ITF [International Taekwon-Do Federation]
Formation April 11, 1955
Purpose/focus Martial art and sport
Location Pyeongyang, North Korea and Middlesex, United Kingdom
Region served International
President Chang Ung, Choi Jung Hwa, Pablo Trajtenberg
Remarks Is not recognized by South Korean Government
Since taekwondo is developed in several different kwans, there are several different expressions of taekwondo philosophy. For example, the tenets of the ITF are said to be summed up by the last two phrases in the ITF Student Oath: "I shall be a champion of justice and freedom" and "I shall build a better and peaceful world."
Although each taekwondo club or school will be different, a student typically takes part in most or all of the following:
• Learning the techniques and curriculum of taekwondo
• Both anaerobic and aerobic workout,... [continues]
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