South Korea

Kukkiwon was founded as a Central Dojang of a traditional Korean martial art in 1972. It paved the way to globalization by holding the 1st World Taewondo Championships and establishing the World Taekwondo Federation(WTF) in 1973. Since then, Taekwondo has expanded with significant demonstrations of performance aspects. Kukkiwon have set up the Poom-Dan Promotion Test System to issue Poom-Dan certificate. It has been preparing the ground for development of Taekwondo by educating a leader who will lead Taekwondo in the future and opening a research institution. Also, it has contributed to revitalize and develop Taekwondo as a cultural industry by establishing a Taekwondo Demonstration Team and holding a World Taekwondo Hanmadang. Kukkiwon, as a cradle and holy place, will lead the way not only spread and inherit Taekwondo technique but also spirit to aim world peace that transcends racial, national, and ideology.

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Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters)South Korea, Seoul, Gangnam-gu, Teheran-ro 7-gil
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Opening hours
Monday9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Thursday9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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