Bringing Singapore Taekwon-Do to greater heights
Imagine a sport where children as young as 6 compete alongside adults in their 40s. Far from being sedentary, these children threw kicks and punches, like the adults. They showed an international panel of judges and umpires just why they should win a medal at the 2018 International Taekwon-Do Federation (I.T.F.) Singapore Invitational Championships. ...
The 15th South & West India ITF Taekwon-Do Sub-Junior,Junior,Senior and Veteran Chamionships were held successfully at V.K. Krishna Menon Indoor Stadium, Kozhikhode, Kerala from 19th to 21st October 2018. The Championships recorded 460 Taekwon-Do players from 7 South & Western States of India who competed in Individual Sparring, Individual Tuls, Team Tuls, Team Sparring and Self-Defence Routine events. Lots of VIPs and Government Officials honoured the event with their presence. The event was organized by “United Taekwon-Do Association of Kerala” which is affiliated to “The Taekwon-Do Association of India (ITF), NEW DELHI”, the sole representative of “The International Taekwon-Do Federation”, Vienna, Austria.
The Seminar witnessed students from various parts of Delhi.
The event was organized by “TAEKWON-DO FEDERATION OF DELHI” which is affiliated to “TAEKWON-DO ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (ITF)”, sole representative of “INTERNATIONAL TAEKWON-DO FEDERATION” Vienna, Austria.
1418 students (640-White Belts to Yellow Stripes), (398-Yellow to Green Stripes) and (380-Green Belts to Black Belts) besides 100 ITF Black Belt Instructors from all over Delhi and surrounding areas participated in the event.
The 3rd INTENRATIONAL OPENING OF TAEKWON-DO ITF EL SALVADOR 2018 INDEPENDENCE CUP, COMMEMORATING 197 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE COUNTRY IN CENTRAL AMERICA, took place on September 29, 2018, in the capital of San Salvador, in the NATIONAL PALACE OF SPORTS OF EL SALVADOR INDES under the participation of lots of competitors from five countries HONDURAS, GUATEMALA, NICARAGUA, COSTA RICA AND EL SALVADOR.
The general medallion is as following; 1.HONDURAS 2.EL SALVADOR 3.NICARAGUA 4.GUATEMALA. 5.COSTA RICA,
6th Black Belt National Physical Seminar & Technical Seminar and 1st National Coach Course
The 6th Black Belt National Physical Seminar & Technical Seminar and the 1st National Coach Course were held at Don Bosco School, Panaji, Goa from 28th September to 01st October 2018 to be concluded with success under the participation of total 245 students and 117 black belts from over 20 States of India.
Technical Seminar 1st ever after Gen.Choi‘s time
In Vienna, Austria, 21-23 September, there had been held an International Instructor Course and an International Technical Seminar conducted by Grand Master Hwang Ho Yong, organized by Austrian National Taekwon-do Federation with president Sabum Dalibor Medic as NGB President.
This is the first International Instructor Course and International Technical Seminar held in Vienna since the time of General
Choi Hong Hi.
Those instructor course participants were happy to attend this course at the Dojang in ITF HQs building where our beloved Gen.Choi had used to give seminar. There were more than 60 participants from several countries such as from UK, USA, Netherlands, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria, Cyprus, Spain, Belgium and Czech Republic. At the end of the International Instructor Course, Grand Master Hwang Ho Yong gave a test for those International Instructor candidates. International Technical Seminar was organized in Sports Hall where Sabum Nim Dalibor Medic has his Dojang. After International Instructor Course and International Technical Seminar there had been tests for International Instructor qualification and Dan promotion by Grand Master Hwang Ho Yong. Sabum Dalibor Medic, one of the pioneers of ITF in Austria, made a good job to have arranged a good preparation of this successful course and seminar. On this occasion, ANTF would like to express a sincere thanks to all participants and wish to hold a regular International Instructor Course and International Technical Seminar here in Vienna where ITF HQs is situated and it cherishes Gen.Choi’s activity legacy.
Nepal ITF celebrated its 21st anniversary in Kathmandu on 7th August 2018.
Mr. Chauchi Dangol and Mr. Rubika Khadka were awarded as best Players of the Year. Sabum Ashish Karki was awarded as the best instructor of the Year. NITF Founder/Former President Sabum Raj Kumar Thapa, NITF Vice-President Kalpadip Rai, NITF Secretary General Sabum Anju Rawat and NITF
The 6th South Asian Invitational International Taekwon-Do Championship was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 13- 15 July 2018. ...
2018 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
All Afghanistan National Taekwon-Do Association ITF joined this event with demonstrations of team Tuls and Self-Defence Routines in front of thousands athletes affiliated in NOC Afghanistan, NOC President and NOC Board of Directors. Local Media marked this event in its breaking news.
