Team USA 2017

Please be advised, due to recent changes in the qualifying selection for Team USA for the ITF World Championships, anyone interested in competing at the next ITF World Championship to be held in Ireland [October 2017], will need to qualify in one of the five following qualifier events. Only the first and second place ... More

6th ITF Taekwon-Do World Cup 2016. Congrats!

Congratulations to all USA athletes that competed in the 2016 World Cup in Budapest, Hungary, representing their club and country. USA Team Results   OTFA Gallery   More

The 30th anniversary of Original TKD Center

August 1986, Original Taekwon-Do / MMA & Fitness Center was formed. This month is the 30th anniversary. We would like to congratulate all who stood at the origins of Original Taekwon-Do Center, especially Master Vincent A. Affatigato, and thank for their contribution to Taekwon-Do development in Brooklyn in general.... More

Life is What you Make it: One Man’s Journey

It is said “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Everyone has heard this tell-tale mantra, I know you all have. The unfortunate part; few people experience this and many simply cannot fathom the concept. That however, does not apply to one Brooklyn born and raised man who is living the life ... More

Ultimate TKD Challenge 2016

Ultimate Taekwon-Do Challenge April 9, 2016. This past weekend the East Coast saw another professionally run ITF Taekwon-Do competition in Tenafly, NJ. The Ultimate Taekwon-Do Challenge hosted by Master Alvin Bernard [OTFA Director] and Team USA TKD & Fitness. This yearly competition, sanctioned by the OTFA, was a ... More

New OTFA Website

The OTFA is proud to announce the creation and launch of our new website. This website was created with the feedback of our instructors and students in order to take into consideration every detail to make a website more functional and interesting for every visitor. Visitors will be able to learn more about the OTFA, our ... More

Welcome WCTKDA!

On behalf of the OTFA, we would like to welcome our newest school- Warrior Code Taekwon-Do Academy located in San Jose, California! Instructors Mr. Steven LeGrow (VI Degree) and Ms. Ha Tang (IV Degree) bring many years of ITF Taekwon-Do experience to their new store front location. Please visit their website http://www.i... More

2015 OTFA Open III

The OTFA would like to say thank you to Mr. Chris Law from Canada for his help with running the new ITF scoring systems and the tournament in general. The OTFA OPEN has evolved each year since its inception, with better venues, world-class competitors from across the globe, ITF electronic scoring systems and ITF ... More

102nd ITF IIC/ OTFA

Dear GMs, Masters, Instructors & Black Belts, On behalf of the Organizing Committee for the 102nd ITF IIC, I would like to thank all the participants who traveled to the beautiful JW Marriot Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, USA from June 26-28, 2015. The 180 participants in attendance from the USA, Canada, Puerto ... More