World Taekwondo Federation
Today, the progress of Taekwondo in the world is regulated by the World Taekwondo Federation from Kukkiwon (World Headquarters) in South Korea which has a membership of over 150 countries and over 70 million members worldwide. The South Korean government recognises the WTF as its only official Taekwondo Association. All Sun Bae students and Instructors are members of WTF.
World Taekwondo Federation Benefits:
- Member of the world's largest Taekwondo body.
- Rankings are recognised nationally and internationally and are authorised from Kukkiwon.
- Train at any WTF school in the world.
- Train at other clubs locally for no extra cost.
- Ensures that instructors are recognised and are properly accredited both internally and externally. WTF is the only official Taekwondo body recognised by Korea, the Australian Government and the International Olympic Committee.
- WTF students may compete in Olympic regulated competitions at local, state and national levels. Only WTF students are eligible for selection in the Olympic team.
- Student (training) Handbook and Membership Booklet and Grading Certificates authorised from Kukkiwon.
Sun Bae Instructor Shirly... visits the Kukkiwon!