2020 Covid 19 


  • Mar.18 Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team to second place in ‘The World Best’
  • Jun.27 Kukkiwon Taekwondo Research published ‘Taekwondo Terminology Dictionary’
  • July.25 Kukkiwon’s Presidential Election Candidates Announcement
  • July.26-30 The 2019 Pyeongchang World Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • Aug.27 Open Recruitment for Director Candidates of Kukkiown
  • Oct.11 First Presidential Election held by Kukkiwon
  • Oct.14 Received Kukkiwon President Certificate of Election from National Election Commission
  • Oct.17 Kukkiwon Appoints New Directors from Open Recruitment


  • Feb. 01 Appointed IOC Executive Board Member Ser Miang Ng as Honorary Chairman of the Board of Kukkiwon
  • Mar. 30 TAEKWONDO was designated the Korea Kukki
  • July. 28-31 Held the 2018 World Taekwondo
  • Sep. 11 School Violence Prevention Campaign at Kukkiwon
  • Nov. 25 The 2018 Seoul World Taekwondo Leaders Forum
  • Nov. 29 Held Taekwondo Dobok Design Presentation


  • Jan.19 Held course for supervisors, test enforcement managers, and examiners
  • Feb.02 Held course for military and police examiners
  • Feb.11 Held appointment ceremony and workshop for 2017 Kukkiwon Examiner Course
  • Apr. 06 Held maintenance education for Taekwondo Masters dispatched overseas by Kukkiwon
  • May.10 Held a welcoming luncheon event for the general assembly of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS)
  • Jun.01 World Taekwondo Academy (WTA) relocated to Muju
  • Jun.28 First visit by the ITF Demonstration Team to Kukkiwon
  • Jun.29 Kukkiwon President OH Hyundeuk awarded the ‘2017 INAK Social Contribution Award’
  • Jul.06 Appointed IOC Member Seungmin Ryu as Kukkiwon Promotional Ambassador
  • Jul.07 Unveiled ‘The Great Taekwondo’ regular Taekwondo performance
  • Jul.20 Kukkiwon President OH Hyundeuk awarded the Human Leader Award
  • Jul.29 Aug.02 Held the 2017 World Taekwondo Hanmdang (in Anyang)
  • Aug.02 Held the Seoul Global Taekwondo Leaders Forum 2017
  • Aug.28 Taekwondo Journal of Kukkiwon selected as registered academic journal by NRF
  • Oct.28 Held the 2017 Kimunyong Cup International Open Taekwondo Championships
  • Nov.04 Proclaimed ‘Kukkiwon Taekwondo Day’ in North Carolina, USA


  • Dec.23 The 2016 Global Luxury Awards Grand Prize
  • Dec.09 The 2016 Global Leadership Awards
  • Dec.01 The 6th Korean Wave Awards
  • Nov.29 New Poomsae presentation
  • Sep.23 Kukkiwon mid-and long-term vision proclamation
  • Aug.06-07 The 2016 Seoul World Taekwondo Leaders Forum at InterContinental Hotel.
  • Aug.03-06 The 2016 World Taekwondo Hanmadang at Kukkiwon
  • Aug.01 Hong Seong Chon was appointed as Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board
  • Jun.03 OH Hyun Deuk was appointed as Kukkiwon President
  • May.26 A farewell ceremony for the President Jeong Mansoon
  • Feb.22 Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team performs 2016
    Taekwondo Performance Public Demonstration
  • Feb.18 Appointment Ceremony for the 2016 Kukkiwon Supervisor and Members of Assessment Committee
  • Feb.18 Appointment Ceremony for the members of the 2016 Technique Assessment Committee
  • Feb.01 Appointment Ceremony for the 2016 Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team (86 people)
  • Jan.28 A class was held for the members of the 2016 Kukkiwon Assessment Committee of Poom & Dan Promotion Test
  • Jan.01 Kukkiwon Homepage Chinese service open


  • Dec.18 Cultural Awards(Sports) from Seoul Metropolitan Government
  • Dec.15 The 2015 Global Leadership Awards
  • Dec.01 Kukkiwon was launched an exhibition on the Google Cultural Institute
  • Oct.30 The 2015 Seoul World Taekwondo Leaders Forum
  • Oct.17 Kukkiwon signed MOU with Joseon Sori bom Character Education Institute
  • Oct.17 Kukkiwon signed MOU with KORAIL
  • Sep.05 The 2015 Foreigners Taekwondo Exhibition/Fringe Festival
  • Sep.04 The 2015 3rd High Dan promotion test
  • Sep.01 Mayor Derek R. Corrigan of Burnaby, Canada visited the Kukkiwon. Delivered the proclamation of the establishment of ‘Taekwondo Kukkiwon Day’ as August 8 (Proclaimed on August 24)
  • Aug.31- Oct.08 The 2015 Taekwondo education of developing country
  • Aug.28 The 2015 Kukkiwon Taekwondo “Great Taekwondo” regular performance opening ceremony
  • Aug.15 Dokdo Taekwondo Performance (Dokdo Island)
  • Aug.14 Dokdo Taekwondo Performance Eve Celebration (Dodong Park in Ulleungdo Island)
  • Aug.11 The funeral ceremony of the late Lee Chong Woo (the first Taekwondo Funeral Service)
  • Jul.30- Aug.02 The 2015 World Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • Jul.03 Taekwondo Journal of Kukkiwon selected as a candidate of registered journal by the Korea Research Foundation
  • Feb.06 Kukkiwon was selected Future Heritage


