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.
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. ... READ MORE
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.
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.
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.
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
National Technical Seminar held in Helsinki, Finland
A National Technical Seminar was held in Helsinki, Finland on 8th & 9th October 2016.
The Seminar was attended by more than 30 ITF Finland members to start with Jarmo Tjurin, honorary President of ITF Finland.
Dear all ITF family members,
Please here find the link to download all the videos made during the 12th Junior & 7th Veteran ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships.
With best regards, we remain
ITF Headquarters, Vienna, Austria
SECOND NATIONAL F.I.T.E: ASSEMBLY 2016
"The evolution continues"; that is the message that describes to the perfection the course that takes the International TaeKwon-Do Federation Spain, once completed successfully the second edition of the National Assembly 2016.
The gathering of Iraq ITF group held in the city of Suleymaniyeh, Iraq republic on September 27th 2016.
In order to inaugurate the Iraq ITF association and administer the affiliation procedure to the International Taekwon-Do Federation,Mr. Hossein Farid Sabbagh the president of Iran ITF TKD & liaison officer of ITF in west Asia & Arabic Countries had been presented in the meeting. As a conclusion the meeting the IRAQ ITF TKD Association formed and Mr. Bakhtyar Hussein Radha elected as president of IRAQ ITF TKD Association, Mr. Naeim Safari, the founder of Iraq ITF TKD, named as the honorary life president by all the present members. Mr. Tariq Saleh Najmaddin elected as the vice president as well. Mr. Tariq Saleh N. declared that, he would do his best to help his people in Iraq to be in good health and being secure so he found ITF TKD one of the best ways that all the people can use in order to strengthen their mental and physical power. Mr. Hossein Farid S. gave a brief introduction about ITF and TKD founder and the current situation of International Taekwon-Do Federation under the presidency of Professor Master Ri Yong Son. The minutes and relevant affiliation agreement papers delivered to Mr. H. Farid for submission in ITF HQ.
57th National Technical & Theory Seminar
The “57th National Technical & Theory Seminar” was concluded with success at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on 1st and 2nd October 2016. The Seminar was conducted collectively by Master U Kyong Ok, 7th Dan (DPR Korea), Master Rachana Chourasia Rajendran, 7th Dan and Sabum Sin Hae Song, 4th Dan (DPR Korea) along with Sabum Narender Singh Rawat,6th Dan and other Senior Black Belt Instructors of Delhi under the overall supervision of Master Rajendran Balan, 8th Dan. 1322 students from the age group of 4 to 50 years attended the Seminar.
18th & 19th of August 2016
Kabul, Afghanistan READ MORE
Nepal ITF's International medalist were honored by National Sports Council as cash prize on 7th September 2016 at Kathmandu, Nepal.
Special honor was given to the 2015 International Medalists as Nepal ITF players won medals at the South Asian Championship last year.
The news will inspire a lot the coming new generations.
Thank you letter to all for the support and participation in the World Championship
Dear all ITF family members.
Following the successful conclusion of the 12th Junior & 7th Veteran ITF
World Taekwon-Do Championships, we herewith present you the respective
links in which you would be able to download all the results of the
competitions so recorded in Andria event.
With best regards, we remain
ITF Headquarters, Vienna, Austria
ITF Taekwon-Do Demonstration held in University of Technology, Cambodia on August 13th 2016.
The event was honored by the presence of Mr. Chhuon Chanthan, rector of the University and Master Ri Chol Nam, ITF Instructor in Cambodia with his students. Very soon, Taekwon-Do Club will be open at the University. The University will provide with all training facilities of the Club.
NOTIFICATION: ITF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, ITALY
Official Changing the registration site from Hotel La Terrazza to Nicotel Corato
Nepal ITF celebrated 19th Anniversary Day in Kathmandu, Nepal, on the 6th Aug. 2016
National Taekwondo ITF players Aakash Chandra Gharti Magar and Tulshi Thapa Magar have been honored with the “ITF Year Player-2016”.
CITF Delegation’s visit in India
ITF Master Tam Fook Chee in Telstra Advertisement
IRAN ITF TKD Congress
on 2nd June , the congress of IRAN ITF TKD association took place in Meeting hall of Kavousiyeh Local Center in Tehran .
Iran ITF EB members had reported about past years activities and financial status.
