What is ITF Taekwon-Do?
ITF Taekwon-Do is a Martial Arts with four distinct facets, as a sport, a martial art, a tool for social development and as a way of life. Competition highlights the Sport facet of ITF Taekwon-Do.
Who is the president of World Taekwondo?
As planned, the WT Delegation headed by Dr. Chungwon Choue, President of World Taekwondo paid a visit to the ITF Headquarters in Vienna, Austria and held friendly talks with Prof. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President.
What is Taekwon-Do?
Taekwon-Do was devised, studied and completed by Gen. Choi Hong Hi of Korea and brought into the world as modern martial arts. Gen. Choi Hong Hi had to practice Karate of Japan because Korea was under its colonial occupation for over 36 years. Korea was liberated from Japanese colonial rule in 1945.
What is the ITF World Cup competition?
The World Cup competition is open to blue, red and black belts. ITF Taekwon-Do Championships include the following disciplines: Individual & Team Patterns, Individual & Team Sparring, Individual & Team Special Technique, Individual & Team Power Breaking as well as Pre-Arranged Team Sparring.
What are the basic Korean taekwondo commands?
Basic Korean Taekwondo Teaching Terminology: Commands Chariot (attention) Kyungye (bow) Junbi (basic ready stance) Baro (return to basic ready stance) Sheot (Relax) Shijak (start/begin) Stances Walking Stance (Ap seogi) Front Stance (Ap Kubi) Back Stance (Dwit kubi) Middle Stance (Juchum seogi)
What is the best Taekwondo organization to join?
The top three organizations in TaeKwondo are the WTF, ATA, and ITF. Each have their own list of stances they recognize with different Korean names that are taught at the official academies. Here are two lists for the WTF and ITF. (The ATA teaches stances from each of these lists.)