  • Dec.17 Kukkiwon Research Institute of Taekwondo research results presentation
  • Oct.27- Dec.05 The 2014 Taekwondo education of developing country
  • Aug.21-24 The 2014 World Taekwondo Hanmadang at Pohang
  • Aug.18-20 The 2014 Research Result Announcement 
    Research Institute of Taekwondo
  • July.22 Kim Hyunsung was appointed as president of WTA
  • July.15-19 The 36thInternational(Foreigner) Taekwondo Master Education was conducted at Taekwondowon, 107 people from 41 countries have completed the education
  • June.15- Nov.14 The 2014 Taekwondo Masters invitational training program was conducted, 12 people from 12 countries
  • June.11-15 The 32ndInternational(Foreigner) Taekwondo 1, 2, 3 class Master Education was conducted, 75 people from Lima, Peru participated
  • June.12 Kukkiwon Taekwondo Digital Encylopedia Open
  • May.03 The opening of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team’s Namsangol Hanok Village Regular Performance
  • Feb.27 Taekwondo Technique Countil was appointed
  • Feb.24 Renewed Homepage and Mobile Web
  • Feb.21 WTA meeting for relocation of Kukkiwon
  • Feb.20 OH Hyun Deuk was appointed as Kukkiwon Vice President
  • Feb.06 Jeong Mansoon was appointed as Kukkiwon President
  • Feb.05 Taekwondo Training Class at Taekwondowon


  • Oct.27 Lee Kyuhyung was appointed as Kukkiwon president
  • Spe.04 The 2013 Taekwondo Day
  • Aug.28 The 2013 World Taekwondo Hanmadang at Daejeon City
  • June.17 Hong Moonjong was appointed as Kukkiwon Chairman of the Board
  • May.26 Kukkiwon Special Corporation of the 2nd Board of Director
  • Mar.15 Appointed ‘Kukkiwon Street’


  • Nov.28 Launched Kukkiwon Smartphone Application(English)
  • Nov.17 The 2012 Kukkiwon Dojang Invigoration Seminar
  • Sep.04 The 2012 Taekwondo Day
  • Sep.03 The 2012 Seoul World Taekwondo Leaders Forum
  • Aug.28 The 2012 World Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • Jun.30 Taekwondo Journal of Kukkiwon Vol. 3, No. 1 was published
  • Jun.01 MOU contract with the 3RD R.O.K Army
    The 2012 Taekwondo Friendship Training Program
  • May.15 Kukkiwon Labor Union was established
  • Feb.13 Taekwondo Textbook was published


  • Dec.28 Kukkiwon Smartphone Application was launched
  • Dec.12 MOU Contract with the National for Korean Traditional Performing Arts
  • Dec.08 WTA Education Program Public Hearing was held
  • Nov.30 Taekwondo Journal of Kukkiwon Vol. 2, No. 2
  • Sep.30 Donation Organization was designated
  • Sep.21 MOU contract with The Presidential Council on Nation Branding
  • Aug.10 Aug.01 The 2011 World Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • Jun.01 The 2011 Taekwondo Friendship Training Program
  • May.26 Held 'TKK WIN-WIN-WIN 2020'
  • Feb.08 Proclaimed ‘Kukkiwon Day’(U.S.A)


  • Dec.16 The 2010 Kukkiwon Research Institute of Taekwondo Symposium
  • Dec.09 Presented KMS Homepage
  • Dec.08 The 2010 World Taekwondo Hanmadang
    Launched Kukkiwon New CI
  • Nov.30 Published Taekwondo Journal of Kukkiwon Vo.1, No. 1
  • Jun.13 The 2010 Taekwondo Friendship Training Program
  • Jun.04 Kang Won Sik appointed as Kukkiwon president
  • May.26 Changed from Foundation Corporation to Special Corporation
  • May.20 Kim Joo Hoon appointed as Chairman of Board
  • Feb.23 Park Chang Dal appointed as 11th Chairman of Board
  • Jan.06 Lee Seung Wan appointed as Kukkiwon President


  • 12.22 The 1st Taekwondo Demonstration Contest
  • Dec.10 Mr. Lee, Seung Wan became the 10th Chairman of Kukkiwon
  • Sep.03 The 1st Seoul World Taekwondo Leaders Forum
  • Aug.12-15 World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2006(In DangJin)
  • Jan.01 Korea government/ Kukkkiwon Dispatch Taekwondo Instructor
  • Jun.01 - Sep.30 Taekwondo Friendship Training Program


