International Taekwon‑Do Federation

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22 Sep 2020
The beginning of Taekwon‑Do in Hong Kong dates back to 1966, when Grand Master Kim Bok Man who had just retired from the army introduced the Korean martial arts in; sometimes called Korean Karate back then, In 1967, General Choi Hong Hi sent a couple of experienced instructors to Hong Kong to facilitate the training, that included Grand Master Nam Tae Hi, Grand Master Han Cha Kyo,… read more
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10 Sep 2020
Growing up with my siblings who had been already receiving different forms of martial arts training, it was inevitable to get myself into Taekwon‑Do at a young age in order to survive those fierce fights, as well as to become stronger. Since then, I have developed a great passion for Taekwon‑Do. Driven by the zeal and my music teacher’s encouragement, I established a Taekwon… read more
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2 Jul 2020
My interest in sports was unlocked when I was in my primary school.   From board to ball games, and all available sports that can be played at home and school—I tried them all.             I was then a kind of person who easily gives up whenever I knew that someone is better than me in my field of interest.  I always feel insecure and my self-confidence falls at rock bottom.            … read more
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29 Jun 2020
A History Maker of Nepali Martial Art Society Written by: Gham Bahadur Thapa History is important and all people have their own histories and life stories. The seeds sown in history can be found in the plants today. Mr. Krishna Bahadur Balal is a well-known and popular personality in the Nepali sports society and in the international Taekwon‑Do field. Mr. Krishna Bahadur Balal… read more
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16 May 2020
Occasions with Gen. Choi Hong Hi The first time I met Gen. Choi was in 1994 during the 9th World Championship in Malaysia, when I was still a school girl. It was only in 1999, I got the opportunity to attend his international seminar.  I was really very surprised to see how energetic an 81 year old man at that time. In 2000, it was an unforgettable proud moment for me when Gen. Choi… read more
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27 Apr 2020
ITF Malaysia – Fond Memories – Gen. Choi Hong Hi Gen Choi Hong Hi was the Korean Ambassador to Malaysia from 1962 till 1964. He further developed Taekwon‑Do during his stay in Malaysia and had always regarded Malaysia as the “2nd Home of Taekwon‑Do.” I remembered during the late 60s till 1971, almost every instructor who Gen Choi delegated to teach in other countries have to transit in… read more