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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.   The Championship took place from 25 th  August to 31st August 2019 at the inner Stadium “Colodrum” in Plovdiv under the presence of more than 1500 competitors, coaches… read more
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An ITF International Instructor Course, conducted by Grandmaster Francis Barrett, was held in Dublin, Ireland from the 19th to 20th of October. This seminar was attended by practitionersfrom RITA schools from around the country and some guests from the UK, which is always good to see. The grades attending ranged from black tag to 8th degree black belt. On day one Grand Master Barrett… read more
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The historical  14th PanAm Taekwon ‑ Do Games have concluded with the grand success in the history of original ITF in the USA,which was held in Ocala, Florida USA June 21 to June 23, 2019 The 14th PanAm Taekwon ‑ Do Games were organized by the United States Official Taekwon‑Do Organization under the chairmanship of Sabum Jose Montero. The  Local  largest government authorities of… read more
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On October 25, 2019, the National Meeting of Masters of the Federation of Argentine Associations of Taekwon‑Do - FAAT- NGB ITF Original-Official was held in the city of Termas de Río Hondo-Santiago del Estero. The Halls of the Museum of the International Hot Spring Museum of Rio Hondo hosted such an important event. At the opening of the meeting he was giving the welcome words… read more
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The 8th IMGC Games will be held in Italy from 30 October to 3rd November, 2019. The International Martial Art Games Committee is a non-governmental and non-profit international martial art organization contributing to Martial Art Sports, on educational, scientific and technical levels through the international and regional martial art events. The International Martial Art Games… read more
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Dear Presidents Grand Masters, Masters and Coaches of Taekwon‑Do ITF, After six years of continuous efforts to improve, grow and optimize our Greek Open Taekwondo ITF tournament, we are honored to welcome you to the 7th Greek Open “European King of Taekwon‑Do” Championship, which will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece, on December 14th-15th, 2019. Our tournament is… read more
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From 11th to 13th Oct.2019 ITF International Instructor Course & International Technical Seminar was held in a big success in Didcot, England by Grand Master Gary Miller . 65 ITF Masters and  black belt holders from sevral countries attended at this seminar and course.  Internatiuonal Instructor teaching and training according to the Plan of IIC & IST Documents, including: Theory of… read more
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The Single Stadium will be one of the venues of the Taekwon‑Do World Cup in 2020 that will take place in October next year in Santiago del Estero (Argentina). This was confirmed at the ITF Congress held in Plovdiv (Bulgaria). read more
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  Since 2018 the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF produces, in cooperation with nationwide TV channel Sport5, a quarterly TV documentary called TAEKWON‑DO MAGAZINE. This magazine is dedicated to all those interested in Taekwon‑Do, the modern Korean art of self-defense, and each 15-minute episode contains 3 new interesting reports from the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF.… read more
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For some time now, the International Taekwon‑Do Federation (ITF) and World Taekwondo (WT) have come closer together. The two governing bodies of Taekwondo signed a Protocol of Accord and held several joint demonstrations, most notably at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and this year at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.… read more
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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… read more
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... Dear Grand Masters and Masters, Dear ITF Leadership, Dear NGB's and participants, It is a great pleasure once again to welcome the Taekwon–Do ITF elite in the city of Plovdiv.I am looking forward to meeting you all at the biggest ITF event and I hope that you and your members will enjoy a pleasant and unforgettable experience in Bulgaria, one which we can all be proud of and… read more
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Since 2018 the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF produces, in cooperation with nationwide TV channel Sport5, a quarterly TV documentary called TAEKWON‑DO MAGAZINE. This magazine is dedicated to all those interested in Taekwon‑Do, the modern Korean art of self-defense, and each 15-minute episode contains 3 new interesting reports from the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF. The… read more
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Since 2018 the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF produces, in cooperation with nationwide TV channel Sport5, a quarterly TV documentary called TAEKWON‑DO MAGAZINE. This magazine is dedicated to all those interested in Taekwon‑Do, the modern Korean art of self-defense, and each 15-minute episode contains 3 new interesting reports from the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF. The… read more
