seminar,
* be a regular participant in all competitions at the national level
* when switching from other types of taekwondo (ITF, WTF) with a similar data, after re-certification according to GTF rules
* is obliged to fulfill all technical standards, in accordance with the certification requirements
DAN II Degree
* the athlete must be at least 13 years old,
* have DAN I Degree,
* to be the winner of the championship or cup of the country, the prize-winner of continental competitions + or the winner of the international tournament (open championship of any country)
* pass at least two national seminars
* when switching from other types of taekwondo (ITF, WTF) with a similar data, after re-certification according to GTF rules
* is obliged to fulfill all technical standards, in accordance with the certification requirements.
+ DAN II Degree may be awarded to an adult athlete if he / she is a coach and participates as a judge at national championships.
DAN III Degree
* the athlete must be at least 16 years old,
* have DAN II Degree,
* to be a multiple winner of national championships and championships or a champion of international or continental competitions.
* pass at least 2 national seminars and at least 1 international training seminar. Participate regularly as a regional judge in the region, or judge the national competitions of your country.
* when switching from other types of taekwondo (ITF, WTF) with a similar data, after re-certification according to GTF rules
* is obliged to fulfill all technical standards, in accordance with the certification requirements.
+ DAN III Degree may be awarded to an adult athlete if he is the head of the local federation, or is a member of the Senior Coaches of his national federation (at least two international competitions in a row) or is the chairman of the national committee (at least 2 years), or if he is a senior judge at the championships of their country (at least 2 years).
DAN IV Degree
* the athlete must be at least 20 years old,
* have DAN III Degree,
* to be a multiple winner of national championships, to be a member of your national team, winner or prize-winner of the World or European Championship.
* pass at least two international training seminars and at least two national seminars, constantly participate as a judge in the championships of your country.
* when switching from other types of taekwondo (ITF, WTF) with a similar data, after re-certification according to GTF rules
* is obliged to fulfill all technical standards, in accordance with the certification requirements.
+ DAN IV Degree may be awarded to an adult athlete if he is the head of his region (at least 2 years) or a member of the international committees of the GTF International Federation (at least 2 years) or the Chief Judge of his national federation or the head coach of his national team years).
DAN V Degree
* minimum age 25 years,
* must have DAN IV Degree,
* to be a multiple champion of your country,
* permanently be a member of your national team,
* multiple winner of international competitions (continent, world), to be a world champion.
* pass at least 3 international seminars and 3 national seminars.
* to be a judge at international competitions (continent, world) for 2 years,
* be the Vice-President of the national federation for at least 2 years,
* be the head of one of the regional federations of his country for at least 2 years,
* to be the Chief Judge at international competitions,
* to be the Chairman of one of the international committees (not less than 2 years).
DAN VI Degree
* minimum age 32 years,
* must have DAN V Degree,
* to be the Chief Judge at international competitions (continent, world) for at least 2 years,
* pass at least 4 international seminars and 4 national seminars,
* be the President of his country,
* to be the Vice-President of the continental or international federation (not less than 2 years).
DAN VII Degree
* minimum age 38 years,
* must have DAN VI Degree,
* to be the Chief Judge at international competitions (minimum 2 years),
* be the president of the continental federation (not less than 2 years),
* make a significant contribution to the development of national taekwondo GTF.
DAN VIII Degree
* minimum age 45 years,
* must have DAN VII Degree,
* be the President or Vice-President of the World Federation,
* make a significant contribution to the development of global taekwondo GTF.
DAN IX Degree
* must have DAN VIII Degree,
* to be the Founder of the International Taekwondo Federation
* to be the President of the world federation not less than 2 terms (8 years)
* make a significant contribution to the development of global taekwondo GTF.