Welcome to Original Taekwon-Do Federation

The OTFA strives to continue the Legacy of Taekwon-Do’s founder, General Choi Chong Hi, while building the future of Taekwon-Do in the USA by providing inspiration, innovation, solid leadership & quality support to our members. 

OTFA Core Values

  • The OTFA will operate according to a strict set of core values
  • We will be democratic & transparent in our decision making
  • We will be accountable to our members for our actions
  • We will act ethically & with integrity at all times
  • We will work with dedication & persistence to achieve both our own & our members' goals
  • We will act in a professional, progressive & positive way
  • We will be inclusive to our members
  • We will be inspiration & lead with our action instead of our words


The Original Taekwon-Do Federation of America is an Official Allied Association of the ITF - US 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Organization.

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Congratulations Grand Master Suarez

Congratulations Grand Master Suarez on your promotion to IX Dan!  We commend you for your lifelong commitment and dedication to the art and to your many students! Your love and […]

North America and Caribbean IUC Meeting

Dear Members: With the intention of keeping in touch with our members, the ITF and the Umpire Committee has decided to hold a regional chat with our referees to share […]

Ballot Voting Election Preview

As a democratic organization, we are all excited about the upcoming elections to be held on June 15, 2020 to determine the new OTFA Board and Officers.  This is your organization, and […]

OTFA Unified

For the past year the leaders of the three AAs recognized by the ITF: ATFI, NTA and OTFA, along with Red Tiger TKD, have been working together in order to merge into a single and stronger AA in the USA. The Merger Committee has decided to formally join the existing Original Taekwon-Do Federation of America, OTFA, a legally registered 501.c.3 entity in the USA, and an approved ITF Allied Association.