The International Tang Soo Do Federation™ World Championship is a four day experience that includes a Tournament, Seminars, Dan Promotion Tests, Recertification Tests and an Awards Dinner. International Tang Soo Do Federation members throughout the world come together during this exciting time to gain more knowledge and practice authentic Tang Soo Do, both physically and mentally.
In 2018 the Federation is excited and proud to be holding its 15th World Championship in the capital of the United States, Washington, D. C.
Click here to read Choong Jae Nim's letter to Masters and Instructors regarding the 2018 15th World Champnionship.
15th World Championship
Grand Hyatt Hotel
Washington, D. C.
July 26th - 29th, 2018
Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel
1000 H Street NW
Washington, D. C. 20001
*All Events, Seminars and Testings will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel.
Masters Seminar (4th Dan + Up)
*Pyong Ahn One Step Sparring
*Kneeling One Step Sparring
*Seated One Step Sparring
*Ho Sin Sul (incl. Kum Do, Gun, Knife, All Grabs + Juk Do Defense)
Authentic Tang Soo Do Basics
Authentic Tang Soo Do Hyung from Pyong Cho Dan to Highest Required
School Owner/Out of Country Instructor Meeting
*Plan for 2018 World Championship
Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Judge and Referee Seminar (18 years old + up)
*Participants must bring the following to the seminar:
*whistles and their certification card and armband, if applicable.
*forms and sparring guidelines
Black Belt Seminar
*Pyong Ahn One Step
*Ho Sin Sul (incl. all requirement grabs, Gun, Knife + Juk Do Defense)
*Bong Hyung (Separate)
*All Hyung up to Sip Soo
*Advanced Hyung (Separate)
Color Belt Seminar
3:30 - 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, August 6th, 2016
14th International Tang Soo Do Federation World Championship
Finals (Grand Champion Competition, Team Finals, Final Demonstrations)
Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Masters Re-Certification and Masters Testing
*Masters are required to participate in the Dan Test following their
Testing to Cho Dan, E Dan and Sam Dan
*Those eligible for the fall testing may test at this time
Registration Forms and Tournament Information
Registration is still available!!!!
You can submit forms and fees to ITF Headquarters or your instructor.
Registration for events will also be available at the 14th World Championship!
Click to download forms and tournament information.
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Please read all information for the 14th World Championship before registering online.
Awards Banquet Dinner tickets are not available online.
Dan Testing Fees and forms must be submitted to your instructor prior to the day of the test.
ONLINE REGISTRATION - CLOSED
The Event Registration Form must be completed for ALL events with the exception of the Awards Dinner. A separate registration form is also required for the tournament registration.
The International Tang Soo Do Federation™ World Championship is a tournament held once every two years in different parts of the world. The tournament directors and all those involved take great care to provide an exciting day for all those who participate.
Guest Room Rates
The International Tang Soo Do Federation has blocked out hotel rooms for the 14th World Championship at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel. To receive the special rate of $151.00 for Single/Double Occupancy rooms, please be sure to mention The International Tang Soo Do Federation and The 14th World Championship.
To make reservations, call (888) 421-1442 or (402) 592-6464.
You can also go online and use the following special link:
Dan Testing and Recertification Forms
The following forms must be used when submitting. The International Tang Soo Do Federation will not accept any forms that have been altered or are not the standard forms.
The Awards Banquet is an evening where select International Tang Soo Do Federation members are recognized for their achievements and dedication in authentic Tang Soo Do. Please join your fellow International Tang Soo Do Federation associates in celebrating their accomplishments.
Buffet Style dinner including service charge and tax.
July 20th, 2016
July 20th, 2016
August 1st, 2016
Team Competition Photos and Information
Team photos for each individual and team coach for the represented team must be submitted.
Photos must include each team member's name along with city, state and country.
All photos must a head shot and passport size.
Coaches' photos and names must also be included.
Email photos and names to with ATTN: 14th I.T.F. World Championship.
DEADLINE: JULY 15TH, 2016
If you have any questions, please contact Sa Bom Nim Robert Venturino at 412-828-2130 or .