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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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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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
EUROPEAN TAEKWONDO ITF CHAMPIONSHIPS ADULTS, JUNIOR, CHILDRENS & VETERANS 2021  European Taekwon‑Do ITF Championships 2021 was hosted in Heraklion, Crete, Greece on 26th-30th of October 2021. The European championships were the first continental event after the pandemic of covid-19. The championships' competitors were 864 from 25 NGBs. All participants had the chance to participate in… 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
On September 10th – 12th, the UKTA’s National Course and Black Belt grading for 2021 took place at the East Grinstead Sports Club. Almost 100 participants enjoyed the UKTA’s first in-person event since the world stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic. UKTA Grand Masters John Williamson, Michael Prewett, John Taylor, and Gary Miller covered all aspects of Taekwon‑Do, starting with… 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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15 Sep 2021
"A podcast is most often an audio recording of the spoken word that delivers interesting information to listeners, and is typically longer in time format, e.g. 30 to 60 minutes." In the eleventh podcast of THE CZECH TAEKWON‑DO, we bring you a truly rare guest, premiering on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm. On the last day of the holiday season we went to the Austrian capital,… 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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5 Aug 2021
"A podcast is most often an audio recording of the spoken word that delivers interesting information to listeners, typically in a longer time format, e.g. 30 to 60 minutes. " The Czech Taekwon‑Do ITF has decided to bring you interesting information in this new way, especially from the world of Czech Taekwon‑Do, both in audio and visual form. We will capture each interview and then offer… read more
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2 Jul 2021
On Friday 26th June, 500 athletes from Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine, Bosnia & Herzegovina, North Macedonia and Moldova travelled to Plovdiv in Bulgaria, to take part in the 2021 Bulgaria Open A-Class International tournament. Bulgaria Open is a premium class tournament which has always been one of the pearls of the ITF Taekwon‑Do in Europe. This time this noble event has reopened the era… 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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17 Apr 2021
For the second time this year, the International Taekwon‑Do Federation (ITF) has authorized the Czech Taekwon‑Do Federation to organize an online International Technical Seminar. The seminar was held on the ocassion of the Taekwon‑Do birthday and took place exactly on the day when Taekwon‑Do was introduced to the public as a completely new, Korean art of self-defence 66 years ago. Again… read more