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Plovdiv City of Bulgaria, European Cultural Capital for 2019 hosted the 21st ITF Taekwon‑Do World Championship putting another new milestone for the promotion of original Taekwon‑Do all over the world. The City, proud of long history of its tradition reserved unparallel generosity and jealous hospitality to all the participants who came in this lovely land from different parts of the planet to attend the event thus displaying high skills of Taekwon‑Do techniques and moral aspects through the whole process of competitions.   The Championship took place from 25 th  August to 31st August 2019 at the inner Stadium “Colodrum” in Plovdiv under the presence of more than 1500 competitors, coaches… read more
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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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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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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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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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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
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An ITF International Instructor Course, conducted by Grandmaster Francis Barrett, was held in Dublin, Ireland from the 19th to 20th of October. This seminar was attended by practitionersfrom RITA schools from around the country and some guests from the UK, which is always good to see. The grades attending ranged from black tag to 8th degree black belt. On day one Grand Master Barrett… read more
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The historical  14th PanAm Taekwon ‑ Do Games have concluded with the grand success in the history of original ITF in the USA,which was held in Ocala, Florida USA June 21 to June 23, 2019 The 14th PanAm Taekwon ‑ Do Games were organized by the United States Official Taekwon‑Do Organization under the chairmanship of Sabum Jose Montero. The  Local  largest government authorities of… read more
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Today we commemorate the 101st birthday of the Legendary Founder of Gen. Choi Hong Hi, who was born on November 9th, 1918. On the occasion of this special day, we come to cherish those unforgettable days spent with Gen. Choi Hong Hi including running seminars and it is without a doubt that his words still echo in our minds when even we step into the dojang. We recall the great… read more
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On October 25, 2019, the National Meeting of Masters of the Federation of Argentine Associations of Taekwon‑Do - FAAT- NGB ITF Original-Official was held in the city of Termas de Río Hondo-Santiago del Estero. The Halls of the Museum of the International Hot Spring Museum of Rio Hondo hosted such an important event. At the opening of the meeting he was giving the welcome words… read more
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The 8th IMGC Games will be held in Italy from 30 October to 3rd November, 2019. The International Martial Art Games Committee is a non-governmental and non-profit international martial art organization contributing to Martial Art Sports, on educational, scientific and technical levels through the international and regional martial art events. The International Martial Art Games… read more
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Dear Presidents Grand Masters, Masters and Coaches of Taekwon‑Do ITF, After six years of continuous efforts to improve, grow and optimize our Greek Open Taekwondo ITF tournament, we are honored to welcome you to the 7th Greek Open “European King of Taekwon‑Do” Championship, which will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece, on December 14th-15th, 2019. Our tournament is… read more
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From 11th to 13th Oct.2019 ITF International Instructor Course & International Technical Seminar was held in a big success in Didcot, England by Grand Master Gary Miller . 65 ITF Masters and  black belt holders from sevral countries attended at this seminar and course.  Internatiuonal Instructor teaching and training according to the Plan of IIC & IST Documents, including: Theory of… read more
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Greenland Taekwon‑Do Federation celebrated 40th Anniversary of its foundation. Greenland Taekwon‑Do Federation celebrated the colourful 40th Anniversary of its foundation on the occasion of the National Taekwon‑Do Championships from 11th Oct.-13th Oct.2019 in Nuuk, Greenland. Prof. Ri Yong Son, ITF President, Master Kim Chol Gyu, ITF Finance and Administration Director… read more
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The Single Stadium will be one of the venues of the Taekwon‑Do World Cup in 2020 that will take place in October next year in Santiago del Estero (Argentina). This was confirmed at the ITF Congress held in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). read more
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  Since 2018 the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF produces, in cooperation with nationwide TV channel Sport5, a quarterly TV documentary called TAEKWON‑DO MAGAZINE. This magazine is dedicated to all those interested in Taekwon‑Do, the modern Korean art of self-defense, and each 15-minute episode contains 3 new interesting reports from the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF.… read more
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For some time now, the International Taekwon‑Do Federation (ITF) and World Taekwondo (WT) have come closer together. The two governing bodies of Taekwondo signed a Protocol of Accord and held several joint demonstrations, most notably at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and this year at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.… read more
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Dear ITF Friends and esteemed Colleagues,  We are elated with joy that we can share we have moved ahead and began, as of this week, to build Bsb Fenias Cláudio's prosthetic leg. While we are still $4,000 away from reaching our needed budget target, the International Taekwon‑Do Federation of South Africa (ITFSA) has stepped in to temporarily cover accommodation, food and… read more
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... Dear Grand Masters and Masters, Dear ITF Leadership, Dear NGB's and participants, It is a great pleasure once again to welcome the Taekwon–Do ITF elite in the city of Plovdiv.I am looking forward to meeting you all at the biggest ITF event and I hope that you and your members will enjoy a pleasant and unforgettable experience in Bulgaria, one which we can all be proud of and… read more
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Since 2018 the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF produces, in cooperation with nationwide TV channel Sport5, a quarterly TV documentary called TAEKWON‑DO MAGAZINE. This magazine is dedicated to all those interested in Taekwon‑Do, the modern Korean art of self-defense, and each 15-minute episode contains 3 new interesting reports from the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF. The… read more
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Since 2018 the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF produces, in cooperation with nationwide TV channel Sport5, a quarterly TV documentary called TAEKWON‑DO MAGAZINE. This magazine is dedicated to all those interested in Taekwon‑Do, the modern Korean art of self-defense, and each 15-minute episode contains 3 new interesting reports from the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF. The… read more
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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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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. On this meaningful day, there is a historical Joint… read more
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April 6th, 2019 was a historic 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. WT delegation was warmly welcomed to their ever-first… read more
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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… read more
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Distinguished ITF EB members, Dear NGB Representatives and Grand Masters and Masters, Dear ITF Members, Taekwon‑Do artists and practitioners, As the glorious year of 2018 comes to a close, we now welcome the New Year 2019 with great hopes. Availing this opportunity, I would like to send my sincerest New Year greetings to the Vice-Presidents and EB member of the ITF, the… read more
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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… read more
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On 25th May - 4th June 2018, the National Sports Tournament for its second edition took place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia concluded by Taekwon‑Do Demonstration performed by 600 Taekwon‑Do practitioners of ITF Cambodia to start with its President in person Mr. Keo Remy, President of Human Rights Committee of Cambodian Congress. The event was honored by the presence of Cambodian… read more
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A welcome Ceremony for Cambodian winners at the 9th Asian Taekwon‑Do Championship in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia was held on 22nd May at the building of the Cabinet of Cambodia. The ceremony was honored by the presence of Cambodian Government Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Hun Sen accompanied by Deputy Prime Ministers, Minister of Sports along with VIPs of governmental level, Taekwon‑Do… read more