Freestyle patterns are dynamic, complex, and gymnastic routines of Taekwondo techniques set to music. The routine’s design and music selection are chosen by and unique to each competitor.
Each performance is scored based on the various technical skills and presentation categories. The patterns must include a number of mandatory elements, which include stances (Hakdari Seogi, Beom Seogi, Dwitkubi), jumping side-kick, jumping multiple front-kick, spinning kick, 3-5 consecutive sparring kicks and acrobatic actions e.g., Taekwondo kick executed during an aerial somersault.
The BUCS Taekwondo Championship Series is the qualification event for the EUSA European University Games and the EUSA European University Championships, with both a minimum score level as well as overall placement requirement for qualification in this discipline. Here is an example of a winning performance from the Games in 2016.
For detailed university taekwondo tournament rules and regulations please visit the General Entry Information section.