Does the KKW and ITF accept black belts from ATA TaeKwonDo?

Discussion in 'General Taekwondo Discussions' started by Pleonasm, Jul 20, 2019.

  1. Pleonasm

    Pleonasm Active Member

    Just curious. I located a club nearby which is ATA-lineage. Specifically Songahm TaeKwonDo.
  2. Finlay

    Finlay Active Member

    I don't believe so. ATA practice ITF forms, but in a different way.
  3. Gnarlie

    Gnarlie Well-Known Member

    Finlay is right, they don't. Completely different system with their own form set and entirely different standards.

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  4. dvcochran

    dvcochran New Member

    Any reputable school should. There Will be a learning curve but most schools will let a person keep wearing their BB if they wish and are otherwise proficient. I have seen several people who had not worked our for some time who chose to start back as a color belt and move at an accelerated pace through the ranks. Works better for some. ITF sparring will be more familiar that KKW.
  5. Pleonasm

    Pleonasm Active Member

    2-1 on no. I'll just ask and see which one of you is right
  6. Pleonasm

    Pleonasm Active Member

    No they don't anymore. They did the first year or so

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