New Master Promotions

June 23, 2024

On the occasion of the 1st FGMR Cup a promotion test was held and presided over by FGM Rhee Ki Ha, accompanied by Master Ken Hance and Master Rudy Johnson. Congratulations to new Sahyun-Nim’s Raul Alvarez (7th Dan) from Honduras, Alejandro David Chaviel (7th Dan) Argentina and Sabum-Nim Pierson Guttierez Solis from Nicaragua.

1st FGMR Cup

June 22, 2024

The 1st FGMR Cup was held on Saturday June 22nd and was attended by not only First Grand Master Rhee Ki Ha but also Canada, USA, Japan, Nicaragua, Argentina, Honduras, and South Africa. Three hundred and sixty competitions participated in both patterns and sparring events under the watchful eye of FGMR. Congratulations to those who attended this historic event.

New President elected

June 21, 2024

At the 2024 AGM, an election was held for ITF-TAO President and it was unanimously decide that Mr. Rick Winsor would assume the role as President. Mr. Winsor is one of the founding members of ITF-TAO and brings with him years of knowledge and experience in the operation and goals of ITF-TAO. We thank Master Johnson for his years of service and we wish him well in his new role as Senior Advisor.

2024 Annual General Meeting

June 21,2024

ITF-TAO International held our 2024 Annual General Meeting on the eve of the 1st FGMR Cup. In attendance were representatives from North America, Central America, South America, and Asia.

Technical Seminar in Argentina

May 18-19, 2024

On the weekend of May 18th and 19th, Technical Director Mr. Mike Morningstar visited San Miguel, Argentina on invitation of ITF-TAO Argentina and Mr. Alejandro David Chaviel to conduct a Technical Seminar and Dan testing. Mr. Morningstar was accompanied by Mr. Jaskaran Tagger and Mr. Mitri Hanna Over 200 participates from yellow belt to 9th Dan Black Belt attended.  The 6 hour seminar began with an intensive warm-up and moved right into basic movements, patterns and kicking drills. Black belts stayed behind for the last 3 hours and Kwang-Gae to Ul-Ji.  A upper-Dan promotion test was also held on the Sunday morning. We look forward to 2026 when the ITF-TAO Annual Technical Conference will be held in San Miguel.

15th Anniversary Technical Seminar London

April 6, 2024

On Saturday April 6th, 60 plus students from yellow belt to 6th degree black belt gathered Fanshawe College in London, Ontario for the 15th Annual Technical Seminar conducted by TAO Technical Director Mr. Mike Morningstar.  Keeping true to the teachings of the founder of Taekwon-Do, General Choi Hong Hi, the students and instructors were drilled on correct sine wave and the proper application of techniques.  By the end of the 5 hour training everyone was exhausted but motivated in their efforts to keep Chang Hun Taekwon-Do alive in its purist form. Thank you to Oakridge Taekwon-Do and Sabum-Nim Cath Hadubiak for organising a fantastic event.

Annual Technical Conference-Japan

March 10, 2024

ITF-TAO Japan was the host country for our Annual Technical Conference on March 9-10. As uusal Master Tsuchida and his organising committee did a fantastic job hosting. A promotion test was also held after Saturdays training and was presided over by Master Yanagi and Master Johnson. Keeping true to the teachings of the founder of Taekwon-Do, General Choi Hong Hi, the students and instructors were drilled on correct sine wave and the proper application of techniques. By the end of the 9 hour training everyone was exhausted but motivated in their efforts to keep Chang Hun Taekwon-Do alive in its purist form. Thank you to ITF-TAO Japan for hosting this year. We all look forward to the 2025 Technical Conference and AGM in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

ITF-TAO South America

November 6, 2023

A new Taekwon-Do event was held at the CASm HQ in which ITF TAO Argentina, together with the MoDoKwan Federation, invited almost 200 competitors from different schools in Buenos Aires, Entre Ríos and the neighboring country of Uruguay. . We thank the institution for once again allowing us to use the club’s facilities for this type of event. We thank each person who contributed so that the Tournament started and ended at the agreed time. Than you also to the judges and referees for the great work in each area. To the friendly schools that demonstrated a good technical level, and above all a great atmosphere of camaraderie. Congratulations and thank you!

ITF-TAO Argentina

October 31, 2023

ITF-TAO Argentina participated in the Kumgang Group Internal Taekwon-Do Tournament, organized by M. Cejas Luis. Congratulations to our members who faired well with an abundance of medals. The invitation was appreciated and we congratulate you on the professional event. Congratulations

ITF-TAO Canada

October 21, 2023

On Saturday October 21st Morningstar Taekwon-Do hosted their Annual Technical Seminar. The event was attended by 130 students from five Dojangs in Southern Ontario. The first 3 hours was for everyone yellow belt and above and the last 2 hours was for Black Belts only. Various aspect of traditional TKD were covered including kicking drills, fundamental movements, patterns and self defence.