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2019 Plovdiv, another New Milestone 

 

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 Fenias Claudio Project

 

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 travel for the next three weeks while the procedure takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa. ...



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. ...

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WT DELEGATION VISITS THE ITF HEADQUATERS 

 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.

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 XXI ITF TAEKWON-DO

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

 

BULGARIA

24-30 AUGUST

2019

 

INFO PACK v.1


2019 NEW YEAR MESSAGE

 

from ITF PRESIDENT PROF. RI YONG SON

26 Dec. 2018


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.


Agreement between ITF and WT

in Pyongyang

 

November 2, 2018

PYONGYANG, DPR KOREA 

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SCHEDULE & INFORMATION

                     

The 100th Birthday Commemoration

of Gen. Choi Hong Hi

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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. 

 

Letter from Master Moulden, President ITF Thailand


A welcome Ceremony.

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 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.


INVITATION

Commemoration of the 100th birthday of

Gen. Choi Hong Hi

Pyongyang, the Capital of the DPRK

from Nov. 9 to 12, 2018 

Korean Taekwon-Do Committee

International Seminar and Special Congress of the PTC in Argentina 

 

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. ...

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The President of the Taekwon-Do Federation of Africa cordially invites you to attend the 4th TFA Congress  

 

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

Time:  19h00

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4th African Taekwon-Do ITF Open Championship

 

Johannesburg, South Africa

30th June to 1st July 2018

 

General Information

Dojang Registration Form

LIABILITY WAIVER

Official Protest Form



THE 7th INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL

ARTS GAMES

 

GENERAL INFORMATION 



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. 


Important message to all ITF members-

20th ITF World Championship

 

From the ITF Vice President and Chairman of the ITF Consultative Council, Prof. Dato Dr. GM Leong Wai Meng.




UKTA 50th Anniversary Celebration

 

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.

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Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the IOC at the ITF Demonstration Performance in Muju, South Korea


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. ...

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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.                                         READ MORE