International Taekwon‑Do Federation

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Esteemed ITF EB Members, Continental Federation Presidents, NGB Representatives, Grand Masters, Masters, Instructors and Practitioner, On this occasion, marking the 54th commemoration and formation of the International Taekwon‑Do Federation (I.T.F.), we pay tribute to our Legendary Founder Gen. Choi Hong Hi. The 22nd March 1966 ushered in a new era in Taekwon‑Do with the establishment of the I.T.F. which developed so rapidly that today we have a global community of over 60 million practitioners across five continents. As our beloved art continues to move into the 21st century, today we continue to honour the strong, founding principles of moral culture and achievements of philosophy from which… read more
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Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Xi Jinping , the General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee at the core, the Chinese people are fearless of any dangers and difficulties, have shown outstanding wisdom, and have taken many active and effective measures in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 that has been raging in China for nearly three months.… read more
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The International Taekwon‑Do Federation (ITF) and the World Taekwondo (WT) carried out the Joint Demonstration Performance at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne,  Switzerland on 11th Apr. 2019, the very Taekwon‑Do Day when the name of “Tae Kwon Do” had been invented 64 years ago. This performance was able to be realized at the Olympic Museum governed by IOC first ever in the… read more
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Dear ITF Members, In light of the increasing concern related to the evolving coronavirus outbreak, it is important that athletes and officials that are preparing for internationally sanctioned ITF events stay informed and understand how to best protect themselves from illness. This update is informed by information collated from the World Health Organization (WHO) and includes direct… read more
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The first ITF event of the New Year, took place in Pafos Cyprus on January 18-19, 2020. An International Technical Seminar with GM Hwang Ho Yong, ITF Senior Vice President and Chairman of the ITF’s Technical & Education Committee. The seminar is being organized every year at the end of January or beginning of February, in the beautiful city of Paphos, in Cyprus. It became an institution… read more
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Staged in Thessaloniki, a city located in Central Macedonia, Greece; a three-day International Course for European Umpires and Coaches was conducted recently from Friday 31st of January to Sunday 2nd of February, 2020. Approved by ITF and organised under the umbrella of EITF, the course was conducted by the EITF President and Deputy Chairman of the ITF Umpire Committee Grandmaster… read more
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A delegation from the International Taekwon‑do Federation (ITF) headed by the ITF President, Prof. RI Yong Son and the ITF HQ Director, Master Kim Chol Gyu paid a visit to Russia to attend the 2020 President Cup, which was held in Moscow on January 25-26. The 2020 President Cup was the ninth edition of an open international tournament organised under the auspices of the Russian… read more
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ITF MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL SEMINAR & INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR COURSE International Taekwon‑Do Federation Malaysia (ITFM) held the International Technical Seminar and International Instructor Course on 6-8 December 2019 in the city of Melaka, which was conducted by GM Tan Chek Si. Over 50 participants of 3rd Dan above participated. A numbers of instructors from Singapore… read more
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I am glad to inform you that the “34th National ITF Taekwon‑do Championship” and 70th National Technical Seminar & 20th National Umpire Seminar concluded successfully at “PEDDEM INDOOR STADIUM, MAPUSA, GOA held from 26th to 30th December 2019. 982 participants including officials from 18 States of India took part in the event which was organized by STAR TAEKWON‑DO ACADEMY in… read more
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Dear ITF EB members and Chairpersons of ITF Standing Committee Dear ITF NGB Representatives Dear ITF Grand Masters, Masters and Instructors Dear Taekwon‑Doists and the family members of the ITF Dear all, Now we are seeing out the year 2019 which recorded a new landmark in the history of Taekwon‑Do and in the hopeful New Year 2020. The year 2019 was a meaningful year with… read more