Kukkiwon

World Taekwondo Headquarters
Kukkiwon, also known as World Taekwondo Headquarters, and home of the World Taekwondo Academy, is where the official taekwondo governing organisation was established by the South Korean government.wikipedia
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Taekwondo

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Kukkiwon, also known as World Taekwondo Headquarters, and home of the World Taekwondo Academy, is where the official taekwondo governing organisation was established by the South Korean government.
The main international organisational bodies for Taekwondo today are the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF), founded by Choi Hong Hi in 1966, and the partnership of the Kukkiwon and World Taekwondo (WT, formerly WTF), founded in 1972 and 1973 respectively by the Korea Taekwondo Association.

Yeoksam-dong

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Kukkiwon is based at 635 Yeoksam-dong in the Gangnam-gu district of Seoul, South Korea.
Kukkiwon (the World Taekwondo Headquarters) is based at 635 Yeoksam-dong.

World Taekwondo Championships

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In May 1973, the Korea Taekwondo Association and Kukkiwon hosted the first World Taekwondo Championships, with 200 taekwondo competitors from 17 countries in attendance.

Korea Taekwondo Association

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In May 1973, the Korea Taekwondo Association and Kukkiwon hosted the first World Taekwondo Championships, with 200 taekwondo competitors from 17 countries in attendance.
The Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) were created by the KTA in the early 1970s.

Seoul

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Kukkiwon is based at 635 Yeoksam-dong in the Gangnam-gu district of Seoul, South Korea.
Taekwondo is South Korea's national sport and Seoul is the location of the Kukkiwon, the world headquarters of taekwondo, as well as the World Taekwondo Federation.

Jidokwan

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On 10 December 2009, Seung Wan Lee of the Jidokwan was elected as Kukkiwon's next President.
Jidokwan supports and endorses the Kukkiwon method of Taekwondo, and supports World Taekwondo (formerly the World Taekwondo Federation).

Chung Do Kwan

Chung Do Kwan style of Tae Kwon Do
Woon Kyu Uhm of the Chung Do Kwan was elected President on 2 March 2004.
Uhm also served as President of Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters).

Gangnam District

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Kukkiwon is based at 635 Yeoksam-dong in the Gangnam-gu district of Seoul, South Korea.

Government of South Korea

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Kukkiwon, also known as World Taekwondo Headquarters, and home of the World Taekwondo Academy, is where the official taekwondo governing organisation was established by the South Korean government.

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

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It is supervised by the International Sports Division of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

South Korea

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Kukkiwon is based at 635 Yeoksam-dong in the Gangnam-gu district of Seoul, South Korea.

Blue House

Cheong Wa DaeCheongwadaepresidential palace
Standing at three stories in height, the building's roof features kiwa (blue Korean tiles)—the same type of roofing as the Blue House (the official residence of the President of South Korea).

Korean martial arts

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Sport in South Korea

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World Taekwondo

World Taekwondo FederationWTFPan American Taekwondo Union
World Taekwondo was established on May 28, 1973 at its inaugural meeting held at the Kukkiwon with participation of 35 representatives from around the world.

Taegeuk Sam Jang

Taegeuk Sam-jahng
Taegek Sam Jang is the third of eight taekwondo forms practiced by the Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation.

Taegeuk Oh Jang

Taegeuk O-jahng
Taegeuk Oh Jang is the fifth of eight taekwondo forms in the Taegeuk set practiced by the Kukkiwon and World Taekwondo.

Taegeuk Ee Jang

Taegeuk Ee-jahng
Taegeuk Ee Jang (also romanized Taegeuk Yi Jang or Taegeuk I Jang) is the second of eight taekwondo forms practiced by the Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation.

Taegeuk Yook Jang

Taegeuk Yuk-jahng
Taegeuk Yook Jang is the sixth of eight taekwondo forms practiced by the Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation.

Taegeuk Chil Jang

Taegeuk Chil-jahng
Taegeuk Chil Jang is the seventh of eight taekwondo forms practiced by the Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation.

Taegeuk Sa Jang

Taegeuk Sa-jahng
Taegek Sa Jang (also romanized as Taegeuk Sah Jang) is the fourth of eight taekwondo forms practiced by the Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation.

Hyeong

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Kukkiwon-style taekwondo (and thus the World Taekwondo Federation) uses the word pumsae for form.

Taegeuk Il Jang

Taegeuk Il-jahng
Taegeuk Il Jang (Korean: 태극1장 )is the first of eight taekwondo forms practiced in Kukki Taekwondo, as defined by the Kukkiwon.

Taegeuk Pal Jang

Taegeuk Pal-jahng
Taegeuk Pal Jang is the last of eight taegeuk taekwondo forms practiced by the Kukkiwon and the World Taekwondo Federation.

List of taekwondo grandmasters

taekwondo grandmasters
Those listed below are grouped by system: Kukkiwon (widely known as the World Taekwondo), International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF), and other systems (which includes some persons receiving ranks from taekwondo organisations that predate the other two systems, e.g., the original Korea Taekwondo Association (KTA)) and United Taekwondo Association UWTA.