Founder of Taekwon-Do 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, ...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO TAEKWON-DO!!!
The April 11th, 2019 is the 64th anniversary day of the naming of “Taekwon-Do” by Gen. Choi Hong Hi. Celebrating this day, we are all in missing for Gen. Choi Hong Hi, our father and teacher and our hearts are in a full determination to implement and complete his last words and remain loyal to his valuable legacy to the end. ...
April 6th 2019 was an historical and significant day for the International Taekwon-Do Federation and World Taekwondo. As planned, the WT Delegation headed by Dr. Chungwon Choue, President of World Taekwondo paid a visit to the ITF Headquarters in Vienna, Austria and held friendly talks with Prof. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President.
Agreement between International Taekwon-Do Federation & World Taekwon-do
An Agreement between ITF & WT was adopted on the 2nd November 2018 in Pyongyang, DPR of Korea following the bilateral consultations with regards to the integration between two Federations.
Prof. Ri Yong Son, President of International Taekwon-Do Federation and Dr. Chungwon CHOUE, President of World Taekwon-do ratified the given Agreement. The signing ceremony was honoured by the presence of Prof. GM. Hwang Ho Yong, Senior Vice-President, Mr. Kim Chol Gyu, Director of Finance & Administration and Mr. Choi Hyong Chol, Deputy Chairman of Finance & Market Standing committee on the side of ITF
headed by its President Prof. Ri Yong Son and of Mr. Hossein Rafaty, Secretary General, Mr. Ahmed Fouly, president of Taekwon-do Federation of Africa, Mr. John Kotsifas, President of Taekwon-do Federation of Oceania, Mr. Angelo Cito, Member of the WT Executive Board & President of Taekwon-do Federation of Italy and Mr. Eil Chul Kim, Deputy General Secretary Manager on the side of WT headed by its President Dr. Chungwon Choue.
Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the IOC at the ITF Demonstration Performance in Muju, South Korea
ITF Demonstration Team performed at the Kukkiwon
ITF Demonstration Team headed by
Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son in South Korea
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.
The 16th National ITF Taekwon-Do Championship of Afghanistan
Over 120 Taekwon-Do athletes from four provinces Kabul, Herat, Badakhshan and Balkh took part at the 16th National Taekwon-Do ITF Championship of Afghanistan held on 17th-18th of Jan 2019.
Due to unstable and risky situation in the country, AANTA representatives from other provinces of Afghanistan could not participate.
The competition was held at Dashta Barchi modern sport hall with a very positive impression on all the attendees.
Official PTC report
Having finished the special Congress of the PTC. And International Seminar in the cities of San Miguel de Tucuman and Buenos Aires- Argentina, which had the illustrious visits of the President of the ITF Prof. Master Ri Yong Son and the Chairman Thecnical Committee of ITF GM Hwang Ho Yong. ...
The Championship was organized by Göteborgs TK-D club and Taekwon-Do Sweden last weekend, 24/3, in Göteborg, Sweden.
There were approximately 120 participants from Greenland, Serbia and Sweden. The Championship, started at 10.00 AM ended at 17.00 PM including Tul, Matsoki, Special Techniques and Power Breaking. It was a real success.
ITF UMPIRE RULES
THE 15th BIG APPLE
HOSTED BY NAFT & SANCIONED BY ITF
OCTOBER 12th and 13th - 2019
GM Osvaldo Rios Olivero
5,6,7 de Julio 2019
International Technical Seminar ITF
IMGC Germany e.V.
ITF Senior Vice-President, Chairman of ITF Technical & Education Committee
GM Hwang Ho Yong
The 40th Anniversary Championship of
Honduran Association of Taekwon-Do ITF
30 MARZO 2019