National Taekwon-Do
Federation of
National Taekwon-Do Federation of Moldova
International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) is an international taekwondo organization founded on March 22, 1966, by Gen Choi (Korean: 최홍희) in Seoul, South Korea.[1] The ITF was founded to promote and encourage the growth of the Korean martial art of Taekwon-Do.[2][3][4] The ITF's main functions include coordinating and approving tournaments and seminars, setting standards for teaching (patterns, sparring, destruction), collaborating with affiliated member organizations, and providing services members in regard to rank and certifications. Following a period of political schism, there are now multiple groups using the name "International Taekwon-do Federation".