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International Taekwon-Do Federation News

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Promotions
20th Jan 2023
Senior Promotions
Seasonal Wishes
22nd Dec 2022
To all ITF members around the world
Happy Birthday for General Choi Hong Hi
9th Nov 2022
A loyal tribute to the Founder of Taekwon-Do
20th anniversary of the passing of Gen Choi Hong Hi, the Founder of Taekwon-Do
15th Jun 2022
We pay our respect to a man who bequeathed an enduring legacy in the art of Taekwon-Do.
Taekwon-Do Day
11th Apr 2022
Marking the 67th anniversary of the inauguration of Taekwon-Do on 11th April 1955
Commemorating the 56th anniversary of ITF
21st Mar 2022
A tribute to the legacy of the Founder, Gen Choi Hong Hi
ITF Asia Championships 2021
6th Dec 2021
Report on the Tul Championships held on 20th November 2021
Remembering the birth of the Taekwon-Do Founder, General Choi Hong Hi
9th Nov 2021
Marking the 103rd anniversary of the birth of Taekwon-Do Founder, General Choi Hong Hi
Taking inspiration from the Founder, Choi Hong Hi
15th Jun 2021
This date, 15th June 2021, marks the 19th anniversary of the passing of Gen Choi Hong Hi.
ITF Senior Promotion - ITF MO#620
31st May 2021
Congratulations to Master Vannum Maruthi Prasad on his successful testing on 30th May 2021
ITF Senior Promotions - UK ITF INO#2
31st May 2021
Congratulations to Master Rauli, Master Horan and Master Buxton on their successful testings on 22nd May 2021
ITF Salute Grand Master Park Jung Taek
16th May 2021
A personal message from President Choi Jung Hwa on the passing of Grand Master Park Jung Taek
Marking the anniversary of Taekwon-Do
11th Apr 2021
Thoughts on this significant day.
ITF Anniversary 2021
22nd Mar 2021
Marking 55 years of the ITF
International Masters Course
12th Mar 2021
28th March 2021
ITF Technical Committee Appointment
18th Feb 2021
ITF confirm the appointment of Master William Howard to the role of ITF Technical Committee Chair
Notifications of Resignation
7th Feb 2021
ITF response
New Year Message
2nd Jan 2021
2021 Message from ITF Executive
End of 2020 - seasonal reflection and wishes
20th Dec 2020
A message from ITF President Choi Jung Hwa and his Executive
IICV and IUCV 5th/6th December 2020
3rd Dec 2020
Appreciation of the positive response to the ITF International Instructor and Umpire Courses Virtual this weekend.
In celebration of Gen Choi and Taekwon-Do
9th Nov 2020
On the anniversary of the Founder's birth
Honouring the Founder's Vision
15th Jun 2020
A poignant reminder of the Founder's vision and purpose
A message to all ITF Umpires, 4th Degree and above
9th Jun 2020
An invitation from the ITF Umpire Committee
A message to all ITF Instructors
3rd Jun 2020
A personal message from the ITF Executive
ITF Championships - On-line and World Championships 2021
5th May 2020
An update from the ITF Tournament Committee
A note of appreciation
19th Apr 2020
Marking the Inauguration of Taekwon-Do
11th Apr 2020
Reflecting on the continued relevance of the Founder's legacy
A message to ITF Members
25th Mar 2020
A personal message from ITF President, Choi Jung Hwa
ITF Anniversary
22nd Mar 2020
Today marks the 54th anniversary of ITF, 22nd March 1966-2020
Cancellation of World Cup, Korea 2020
3rd Feb 2020
2019 Novel Coronavirus
ITF Seasonal Greeting
22nd Dec 2019
Reflection on 2019 and looking forwardward to 2020
Remembering the Founder
9th Nov 2019
The ITF family remember and celebrate the birthday of Gen Choi Hong Hi
ITF Senior Promotions
20th Aug 2019
The ITF is pleased to announce the following promotions
ITF European Championships 2019
27th Jul 2019
Individual Results
ITF meet with the World Ethnosport Confederation
9th Jul 2019
Report of a recent meeting in Instanbul, Turkey
Warning - Spam Emails
4th Jul 2019
ITF Administration would advise all members of spam emails currently circulating
Promotions
3rd Jul 2019
The ITF Promotions committee on behalf of ITF Executive announce the promotion
ITF European Championships 2019
13th May 2019
Team Patterns
Statements by J C Kim
12th Apr 2019
Posted Statements by J C Kim
Anniversary of Taekwon Do
11th Apr 2019
Today marks the 64th anniversary of the inauguration of Taekwon-Do
Sam Il   100 years ago
1st Mar 2019
100 years ago on "Sam Il " 1919 was the Independence Movement of Korea
ITF Promotions
28th Feb 2019
An update from the ITF Promotions Committee
Seasons Greetings
22nd Dec 2018
Sad loss to both GM Galarraga and Master Crochet
30th Nov 2018
The ITF and it’s members would like to pass on our most sincere condolences to Grandmaster Galarraga and family on the passing of his father, and...
