International Taekwon‑Do Federation

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10 Mar 2020
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 history of Olympic at the specific & personal invitation of the IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach himself. The demonstration took place in the presence of the prominent Dignitaries and Celebrities from the Political & Sports fields including IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach, ex-German Chancellor Dr. Gerhard Schroder, ASOIF President Mr.… read more
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3 Jul 2020
Humanitarian work during Covid-19 pandemic Taekwon‑Do Association of India The COVID-19 pandemic in India is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019.  The first case of COVID-19 in India was reported on 30 January 2020. As of 26 June 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has confirmed a total of 490,401 cases, 285,636 recoveries and 15,301… read more
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2 Jul 2020
2 July 2020: In recognition of World Sports Journalists Day observed annually on July 2nd, ITF President, Professor Ri Yong Son pays tribute to all sports journalists in promoting sports. Facts about the #World #Sports #Journalists #Day: • World Sports Journalists Day was established by the International Sports Press Association (ISPA) in 1994 to mark the 70th anniversary of its… read more
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26 Jun 2020
In times of need Kind donations by Master Graham Moulden and Sabum Rachanok ITF Thailand The setbacks faced by millions around the world as results of the Covid-19 Pandemic are many and varied and the impacts on everyday life devastating. Clearly there have been attempts by Governments to soften the damage by way of financial aid to businesses and individuals and in some cases this aid… read more
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14 Jun 2020
In loving memory of the Founder of Taekwon‑Do, we celebrate the life lived by our beloved General Choi Hong Hi and all he achieved in his lifetime.  May his legacy continue to serve the many millions of people globally through his moral precepts and foundation lift behind. In commemoration of the 18th Memorial Anniversary of the Founder of Taekwon‑Do General Choi Hong Hi, we… read more
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12 May 2020
Grand Masters and Masters, Dear Members, Ladies and Gentlemen, May I take this opportunity to express my thanks and appreciation to all of you regardless of your affiliated organization for your continuous support and deep attention to the development of Taekwon‑Do worldwide in this unprecedented difficult time. Needless to say, in this situation, our No. 1 priority is given to… read more
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25 Apr 2020
Mrs. Trine Isaksen, wife of Master Christian Isaksen, Dearest Trine, your children and family members, I would like to express my sincere condolences and sympathy to you and your children on the sudden passing of Master Christian Isaksen. I have known Master Christian Isaksen personally for many years. I met him for the first time in 1984 in Sisimiut during the Greenland National… read more
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21 Apr 2020
Dear Members, 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. Encouraging our members to practice traditional techniques anywhere at any time and promoting ITF Taekwon&… read more
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16 Apr 2020
Today, 16. 4. 2020 celebrates its 56th birthday President ITF, prof. Ri Yong Son. On behalf of all ITF members from around the world, we wish you good health in your hard work. Happy birthday to you, Mr. President! ITF HQ read more
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12 Apr 2020
Produced in (2019), this was featured on D.P.R.K. National TV. read more
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11 Apr 2020
In celebration of the 65th Naming of Taekwon‑Do, ITF HQ is offering a 20% discount on the digital ITF Condensed Encyclopedia available on Amazon's Kindle platform. Link:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07QMHVFKG For a limited time period, the reduced price is marked down and available from April 11th. ITF HQ read more
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10 Apr 2020
DAEDO APPROVED ITF EQUIPMENT! Special promotion to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of Naming of Taekwon‑Do On-line orders: 20% discount on Daedo ITF section www.daedo.com/gb/ITF NGB orders: 10% discount on orders places by email to marketing@daedo.com. Minimum order amount  300€. Promotion valid from April 11 through May 11, 2020. read more
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10 Apr 2020
Dear NGB Representatives, Grand Masters, and Masters, Over the last two years, we have been working saliently to convert the ITF Condensed Taekwon‑Do Encyclopedia into a digital version, now available on the Amazon Kindle platform. The decision came in a pledge to afford ITF members a digital version that can complement their modern lifestyles. Available for order globally on the… read more
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8 Apr 2020
ITF EB Members and NGB Representatives, ITF Grand Masters, Masters, Instructors and Practitioners, All Taekwon‑Do colleagues and related people, Dear Members, I, on behalf of the International Taekwon‑Do Federation, would like to extend my warm congratulations to all the Taekwon‑Doists and related people of the entire world on the specific occasion of the 65th… read more
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18 Mar 2020
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… read more
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16 Mar 2020
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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9 Mar 2020
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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28 Feb 2020
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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6 Feb 2020
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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5 Feb 2020
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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8 Jan 2020
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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6 Jan 2020
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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30 Dec 2019
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
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16 Dec 2019
Open tournament “European King of Taekwon‑Do ITF 2019“ As every December since 2013, the city of Thessaloniki has been hosting athletes from all over the world to compete in one of the most important Greek open tournament of the year, to become the next King of Taekwon‑do in every category and enjoy the beautiful city of Thessaloniki where some of the best Taekwon‑Do… read more
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4 Dec 2019
26th - 27th of October 2019  the annual International Taekwon‑do ITF championship - European Challenge Tournament  “Baltic Amber Cup 2019” was held at Riga National Sports Hall.    The Baltic Amber Cup is being organized in the Capital of  Latvian Republic in Riga for the tenth time and has become a common tradition for those who support a healthy lifestyle and are passionate… read more
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4 Dec 2019
On November 12 of this year, GM Hwang Ho Yong - IX Dan ITF, ITF Senior Vice President and President of the ITF Technical and Education Committee, from Prague - Czech Republic, arrived to Peru to deliver the Technical Seminar for Color Belts and Black Belts, was received by a Black Belt retinue chaired by Master Enrique Deacon - VIII Dan ITF - NGB Peru. Also, arrived in Peru, Master… read more
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1 Dec 2019
We are glad to inform you that the 31st DELHI STATE ITF Taekwon‑do CHAMPIONSHIP was held successfully at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi from 28th November to 01st December 2019.  The event was organized by “TAEKWON‑DO FEDERATION OF DELHI” under the Chairmanship of Grand Master Dr. Rajendran Balan, President of TFD & TAI of Master Rachana Chourasia Rajendran the Secretary… read more
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27 Nov 2019
NATIONAL FITE OPEN 2019 "MEMORIAL ALFREDO DE BONIS HERRERA" As the great Alberto Cortez said in his lyrics "When a friend leaves there is an empty space, which cannot fill it with the arrival of another friend ......" And so it was, Don Alfredo De Bonis Herrera went away ..... So when its light was physically turned off, the F.I.T.E. immediately began to visualize how it could honor one… read more
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26 Nov 2019
International Instructor Course and International Technical Seminar with Grand Master Hwang Ho Yong in Vienna, Austria. From 22nd to 24th November, 2019, in Vienna, Austria, Austrian National Taekwon‑do Federation with president Sabum Nim Dalibor Medic, hosted International Instructor Course and International Technical Seminar conducted by Grand Master Hwang Ho Yong.   There were… read more