ITF Power
TOURNAMENT RULES
SECTION 4 - POWER
Article 43. DIVISIONS
Male and Female Groups.
It is compulsory for each competitor to attempt each item listed, for his/her group.
JUNIOR AND SENIOR
MALE
A.
Ap-joomuk jirugi
B. Sonkal Taerigi
C. Yopcha Jirugi
D. Dollyo Chagi
E. Bandae Dollyo Chagi
FEMALE

B. Sonkal Taerigi
C. Yopcha Jirugi
D. Dollyo Chagi
 
Article 44. PROCEDURE - INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM
INDIVIDUAL - ONE COMPETITOR ONE EVENT.
A. For each item the Tournament Adjudication Committee will set a standard.
B. A wooden board (30x30x1.5 thick), or the plastic equivalent, or a machine designed for the specific test will be used.
C. In power breaking it is permitted to make one step forward, to slide, to skip as long as the competitor does not jump, that means that one foot keeps Contact with the floor at all times. For Sonkal the strike may be either inward or outward.
D. For each item, each competitor will have 1 attempt to break, only with 1 pre-judging of distance allowed. An L-Stance forearm guarding block ready posture must be adopted before and after the attempt to break. The attempt to break must be in one continuous movement. After the signal of the referee the competitor has 30 seconds to complete that item.
E. Referees may disallow an attempt for failure to maintain the following:
i.) Correct balance and posture throughout technique.
ii.) Correct attacking tool in the correct manner.
F. Referees must examine each board before each attempt.
G. Each broken/separated board will count as 3 points and each cracked/bent board will count as 2 points.
H. The winners will be the competitors with the highest scores after having attempted all items listed for their group.
I. In the event of a tie the Jury President will select by drawing one item to be the "Tie-breaker". He will decide how many boards are to be used. The tied competitors will then carry on until the places are decided.
J. Metal holders must be used to give uniform resistance to breaking for all competitors.

JUNIOR AND OR SENIOR - TEAM
(Male five (5) competitors + one (1) reserve;
Female three (3) competitors + one (1) reserve) will perform items as indicated in Article 43 and the procedure at a.-b.-c.-d.-e.-f.-g.-h.-i.-j. (Article 44) will be carried out.

Article 45. OFFICIALS FOR POWER BREAKING
1 Jury President, 2 Referees and 1 Recorder will supervise each attempt.

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Rome, Italy, 1994 - Amended October 2000