GM Han Sam Soo - Stood - Down
14th Nov 2018
Official Announcement. ITF Administration wishes to announce that Master Han Sam Soo has been stood-down from all official positions within the ITF, and subsequently is no longer...
Gen Choi Hong Hi remembered
9th Nov 2018
On the 100th anniversary of the Founder's birth
A personal message from President Choi Jung Hwa
8th Nov 2018
Thanks and acknowledgement
Choo Seol
24th Sep 2018
An explanation of this special Korean festival
General Lim Sun Ha
28th Jul 2018
Sad passing of an historical person in Taekwon-Do history
Remembering our Founder
15th Jun 2018
A tribute and reminder
ITF Anniversary
22nd Mar 2018
Today marks the anniversary of the formation of the ITF in South Korea on March 22nd 1966. Thank you Gen Choi and the early ITF pioneers...
ITF in China
20th Jan 2018
Report of the opening of the Dan-Gun Club from CangXuan Taekwon-Do
Christmas Greetings
23rd Dec 2017
Christmas Greetings
Master Parm Rai - Update
12th Dec 2017
Charges against Master Rai withdrawn
The Founder's birthday - Taekwon-Do history
9th Nov 2017
Clarification on the history of General Choi Hong Hi's birthday
Anniversary of Gen Choi's Birthday
9th Nov 2017
November 9th, 2017 - a memorable day
Official Invitation to ITF World Championships 2018 - Argentina
12th Oct 2017
Latest update to Official Invitation to ITF World Championships 2018 - Argentina
Update to ITF Statement
15th Aug 2017
ITF members are requested to note the content of the attached statement
ITF Response
13th Aug 2017
A brief statement in response to Master Parm Rai
STATEMENT FROM MASTER RAI
10th Aug 2017
In response to social media communications
Master Crochet Promotion
12th May 2017
Promotion of Master Crochet : The ITF Promotions Board, on behalf of the ITF President, announce the promotion of Master Crochet to 8th Degree Master.
ITF welcomes Master Jorge Roberts
13th Feb 2017
The ITF Federation of Argentina welcomes Master Jorge Rogers and his organizations Masters, Instructors and Students.
ITF welcomes the return of Master Fabian Pini
3rd Jan 2017
The ITF Federation of Argentina welcomes Master Fabian Pini and his organization and the Masters, Instructors and Students members of his organization.
Welcome to GM J C Kim from ITF Adviser
7th Nov 2016
ITF Adviser, GM Han Sam Soo, expresses his personal welcome to GM J C Kim
Vice President's Welcome to GM J C Kim
7th Nov 2016
I would like to add my welcome to GM J C Kim to that of our President
President's Welcome to Grand Master JC Kim
24th Oct 2016
I am honoured that the legendary Grand Master Kim Jong Chan has come out of his retirement and will be active again in the International Taekwon-Do...
Update 26/10/16:  ITF Administration - communications restored
19th Oct 2016
ITF Administration in Yiewsley suffered a catastrophic loss of telephone and broadband services on 19/10/2016 due to an outage at the British Telecom West Drayton Exchange. We...
Taekwon-Do Founder Gen Choi Hong Hi inducted into the Taekwondowon Hall of Fame in the Republic of Korea
21st Sep 2016
A ceremony was held on September 3, 2016 at the Taekwondowon to induct those who had introduced Taekwon-Do.
A personal message of thanks
11th Aug 2016
A sincere personal message of thanks from Choi Jung Hwa, President, ITF
ITF Senior Promotion
30th Jul 2016
The ITF Promotions Board, on behalf of the ITF President, announce the promotion of Master Mario Troiano to 9th Degree Grand Master.
ITF Senior Promotion
30th Jul 2016
The ITF Promotions Board, on behalf of the ITF President, announce the promotion of Master Robert Wheatley to 9th Degree Grand Master.
