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Where can I find more Taekwondo information on the web?


http://www.itf-taekwondo.com/
The International Taekwon-do Federation's officiail website.  This site has been newly revised to include information about the Chon-Ji pattern set as well as narrative descriptions of the patterns themselves.  You can also find contact information, a history of TKD, and a small biography of General Choi Hong Hi.  The actual pattern descriptions, complete with meanings and pronounciation, can be found at http://www.itf-taekwondo.com/sub04.htm.

http://www.wtf.org/
The World Taekwondo Federation's official website.  At this site, also newly revised, you can find official WTF regulations, events, and other information.  Also, current TKD news and other bits of info for the WTF competitor.  While they still don't have much in the way of resources and online material for students, you can find information about the WTF patterns' meanings at:  http://www.wtf.org/about_tkd/poomsae2.htm.

http://www.ustf-itf.com/
Grand Master Charles Sereff's web site.  From Sereff's site you can purchase official USTF publications like pattern practice books and testing requirements.  Also USTF patches and other material.

ucsu.colorado.edu/~tkd/USTF/USTF_home.html
The United States Taekwondo Federation.  One of two authorized governing bodies for the I.T.F. in the United States.  Articles on the history of TKD as well as biogrophies of its founder General Choi.  Information about the USTF and USTF history.  Lots of other ITF/USTF info as well -- local contact information, latest news and a calendar of USTF events.

http://www.ustu.com/
The United States Taekwondo Union.  Home of the WTF's primary governing body in the United States.  News, events, olympic information as well as other general and membership info.  Material for both students and referees.

http://a-kato.org/
American Karate and Taekwondo Organization.  Excellent resource operated and maintained by Keith D. Yates, author of several books on Taekwondo.  Here you'll find titles of his books and videos as well as information on the patterns.

http://www.itf-katu.com/
KoreAmerica Taekwondo Union.  One of two authorized governing bodies for the I.T.F. in the United States.

http://www.kukkiwon.or.kr/main.asp
Kukkiwon (WTF).  This is Kukkiwon's official site.  It is entirely in Korean so your web browser must support Korean encoding in order for you to read the Korean text.

www.martialartsresource.com/korean/TKD.list.htm
A Summary Of Korean Terminology For Taekwondo.  This is an excellent resource for those who would like to know how to pronounce every little thing they would ever want to say in the dojang.  It is an outstanding reference for beginners and experienced students alike.  As a Korean linguist, I must warn you that if you speak Korean you might be disappointed.  Some of the romanizations are not exactly on target.  However, for most students this page will be an invaluable reference that you should either save to your own computer or bookmark for future reference.

Universal Taekwondo Brotherhood.  If you don't like the layout of my site or would like to compare my transcriptions to others, Grandmaster Humesky maintains an excellent site with pattern descriptions free to all.  For the WTF patterns, go to http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Towers/8602/wtf.html .  He also has the ITF patterns up at http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Towers/8602/itf.html .