Taekwondo also spelled tae kwon do or taekwon-do, is a Korean martial art and combat sport involving punching and kicking techniques. The literal translation for taekwondo is “kicking”, “punching”, and “the art or way of”. It sometimes involves the use of weapons.

Taekwondo practitioners wear a uniform, known as a dobok. It is a combat sport which was developed during the 1940s and 1950s by Korean martial artists with experience in martial arts such as karate and Chinese martial arts.

World Taekwondo, called the World Taekwondo Federation until June 2017, is an international federation governing the sport of taekwondo and is a member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF).[2]

The World Taekwondo Federation was established on May 28, 1973, at its inaugural meeting held at the Kukkiwon with participation of 35 representatives from around the world. As of April 2022 there are 212 member nations.[3] Since 2004, Choue Chung-won has been the president of World Taekwondo, succeeding the first president, Kim Un-yong.

On July 17, 1980, the International Olympic Committee recognized World Taekwondo at its 83rd Session in Moscow, Russia. Taekwondo debuted as a demonstration sport of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. On September 4, 1994, Taekwondo was adopted as an official Sport of the 2000 Summer Olympics at the 103rd IOC Session in Paris, France.


  • Master Kabilan Sambath
    Dan: 5th dan (WT)

    Years of experience: 13 years coaching

    Qualification: national coaching license (lvl C), bachelor’s degree in sports and exercise science, national referee in sparring and poomsae, ex state player 2011

    Coaching experience: 1. Produce sukma athlete (2018 bronze), 2. Produce national champion (2022 silver, 2023 gold, 2024 silver) 3. Produce gold medalist and overall champion in multiple state level and school level competitions.

The Difference Between ITF and WTF Taekwondo

    Besides the obvious difference in spelling, with one being hyphenated, the answers usually boil down to the following:

    ITF (International Taekwon-do Federation) is more traditional and focused on self-defense; it allows punches to the face; and punches in its forms are thrown from further above the hip than in WTF. ITF is also often called a North Korean school of Taekwondo.

    WTF (World Taekwondo Federation) on the other hand, is described as being more modern and focused on sparring; it is the competitive form of Taekwondo as known from the Olympic Games, which does not allow punches to the face; its forms have punches thrown from the hip; and it is said to be the Taekwondo rooted in South Korea.

    Our academy is focusing more onto WTF which became WF.


  • Pad work
  • 15 Punching Bags
  • Focus mitts

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