International Taekwon‑Do Federation

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10 Mar 2020
The International Taekwon‑Do Federation (ITF) and the World Taekwondo (WT) carried out the Joint Demonstration Performance at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne,  Switzerland on 11th Apr. 2019, the very Taekwon‑Do Day when the name of “Tae Kwon Do” had been invented 64 years ago. This performance was able to be realized at the Olympic Museum governed by IOC first ever in the history of Olympic at the specific & personal invitation of the IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach himself. The demonstration took place in the presence of the prominent Dignitaries and Celebrities from the Political & Sports fields including IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach, ex-German Chancellor Dr. Gerhard Schroder, ASOIF President Mr. Franceso… read more
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11 Oct 2022
The first ITF World Cup Taekwon‑Do Games in a huge success The World Cup Taekwon‑Do Games have first ever successfully been held in Santiago del Estero Argentina, from 3rd to 10th Oct. 2022. This event will remain in the great history of the ITF, since it had an EXPECTACULAR development from Start to Finish, where nothing was missing according to the standards of the Championships of… read more
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26 Sep 2022
The Cyprus Taekwon‑do Federation hosted an International Technical Seminar & International Instructor Course from September 2 to September 4, 2022, in Limassol Cyprus, with GM Hwang Ho Yong. 24 instructors and students from Cyprus, UK, Czechia, Norway, Israel and the Netherlands participated in the International Technical Seminar. For the International Instructor course, we had 10… read more
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10 Aug 2022
GM Michael Prewett, the President of EITF, Master Mario Bogdanov, the ITF Vice President, Master Vergiliy Sitnilski, the member of ITF Tournament Committee, and Mr. Anton Archipov, the ITF Data Protection Officer, paid a visit the ITF HQ on 9th Aug. 2022. They had an audience with the ITF President and discussed on several agendas which had been considered the crucial issues to further… read more
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20 Jun 2022
The Extraordinary ITF EB Meeting was held  remotely by video conference on 18th Jun. this year. Present at the meeting were the ITF EB Members together with the invited NGB Representatives from Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, India, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan who had submitted their official applications for the 22nd ITF Taekwon‑Do World Championships to be held in next year 2023. At the… read more
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19 Mar 2022
The ITF Executive Board Meeting was held remotely by video conference on 19th Mar. 2022.  President RI Yong Son welcomed the participants and presented his greetings & congratulations to all ITF members through the participants on the occasion of the 56th Anniversary of ITF Foundation. The meeting was attended by the EB members and some relevant personnel invited. The participants have… read more
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8 Mar 2022
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022 the ITF Women’s Committee presents a collage of photos of ITF women across the world. Each female practitioner is shown in dobok to represent our strength, friendship, connection and indomitable spirit in the art we love. We then reveal a different part of our lives showing our service to our communities and the many talents we bring to… read more
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7 Mar 2022
The first International Technical Seminar & International Instructors Course to be hosted by the British Isles Taekwon‑Do Federation (BITF) was held on the 25th to 27th February 2022 in Fife, Scotland, UK. Conducted by Grandmaster L Hutchison (BITF President, ITF EB Member, ITF Chairman Junior & Veterans Committee, EITF Vice President, EITF EB Member & Scotland ITF President).… read more
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2 Jan 2022
Watch the New Year greetings from ITF President Prof. Ri Yong Son for the New Year 2022. read more
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26 Dec 2021
An international technical seminar was held on 3-5 December 2021 in Johor Malaysia, organised by International Taekwon‑Do Federation Malaysia. It was conducted by GM Tan Chek Si with the assistances of GM Mohd Azwan Khoo, GM Tan Eng Kiat and Master Lee Sock Cheng. A topic. "Anti-Doping In Sport" was included and presented by Master Lee Sock Cheng. There was a senior gradings after… read more
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22 Dec 2021
Dear ITF members, Thank you for your support in 2021. We end this year with a grateful heart. And wishing you a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and blessed New Year 2022. Prof. Ri Yong Son President International Taekwon‑Do Federation read more
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18 Nov 2021
The virtual ITF Executive Broad Meeting was held on the 18th Nov. 2021 and lasted one & half hours. This meeting was attended by 15 ITF EB Members of 20, as well as several ITF members who were invited including Mr. Choe Hyong Chol, Vice-Chairman of the ITF Finance & Marketing Committee, Master Sonu Chol, the Secretary General of Asian Taekwon‑Do Federation, Master Frank Diaz, Vice… read more
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20 Oct 2021
Upon issuance of a series of International Degree and Instructor Certificates by International Taekwon‑Do Federation, for IRAN ITF Taekwon‑Do Members, Iran ITF held an awarding ceremony to deliver the certificates to members in time.  The ceremony was held as minimal as possible, considering Covid-19 health protocols and the invitation was limited. The Event started at 2pm on October 19… read more
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27 Sep 2021
On 25 Sept 2021, the ITF Executive Broad Meeting was held online. This meeting was attended by 19 of the 20 EB members, as well as several ITF members who were invited. All ITF EB members exchanged greetings and freely discussed any issues relating to the ITF Taekwon‑Do activities currently underway in the midst of the dreadful and persistent Covid-19 pandemic. Dr. Tatiana Naoumidi, MD,… read more
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21 Aug 2021
Thailand is currently ranked the 34th most affected Covid19 country in the World. In excessof 20,000 daily reported cases and 200 plus daily deaths has put the healthcare system under great stress particularly in the provinces where resources are scarce. Master Moulden and his wife Sabum Rachanok have students in the front line of caring for those affected and discussed what could be… read more