International Taekwon‑Do Federation

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30 Jun 2019
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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13 May 2019
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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11 Apr 2019
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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6 Apr 2019
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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18 Jan 2019
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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28 Dec 2018
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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2 Nov 2018
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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4 Jun 2018
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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22 May 2018
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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23 Mar 2018
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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28 Dec 2017
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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19 May 2017
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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3 May 2017
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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20 Mar 2017
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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31 Dec 2016
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