Which do you think is better Itf tae kwon do or wtf taekwondo?

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Which do you think is better Itf tae kwon do or wtf taekwondo?

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As possum said, it depends on what you want. If you want Olympic sport then WTF is your only option. ITF is slightly better than WTF for self defense. Both have fallen far from the styles that were used to “create” them. There are over 70 styles of recognized arts that were founded in Korea in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s that were used to form what is now Taekwondo, several of which came directly from Shotokan karate. These 70 or so arts are complete systems containing joint manipulations, throws, and fairly equal parts of hand / foot strikes, and are all far better for self defense that any sport version. Taekwondo in its current form is nothing more than the National sport of Korea. Do not misunderstand me, the WTF has some outstanding athlets but it simply is not practicle for self defense now, it is completely a sport.

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