NEWS


Friendship and Unity Championships for all ITF Family

(7-8 April 2017 Herat, Afghanistan)

As per the instruction of National Olympic Committee and the Department of Sports in Herat province, all ITF clubs and associations have been gathered for the National Championships in Herat Province. 2 days Championships were held on 7 and 8 April 2017 at the national gym where 19 clubs consisting of total 250 ITF students participated.

The motto of the Championships is “Friendship and Unity for all ITF family”. The Championships successfully ended with lots of lessons learnt and experiences gained for color belts and for all participants who participated ever first time in such events. 


Congratulations!

 

11th April

 

Korean Taekwon-Do committee 


Activities of Salvadoran Association of Taekwon-Do ITF


Taekwon-Do  Symposium

The Taekwon-Do  Symposium was held in the two cities of Morocco.

The Symposium was chaired by Mst. Mounir Ghrawi, ITF XIII Dan Holder who gave wide range background knowledge with respect to the History and the evolution of TKD till present day. As native speaker of Arabic language, he could be able to get easily rid of lots of misunderstanding and misinformation deeply rooted in the mind of all attendees thus making the Symposium itself an overall success.

He also profited his stay in the country to visit WTF Dojang where he proceeded to the exchange of views and opinions with students for further promotion of Taekwon-Do.


ITF-USA Annual Congress



TOKA ITF National Congress

The Taekwon-Do ORO KWAN ARGENTINA -TOKA - ITF- National Congress was held in the framework of  the Forum with the Government of the Province of Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

Chaired by GM. Osvaldo Rios OLIVERO, PTA President, the event was attended by official Government officials and Taekwon-Do Instructors.


National Technical Seminar

A National Taekwon-Do Technical Seminar was held on 18th-19th March 2017 in

the City of Santiago Del Estero, ARGENTINA, the hosting venue of coming

PANAMERICAN GAMES 2017.

The Seminar was conducted by PTC President GM. OSVALDO RIOS OLIVERO.


National Instructor Course

A National Instructor course covering the whole Argentina was held on 11th

and 12th March 2017 in the City of Tucuman and concluded with success

conducted By GM. ADOLFO VILLANUEVA, ITF Executive Board Member & ITF

Vice-President and GM. OSVALDO RIOS OLIVERO, PANAM TKD Council President

along with other Masters of the country.


Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva in Brazil

The 1st ITF International Technical Seminar with Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva was held at the city of Brasília from 17th to 19th March 2017 hosted by NGB ITF Brazil presided by Sabum Teodosio Riveros. The venue was the main conference room of the Hotel Manhatan Plaza where worked together the representatives of the State of Bahia (Sabum Ary Alakija IV DAN), Ceará (Sabum Teodosio Riveros VI DAN and Bu Sabum Antonio Segundo III DAN) and Distrito Federal (Bu Sabum Marcio Carvalho III DAN, Bu Sabum Francisco Bomfim I DAN and Bu Sabum Marcelo Pires I DAN), all main promoters of ITF Taekwon-Do at the capital of Brazil.

An ad-hoc meeting with respect to different Taekwon-Do matters, schedule of competitions and plans for the future was also held sharing respective experiences gained in the field of Taekwon-Do promotion.

Grand Master Adolfo J. Villanueva, ITF EB Member & ITF Vice-President was a tremendous source of inspiration of the event and an incarnation of humanity, humility, dignity and knowledge imbued with principles.


 

IIC course

 

March 2017

in The Netherlands



In the Name of GOD

Minutes of the meeting

The meeting of the Iran ITF members started at 18:00 in 8th March 2017.                                  READ MORE



ITF INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTORS COURSE 

 

ITF ITUK International Instructors Course was held on 25th-26th February 2017 in Loughborough...    READ MORE



ITF Serbia Open Taekwon-Do Championship

 

ITF Serbia Open Taekwon-Do Championship was held at the “Sports Hall” of the City  Backa Topola, Serbia.

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ITF International Technical Seminar

 

ITF International Technical Seminar was held on 18th-19th February 2017 at “Sport Hall,” Zrece, Slovenia. So requested by Tanja Verboten, General Secretary of ITF Slovenia and approved by ITF Headquarters, the event recorded an important figure of participants. The Seminar was conducted by GM. Prof. Hwang Ho Yong, ITF SVP and ITF Technical And Education Standing Committee Chair and concluded with success.


ITF International Technical Seminar.

 

ITF International Technical Seminar was held at Grenoble, France from 3rd February to the 5th February 2017. The Seminar so sanctioned by ITF Headquarters was attended by more than 30 practitioners to start with acting President of ITF France and its Secretary General. The Seminar was conducted by GM. Prof. Kim Ung Chol, ITF Tournament Standing Committee Chair.


