Category: World Taekwondo Federation

Kukkiwon Director Election Results

In the first round of voting, Grand Master Choi Young Ryul(candidate 1) received 29 votes, Grand Master Oh No Kyun(candidate 3) received 28 votes and Grand Master Kim Hyun Sung(candidate 2) received 4 votes. In the second round Grand Master Choi received 31 votes and Grand Master Oh received 30 votes, with 1 vote invalid. Grand…

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4D Cameras Being Introduced for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The technological innovation will make its debut on the biggest stage at next year’s Olympic Games in the Japanese capital. Fans and judges will be able to see 360 degree replays of the athletes’ moves thanks to the 4D camera rig. This will provide more memorable moments for spectators while also eliminating controversial moments from…

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Taiwan Strong at World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

Outstanding start last week for China Taipei at the World Poomsae Championships; topping the medals table with 12 gold on day one. The event at the International Expo Center, in the Chinese city of Wuxi, features 286 athletes from 10 countries. The World Team Championships began last weekend at the same venue, the first time…

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World Taekwondo Cares project in Nepal

Two programmes targeting reformatory inmates and female domestic abuse victims has been officially unveiled by World Taekwondo in Kathmandu in Nepal. The Nepal Taekwondo Cares project is supported by World Taekwondo and the Asia Development Foundation (ADF), in cooperation with the Nepal Taekwondo Association. Hundreds of people gathered for the launch at the National Taekwondo…

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2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang

2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang, held at Yongpyong Dome for 5 Days from July 26 to July 30. Hanmadang has been receiving applications for 12 events and 59 fields (individual match : 8 events and 46 fields / group match : 4 events and 13 fields) for 2 months since May. There will be 58…

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Why was General Choi Exiled from South Korea? The Truth Revealed.

Ambassador Choi Hong-Hi Two-star Major-General (army serial #10044) This is the second part of the story of General Choi’s Tae Kwon Do.  The first part ended with his locating the ITF headquarters in Vienna, Austria, which allowed him to disseminate his martial art around the world.   POLITICAL INFLUENCES Advantages & Disadvantages General Choi was…

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Corruption in Taekwondo

World Taekwondo Former President UN Young Kim for 31 years spread lies & rumors about General Choi. In the 1988 South Korean Olympics he spread rumors of General Choi being a Communist to keep him away from South Korea. Kim wanted to kill General Choi, because he opposed the corruption in Korean government and in…

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Tribute to General Choi by: Grandmaster Bobby Kim

Tribute to General Choi By Grandmaster Bobby Kim I met General Choi Hong-Hi in Aurora, Colorado, when he visited my dojang, Kim’s Taekwondo Institute, during the early nineteen seventies. At that time, he was already regarded as the “father of Tae Kwon Do,” but he still had much important work ahead of him. Before his…

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