Global Athlete License Update

NZETKD have been in discussions over the past 3 months with World Taekwondo (WT) and Sport New Zealand (SNZ) regarding the ability for our members to obtain Global Athlete Licenses (GAL). 

It is well recognised throughout New Zealand that the current Taekwondo New Zealand (TNZ) governance dispute is impacting negatively on all Taekwondo athletes in New Zealand. 

A Member National Association (MNA) such as TNZ has the objective ability to provide GALs to all athletes irrespective of organisation or affiliation.  Although this has not taken place, NZETKD will continue communicating with WT and SNZ to ensure that our athletes are provided with a fair and equitable ability to compete internationally.