16th Senior national  ITF Taekwon-Do Championship

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ITF International Technical Seminar

An ITF International Technical Seminar so requested by Prof. PhD. Mircea-Valentin Muntean, President of Romanian Federation of Korean Martial Sports (R.F.K.M.S.) and approved by ITF Headquarters was held on 16th-18th December 2016 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The Seminar conducted by Prof. GM. Hwang Ho Yong, ITF Senior Vice-president was attended by more than 30 Dan holders from Romania, UK and Moldavia. The promotion test for 4th and 5th Dan was also carried out in compliance with ITF Constitution & its By-Law.


Outstanding results of the very first team to compete in an International competition.

 

The 1st South East Asian Championships were held in Cambodia with seven participating countries.

4 students from Thailand were able to participate in eight events and with the burden of such a responsibility were still able to achieve seven medals - one Silver and 6 Bronze across free sparring, tuls and power breaking.

The success will be able to bridge the hope to the growth of  the National team.


The biggest newspaper talks about ITF Seminar

 

The biggest newspaper of Finland “Helsingin Sanomat” was in Grand Master Kim Ung Chol’s (9th Dan) Seminar making interview and video about its process. This was first time in ITF history in Finland that ITF Taekwon-Do did get so much attention in the biggest newspaper in Finland. 

 

http://www.hs.fi/urheilu/art-2000002925694.html 


Reports of Nepal ITF regarding 4th national processional ITF TKD Championship 2016

 

Dinesh BudhaMagar wins First Medal in the 4th national  Professional  ITF Taekwon-Do championship, 4th December 2016, Kathmandu, Nepal.   ...                                                

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Big Events

  

The 28th Delhi State Junior/Senior/Veteran ITF Taekwon-do Championships and the 12th Sub- Junior Delhi State Championship were concluded successfully at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on 4th December 2016. 6873 players from 181 Schools and 55 Clubs of Delhi NCR participated in the event. The event was held from 1st to 4th December 2016 and many VIPs enjoyed the event.


Report of ITF Singapore activities for 2016

 

ITF Singapore achieved

all milestones with completing events including successfully conducted the 2nd Yearly Friendship Tournament 2016 on 27th November 2016 at Choa Chu Kang Community Club, Singapore.  

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Bulgaria Open 2016

 

Bulgaria Open 2016, 19-20 November 2016, Plovdiv, “Paisii Hilendarski” sport hall.

627 participants, 11 countries, 43 clubs.

The tournament was opened from the mayor of Plovdiv - inj. Ivan Totev.

Special guests: GM. Michael Prewett - EITF president

Master Gary Miller - EITF umpire committee vice-chairman, Master Emin Durakovic - EITF umpire committee vice-chairman, Mr. Kim Hyong Rak - ITF Director of Finance & Administration, Deputy minister of Ministry of Youth and Sport of Bulgaria - Mr. Asen Markov, Ruggiero Lanotte - EITF Vice-president.


ITF International Technical Seminar & ITF International Umpire Course

 

ITF International Technical Seminar & ITF International Umpire Course was held in Los Barrios, Spain from 28th to 30th October. The events were conducted by GM. Kim Ung Chol, ITF Tournament Standing Committee Chair. Mst. Gary Miller from UK and 4 instructors from Scotland attended the events along with Mst. Frank Diaz, President of Spanish ITF Union with his instructors and students.


Report of Technical Seminar in Oxford

8th October 2016

 

Grand Master Harkess from Edinburgh, Scotland was invited to Oxford by Master Mitchell to conduct a Technical Seminar with Master Mitchell’s students.

Fifteen students from Master Mitchell’s class participated in the 3 hour seminar, where Grand Master Harkess went through patterns, stance correction and power breaking with students. ...                                                                                                              

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INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL SEMINAR - ITF MALAYSIA 2016

 

The International Technical Seminar was held  on 4-6 November in Johor Malaysia, hosted by International Taekwon-Do Federation Malaysia, which was normally open only to those taking their senior gradings in Malaysia. There were 24 senior black belts participated including 4 instructors from ITF Singapore. Conducted by GM Tan Chek Si, who provided details technical aspects of ITF Taekwon-Do in line with the course requirements of ITF.

He was also assisted by Master Azwan Khoo, Master Ong Siong Wee and Master Lee Sock Cheng.

After the seminar on 6 Nov, there were 16 members who took their senior Dan gradings.

It was not only a successful seminar but everyone had an enjoyable times too.


VI South American Taekwon-Do Games

 

Report (pdf)


ITF Outstanding Instructor Medal

 

Prof. Master Ri Yong Son, ITF President presented to Master Moulden the ITF Outstanding Instructor Medal for Sabum Rachanok Moulden, V Dan ITF Thailand, in Montreal, Canada. 

Returned back, Master Moulden presented the Medal and Plaque to Sabum Rachanok Moulden, V Dan at one of regular classes.