About the UKITF

UK ITF™ are considered one of the most successful Taekwon-Do groups within the UK. Our classes are suitable for all ages and all fitness levels. Our High Standards and Quality of students have always been among the best world wide. Under the guidance of Grandmaster Nicholls IX Dan I.T.F. we can offer more than any other group within the UK. From Internationally recognised Degree, Instructor and Examiner qualifications, to access to National and International competitions and Seminars.UKITF-3D

Our full time and professionally run administration backs up our highly trained Instructors enabling them to provide the best teaching practises to you and your family. All our staff are fully vetted, insured and have passed the CRB enhanced check which ensure they are suitable to teach Taekwon-Do to the public. They regularly attend NGB (National Governing Body) seminars to ensure they are up to date with the latest teaching practises.

Established in 1983 to promote the advancement of the unadulterated Taekwon-Do of General Choi Hong Hi IXth Dan (Founder). Founded by Master Trevor Nicholls, (At the time fourth Degree Black Belt) he was already an Instructor of high repute within the U.K.T.A. the British Association for the International TaeKwon-Do Federation (I.T.F.), Master Nicholls, because of the negative side to politics ever present within Taekwon-Do, and the complexities of bureaucracy and its inevitable financial implications and antagonism among Instructors, decided to sacrifice his own material needs and not pursue his own career in order to dedicate and devote himself entirely to the I.T.A. At this time there was only one School being Rayners Lane of approximately 50 students.

UK ITF™ has grown exponentially over the years to become one of the leading Taekwon-Do groups in the UK. We offer a united front for the ITF, not interested in the petty political bickering seen amongst other groups we are proud to be affiliated under our President GM Choi Jung Hwa IX.

Here to provide unmatched Taekwon-Do resources and support from its Senior Members we have supplied pathways for our elite athletes to attend premier events such as, the 2004 World Championships held for the first time in South Korea collating results never before attained by a UK contingent. The 2006 Junior World Championships in Australia saw UK TEAM return as Overall Champions of the world. Achievements such as this are due to the forward thinking attitude of our group and its sponsorship of all our competitors.

Hosting the 2007 ITF World Championships (NIA, Birmingham) we proved our professionalism and our dedication to forwarding Taekwon-Do technology in assisting competitor performance. We showcased the new ITF approved Entry and Scoring System which will now be implemented World Wide, the Staggering Laser show used for the opening ceremony and the Medal Presentation software.

We are constantly working to ensure our members are receiving the best possible tuition from our Instructors, and remain dedicated to continual growth and support through learning and training together in the art of Taekwon-Do.

We would be pleased to accept any application for membership from any ITF or Non ITF group wishing to follow  the path of Grand Master Choi Jung Hwa IX Degree son of our Founder. We are able to offer a certificate exchange program, this is based on each individual case and it may be possible to exchange your current certification for an authentic ITF certificate.

Master Nicholls VIII and GM Choi Jung Hwa IX
Grandmaster Nicholls IX Dan and GM Choi Jung Hwa IX – Founders son

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