International Taekwon‑Do Federation

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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
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2 Jul 2021
On 18 June 2021, Sabum Ben Evans, Representative of the New Zealand ITF, opened a free gym in Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. It is a free community facility that serves the elderly, people with special needs, people struggling with mental health issues, and at-risk youth. The gym’s mission is to provide a safe, holistic environment conducive to training in a non-judgmental… read more
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4 May 2021
On April 17th 2021, the 1st International Sports Training Seminar for Taekwon‑do ITF took place, via ZOOM, online. The Seminar was Organized by the Cyprus Taekwon‑do Federation. Seminar Contactor was Master Lefteris Polydorou 7th Degree, Member of the ITF’s Technical and Education Committee. As a first ever seminar of this kind, we decided to go through all the aspects of sports… read more
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30 Apr 2021
Taekwon‑Do is multi-dimensional. It is an art, a philosophy, a sport, a science and a way of life. Among martial arts, Taekwon‑Do is one of the most scientific and systematic. Although most students will focus on the physical aspects of training - the philosophy and the scientific principles require equal attention. The introduction to sports training for Taekwon‑Do focuses on… read more
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17 Apr 2021
ITF OCEANIA UMPIRE and COACHING COURSE BY GRAND MASTER LINDA LOW (via National and International Video link with Microsoft Teams) 17th-18th April 2021 COURSE CONDUCTOR GRAND MASTER DR LINDA LOW With assistance of Master Jason Bradley, Master Danny Kordanovski, Sabum Derrick Chan, Sabum Justin Low Participating Countries: Australia, Canada (Newton’s TKD), Malaysia (Sabum Steven Gomez)… read more
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16 Apr 2021
Dear Mr. ITF President Professor RI Yong Son, ITF members around the globe are proud to be a part of Your special day today and I happily join with all other well-wishers to celebrate it with You. There is no better time to appreciate and congratulate You than on this occasion. May You be graced with many more years filled with sound health and joy.  Please, kindly accept a short video… read more
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4 Apr 2021
On the 27th March a training seminar was held for international instructors. This was conducted by Grand Master Hutchinson at the Bay Hotel in Kinghorn, Fife. Grand Master Hutchison conducted the Seminar to celebrate the ITF Birthday of the Foundation day, 55 years ago from 1966 - 2021. Due to the ongoing global pandemic crisis, the entire seminar was held online on the Zoom platform… read more
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26 Mar 2021
2021 UKTA ONLINE OPEN  An event promoted by the United Kingdom Taekwon‑Do Association (UKTA) and endorsed by ITF has become the largest single online tournament marathon in ITF Taekwon‑Do to date. 16 000 views, 17 Countries, 639 Participants, 19 Umpires, 6 ITF.TV and iSCORE production professionals, 23 h. 30 min. on the air through 6 broadcasts during February 16th, 2021 to March 22nd,… read more
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18 Mar 2021
On the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the ITF foundation, there has been held ITF Executive Board meeting on 13th Mar. this year. All the EB meeting participants expressed their willingness to keep an encouraging and energetic efforts on the way to developing ITF Taekwon‑Do despite this persistent hard time of the Covid-19 pandemic. The  ITF HQ is pleased to inform you of the… read more