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Azraq Taekwondo Academy- A Source of Hope for Syrian Refugees

Having been implemented in April 2016, the Azraq refugee camp taekwondo academy is one of THF’s oldest ongoing projects. The camp is located 90 kilometres from the Jordanian-Syrian border and currently hosts more than 32’000 refugees, victim of the [...]

THF joins international #WithRefugees Coalition under UNHCR’s umbrella

This summer, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation joined over 200 organisations in an international coalition under UNHCR’s guidance, to promote tolerance and respect for people forced to flee through taekwondo. Members of UNHCR’s #WithRefugee Coalition help amplify the #WithRefugees message [...]

THF concludes 2017 first semester with IOC President’s support

"Success always needs to take responsibility", declared IOC President Thomas Bach at the last meeting of the THF Board of Trustees, which took place on June 30 at the occasion of the World Taekwondo Championships 2017 in Muju, South [...]

WTF & THF to Support Taekwondo Programs for Refugees in Djibouti

DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti (May 12, 2017) – THF Chairman & WTF President Chungwon Choue visited the Markazi Refugee Camp in Obock, Djibouti on May 12 on a reconnaissance to see how taekwondo can assist the 1,500 Yemenese refugees resident [...]

Meet our Azraq Taekwondo Academy international coach Jae-Hyun Yoo

Some taekwondo instructors teach fitness and self-defense in local dojangs. Some teach sportive techniques in schools and universities. And a select few focus on elite competition methods as they coach local, regional or national teams. Jae-Hyun Yoo, however, has [...]

Celebrating Universality of Taekwondo on International Day of Sport for Peace and Development

AARHUS, Denmark (April 6, 2017) – The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) on the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development (IDSDP) invited delegates at the SportAccord Convention 2017 to practice their taekwondo skills [...]

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