Grand Master John Tompkins - Messages
7th Jul 2016
Messages of condolence from ITF members
Grand Master John Tompkins RIP
6th Jul 2016
A personal, heartfelt tribute from President Choi Jung Hwa
Grand Master John Tompkins - a sad loss to ITF Taekwon-Do
6th Jul 2016
ITF are saddened to share the news that Grand Master John Tompkins has passed away in China with his wife, Aineur, by his side. Information on...
Report of C. J. Oh convicted of forgery of ITF certificates
11th Jun 2016
It has been reported in the Korean press that the former Secretary-General (C.J. Oh) of Korea Branch of the International Taekwon-Do Federation forged Dan certificates and...
ITF World Championships 2016 - Umpires
17th May 2016
Request for Umpires' photographs
 ITF World Championships 2016 - Official Accommodation Packages
17th May 2016
An update re official accommodation packages from the ITF World Championships 2016 Organising Committee
Happy birthday Taekwon-Do!
11th Apr 2016
Celebrating the inauguration of Taekwon-Do on 11th April 1955
Happy birthday, ITF
22nd Mar 2016
22nd March 1966 - 2016
ITF Senior Promotion
28th Dec 2015
The ITF Promotions Board, on behalf of the ITF President, announce the promotion of Maurizio Troiano to 7th Degree.
President's Seasonal Message
22nd Dec 2015
A message to each ITF member
ITF Senior Promotion
5th Dec 2015
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Edimir Kawakubo to 7th Degree
ITF Senior Promotion
1st Nov 2015
The ITF Promotions Board, on behalf of the ITF President, announce the promotion of Mr Nicholas Malefyt to 7th Degree Master.
A personal note of appeciation from President Choi Jung Hwa
22nd Jul 2015
President Choi Jung Hwa extends his personal appreciation to all those involved in the organisation and delivery of the ITF Asian Championships 2015 held on 1st...
ITF Senior Promotion
26th Jun 2015
The ITF is pleased to announce the promotion of Master Michael Muleta to 8th Degree
ITF mission to promote and develop ITF Taekwon-Do in South East Europe
11th Jun 2015
Sport Club ALTAIR (INO 327), Moldova, led by Iurie Spataru, are working on behalf of the ITF Expansion Committee to promote and develop ITF Taekwon-Do in...
Concerning Nepal Earthquake
7th May 2015
As everyone may aware from the media, a powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal on 20 April 2015, leading to over 7,000 innocent lives being killed, several...
Nepal Earthquake Disaster
28th Apr 2015
All ITF members are deeply moved and concerned to see the images of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal. Our thoughts extend to everyone...
IIC and Taekwon-Do 60th Birthday Celebrations in Canada
16th Apr 2015
A personal message from President Choi Jung Hwa
Celebrating 60 Years of Taekwon-Do!
12th Apr 2015
It is my honour, as President of ITF, to pay tribute to my Father and his legacy on this, the 60th, anniversary of Taekwon-Do. I wish...
ITF Expel Lee Yoo Sun
2nd Mar 2015
The actions and misrepresentations by Lee Yoo Sun..
President's seasonal message
22nd Dec 2014
A personal message to each member of ITF
Olaf Braemer promotes to 7th Degree Black Belt
8th Dec 2014
Olaf Braemer successfully tested for 7th Degree Black Belt in London on 7th December 2014. The test was conducted by Master Trevor Nicholls with the authority...
ITF mourns the loss of Ella Zondag
17th Nov 2014
President Choi Jung Hwa and all members of the ITF extend their deep and heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Ella Zondag, who sadly...
Honouring General Choi Hong Hi on the anniversary of his birth
9th Nov 2014
All members of the International Taekwon-Do Federation take this opportunity to reflect on the achievements and ambitions of the Founder of Taekwon-Do, born this day, November...
President Choi awards Choi Family Star to Ella Zondag
1st Aug 2014
President Choi made a special presentation of the Choi Family Star to Mrs Ella Zondag
ITF Board and Committee Appointments
1st Aug 2014
2014 Congress elections
New 9th Degrees of the International Taekwon-Do Federation
1st Aug 2014
Congratulations on the appointment of new 9th Degrees of the International Taekwon-Do Federation
President Choi presents new award
1st Aug 2014
President Choi awarded the Royal Star Choi Family Medal for the first time
World Championship TEAM Results
29th Jul 2014
Full team results.....
World Championship Individual Results
29th Jul 2014
Full Individual Results
International Taekwon-Do Federation News Update 2014
7th Jul 2014
The ITF delegation and the Kukkiwon staff met on a number of dates in June 2014.
