Taekwondo Canada is the National Sport Organization in Canada recognized by the World Taekwondo (WT), Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU), Sport Canada and Canadian Olympic Committee. Together with its members and partners, Taekwondo Canada will establish the highest possible standards for Taekwondo development and achievement.
Address: Taekwondo Canada, 2451 Riverside Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7X7
Phone: (613) 695-5425
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Carla Anderson, Executive Director
Guy Thibault, Performance Director
Jamie Dossantos, High Performance Coordinator
Karen Armour, Sport Coordinator - NCCP, Kukkiwon, GMS
Chris Dornan, Communication, Media and Public Relations
Geoff Clarke, Operations and Logistics Assistant
YanBin Yuan, Sport Development Coordinator
Wayne Mitchell, President: email@example.com
Jay Park, Vice President: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil Power, Secretary: email@example.com
Lisa Standeven, Director at Large: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michele McClymont, Director at Large: email@example.com
To be a world leading Taekwondo nation.
Taekwondo Canada will establish the highest possible standards for Taekwondo development and achievement.
President: Su Hwan Chung
Phone: (780) 446-0246
Address: #1589, 5328 Calgary Trail NW Edmonton, AB T6H 4J8
President: Songchul Kim
Phone: (604) 430-5467
President: Jae Park
Address:145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2Z6
President: Jamie Delisle
Address: 83 Corey Street, Fredericton, NB, E3G 5X9
President: Brad Laundry
President: Doug Large
President: Kevin Cull
President: In Kyung Kim
Phone: (416) 245-8582
Address: 8889 Yonge Street, p.o. box 31057, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0V3
President: Michael Ives
President: Jean Faucher
Phone: (514) 252-3198
Address: 4545, Pierre-de-Coubertin, Succursale "M", case postale 1000 Montreal, Quebec H1V 3R2
President: Wayne Mitchell
Phone: (306) 621-9696
Taekwondo is recognized as one of the oldest martial art of self-defense in the world. It is recognized in the Kogooryo dynasty founded in 37 B.C. in the northern region of the Korean peninsula. The 2000-year-old martial art developed in Korea is distinctly separated from Kung Fu (the Chinese art of self-defense) and from the Japanese Karate.
In 1978, Taekwondo Canada (previously WTF Taekwondo Association of Canada) officially became a member of the World Taekwondo. Currently, there are 208 member countries in the World Taekwondo.
In November 1996, Sport Canada recognized the Taekwondo Canada as the national taekwondo sports organization in Canada. Taekwondo Canada is the only official organization governing Taekwondo in Canada, recognized by both the IOC and Sport Canada.
Taekwondo was accepted as a demonstration sport at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. On September 3, 1994, upon recommendation from the Planning Commission, the IOC adopted Taekwondo as an official Olympic sport for the 2000 Games in Sydney, Australia.
Canada’s Taekwondo athletes have continued to achieve on the world stage in recent years by consistently medaling at international events.
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