The AAU Taekwondo Program is open to athletes of all ages and abilities. Southeastern AAU provides multiple opportunitites to participate in Grassroots Clinics, Local Tournaments and District Tournament Championships. Participation in these events can prepare and qualify athletes to attend AAU National Championships in Ft Lauderdale, FL, July 1-6 and Junior Olympic Games at Greensboro, NC, July 26-28, 2019.
Exciting advances have been made in the last several months under new AAU Taekwondo leadership. 2019 is positioned to be a banner year for AAU Taekwondo.
AAU leadership has announced that USAT has expressed their desire for AAU to continue participating in the point system.
2019 Event Sanction Rankings Event Ranking Type of Event Information
4.0 Local Events USATKD: 2 states/5 clubs AAU Regional/District Championship
8.0 AAU Event AAU National Championships
The AAU National Olympic Team coaches have been selected and 2019 team travel has been planned. The teams will travel to the La Loma Olympic Training Center in Mexico and will train and then compete in an international event there. Also, for the first time in 28 years we will be competing as a team at the U.S. Open in 2019! Team training will also take place prior to the US Open in Las Vegas in March.
AAU leadership has also announced that 2019 will see the return of a funded Senior team to be selected at Team Trials in Greensboro, NC along with the Cadet and Junior Teams.
Additionally, the AAU National Point Sparring Team coaches have been selected and the Point Sparring Team will have team training in Atlanta later this year and compete in the Battle of Atlanta.
AAU Taekwondo is extremely excited to announce our first ever fall event! AAU Taekwondo athletes will have the opportunity to experience a new event and take part in a multi-martial arts extravaganza at Disney World, The International Martial Arts Festival 2019, October 25-27, 2019 @ ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney WorldŽ Resort. We have also been provided the opportunity to be part of the " Saturday Night Spectacular" with two featured spots aired live on ESPN 3! In our first year, we will offer the following types of competition (in addition to being the home of our official Sport Poomsae Nationals):
The exact schedule will be announced very soon, so mark the dates on your calendar NOW!!