ATTENTION !!! Equipment can be ordered in the comments to this article. 29824448. In the whole world, Taekwondo (WTF) is considered one of the safest martial arts, mainly due to the protective equipment that every athlete involved in this sport should wear. And we want to tell you what types of outfits there are in Taekwondo (WTF): Dobok – a suit made of snow-white fabric. Consists of top and trousers. It comes from the Korean phrase: to – the way, side – a suit. The form is universal, but there are differences in design and color. Usually on the form is the symbolism of martial art.
There are several requirements for the dobok. So, the top should be spacious so as not to hamper the movements of the athlete, and long enough to cover the hips. In accordance with official requirements, dobka sleeves should cover the wrist for three centimeters and be spacious enough, because under the top additional protective equipment is usually worn. The same thing applies to trousers – they must be long enough and free to put on shields on the legs.
Dobok has a separation:
With a white collar (for athletes with colored belts) -With a black and red collar (for children under 15 years of age with 1 black belt Pumas) -With a black collar (for owners of 1 Dan) –
A uniform series is also used for athletes practicing Phums.
Belt – Taekwondo (WTF) has its own system for issuing belts: there are 10 categories (Coops) – colored belts and 9 degrees (dan) – black belts. The color of the belt is determined by the level of training (qualifications) of the athletes. Stepping – specialized sports shoes necessary for Taekwondo classes, provided that there is no dayang in the hall.
Taekwondo is distinguished from other types of martial arts primarily by a large number of kicks and high jumps. Therefore, one of the most important parts of an athlete’s equipment should be high-quality Taekwondo shoes, designed for increased activity and able to provide maximum protection against foot injuries.
High-quality steppes should be lightweight, comfortable, made of durable material that will not deform during prolonged use. The sole of such shoes should be quite thin and non-slip.
The presence of the necessary protective equipment during the competitive preparation is a prerequisite for all taekwondo players, which reduces the risk of injuring athletes. Protection of the legs and arms. Serve to protect the forearms and lower legs of athletes during bumps and blocks during the development of tactical and technical aspects of sparring in Taekwondo (WTF) .
Protector: Serves to protect the athlete’s body during contact training and competitions, as well as to calculate points when the athlete correctly hits the vest.
Helmet: It is used to protect the athlete’s head during training and competitions, as well as to calculate points when the athlete hits the head correctly. The main colors of helmets for Taekwondo (WTF): white, blue and red. The most common color is white, it is used both in training and in competitions. Kapa. A device made of flexible plastic, worn on the teeth in order to protect against sports injuries. Mouthguards are single (to protect the upper row of teeth, the most common) and double (respectively, full protection). Under the new Taekwondo Competition Rules (WTF), only transparent or white burls are allowed.
Gloves: One of the essential elements of taekwondo equipment. Gloves serve to protect the athlete’s hands and fingers from damage.
Bandage (shell). The most important part of the equipment of any fighter, is to protect the groin from blows. Taekwondo has both a male and female bandage.