ITF Delegation meets with Kukkiwon Officials
18th Jun 2014
President Choi leads the ITF delegation in a meeting with President and Vice-President of Kukkiwon
59 Today
11th Apr 2014
Happy Birthday to all Taekwon Do Members
IIC Canada Full
24th Feb 2014
The ITF are taking no more applications for the IIC Canada as the course is fully subscribed.
Mr Gigliano Fiorentina VI Degree
26th Jan 2014
The ITF is sad to learn of the tragic loss of Mr Gigliano Fiorentino VI degree, who passed away on the evening of 24th January 2014....
IIC Canada update
7th Jan 2014
New Year 2014
31st Dec 2013
A message from the ITF President, Choi, Jung Hwa
Festive Wishes
19th Dec 2013
ITF Tournament Rule Amendments 2013
18th Nov 2013
Tournament rule amendments for implementation Rome World Championships 2014
Review of ITF Tournament and Umpire Rules
7th Nov 2013
By Master Galarraga, Master Nicholls and Master Maidana
A message from Pastor  Suk Hee Lee
30th Oct 2013
Message of Thanks
Welcome
18th Oct 2013
Founding and Inspirational Masters commitment to the ITF
Master Rai opens Taekwon Do School
19th Sep 2013
The ITF would like to wish Master Rai the very wishes from all the ITF Executive and the entire membership on the opening of his new...
Schedule Update Germany Seminar  27/28/29 September 2013
9th Sep 2013
Seminar Timetable and Schedule
World Championships
24th Aug 2013
World Championships Rome 23-27th July 2014 Details to follow Information :Tournament Chair / Sec Gen ITF / Master Troiano Italy / Efisio Toulo / Fabio Ciazzo
Taekwon - Do
7th May 2013
Message from GM Han Sam Soo
2nd Apr 2013
I am very happy to be able to send my sincere greetings to you all.
Bereavement
30th Mar 2013
"ITF Japan has sad news to share: Master Lee Jongmok has lost his father on 13 March.
Chinese New Year
9th Feb 2013
We are all familiar with the word Taekwon-Do and like to think that we are following the art's philosophy as well as its techniques
Happy New Year to all of our ITF members.
17th Jan 2013
January is usually the time to reflect on our past and look forward to the future
As we celebrate the holidays and prepare to move into 2013, we must now, more than ever
20th Dec 2012
As we celebrate the holidays and prepare to move into 2013, we must now, more than ever question our commitment to humanity
Russian Representative
13th Nov 2012
Master Ligay would like to both welcome and announce the new Russian representative Fagit Lapitov and the
Rudolph Kang Expelled
9th Oct 2012
ITF Members are advised, that following actions and communications carried out and received by and from Rudolph Kang; has resulted in his expulsion from the ITF....
Opportunist's
27th Aug 2012
In this age of opportunism, one must protect themselves more than ever from the opportunity seekers who use Taekwon-Do only for profit.
Master Henry O Neill Promoted
6th Aug 2012
The promotions committee are pleased to announce the recomendation of Henry O Neill to VII
The commencement of the World Championships is only
3rd Aug 2012
The commencement of the World Championships is only
Notice  Congress 2012
23rd Jul 2012
The ITF by way of this notice and by direct Organisation email confirms the ITF Congress will take place:-
Counterfeit Certificates English and Korean Text
20th Apr 2012
Check your certificate number with this web site.
57 Today
11th Apr 2012
General Choi's Dream - 57 Today
CISM MEMBERSHIP
3rd Apr 2012
CISM Affiliation
Congratulations
13th Jan 2012
President Choi would like to congratulate ChaeSooYong & YiHyeonMi on their recent wedding.
New Year Message
31st Dec 2011
A time for reflection
Congratulations Master Parm Rai.
23rd Dec 2011
Master Parm Rai was awarded The Police Exemplary Service Award on behalf of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth
Taekwon, The ITF mourns today along with Master Michael Muleta
2nd Dec 2011
Taekwon, The ITF mourns today along with Master Michael Muleta of Australia over the loss of his Mother.
Appointment of Scientific Research Committee Chair
2nd Dec 2011
The ITF would like to announce the appointment of Master Muleta to Scientific Research Committee Chair
European Championship Results
16th Nov 2011
We have uploaded the Official results from the recent European Championships. Regional reports of the event can be found in our article section.
