The primary function of WalesTKD is to promote the Korean Martial Art of ITF Taekwon-Do that was developed by General Choi Hong Hi.

1. WalesTKD exists to promote self-progression and personal achievement, at a pace that is suitable to the individual.
2.Our team of qualified instructors are committed to providing all students with a safe and constructive training environment in which to develop their skills.
3.We will aim to offer the highest possible level of instruction to every one of our students.
4.We set out to make our training programm beneficial to the physical and psychological well being of our students and enjoyable to each and every member.
5.To increase the community’s awareness of Taekwon-Do and to teach in a supportive, yet effective manner.
6.To be dedicated to the constant and never ending improvement of our teaching techniques, in order to effectively pass on the rich traditions of Taekwon-Do.
7.To encourage and prepare our students so that they may reach their full potential in the discipline.
8.We will always endeavour to abide by the following Tenets of Taekwon-Do:
Courtesy
Integrity
Perseverance
Self Control
Indomitable Spirit.
9.All students shall be treated equally regardless of gender, race, age or ability.

The International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) was founded on March 22nd 1966 by General Choi Hong Hi, IX Degree to promote and encourage the growth of genuine Taekwon-Do.

The ITF is the official world body for the development of authentic Taekwon-Do technique & philosophy. It also provided grade certification and recognition for schools of genuine Taekwon-Do.

ITF host the International, Continental & World Taekwo Do Championships.

The British Taekwon-Do Council (BTC) is comprised of many National Taekwon-Do organisations, and is the only governing body for Taekwon-Do in the UK recognised by the Sports Council (UK Sport) and British Government. Member groups must adhere to a strict code of conduct and best practice for instruction, health & saftey and safeguarding of young and vulnerable persons – as laid down by UK Sport.
The BTC provides Instructor professional liability insurance, student to student liability insurance and instructor criminal records bureau (CRBchecks.

We are affiliated to the BTC through our national governing body, the British Taekwon-Do Federation (BTF) who have full member status.

The British Taekwon-Do Federation (BTF) is a UK based National Governing Body (NGB) recognised by the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) and the British Taekwon-Do Council (BTC)

It is the responsibility to a NGB to grant authorisation for Black Belt member to test for promotion to their next Dan (Black Belt degree) attend ITF internation courses and seminars and to represent their country at international competition.

The NGB is the link between Taekwon-Do schools and the proper authorising bodies.Universal Martial Arts Chief Examiner and Prinicple Instructor are both founding members of BTF.

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