WTF

World Tae Kwon-Do Federation

World Tae Kwon-Do Federation

 

Established on May 28, 1973, the World Taekwondo Federation is the International Federation [IF] governing the sport of Taekwondo and is a member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations [ASOIF].

Generally speaking, the WTF Tae Kwon-Do style places emphasis on the sporting aspect of Tae Kwon-Do, focusing on powerful and fast leg techniques but disallowing hand techniques to the head. Body shields are worn during sparring.