Gen. Choi Hong-Hi
Taekwon-Do was devised, studied and completed by Gen. Choi Hong Hi of Korea and brought into the world as modern martial arts.
Gen. Choi Hong Hi had to practice Karate of Japan because Korea was under its colonial occupation for over 36 years. Korea was liberated from Japanese colonial rule in 1945. ...
ITF President Prof. RI Yong Son
I on behalf of the International Taekwon-Do Federation(ITF) would like to extend my heartfelt thanks and congratulations to all the Taekwon-Doists the world over who have been devoting themselves to the worldwide development and evolution of the original Taekwon-Do, the legacy of the late Gen. Choi Hong Hi, the Legendary Founder of Taekwon-Do and 1st ITF President. ... Read more
THE TALKS HELD BETWEEN ITF AND WTF
The talks between the ITF President Prof. RI Yong Son and the WTF President Dr. CHOUE Chungwon have taken place in the friendly atmosphere in Lausanne, Switzerland on 3 May 2017.
WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL TAEKWON-DOISTS THE WORLD OVER ON THE SPECIFIC OCCASION OF THE TEAKWON-DO DAY!
Prof. Ri Yong Son, ITF President
Lausanne, 15 March 2017 - The Athlete voice, compliance and whistleblowing were three leading themes to emerge from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) 13th Annual Symposium held this week at the SwissTech Convention Center (STCC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Convened from 13-15 March under the theme ‘Tackling our Challenges and Strengthening the Future of Clean Sport’. The agency welcomed a record number of delegations over 740 delegates from around the world. ...
Ad-Hoc meeting held
An ever first Ad-Hoc meeting was held in Vienna, Austria from the 8th to the 10th December at the meeting room of ITF Headquarters.
The Meeting was initiated by Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, ITF President at the Enlarged Executive Board Meeting held in Pyongyang in June of this year during the festivities of 50th anniversary of the Foundation of ITF, legacy of our beloved General Choi Hong Hi. READ MORE
The Open Cup of CIS & World Cup Taekwon-Do ITF Championships
The Open Cup of CIS & World Cup Taekwon-Do ITF Championships for its 3rd edition held in Minsk, Belarus from the 2nd to the 5th December 2016 were concluded with success. The events were attended by 1266 persons out of which 941competitors from 39 teams of 19 countries.
Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, the widow of late Gen. Choi Hong Hi, welcomes Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President
Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President, paid his historical visit to Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, the widow of late General Choi Hong Hi, Founder of Taekwon-Do & First President of ITF.
The reception for Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President, was made by Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, in person, at her residence in Toronto, Canada on 16th October this year. ... READ MORE
ITF Honorary Certificate of 9th Dan to Pope Francis
At the informal Enlarged Meeting of the ITF Executive Board held in Andria, Italy on 6th September 2016 during the 12th Junior & 7th Veteran ITF World Taekwon-Do Championships, Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President entrusted GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva, the ITF Vice-President with his mandatory commission to present the ITF Honorary Certificate of 9th Dan to Pope Francis on the specific occasion of canonizing Mother Terresa in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
Thousands of people packed in the Square to witness the Ceremony where Pope Francis was receiving the ITF Honorary Certificate of 9th Dan from GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva, the ITF Vice-President.
This promotion will be of such great echo to reach the whole martial arts across the world with real ITF values.
ITF Headquarters, Vienna, Austria
THE 20th TAEKWON-DO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
PYONGYANG, DPR KOREA
MARCH 4, 2017
ITF International Technical Seminar
24 Y 25
Taekwon-Do Cup of Friendship
March 11-12th 2017
PROMOTER: Taekwon-Do Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina ORGANIZER:Taekwon-Do club “Prnjavor”
The ITUK are to host an official ITF International Instructors Course on 25th / 26th February 2017.
Conducted by Grand Master Harkess, ITF EB member.
IIC information (pdf)
INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL SEMINAR & INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR COURSE
conducted by Grandmaster Prof. KIM UNG CHOL 9th Degree – Chairman of ITF Tournament Committee
3 - 5 February 2017
ITF France Taekwon-Do
ITF International Umpire Course
Prague, Czech Republic
on January 27-29, 2017
Grand Master Michael E. Prewett
ITF UMPIRE RULES
TOKA ITF National Congress
The Taekwon-Do ORO KWAN ARGENTINA -TOKA - ITF- National Congress was held in the framework of the Forum with the Government of the Province of Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
Chaired by GM. Osvaldo Rios OLIVERO, PTA President, the event was attended by official Government officials and Taekwon-Do Instructors.
National Technical Seminar
A National Taekwon-Do Technical Seminar was held on 18th-19th March 2017 in
the City of Santiago Del Estero, ARGENTINA, the hosting venue of coming
PANAMERICAN GAMES 2017.
The Seminar was conducted by PTC President GM. OSVALDO RIOS OLIVERO.
National Instructor Course
on 11th-12th March 2017
in the City of Tucuman
GM. ADOLFO VILLANUEVA, ...
Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva in Brazil
The 1st ITF International Technical Seminar with Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva was held at the city of Brasília from 17th to 19th March 2017 ...