Congress were holding with the presence of EB Members, Members of Central Commission, and Agents of Provinces ,
Also two official members of DPR Korea Embassy were presenting in the congress as pollster .
Promotions boost for
new members Thailand ITF
Whilst our membership remains small the quality of our students continues to improve. The recent “free lessons” promotion attracted only 10 new members all of whom passed their first test with flying colours. READ MORE
Nepal Army Club claimed overall team champion
11th May 2016
8th May. 2016, Kathmandu, Nepal
The 15th senior and 9th junior ITF Taekwon-Do Championships 2016 concluded on 7th May 2016 in Nuwakot city of Nepal. Nepal Army claimed the overall team champion with 13 gold medals.
Master Shirzai official trip to Herat- AFG for expanding, development and improvement of ITF TKD
29th Apr 2016
His Excellency Master Hed Mohammad Shirzai Founder & President of All Afghanistan National Taekwon-Do Association (ITF), Chairman Expansion Committee and EB Member Asian Taekwon-Do Federation had a trip for the purpose of visiting Herat Province all ITF members for conducting Meeting, Taekwon-Do training for further development and improvement of ITF in Herat province. READ MORE
Thank you letter from President Ruggiero Lanotte for his new position as Vice President EITF
26th Apr 2016
TAEKWON-DO & AUTISM By Pamela Byrne
5th Apr 2016
When we think of Taekwon-Do, we think of power, speed, concentration, skill and incredible technique. When we think of Autism, we think of speech difficulties, behavioral problems, heightened or decreased senses and brilliant minds. When we think of Taekwon-Do, we think of incredibile ability. When we think of Autism, we think of disability.
INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ART GAMES COMMITTEE NEWS March 2016
5th Apr 2016
5th Apr 2016
The International Technical Seminar and the International Instructor Course were held in great success from Feb. 29th – Mar. 3rd, 2016, at the Taekwon-Do Holy Center in Pyongyang, DPR Korea.
10th IRAN ITF TKD National Championships
11th Mar 2016
Iran ITF Taekwon-Do national championships took place in Tehran, Harandi Stadium, in 11th March 2016, the event was welcomed by all TKD ITF practitioners from all over IRAN.
NATIONAL F.I.T.E. TOURNAMENT 2016
6th Mar 2016
A real marathon of TaeKwon-Do ITF in Estepona, Malaga... After several months of preparation, the International TaeKwon-Do Federation Spain “F.I.T.E.” along with the Andalusian TaeKwon-Do Association, had the hard work involved in the Organization of the national tournament of the year. As it could not be otherwise, the result was a successful participation, by placing the event within the history of the ITF in Spain with 420 competitors. READ MORE
3rd Congress of International Taekwondo Federation China
27th Feb 2016
Grand Opening of the “Third Congress of International Taekwondo Federation China” in Yanjiao, Beijing READ MORE
Message of Prof. RI Yong Son, newly elected ITF President (4th Sep 2015)
Extending my warm brotherly greetings to all ITF members, I would like to avail myself of this opportunity to express my sincere thanks again to all the ITF members for their full support to elect me as ITF President at the 25th ITF Congress.
19th ITF TKD World Championship held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Participated countries (4th Sep 2015)
Letter of Congratulation to Prof. Dr. Chang Ung, Honorary Life ITF President & IOC Member (15th Sep 2015)
Letter of Congratulation to Master Ri Yong Son, President of International Taekwon-Do Federation (15th Sep 2015)
THE PASSING OF A LEGEND!
15th Sep 2015
We lost the last of the Iconic First Generation of Korean Martial Arts Leaders that would contribute to giving the world Taekwon-Do.
Grandmaster Ro Byung-Jik opened the first Korean Karate Kwan when he started teaching the Shotokan Karate he learned while living in Japan during the occupation period of Korea by the Imperial Japanese, often called the "Dark Period" by many Koreans.
List and barcodes of participants in the ITS & IIC held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, from 24th-25th Aug. 2015
(28th Sep 2015)
The World Cup of CIS sanctioned by ITF HQs was held in Minsk
(25th Nov 2015)
Newsletter 4rd Quarter 2015 (23rd Dec 2015)
Newsletter 4rd Quarter 2015 SPECIAL EDITION (31st Dec 2015)