Mr Léon van der Putten Promoted
15th Nov 2011
The promotoins Committee we are pleased to announce the promotion of Leon van der Putten to seventh Degree Master
International Military Athletic Commission (CISM)
3rd Oct 2011
International Taekwon-Do Federation reports on CISM progress..
General Choi's last dream
3rd Oct 2011
TaeKwonDo Founder, General Choi's last dream, "ITF! must go back to South Korea."
International Military Athletic Commission (CISM)
3rd Oct 2011
International Taekwon-Do Federation additional reports on CISM progress..
Mr Demers Promoted
23rd Sep 2011
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Demers to VII Degree.
Taekwon Do is to protect the weak
30th Aug 2011
TKD's philosophy is to protect the weak from the strongers oppression
Hector Soto Promoted to Eighth Degree
17th Jun 2011
Master Wheatley on behalf of the promotions committee and the ITF Executive, is pleased to announce the promotion to eighth degree of Hector Soto
Noel Vidarte Promoted to Eighth Degree
17th Jun 2011
Master Wheatley on behalf of the promotions committee and the ITF Executive, is pleased to announce the promotion to eighth degree of Noel Vidarte
CJ Oh Expelled
16th Jun 2011
Carlos Composto promoted to Eighth Degree
14th Jun 2011
Master Wheatley on behalf of the promotions committee and the ITF Executive, is pleased to announce the promotion to eighth degree of Carlos Composto
Mr Martella Promoted
14th Jun 2011
On behalf of Master Robert Wheatley, the ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to announce the promotion of Tarcisio Martella VII Degree Master following testing November 2010...
Mr Skyrme Promoted
17th May 2011
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Mark Skyrme from the United Kingdom to VII Degree.
Mr Jones Promoted
14th May 2011
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Malcolm Jones from the United Kingdom to VII Degree.
Tul Tour
28th Apr 2011
It is my great pleasure to inform you that based on the expression of interest we have a sufficient number of participants for our “TUL TOUR®...
Being blessed to give
19th Apr 2011
Global TaeKwon-Do, located in Houston, Texas, USA sent 300,000 yen (a bout $3800 US) to Master Lee Jong Mok to support our Japanese TaeKwon-Do brothers and...
Ministry of Sport Pakistan
4th Apr 2011
Pakistan Sports Board grant Provisional Affiliation to Pakistan International Taekwon Do Federation
“TUL TOUR(R) -1” in Korea, expression of interest - deadline extended
1st Apr 2011
We are finalizing arrangements for “TUL TOUR® -1”, a training-cultural event in Korea.
Mark Cashatt Promoted
24th Mar 2011
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Mark Cashatt from the USA to VII Degree
Japan Appeal helping overcome hardships and Traumas
21st Mar 2011
Our ITF Family in Japan are experiencing very difficult times, these difficulties as I am sure you are aware range from physical to Emotional grief and...
Dear Mr. Lee, Jong Mok
21st Mar 2011
Through this way I want to express our sympathy with the current situation in your country.
Mr Bertrand Promoted
18th Mar 2011
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Roy Bertrand from the UK to VII Degree
Japan
13th Mar 2011
Condolences and support for the people of Japan
Chew Teck Seong
11th Mar 2011
It is with deep sorrow and grief the ITF inform you of the passing of Chew Teck Seong.
William Howard Promoted
21st Feb 2011
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of William Howard from the USA to VII Degree
Seasonal Message
30th Dec 2010
2010, what a year for ITF!
Scientific Research Committee of the International Taekwon-Do Federation
21st Dec 2010
seeking talented and motivated members who have the capacity, skills and willingness to work voluntarily as Research Officers.
Sad Passing of Mr Plessing
25th Oct 2010
Sad Passing of Mr Plessing
Expansion Committee Announcement
13th Oct 2010
Mr. Noel Keating (6th Dan) of Australia will travel to Nigeria, Ghana and Togo in February in order to conduct a series of ITF workshops. ...
Mr Laxman Basnet Promoted.
13th Oct 2010
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Laxman Basnet on his promotion to 5th Degree
Suzan Crochet Promoted
11th Aug 2010
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Suzan Crochet from the USA to VII Degree
Steve Blakeley Promoted
11th Aug 2010
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Steve Blakeley of the USA to VII Degree
Master Troiano Promoted
26th Jul 2010
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Troiano from Italy to VIII Degree.
Master Creedon Promoted
26th Jul 2010
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Creedon from Ireland to VIII Degree.
Thank you from the President
23rd Jul 2010
It is my hope that all our members and friends of the ITF have now returned safely to their homes following the Korea World Championships 2010...