The Tournament was attended by representatives from 13 countries (30 clubs and 250 competitors and over 400 applications.) along with ITF notorious figures such as GM. Kim Ung Chol, ITF Tournament Standing Committee Chair, Master Mario Bogdanov, ITF Vice -President and Master Ruggiero Lanotte, EITF Vice-President of and other Presidents of ITF NGBs. The Tournament was assisted by the administration authorities of the city of Zvornik. In addition to all the results achieved, the Award of “the Best of the Bests” for men competitions was won by Bulgarian competitor Shau Rami and for women, by Czech competitor Katrine Gemkova.
29th North & East India Sub-Junior/Junior/Adult/Veteran Invitational ITF Taekwon-do Championships
The Championships were held from 25th to 27th May 2018 to be concluded with a real success.
422 players including officials from 11 States of India took part in the event.
ITF Instructor Course & ITF International Technical Seminar
in Prague, Czech Republic
on 17th-20th May 2018.
ITF Taekwon-Do Championship HONDURAS 2018
The ITF Taekwon-Do Championship HONDURAS 2018 took place on April 14th and 15th in Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. Honduras.
10th General Choi Hong Hi's Memorial National ITF Championship
Nepal International Taekwon-Do Federation (Nepal ITF) has successfully concluded the 10th General Choi Hong Hi's Memorial National ITF Championship in Lalbandi, Sarlahi on 18th -19th April, 2018. Were attended in the Championship 250 selected players from 5 regions including Nepal Army ITF teams and Nepal Armed Police Force ITF teams along with former Prime Minister, Senior leader of Nepal, Honorable Madhav Kumar Nepal, Parliament members, Nepal Army officials, Nepal
The Championship was organized by Göteborgs TK-D club and Taekwon-Do Sweden last weekend, 24/3, in Göteborg, Sweden.
There were approximately 120 participants from Greenland, Serbia and Sweden. The Championship, started at 10.00 AM ended at 17.00 PM including Tul, Matsoki, Special Techniques and Power Breaking. It was a real success.
Held on 24th -25th March 2018 in Symkent, Southern City of the country, the event recorded more than 500 competitors, umpires, and coaches all comprised from 12 major cities of the hosting country, Novosibirsk and Saint-Petersburg of Russia, Kirghizstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The event was a great success.
The 6th South Asian & Open Taekwondo Championships
Dear Respected President, Secretary General, Masters, Instructors,
South Asian ITF NGBs, South Asian ITF region.
I would like to inform you on behalf of Nepal ITF all the details of the 6th SATC prepared by the latter that you can find out in the attachment files. ... READ MORE
Attended by Presidents and Representatives of National Governing Bodies from Malaysia, Singapour, Indonesia, Phillippines, Thailand and Cambodia, the Congress disscussed about the likelihood of the inclusion of our Taekwon-Do in SEA Olympic Games to be held in 2023, in Cambodia. The Congress summarized also the reports of activities of ITF NGBs of the region. The regional TV and media largely covered the success of the Congress.
ITF Taekwon-Do demonstration performance
ITF Taekwon-Do demonstration performance took place at Build Bright University in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 9th March 2018. The event was honored by the presence of the Rector of the University along with all the participants of SOUTH-EAST Taekwon-Do Federation’s Congress.
Held on 7th-9th February 2018, the event was honored by the presence of high ranking people from Mongolian Government along with H.E. Mr. O Sung Ho, ambassador of DPR of Korea in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Ambassador and the advisor of President of Mongolia presented respectively congratulatory speech at the opening ceremony followed by the hoisting of the national colors of two countries. More than 400 practitioners from 18 Taekwon-Do clubs competed in different disciplines; Pattern, Sparring, Power & Self-Defense routine. The event was a real success.
ITF TAEKWON-DO Demonstration
The event was organized by TAI on 28th January 2018 at New Delhi to commemorate the 76th Birthday of the Great Leader of DPR of Korea H.E. KIM JONG IL. Mr. KYE CHUN YONG, the Ambassador of DPR of Korea was the Chief Guest and invitee of the event joined by other members from the DPR Korean Embassy in New Delhi, India.
As part of the cultural and sports exchange between the Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic, demonstration performances and master classes for Syrian children and adolescents were held from January 29 to February 4. Athletes from the Russian Union of Martial Arts presented a program including 11 types of martial arts.The Federation of the Taekwondo of the ITF of Russia were represented by: President of the ITF Federal Agency for Science and Technology, Academician of the State Academy of Sciences of the Russian Academy of Education Seyranov S.G., The First Vice-President of the ITF FTR, Grand Master, 9 Dan Kalashnikov Yu.B., Honored Master of Sports of the Russian Federation Andrey Krylov and Piksayev Evgeny and master of sports of the Russian Federation Musaev Musa.
