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. Franceso… read more
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4 Jul 2022
16th UAE ITF TAEKWON‑DO Technical Seminar & Black Belt Exam concluded Successfully at MovenPick Hotel and Apartments Bur Dubai, on 2nd July 2022. Total 52 students participated in different belts. We did the seminar and Black Belt Exam 3 sections. The 1st section morning 9 to 1 pm for Green Belt and above, 2nd section 2 pm to 4 pm for Red Belt and above and 3rd section after 4 pm Black… read more
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4 Jul 2022
On Saturday, July 2nd, the Official Chilean NGB, its Members and its Federations (Fetrech – Fechitat), started their training sessions at the Olympic Training Center in Santiago de Chile. This inaugural session from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm had members from the entire country. The session was overseen by Senior Master Hugo Huerta, President of the Chilean NGB and Fetrech and by Master Osvaldo… read more
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20 Jun 2022
The Extraordinary ITF EB Meeting was held  remotely by video conference on 18th Jun. this year. Present at the meeting were the ITF EB Members together with the invited NGB Representatives from Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, India, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan who had submitted their official applications for the 22nd ITF Taekwon‑Do World Championships to be held in next year 2023. At the… read more
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25 May 2022
Hereby we proudly announce the 5th anniversary of the foundation of the United States Official Taekwon‑Do Organization USOTO. During an online meeting on May 22, 2022 between the directors and selected outstanding instructors and students of our organization, we celebrated the 5th anniversary of the foundation of our organization.  After salud and bowing to our masters, we remembered… read more
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13 May 2022
On 12th May 2022, the President of the Republic of Croatia Zoran Milanović received a delegation of the Croatian Traditional ITF Taekwon‑Do Federation and athletes, national team members who competed at the European Championship in Traditional ITF Taekwon‑Do, held in Poreč, Croatia at the end of March this year. At the meeting, the representatives of the ITF Taekwon‑Do Federation… read more
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8 May 2022
Due to the great interest last year, the International Taekwondo Federation has also allowed the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF to hold the ITF International Instructor Course online again in 2022. The course was personally led by Korean Grand Master, Prof. Hwang Ho Yong (9th dan), Chairman of the ITF Technical and Educational Committee, together with his assistants, Master Martin Zámečník and… read more
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26 Apr 2022
Master RACHANA CHOURASIA RAJENDRAN, 8th Dan Black Belt, THE Secretary General of Taekwon‑Do Association of India, was felicitated with AWARD of “BHARAT GAURAV SAMMAN" at “AAZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV & 75th year of Indian Independence” held on 22 April 2022 at HOUSE OF LORDS, PARLIAMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM in LONDON, by MEENAKSHI LEKHI, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and… read more
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26 Apr 2022
The 67th anniversary of Taekwon‑Do was celebrated by many members of "Taekwon‑Do Association of India" at various states of India and everyone pladged to make this world a peaceful place to live in as per the oath of Taekwon‑Do. The members of Karnataka also gave food and presented a demonstration in the School of Disabled under the leadership of Master Pradeep Janardhana at Bangalore.  read more
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20 Apr 2022
 “Mangyongdae Prize” National Martial Arts Championship in celebration of the Sun’s Day On the occasion of the Sun’s Day, the “Mangyongdae Prize” National Martial Arts Championship was held from 8th to 18th April,2022 in Pyongyang, DPR Korea. Over 60 events of several disciplines such as Taekwon‑Do, Wushu, Paduk were organized in the Championship and more than 600 male & female athletes… read more
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19 Apr 2022
The Mongolian International Taekwon‑Do Federation has successfully organized the 27th National Taekwon‑Do ITF Championships on April 11-13, 2022 which was held in Ulaanbaatar. There were 565 athletes participating in the Championships from 21 clubs who competed in 5 events. Also, the 67th Taekwondo birth anniversary was celebrated at the first day of the championships.  Furthermore, the… read more
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15 Apr 2022
Also in 2022, the International Taekwondo Federation has allowed the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF to hold an online ITF International Technical Seminar. The leadership of the seminar was once again taken personally by the Korean Grand Master Prof. Hwang Ho Yong, together with his assistants, Master Martin Zamecnik and Master Ondrej Vrabel. The actual two-day seminar then took place… read more
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11 Apr 2022
The International Umpire Course ended in success.  It was broadcast live via YouTube and those from Chile, Morocco, Spain, USA, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Argentina, and others who joined at the last minute. A special greeting and thanks to Grand Master Michael Prewett for his contribution and professional dedication to this sporting phase of Original Taekwon‑do. Thanks… read more
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29 Mar 2022
-This Sunday, March 27, 2022, the ITF Dominican National Taekwon‑do Association ANTID successfully concluded its combat seminary, led by the world champion Julio Peralta VI Dan. -More than 50 participants from all over the country participated in this seminary. -Our seminary began at 10:00 am with the formation of the participants, then we greeted the world champion Julio Peralta. … read more
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23 Mar 2022
A Giant Leap to an upper realm of Taekwon‑Do in IRAN Iran ITF Taekwon‑Do Association, established 2006, after more than 30 years of the time that ITF Taekwon‑Do had been fade out of the known martial arts in IRAN. After about 2 years of correspondences and with ITF HQ, a group of Iranian Taekwon‑Do lovers been successful to form Iran ITF Taekwon‑Do Association and receiving  the ITF HQ… read more
