What is W.T.F?
“The World Tae Kwon Do Federation is the international
federation (IF) governing the sport of Tae Kwon Do and is a
member of the Association of summer Olympic International
Federations (ASOIF). The W.T.F recognizes national Tae Kwon
Do governing bodies recognized by the NOC in the pertinent
country, one in each country, as its members”.
are also responsible for the creation of the Tae Kwon Do
competition rules. The rules state that the competitors are
only allowed to punch to the trunk area, kicks are to be
directed only to the trunk and head of the competitor, which
includes the face. No undesirable acts are permitted during
W.T.F. New Rules & Regulations
W.T.F. 2006 Competition Rules