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Dear NGB Representatives, Grand Masters, and Masters, Over the last two years, we have been working saliently to convert the ITF Condensed Taekwon‑Do Encyclopedia into a digital version, now available on the Amazon Kindle platform. The decision came in a pledge to afford ITF members a digital version that can complement their modern lifestyles. Available for order globally on the… read more
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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. On this meaningful day, there is a historical Joint… read more
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April 6th, 2019 was a historic 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. WT delegation was warmly welcomed to their ever-first… read more
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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… read more
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Distinguished ITF EB members, Dear NGB Representatives and Grand Masters and Masters, Dear ITF Members, Taekwon‑Do artists and practitioners, As the glorious year of 2018 comes to a close, we now welcome the New Year 2019 with great hopes. Availing this opportunity, I would like to send my sincerest New Year greetings to the Vice-Presidents and EB member of the ITF, the… read more
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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… read more
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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… read more
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A welcome Ceremony for Cambodian winners at the 9th Asian Taekwon‑Do Championship in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia was held on 22nd May at the building of the Cabinet of Cambodia. 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… read more
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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 Technical Committee of ITF GM Hwang Ho Yong. I am pleased to address all the NGB of the American continent to express… read more
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Distinguished ITF EB members, Grand Masters and Masters, NGB Representatives, Dear Members, We are now seeing out the old year 2017 in which we recorded a meaningful chapter in the history of the ITF and seeing in the hopeful and significant NEW YEAR 2018. The year 2017 was impressive to all Taekwon‑Doists across the planet and remained in our minds as a historical year full of… read more
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Dear President. Availing myself to this opportunity, I would like to express my thanks for the invitation of ITF Officials and ITF Demonstration Team to 2017 WTF World Taekwon‑Do Championships in Muju that you extended following our meeting on the 3rd May 2017 in Lausanne in the framework of the execution of the Protocol of Accord so ratified in Nanjing between the World Taekwon&… read more
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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. On the basis of the common understandings that both sides are recognized as the International bodies to govern the worldwide activities relating to the Taekwon‑Do, both Presidents profoundly shared the… read more
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CONGRATULATIONS On my behalf as the President of ITF, I hereby would like to congratulate all ITF family members in celebration on the specific occasion of this historical day, 22nd March, when ITF had been founded by late Gen. Choi Hong Hi exactly 51 years ago. May I take this opportunity to express our hearty thanks and gratitude to Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, the Widow of late Gen. Choi… read more
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Dear Members, A Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year 2017! We are just in the moment to say GOOD-BYE to the year 2016. May I take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt THANKS and GRATITUDES to all the members including the Grand Masters and Masters for your tremendous contributions and dedications to further evolution and worldwide promotion of the original Taekwon‑Do in the… read more
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This annual event was held on 28 & 29 May 2016 in the City of Melaka and attracted over 650 participants from 70 primary and secondary school in the country. The overall school champion was taken by the Wen Hua Primary School from Melaka. It was supported and endorsed by the Ministry Of Education Malaysia, where participants were given credit marks towards their school curriculum. read more
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On Saturday 20th Feb 2016, Pakistan National Taekwon‑Do Association ITF hosted the 2nd International Taekwon‑Do Championships which was held in the Sindh Sports Board Complex Hall, Nazimabad #2 Karachi, Pakistan. The All Afghanistan National Taekwon‑Do Association ITF and Moldavia ITF was invited to this memorable championship. read more
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An International and National Technical Seminar and International Instructor Course, were contacted in Paphos Cyprus, from the 29th to 31st of January 2016. The contactor was Senior Grand Master Professor Hwang Ho Yong, ITF’s Senior Vice President and Chairman of the ITF Technical & Education Committee. SGM Hwang arrived to Cyprus on Thursday the 28th of January in the afternoon. read more