The videos and photos are posted on the official website of the Taekwondo Federation of Russia
The first ITF Cambodia “Junior & Children Taekwon-Do Tournament of Honorary President Cup” was held on 3rd -4th February 2018 under the presence of ITF Cambodia President, Honorary President and Director in charge of Sport of the Ministry of Education, Youth & Sport along with its officials. High ranking officials of the Government and H.E. Ambassador of DPR of Korea joined the event. At the closing ceremony, the awarding of medals was carried out under full coverage of TV and radio of the country.
ITF Srpska in Pyongyang in September 2017
The ITF International Technical Seminar
The event sanctioned by the ITF HQs was organized by the ITF Ukraine from 21st to 21st January 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Conducted by Master Kim Yong Bin, it was a real success.
A Taekwon-Do Demonstration took place at Moscow on 20th-21st January in the framework of "The 3rd Moscow Taekwon-Do Cup Tournament". The event was attended by more than one thousand competitors, high Dan holders and Taekwon-Do relevant officials. The Opening Ceremony witnessed the perfection of Taekwon-Do techniques and skills performed by many of Taekwon-Do high Dan holders to start with Mst. Ri Yong Il.
AGRANI BANK 9TH NATIONAL & 4TH BANGLADESH CUP TAEKWON-DO CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Agrani Bank 9th National and 4th Bangladesh Cup Taekwon-Do Championships were successfully organized, in Sohid Sohorowardi Indoor Stadium, Mirpur Dhaka, on 31st December 2017 and 1st January 2018.
The opening ceremony was honored by the presence of Mohammad Shams Ul Islam, Managing Director & CEO of Agrani Bank Limited and Mr. Shyama Prasad Bepari, Joint Secretary & Project Director of Ministry of Education in charge of Higher Secondary Stipend Project as Special Guests. Bashundhara Group Taekwon-Do Team was Champion in Senior Male division and Agrani Bank Female Taekwon-Do Team was Champion in Senior Female division.
The following events were held from 25th to 30th December 2017.
1.64th National Technical & Theory ITF Taekwon-Do Seminar
2.18th National Umpire & Refreshing ITF Taekwon-Do Course
3.32nd National Sub-Junior/Junior/Senior/
Veteran ITF Taekwon-Do Championships.
A total of 968 players from 21 States of India participated in the events honored by the attendance of many Government officials who applauded its success.
In accordance with the TAI Constitution & By-Laws, was held the National TAI Congress.
An eventful two day competition brought together Taekwon-Do clubs from around Australia. Master Tam Fook Chee’s Tam Taekwon-Do Mudokwan hosted this event in Valentine Sports Park Stadium with over 250 competitors. During the course of the two day event all competitors showcased their excellence in pattern, special technique and sparring. This positively reflects upon the standard of Taekwon-Do in Australia. ...
The event was organized and held successfully at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi from 30th November to 3rd December 2017 by “TAEKWON-DO FEDERATION OF DELHI” under the Chairmanship of Dr. Advocate Master Rajendran Balan, President of TFD & TAI and Master Rachana Chourasia Rajendran, Secretary General. 7433 Players from 208 Schools and 52 Clubs of Delhi NCR participated in the event. The event witnessed many Government officials, Principles and parents from various strata of Delhi NCR who applauded the successful conclusion of the event.
Well organized, with more than 200, Competitors, Technical Staffs and Referees all comprised, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Honduras attended the event.
The event was sponsored by the Government of the Tourist City of Jaco, in the Pacific Coast. The Championship was a great success for everyone.
ITFS invitational Championship 2017
The Championship was held on 19th November 2017 (Sunday) at Choa Chu Kang Community Club, Singapore and concluded with success its work under the leadership of the Organizing Committee consisting of Ong John Kgee as Chairman, Chua Hong Liang as Secretary, Chew Keng Kok as Treasurer, Ong John Teck as Technical and Nelson Kah Heng as Demo planner.
60 competitors attended from 10 clubs Training Centers including 2 oversea team from Malaysia listed as below :
1) Jurong East (Yuhua) RC Club
2) Micasa Neighbourhood committee club
3) Chua Chu Kang RC club
4) Tampines Resident committee club
5) Bukit Batok Resident committee club
6) Jalan Kayu Resident committee Club
7) ITFS Alliance club
8) Jurong west central RC club
9) Johor team, Malaysia
10) Perak Team, Malaysi
This is a training conducted by the Chief Instructor Sabumnim Henintsoa Fidèle ANDRIAMANANJARA, in the countryside. There is no gymnasium but the training is in the classroom, we have to move the tables and chairs.