Category: Taekwondo

100,000 Masks Will Go To IOC

The president of the World Taekwondo Federation proposed on Wednesday to transfer 100,000 disposable surgical masks to the International Olympic committee (IOC). The masks were originally donated to the World Taekwondo Federation by Wuxi Sports Bureau and Jiangsu Wuxi Economic Development Zone, according to Chungwon Choue, federation president. In recent weeks, the epicenter of the COVID-19…

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Drive Through Belt Ceremony

Many of us are missing out on big moments during the coronavirus outbreak. For dozens of students at a taekwondo studio in Fairfield, California it was going to be their belt ceremony. The studio’s instructors, however, decided to take the extra step to make sure the students were awarded for their hard work and dedication.…

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WADA Reinstates International Taekwondo Federation

The International Taekwondo Federation ( ITF ) was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency ( WADA )’s non-compliant list.  The International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s non-compliant list, WADA said on Tuesday following a vote by its executive committee. The International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s non-compliant list, WADA said on…

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Virtual Classes and Covid-19

With a pandemic spreading across the globe, and the world as interconnected as it is; this an unprecedented time in world history. Hopefully, many martial arts schools will try to have virtual classes. There are many platforms that can be used for this, including zoom, freeconferencecall, and facebook. Some, but not all offer 2 way…

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WT and World Baseball Softball Confederation sign MOU

World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote humanitarian, social inclusion, peace and development-supporting activities. The signing ceremony took place at the World Taekwondo Office and was hosted by WT President and THF Chairman, Chungwon Choue, who was joined…

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