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International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) is an international taekwondo organisation founded on March 22, 1966, by Choi Hong Hi (Korean: 최홍희) in Seoul, South Korea.<ref name=tran/> The ITF was founded to promote and encourage the growth of the Korean martial art of Taekwon-Do.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> <ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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 regards to rank and certifications.

Following a period of political schism, there are now multiple groups using the name "International Taekwon-do Federation".


International Taekwon-Do Federation sections
Intro   Patterns   Sparring  Ranks   Philosophy   History and Schism  See also  References  External links  

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