Haitian Federation of Taekwon-Do ITF at the Grand opening of the youth sports games

The 16th National ITF Taekwon-Do Championship of Afghanistan

Over 120 Taekwon-Do athletes from four provinces Kabul, Herat, Badakhshan and Balkh took part at the 16th National Taekwon-Do ITF Championship of Afghanistan held on 17th-18th of Jan 2019. 

Due to unstable and risky situation in the country, AANTA representatives from other provinces of Afghanistan could not participate. 

The competition was held at Dashta Barchi modern sport hall with a very positive impression on all the attendees.

The Championship was organized by All Afghanistan National Taekwon-Do Association ITF. The competitors presented as always a very good technical skills, especially in the sparring category of children. Medals, Cups and Certificates were awarded to all winners, Umpires, Referees and Coaches.

ITF Taekwon-Do National Umpire Course  


All Afghanistan National Taekwon-Do Association’s National Umpire Course was conducted by Sabum Mohammad Maruf Sharifzada AANTA President and Chairman of Umpire Committee AANTA on 17th January 2019 at the Headquarters of AANTA in Kabul, Afghanistan under the participation of more than 30 relevant umpires.  


 Dr. Master Rajendran Balan, ITF EB Member & President-SATF along with the Indian Team consisting of Master Abdurahiman and Sabum Pradeep Janardhana visited Sri Lanka on the request of Prof. Dr. Dato. GM. Leong Wai Meng, Vice-President of ITF. ...

Singapore Invitational Championships

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. ...

15th South & West India ITF Taekwon-Do Sub-Junior, Junior, Senior and Veteran Chamionships  

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.

66th National ITF Taekwon-Do Technical Seminar

The 66th National ITF Taekwon-Do Technical Seminar was held successfully at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on 13th & 14th October 2018.  

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 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 

Executive Committee Board member Sabum Kishor Barun were honoured during the event under the presence of Deputy Prime Minister  Honorable Top Bahadur Rayamajhi.

The 6th South Asian Invitational International Taekwon-Do championship

The 6th South Asian Invitational International Taekwon-Do Championship was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 13- 15 July 2018. ...

International Olympic Day Celebration

The National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan and Its President celebrated International Olympic Day on 23rd June 

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.

International Competition “Grand Prix Zvornik 2018”

From May 25-27, 2018, the International Competition “Grand Prix Zvornik 2018” in Bosnia and Herzegovina was held in Zvornik. 

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

Police officials and President of Nepal ITF  Sabum Anjan Dhamala as well as  Nepal ITF, executive committee members. The Championship was organized under the leadership of Nepal ITF executive Committee board member Mr, Prabhunarayan Shiwakoti   


Göteborgs Open Championship


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.


Final Standings

Symkent Open ITF Championship in Kazakhstan

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.

Warm Greetings,

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







Czech OPEN 2018

On March 17-18, 2018, the Czech Open in Nymburk, the Czech Republic was concluded with great success.


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19-27 August 2018





Mst. Hong Jong Hyon’s

Taekwon-Do Training Course

in Germany


ITF activities in



The SEATF Congress


The 2nd Congress of South-East Asia Taekwon-Do Federation was held in Siem Rim, Cambodia on 8th-10th March 2018.

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. 

The performance gave birth to Taekwon-Do Club of the University.

ITF 25th Mongolia National Taekwon-Do Championship


The event coincided with 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and DPR of Korea.

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. 

Big Mission 

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 “Junior & Children Taekwon-Do Tournament of Honorary President Cup”


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.

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