UKITF appointed by the ITF for National Governing Body Membership
19th Jul 2010
The ITF has appointed UK ITF to act as the member body to the BTC the UK's National Governing Body for Taekwon-Do.
Lee Won Il
14th May 2010
As Taekwon-Do continues to flourish all over the world, it is easy to forget that the ITF was established less than 50 years ago. mentor to...
Mr. Robert O Shea
15th Apr 2010
It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing away of Mr. Robert O Shea, 4th Dan. He will remain in Taekwon-Do...
Review Of Sub Committees
17th Mar 2010
The Executive along with Administration officials have been reviewing all Sub Committees, primarily to ensure our membership are receiving a valued and professional service.
ITF Expansion Committee Competitor Request
10th Feb 2010
The next edition of ITF Intercontinental Cup will be held in Moscow on the weekend of March 26. It will feature teams from Europe and Asia....
World Championships 2010
2nd Feb 2010
Dear Taekwon-Do competitors, friends and families, Thank you very much to those countries and organisations which responded to our enquiry and provided an estimated number of participants...
Earthquake in Haiti
22nd Jan 2010
Nature has shown us once again the strength of its capability by the recent earthquake in Haiti.
Presidential Message
8th Jan 2010
New Year presidential message for our members.
The 11th World Taekwondo Festival & Korean Classic Open 2010
18th Dec 2009
The Organising Committee cordially invites you to The 11th World Taekwondo Festival & Korean Classic Open 2010
Seasonal Greetings
15th Dec 2009
It is with great pleasure that I send you these Seasonal Greetings and best wishes for 2010.
2010 World Championships
10th Nov 2009
It is with a great pleasure to announce that the 2010 (IX Junior and XV Senior) World Championships in Taekwon-Do ITF will be held in Chungcheongbuk-Do...
Tragic loss
6th Nov 2009
Tragic death of the Sabonim Mario Morena from Uruguay. The Taekwon-Do Argentina Association shares the pain by the tragic loss of a member of the Taekwon-do...
Tournament Rule Updates
4th Nov 2009
Following several meetings of the newly formed ITF Tournament Committee, amendments of the tournament rules have now been submitted and approved by the International Taekwon-Do Federation....
Master Siracusa Promoted
15th Oct 2009
The ITF is pleased to confirm the promotion of Master Siracusa of Argentina to VIII Degree.
Taekwondo/CISM - ITF Conference
14th Oct 2009
There has been vast amounts or propaganda spread by other organisation claiming unification talks with WTF and the CISM, while we have continued to silently work...
Tragic loss
5th Oct 2009
It is a sad day for Taekwon-Do. We have lost a great friend, student, instructor and mentor in Bulgaria. I understand Mr. Todorov's wife also past...
Master Reina Promoted
9th Sep 2009
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Reina of Cuba to VII Degree.
Master Deedigan Promoted
9th Sep 2009
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr. Don Deedigan from the United Kingdom to VII Degree.
Master Risko Promoted
3rd Sep 2009
The ITF Promotions Committee is pleased to confirm the promotion of Mrs. Deborah Risko of the United States of America to VII Degree.
Tragic Loss
2nd Sep 2009
Dear friends Our student and friend Lionel De Maeseneire had an accident with his moterbike and died on the spot, He was 25 years old.
Termination of Membership
5th Aug 2009
All current members of the ITF are today informed that the personal membership of Mr Chris Snow (UK-LTSI) has been terminated from the ITF. Members should...
ITF Membership Services
21st Jul 2009
Membership Services department now formed.
ITF Administration will update Membership Services regularly with current membership reports, on which they will act accordingly.
Sanctioned ITF Master Class and International Instructor Certification
25th Jun 2009
The ITF have authorised the following Instructors to host official seminars along with our president Master Choi Jung Hwa. Only Students attending these events are eligible...
Master Harry Promoted
15th Jun 2009
The ITF is pleased to announce the promotion of Master Issac Harry to 8th Degree (Dan) Black belt, on 13th June 2009.
Mr Patrick McCarthy promotion
8th Jun 2009
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Patrick McCarthy of Ireland to VII Degree.
Mr Lau Promotion
8th Jun 2009
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Lau of Hong Kong to VII Degree. Master Lau's promotion was announced by President...
Rapid development of our organisation.
22nd May 2009
A rapid development of our organisation and plans of moving ITF headquarters to the Republic of Korea, as well as preparation for the World Championships in...
