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.
November 2, 2018
PYONGYANG, DPR KOREA
The 100th Birthday Commemoration
of Gen. Choi Hong Hi
Taekwon-Do Demonstration, Cambodia
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 Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Hun Sen, a number of
governmental level VIP and Ambassadors of different countries in Cambodia followed by twenty thousand spectators. It was a real national gala for Taekwon-Do.
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 practitioners and competitors of different sports disciplines. The Prime Minister highly appreciated all Cambodian winners of Gold medals at the Championship and awarded to them relevant Cambodian decorations. All medias are largely covering the news with their success in competitions. The medal “Mohasereywat”, first category, was specially awarded to Mst. Ri Chol Nam, Korean Taekwon-Do instructor dispatched in Cambodia as ITF representative.
Pyongyang, the Capital of the DPRK
from Nov. 9 to 12, 2018
Korean Taekwon-Do Committee
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. ...
Venue: Uniao Cultural Recreative E Sportiva Portuguesa Portuguese Recreational and Sporting Union Club (Tournament Venue) 4 Eastwood Street Turffontein Johannesburg South Africa
Date: Saturday, 30th June 2018
16 years endeavor!
On January 22, 2018, the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation signed an order No. 49 "On the recognition and Inclusion in the All-Russian Register of Sports and Sports disciplines and changes in the All-Russian Register of Sports" .
The order passed the registration in the Ministry of Justice of Russia to be ratified, on February 13, 2018, under No. 50028.
The ITF Taekwon-Do is now recognized then as a sport under the code number 1020001411Ya.
THE 7th INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL
The 20th Taekwon-Do World Championship
The XIII Panam TAEKWON-DO Games
held in Termas de Rio Hondo -Argentina 2017 under the participation of 1238 competitors from 20 countries. Ever first Original ITF historical Games in the American Continent, 36 GMs and Msts joined the event along with 180 Umpires who officiated 14 Competitions Rings during 6th, 7th and 8th October 2017.
Following is the Final Classification of countries:
1st Argentina, 2nd Chile, 3rd Puerto Rico-Peru, 4th Bolivia- Paraguay, 5th Colombia, 6th USA, 7th México, 8th Uruguay, 9th Honduras, 10th Brazil, 11th Nicaragua, 12th Canada, 13th Guatemala, 14th Grenada, 15th Trinidad and Tobago
The Congress Panam TAEKWON-DO ITF Council took place at the “Hotel Amerian” on 7th October 2017.
From the ITF Vice President and Chairman of the ITF Consultative Council, Prof. Dato Dr. GM Leong Wai Meng.
On 1st July 2017 United Kingdom Taekwon-Do Association (UKTA) hosted a seminar for over 240 participants, including 15 Grandmasters and Masters, from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Spain, Serbia and Netherlands to celebrate 50 years of Taekwon-Do in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the IOC at the ITF Demonstration Performance in Muju, South Korea
Prof. Dato Dr. Grand Master Leong Wai Meng
ITF Vice President
Chairman of ITF Consultative Council
Dear Grand Masters, Masters, NGB Presidents & members,
Re: Why all NGBs must send competitors and/or representative(s) to the ITF World Championship in Pyongyang, DPR Korea in September.
ITF – WTF negotiations at IOC HQ in Switzerland
The ITF and WTF leadership met and negotiated at the IOC HQ two months ago, with the IOC President as arbitrator. The outcome was successful with the ITF and WTF agreeing to joint participation in the Olympic, recognising each others Dan certificates, etc. WTF invites ITF leaders to visit their world championships in Muju, South Korea in July 2017. ITF invites WTF leaders to their world champiosnhips in Pyongyang, DPR Korea in September 2017. … READ MORE
2017 WTF WCs MuJu Korea
The International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) was formed in Seoul Korea on March 22, 1966. It is said that this marked the first time in history that Korea was home to the headquarters for any international organization. When the ITF was founded, it was comprised of nine countries and quickly grew in number. Today well over 100 nations around the world have official governing bodies of the ITF. ...
ITF Demonstration team in Muju, South Korea
The demonstrations made by the Taekwon-Do ITF demonstration team in Muju, Kuki-Seoul City Hall enjoyed great support from viewers, which was great to see. Personally, IOC President Thomas Bach attended part of the meetings and gave his support for the agreements.
The agreement will be signed between the two international federations officially in September, when in Pyongyang will be the Taekwon-Do ITF World Championship, where the Taekwon-Do WTF demonstration team will join, headed by the President of the World Federation.
Master Mario Bogdanov
ITF Vice-president, EITF Vice-president, President Bulgarian Taekwon-Do ITF Federation
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ITF Demonstration Team performed at the Kukkiwon
ITF Demonstration Team headed by Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son in South Korea
Letter from International Taekwon-Do Federation President Prof. RI YONG SON
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.