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.
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. ...
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.
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
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
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 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