ITF Tournament Committee meeting in Zaragoza, Spain, March 20, 2009
21st Apr 2009
Master Nestor Galarraga recently travelled to Spain to conduct a meeting of the ITF Tournament Committee. The meeting was extensive and lasted over five hours covering...
ITF Tournament Committee meeting in Zaragoza, Spain, March 20, 2009
20th Apr 2009
Master Nestor Galarraga recently travelled to Spain to conduct a meeting of the ITF Tournament Committee. The meeting was extensive and lasted over five hours covering...
Tournament & Umpire committee meeting
27th Feb 2009
There will be a meeting for the ITF Tournament & Umpire committee, and demonstration of the ITF Scoring System in Zaragoza.
2008 Activities
24th Feb 2009
2009 is now well under way and it was felt that this is now an ideal time to update you all on some of the significant...
Thank you
11th Feb 2009
On behalf of my family, I would like to thank all of you
Deepest sympathies
30th Jan 2009
Our deepest sympathies go out to Master Rai following his tragic loss of his mother.
Sanctioned ITF Master Class and International Instructor Certification
29th Jan 2009
The ITF have authorised the following Masters to host official seminars along with our president Master Choi Jung Hwa. Only Students attending these events are eligible...
Seasonal Greetings
22nd Dec 2008
This time of year always allows me to bring a sincere message to all members of our ITF family.
Grand Master Lee Won ll
21st Dec 2008
It gives us great pleasure to announce the return of Grand Master Lee Won ll. Committed to teaching Taekwon-Do since the 60’s Master Lee Won ll...
European Championships
26th Nov 2008
Members of the ITF, details of the European Championships have now been uploaded. More details here
Sanctioned ITF Events
20th Nov 2008
The Tournament Committee will be publishing a more in-depth schedule for all ITF Sanctioned events. Please ensure that events are registered
ITF Disciplinary Committee
5th Nov 2008
All members are today informed that UKITF INO 90 has been cancelled and therefore no longer in membership of the ITF. This INO incorporated "MWTA" headed by Master...
Mr George Ashiru
18th Sep 2008
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr George Ashiru of Nigeria to VII Degree. Master Ashiru's promotion was announced by Master Trevor...
WI are one
9th Sep 2008
Mr Daniel Sng Promotion
1st Aug 2008
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Daniel Sng of Singapore to VII Degree. Master Sng's promotion was announced by Master Trevor...
Tul Update
24th Jun 2008
Please be advised that effective immediately, the tul of "Ju Che" will be known as it was originally created by our founder General Choi Hong Hi...
General Choi (1918 - 2002)
15th Jun 2008
Six years have now passed since the passing of our Taekwon-Do Founder and Father, Especially today find time to reflect on our thoughts and memories of...
Mr Don Dalton Promotion
31st Mar 2008
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Don Dalton of Ireland to VII Degree. Master Dalton's promotion was announced by President Choi...
Master James Lim
13th Mar 2008
Following his recent meeting with President Choi it gives us great pleasure to announce the return of Master James Lim. Committed to teaching Taekwon-Do in Canada...
Chew Bee San 4/5/1074 - 24/02/2008
29th Feb 2008
Master Choi along with all the ITF Family extend our deepest felt sympathy for Chew Bee San. We send Master Chew and his family our thoughts...
ITF Forum now live
21st Feb 2008
This forum is for Martial Artists to post their comments about current and future issues related to Taekwon-Do to enable the free exchange of ideas. Members...
Prosperous and Healthy New Year
16th Jan 2008
On behalf of the Executive Committee, I would like to extend everyone best wishes for a Happy, Prosperous and Healthy New Year! Last year provided many...
Team Europe in Ghana
10th Jan 2008
Any ITF members based in Europe interested in possible selection for “Team Europe” should in the first instance contact Mr Dalton via email with a brief...
Seasonal Greetings
18th Dec 2007
It is with great pleasure that I send you these Seasonal Greetings and best wishes for 2008.
Mr Michael Muleta Promotion
10th Dec 2007
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Michael Muleta of Australia to VII Degree. Master Muleta's promotion was announced by Master Nicholls...
ITF Expansion Committee
26th Sep 2007
Dear Members the ITF would like to announce the formation of a new expansion committee. This committee will be broken into four regions
Disciplinary Committee
19th Sep 2007
A meeting has been scheduled for the 20th October 2007 with all members of the disciplinary board. The purpose will be to finalise disciplinary procedures, and enforcement...
