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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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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13 May 2022
On 12th May 2022, the President of the Republic of Croatia Zoran Milanović received a delegation of the Croatian Traditional ITF Taekwon‑Do Federation and athletes, national team members who competed at the European Championship in Traditional ITF Taekwon‑Do, held in Poreč, Croatia at the end of March this year. At the meeting, the representatives of the ITF Taekwon‑Do Federation… read more
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8 May 2022
Due to the great interest last year, the International Taekwondo Federation has also allowed the Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF to hold the ITF International Instructor Course online again in 2022. The course was personally led by Korean Grand Master, Prof. Hwang Ho Yong (9th dan), Chairman of the ITF Technical and Educational Committee, together with his assistants, Master Martin Zámečník and… read more
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15 Apr 2022
Also in 2022, the International Taekwondo Federation has allowed the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation ITF to hold an online ITF International Technical Seminar. The leadership of the seminar was once again taken personally by the Korean Grand Master Prof. Hwang Ho Yong, together with his assistants, Master Martin Zamecnik and Master Ondrej Vrabel. The actual two-day seminar then took place… 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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15 Mar 2022
The UK Taekwon‑Do Association, celebrating its 55th anniversary, conducted a National Seminar & Black Belt Grading in Moray Sports Centre, Elgin, Scotland from 4th–6th March 2022. The Seminar was conducted by UKTA President GM John Williamson of Scotland, ITF Wales President GM John Taylor, and EITF Umpire Committee member GM Gary Miller of England. All 24 patterns were practiced and… 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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7 Feb 2022
From 2 to 6 of February, 2022, the Russian Taekwon‑Do (ITF) Federation successfully completed the ITF Taekwon‑Do Russian National Championships in Sochi, Russia. The Russian Taekwon‑Do (ITF) Federation Tournament Committee fully managed the event through the ITF Integrated Platform.  The City of Sochi hosted 1344 participants, including 1060 athletes competing on 8 Dojangs, 200 Coaches… read more
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22 Jan 2022
Due to covid-19 and restrictions in Greenland, it was not possible for the Greenland Taekwon‑Do Federation to hold the national championships in 2020 and 2021. However, we are grateful that the ITF has given us the opportunity for an online pattern challenge which we arranged in November 2020. It was an extraordinary experience for all of us. Instead of championships, it was possible… 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