  • Jul.17-20 World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2006
    (Anaheim Convention Center In U.S.A)
  • Mar-Dec Taekwondo Experience Program for foreigners/Taekwondo Culture Performance


  • Nov.01-04 World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2006 (In Suwon)
  • Mar-Dec Taekwondo Experience Program for foreigners/Taekwondo Culture Performance


  • Nov.30 Seminar 'The History and Spirit of Taekwondo'
  • Nov.01-04 World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2006 (In Muju county)
  • Apr.03 Establishment of Research Institute of Taekwondo
  • Apr.01 Renewal of Homepage


  • Nov.01-04 World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2005
  • Oct.01 Establishment of New CI of KUKKIWON
  • Apr.29 The first publication of 'Taekwondo People'


  • Nov.04-07 The World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2004
  • Mar.02 Uhm, Woon Kyu was elected as the 9th President of Kukkiwon


  • Nov.28-29 The 1st World Taekwondo Muye Championships
  • Nov.26-27 The 11th Taekwondo Hanmadang


  • Dec.04 Homepage for Kukkiwon opened (English)
  • Nov.13-15 The 10th Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • Feb.22 Visits of the members of IOC
  • Feb.20 Homepage for Kukkiwon opened (Korea)


  • Dec.13-15 The 9th Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • Apr.03 Taekwondo Performance event for celebrating the participation at Sydney Olympics


  • Dec.16 The 8th Taekwondo Hanmadang


  • Nov.30 Publication of a commemorative book on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Kukkiwon
  • Jun.13-15 The 1st Un Yong Kim Cup International Taekwondo Championships


  • Nov.01-04 Taekwondo selected as an item representing Korean culture
  • Mar. - Dec. Adopting the Information System for more efficient business operation


  • Sep.20 Publication of English version of Taekwondo Textbook
  • Sep.04 Ceremony of unveiling the monument for celebrating that Taekwondo was selectedas an official event at Sydney 2000 Olympics


  • Sep.05 Taekwondo selected as an official event at Olympics 103rd IOC General Session (Paris)


  • Nov.30 The 20th anniversary of Kukkiwon and its publication


  • Nov.30 The 19th anniversary of Kukkiwon and the opening ceremony of Taekwondo Memorial Hall


  • Nov.09 Formation of Ad Hoc Committee on Dan Certification
  • Sep.17 Exhibition event at '88 Seoul Olympics and Taekwondo exhibition at the Opening Ceremony
  • Jul.01 Computerized issuing of "Poom" and "Dan" certificates
  • Jan.01 Take over the overseas business from WTF


  • Nov.30 Publication of a commemorative book on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Kukkiwon
  • Nov.30 Publication of updated Taekwondo Textbook


  • Sep.18 Awarded honorary 10th Dan to the President of IOC


  • Jun.01 Computerizing system for recording and reference of Dan Certification


  • Aug.16 Establishment of a monument for the World Taekwondo Championships


  • Nov.30 Publication of a commemorative book on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Kukkiwon
  • Nov.30 Designated as an official training institute for Taekwondo from the Korean government
  • Oct.09 The president of IOC visits to Kukkiwon
  • Sep.01 Opening of Taekwondo Academy
  • Feb.16 Transfer of Overseas Business to WTF
  • Feb.05 Taekwondo was selected as an exhibition event at the '88 Seou Olympics


  • Dec.09 Taekwondo was selected as an official event at the Asian Games 1986
  • Aug.08 Registration of Kukkiwon Mark with the Office of Korean Patent Administration and its announcement
  • Mar.18 Publication of WTF Newsletter


  • Jun.10 Implementation of Taekwondo Instructors Training Education (From 28th session)


  • Sep.10 Establishment of Asian Taekwondo Union
  • Aug.07 Integration of Taekwondo "Kwan"
  • Jun.30-01 Pre-World Games


  • Feb.01 Establishment of Kukkiwon mark


  • Aug.28-31 The second World Taekwondo Championship
  • Aug.20 Completion of octagonal pavillion
  • Feb.14 Change the name of "Dan" to "Poom" for under 15 years old effective from March 1, 1975


  • Oct.18-20 The first Asia Taekwondo Championships
  • Sep.06 Foundation of Kukkiwon Taekwondo Demonstration Team
  • Sep.02 Framework-raising ceremony of main gate
  • Aug.07 Registration of Kukkiwon and establishment of the articles of foundation


  • May.28 Establishment of World Taekwondo Federation
  • May.25 May.27 _ The first World Taekwondo Championships
  • Apr.05 Hold the first national promotion test for high grade Dan holders
  • Feb.24 Publication of "Taekwondo manual"
  • Feb.06 Named "Kukkiwon"


  • Nov.30 The ceremony for the completion of Kukkiwon
  • Mar.01 Enactment of Regulations


  • Nov.19 Ground-breaking ceremony of Kukkiwon