Senior Promotions
11th Sep 2007
The ITF is currently reviewing both process and application criteria for Senior Degree Testing. During this period please continue to register and obtain Authorisation for all...
The XIV ITF World Championships
28th Aug 2007
On behalf of the International Taekwon-Do Federation, it is my pleasure to confirm that the XIV ITF World Championships were a success.
Mr Parm Rai promotion
28th Aug 2007
The ITF Promotions Committee are pleased to confirm the promotion of Mr Parm Rai of Canada to VII Degree.
International Instructor Courses
24th May 2007
Master Choi Jung Hwa has confirmed that the following Instructors have the remit, to deliver and approve the International Instructor Course and Certification.
The Lunar New Year has arrived and the world welcomes the year of the Pig.
26th Feb 2007
For all those born this year, accept my congratulations for tradition states that those born in the year of the pig are blessed with luck and...
14th Senior and 9th Junior ITF World Championships
21st Feb 2007
It gives us great pleasure to announce the online entries for the 14th Senior and 9th Junior ITF World Championships are now live.
ITF Practitioners
1st Jan 2007
As we see the year 2007 appear on our calendars, it is undoubtedly a welcome sight to some who are hoping for a "good year". ...
ITF World Championships 2007
13th Nov 2006
The official website is now online
Championship Results
21st Sep 2006
The following results can now be found online: European Championships, 8th Junior ITF World Championships
ITF Disciplinary Committee
23rd Jun 2006
The board are in receipt of numerous concerns and due to the depth of the enquiry needed, the decision has been made for immediate suspension. No...
Thank you
23rd May 2006
I would like to thank all of our members for their wishes of happiness to me on my birthday. I am sure that due to your...
VIII Junior World Championships
12th May 2006
Be advised that all deposits are due June 1st, Final balances and registrations are due by July 1st. Fees and applications received after July 1st will...
ITF Award Recipients - 2006
30th Mar 2006
ITF Award Recipients - 2006
European Championships, Germany
3rd Mar 2006
All Degree competitors without exception will be required to produce Original and Current ITF Status Card along with proof of degree, verified by either the Mini...
ITF Disciplinary Committee
21st Feb 2006
All current members of the ITF are today informed Mr Michael Morningstar has been suspended from the ITF. Members should also be aware and are duly...
Online Payment
1st Feb 2006
Online payments can now be processed fast, free and secure!
ITF Umpire Course
13th Jan 2006
UK-ITF (INO 90) are pleased to announce that Master Nestor Galarraga, 8th Degree, Chairman of the ITF Tournament Committee will be conducting an official ITF Umpire's...
8th Junior World Championships
28th Nov 2005
Please be advised that the age qualification for participants at the 8th ITF Junior World Championships, in Geelong, Australia, 2006 is precisely as follows:
Senior ITF Promotion
9th Oct 2005
The ITF is pleased to announce the promotion of Master Nestor Galarraga to 8th Degree (Dan) Blackbelt, on 8th October 2005.
ITF Panamerican Championships
7th Oct 2005
The ITF would like to congratulate the organising committee of the 7th ITF Panamerican Championships for their outstanding preparations for this event which commences today (Friday)....
Junior World Championship - Australia 2006
7th Oct 2005
The Tournament & Umpires Committee wish to clarify that only competitors aged between 13 and 17 years (inclusive) on the first day of the championships are...
International Umpires Designation
7th Oct 2005
Please note that with immediate effect, all umpires certification held by members prior to 05/10/2005 is no longer considered current by the ITF Tournaments and Umpires...
President and Vice-President Arrive in Buenos Aires
6th Oct 2005
President Choi Jung Hwa has today 06/10/2005) arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, accompanied by Vice-President, Mr. Michael Tibollo.
ITF PanAmerican Championships
3rd Oct 2005
ITF members from around the world are travelling to Buenos Aires, Argentina, from today, to participate in the ITF PanAmerican Championships, the 1st ITF Intercontinental Cup...
President Chairs ITF Executive Meeting in London
26th Sep 2005
Following this weekends Masterclass in the UK, President Choi is currently engaged with ITF business together with ITF Senior Vice President, Master Ligay, ITF Secretary General,...
President Choi - UK Masterclass
24th Sep 2005
The ITF would like to wish all members in the UK a very successful Masterclass with President Choi Jung Hwa, today, Saturday 24th September.
Website Relaunch
15th Sep 2005
We are pleased to announce the relaunch of www.itf-admin.com. The site has been relaunched to facilitate the administation of the ITF, and will eventually be developed...
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