About ITKD


International Taekwon-Do (ITKD) is the primary organisation in New Zealand practicing and teaching Taekwon-Do as developed by the Founder Gen. Choi Hong Hi. It is acknowledged by Sport New Zealand as the single largest and best organised martial arts group in the country.

ITKD has been established for over 40 years and has well over 3500 members and around 100 clubs nationwide. Our youngest start at just 3 years of age and our oldest is over 70!  Click here to read more about Taekwon-Do or click here to find your nearest ITKD School.

ITKD is a affiliated to the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF).  All gradings are recognised internationally so should you decide to travel, you will be able to continue your training at any ITF Club anywhere in the world!

Every 2 years the ITF hold a World Championships, which is the pinnacle of global Taekwon-Do community. In 2015 the New Zealand Team were awarded overall best country, effectively making ITKD the number one ITF organisation in the world.

Belonging to ITKD means you are learning and practicing ITF Taekwon-Do to the highest standards found anywhere. We are very fortunate to have many Masters of Taekwon-Do throughout New Zealand ensuring the technique and standards throughout the country remain at the highest level.

Learn more about Taekwon-Do in New Zealand here.

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