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19 Mar 2022
The ITF Executive Board Meeting was held remotely by video conference on 19th Mar. 2022.  President RI Yong Son welcomed the participants and presented his greetings & congratulations to all ITF members through the participants on the occasion of the 56th Anniversary of ITF Foundation. The meeting was attended by the EB members and some relevant personnel invited. The participants have… read more
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15 Mar 2022
The UK Taekwon‑Do Association, celebrating its 55th anniversary, conducted a National Seminar & Black Belt Grading in Moray Sports Centre, Elgin, Scotland from 4th–6th March 2022. The Seminar was conducted by UKTA President GM John Williamson of Scotland, ITF Wales President GM John Taylor, and EITF Umpire Committee member GM Gary Miller of England. All 24 patterns were practiced and… read more
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8 Mar 2022
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022 the ITF Women’s Committee presents a collage of photos of ITF women across the world. Each female practitioner is shown in dobok to represent our strength, friendship, connection and indomitable spirit in the art we love. We then reveal a different part of our lives showing our service to our communities and the many talents we bring to… read more
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7 Mar 2022
2022 ITF Taekwondo Championship of Uzbekistan among juniors was held on March 5-6 at the Yunusabad Sports Complex in Tashkent. At the championship, participants competed in the ITF's individual and Team Tournaments. Having been organized by the Ministry of Sports Development and the National Taekwondo Association of Uzbekistan, more than 1,500 athletes from all over the country competed… read more
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7 Mar 2022
The first International Technical Seminar & International Instructors Course to be hosted by the British Isles Taekwon‑Do Federation (BITF) was held on the 25th to 27th February 2022 in Fife, Scotland, UK. Conducted by Grandmaster L Hutchison (BITF President, ITF EB Member, ITF Chairman Junior & Veterans Committee, EITF Vice President, EITF EB Member & Scotland ITF President).… read more
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2 Mar 2022
Today, March 2, 2022 - Marion County, the government of Ocala, was recognized by the International Taekwon‑Do Federation and the Pan American Taekwon‑Do Council - PTC.  In this sense, the President of the PTC GM Ing. Osvaldo Ríos Olivero Together with the President of the NGB ITF of the USA - USOTO José Montero, awarded the ITF Honorary Dan Certificate to the Commissioner of Marion… read more
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28 Feb 2022
The International Instructor Course & International Technical Seminar, was carried out in a total success between February 25, 26 and 27, 2022, at the Webber Center in the city of Ocala - Florida - USA, organized by the USOTO, USA NGB in that city in charge of the Sab. Joseph Montero. This IIC & ITF Seminar, which was declared of interest by the government authorities, for which they… read more
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21 Feb 2022
Today, 02/20/2022, the ITF Taekwon‑do Teaching Methodology Workshop was successfully held, taught by Magister and Instructor VI Dan José Eulises Cruz. The National Association of Dominican ITF Taekwon‑do ANTID, thanks all the participants for the support they gave us so that this workshop was carried out successfully to continue working for a better ITF Taekwon‑do in the Dominican… read more
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7 Feb 2022
From 2 to 6 of February, 2022, the Russian Taekwon‑Do (ITF) Federation successfully completed the ITF Taekwon‑Do Russian National Championships in Sochi, Russia. The Russian Taekwon‑Do (ITF) Federation Tournament Committee fully managed the event through the ITF Integrated Platform.  The City of Sochi hosted 1344 participants, including 1060 athletes competing on 8 Dojangs, 200 Coaches… read more
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5 Feb 2022
The ITF Dominican National Taekwon‑do Association ANTID carries out its first activity of the year 2022, with a national course for corner judges, with the support of more than 30 participants, led by Mr. Lenin Moronta, Director of judges of the association . This workshop is divided into 3 modules, treating in the first module: - The integrity of the judges. - The discipline, ethics… read more
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22 Jan 2022
Due to covid-19 and restrictions in Greenland, it was not possible for the Greenland Taekwon‑Do Federation to hold the national championships in 2020 and 2021. However, we are grateful that the ITF has given us the opportunity for an online pattern challenge which we arranged in November 2020. It was an extraordinary experience for all of us. Instead of championships, it was possible… read more
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18 Jan 2022
The Seminar  was conducted by Abisiniya International Taekwon‑Do Association (Master Aklilu Teka as its representative)  and Sabum Lema Raya(on trip from USA) at Juventus Club, in Addis Ababa from 13th Jan- 16th Jan, 2022 for 4 days.  There attended 250 colore belt students and 210 black belt hoder. In this Seminar, the students have learnt a lot of experience and knowledge  sharing… read more
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2 Jan 2022
Watch the New Year greetings from ITF President Prof. Ri Yong Son for the New Year 2022. read more
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31 Dec 2021
This Saturday, December 11, 2021 we celebrated together the ANTID executive committee led by our president José Eulises Cruz, vice president Shariel Hidalgo, secretary Enemencio Peña, treasurer Yoenny Abreu, member Ivette Ureña, Máximo Boitel and Edgar Santos and other black belts. On this occasion we celebrate our second anniversary of the founding of the National Association of… read more
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26 Dec 2021
An international technical seminar was held on 3-5 December 2021 in Johor Malaysia, organised by International Taekwon‑Do Federation Malaysia. It was conducted by GM Tan Chek Si with the assistances of GM Mohd Azwan Khoo, GM Tan Eng Kiat and Master Lee Sock Cheng. A topic. "Anti-Doping In Sport" was included and presented by Master Lee Sock Cheng. There was a senior gradings after… read more