World Taekwondo (WT)
The biggest Taekwondo federation in the world with 205 countries as members and 80 million practitioners.
British Taekwondo was established in 1982 and is the governing body for the World Taekwondo (WT) in the United Kingdom. British Taekwondo is a full member of the WT, British Olympic Association (BOA), the European Taekwondo Union (ETU) and is recognised by UK Sport, the government agency for high performance sport. British Taekwondo is responsible for all aspects of WT/Olympic Taekwondo in the UK. This includes selecting National Teams to compete at European and World Championships and the Olympic Games.
European Taekwondo Union (ETU)
The European Taekwondo Union is the official governing body for all Taekwondo matters in Europe It consists of the National Taekwondo Federations of all European member national and regulates all Taekwondo matters on a continental basis.
The Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters)
The world Taekwondo centre for education and Dan promotion testing.
Established by Royal Charter in 1997, UK Sport is responsible for investing around £100 million of public funds each year – from both the National Lottery and the Exchequer – in high performance sport.