15th South Zonal ITF Taekwon-Do Championship in September

  Taekwondo Association of India (ITF) will be conducting 15th South-Zonal championship in Ramachandrapuram (East Godavari district) from September 28-30.     Programme:     Eligibiity & entry & boarding:     Championship venue:     Divisions:     Download the application form:   To download the application form, right click on the below image, click on "Save picture as".     … [Read more...]

Indian Taekwon-do never forget Mohandas master

  Taekwon-Do was introduced in India by V.Mohandas and started coaching classes in Chennai. It gradually spread to other South-Indian states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. All India Taekwan-Do Federation (AITF) was formed in 1978 and AITF conducted National Championships in 1978, 79 and 1980. AITF masters travelled across India to spread awareness about Taekwondo.   Indian Taekwon-Do legends:     Mohandas left India in 1983 and AITF was taken care by V. Panneerselvan and G. Balakrishna in Tamil Nadu and B.V. Ramanaiah in Andhra Pradesh. Chandrasekhar ran AITF operations in Karnataka.   Mohan Das with Balakrishnan:     All India Taekwon-Do Association (AITA) was formed in 1985 and started conducting National Championships. Master Leongwaimeng played major role in the formation of AITA.     After Delhi National Championship in 1989, AITA name was changed to TAI (Taekwon-Do Association of India) which is still conducting National Championships under the leadership of Master B.V. Ramanaiah.   … [Read more...]

Nostalgia: Ramanaiah master with Gen Choi Hong Hi

  This photo was taken during the inauguration of first Taekwon-do seminar at Talkatora indoor stadium in New Delhi on December 16, 1993. "Father of Taekwondo" Gen. Choi Hong Hi inaugurated the first ITF Taekwon-do seminar. I (B.V. Ramanaiah) am one of his favourite students.     Gen. Choi Hong Hi died of stomach cancer on June 15, 2002 in Pyongyang (North Korea). I have many fond memories of Late Gen. Choi.   … [Read more...]

26th ITF Taekwondo nationals in Vijayawada

  Taekwondo Association of India (TAI-ITF) conducted the 26th national Taekwon-Do championship at Dandamudi rajagopala Rao Municipal Indoor Stadium in Vijayawada from December 2-4, 2011.   … [Read more...]

14th South zone Taekwondo championship in Kumbakonam

  Cauvery Delta Taekwondo Association (ITF) conducted the 14th south zone Taekwondo (ITF) tournament in Kumbakonam. Kumbakonam is a famous temple town in Tanjore district, Tamil Nadu. Taekwondo players from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra participated in this annual ITF event.   2011 South zonal ITF Taekwondo championship pictures:                         Taekwondo sparring pictures:             Pictures of medals and trophies:         2011 South zone ITF Taekwondo champions:       Taekwondo Association of India (TAI-ITF) President Master B.V. Ramanaiah congratulated the organisers for successfully conducting the south zone tournament. 2012 south zone Taekwondo championship will be held in Ramachandrapuram (Andhra Pradesh).   … [Read more...]

25th ITF national Taekwondo championship in Ongole

  Taekwondo Association of India (ITF) conducted the 25th Taekwondo nationals at Rice Millers Association Hall in Ongole (Andhra Pradesh) from December 24-26, 2010.             … [Read more...]

13th South Zonal Taekwondo championship in Salem

  Tamil Nadu Taekwondo association conducted the 13th South Zonal Taekwon-Do championship at Gandhi stadium in Salem.   13th South Zonal Taekwondo championship in Salem:         … [Read more...]

Gallery: 24th TAI-ITF nationals in Ghazipur (UP)

  Ghazipur Taekwon-Do association conducted the 24th national ITF Taekwon-Do championship at MJRP Public Schol in Rauza, Ghazipur from December 27-29, 2009.             … [Read more...]

23rd Taekwondo nationals (ITF) in Vijayawada

  Taekwondo Association of India (TAI-ITF) conducted the 23rd national Taekwon-Do championship at Chennupati Ramakotaiah Municipal Indoor Stadium in Vijayawada from December 26-28, 2008.     … [Read more...]

22nd TAI-ITF national Taekwondo championship in Nagpur

  AATM Association of Taekwondo (Maharashtra) conducted the 22nd ITF Taekwondo nationals at Rajiv Gandhi Sanskruthik Hall in Nagpur from December 28-30, 2007.       … [Read more...]