International Taekwon-Do Federation is the entity in charge of the
preservation and diffusion of the original Taekwon-Do worldwide.
Its president, General Choi Hong Hi, is the founder of modern
Taekwon-Do, who created and designed this martial art during 9 years.
However, through an entire live of practice and scientific study,
General Choi has developed this new original martial art which is in
permanent evolution and today differs from the martial arts from which
it evolved. Taekwon-Do fundamentals come from Taekyon, korean combat
art, and Karate, which was the training art of General Choi at young
The International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) has its headquarters at Vienna, Austria. The Federation rules the programs and devolpment of ITF Taekwon-Do around the world. Promotes activities like:
The International Takwon-Do Federation watches for the difussion and preservation of original Taekwon-Do.
||We give our heartful Thanks to Taekwon-Do founder for giving us this alternative to grow as human beings.|
|The ITF has succeded in crossing continental frontiers, and has made Taekwon-Do an universal art despite of race, religion, sex or ideology, respecting the traditional culture of its practitioners. At the present moment, 140 countries and millions of practitioners train Taekwon-Do arund the world.||