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  • Absolute Taekwondo Association (ATKDA) Founded by Master John McNally as an association for bringing together many instructors, the ability to teach in their own way but with the core values of Taekwon-do. Keeping tkd strong and welcoming instructors under the supportive aims of the association in the U.K. and around the world.https://atkda.co.uk/
  • African Taekwondo, was established, to train african practitioners in Taekwondo to the highest standards . International Taekwondo Federation Africa ( ITFA ) http://itf-africa.com
  • All European Taekwon-do Federation: Th AETF was established in 1979 (during the Cold War) as a federation that would united Eastern European and Western European taekwondo. It was established under the sponsorship of General Choi Hong Hi with taekwondo representatives from 14 European countries. The AETF is headquartered in Lublin, Poland. http://www.itfeurope.org
  • American Chung Do Kwan Limited: The ACDKL Association is a non-profit organization started in 1997 to promote traditional taekwondo. http://www.acdkl.org
  • American Korean Taekwondo Association: The AKTA is a small association of independent schools in the U.S. The association is headquartered in Shawnee Kansas and was founded in 1973 by Choon Leehttp://akta.us
  • American Taekwondo Association: The ATA is a U.S.-outgrowth of Traditional Taekwondo run as independently licensed schools. The ATA was founded in 1969 in Omaha, Nebraska by Haeng Ung Lee, a former Traditional Taekwondo instructor in the South Korean military. Lee's motivation was to develop a combat-oriented style of taekwondo (like ITF-style taekwondo) albeit one with greater emphasis on kicking. http://www.ataonline.com
  • American Taekwondo Foundationhttp://atf-tkd.com
  • American Taekwon-do Federation International: The ATFI was founded in 2001 under the sponsorship of General Choi Hong Hi. The goal of the ATFI is to practice, teach and promote the art of Taekwon-Do across the United States. The ATFI is headquartered in St. Augustine, Florida. http://www.atfi-itf.com
  • American Taekwondo United: ATU is a non-profit organization that was formed in 2006 with the goal of contributing to the growth and development of Taekwondo in the United States. As part of the agenda of ATU, it hosts a national tournament annually, provides ongoing education for Taekwondo schools, and contributes to communities around the country through charitable events. http://americantaekwondounited.com
  • Austrian Taekwondo Federation: The ATF (ÖTDV in German) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for WTF taekwondo in Austria. http://www.oetdv.at








  • Jun Tong Taekwon-Do Federationhttp://www.juntong-taekwondo.com
  • Jin Moo Kwan School of Taekwondo was set up many years ago by Grand Master Christopher Davies, 8th Dan Kukkiwon and 9th Dan Chungdokwan. GM Davies is founder member of the UK Taekwondo Development Council who are in membership of the National Governing Body , the British Taekwondo Council. GM Davies has been inducted into the Official Taekwondo Hall of Fame, Was previously appointed to the Kukkiwon Cooperation Committee and appointed as a UK representative for the Kukkiwon Advisory Board





  • Pan American Taekwondo Union: PATU is one of the five (5) regional Taekwondo organizations under WTF (World Taekwondo Federation). The other four (4) are: Africa, Asia and Europe and Oceania. The PATU comprises 42 member nations. http://www.patu.org
  • Pan-Malaysia Global Taekwon-Do Federationhttp://www.pgtf-taekwondo.com
  • Professional Unification of Martian Arts: PUMA is a UK martial arts organisation teaching ITF-style Taekwondo. It focuses on being inclusive of ability and age https://www.puma-uk.com/




  • Taekwondo America: TA is an organization with schools across the United States; these schools practice ITF-style taekwondo. TA schools use a common curriculum and procedures. http://www.taekwondoamerica.org
  • Taekwondo Association of Great Britain: The TAGB are a major British Taekwondo association who teach the ITF style of Taekwondo.
  • Taekwondo Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovinahttp://www.taekwondo.ba
  • Taekwondo Federation of Indiahttp://www.tfiindia.com
  • Taekwon-do International (TKDI)
  • Texas National Tae Kwon Do Federation: The TNTKDF actively seeks out instructors for membership who work with the underprivileged and at risk youth in our communities, helping them provide the opportunity to teach a skill that will not only enhance their students overall physical abilities, but also their personal self-esteem and overall attitude toward personal achievement and leadership. http://www.tntkdf.org
  • Traditional International Taekwon-Do Federation. The TITF was founded in 1992 by Dafyd Haase. The TITF was created to support students and instructors seeking minimal politics and low fees; the TITF offers free international digital dan-certification and low-cost paper dan-certificates. http://www.traditionalitf.com
  • Traditional Tae Kwon Do Chung Do Association TTCA was founded in 1996 by Young Sik Choi. TTCA was established to get back to traditional taekwondo training and values as it was in the original Chung Do Kwan Institute.  It is the goal of the TTCA is to keep the organization free of politics, to maintain traditional values, and to train not only quality martial artists, but good members of society. http://www.traditionaltkd.com
  • Traditional Taekwondo Federation: TTF is a National Governing body (NGB) for Independent traditional clubs and Associations and is a registered member of the British Taekwondo Council (BTC). http://www.ttf.uk.com
  • Traditional Taekwon-Do Centers e.V. Germany This is an association founded by whose members are traditional taekwondo schools primarily in Germany and France. The association was founded by Jae Hwa Kwon in 2015. http://traditional-taekwondo.center
  • Traditional Taekwon-Do International: TTI is a Christian-oriented taekwondo association founded in January 2015. http://www.ttitkd.com
  • Traditional taekwondo Yonmujae Association (TYA): TYA is a traditional-style Taekwondo school in Korea, which is independent and distinctive from Kukkiwon or World Taekwondo. TYA aims to grasp the fundamental principles of efficient body movements through practicing traditional taekwondo poomsaes. It is founded by two master who practiced in Chang Moo Kwan in 1960's. https://www.yonmujae.com



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