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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OTFA COVID-19 Position

Dear OTFA Members: The OTFA is closely monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation focusing on the well being and safety of our community. We are working hard to do our […]

The OTFA is an Official AA

The Original Taekwon-Do Federation of America is confirmed to be an official representative of the International Taekwon-Do Federation in the United States of America and is recognized by the International […]

OTFA Upcoming Elections

The OTFA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the upcoming elections to select the next term Officers and Board for our organization.  The elections will be held June 1st, […]

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.