Tae Kwon Do Association of Great Britain (T.A.G.B.)
By 1983 political differences between the International Tae Kwon Do Federation (I.T.F.) and the World Tae Kwon Do Federation (W.T.F.) threatened the survival of Tae Kwon Do.
The T.A.G.B. was formed to develop Tae Kwon Do in the United Kingdom, in a democratic manner. The T.A.G.B. was founded on 21st August 1983.
The T.A.G.B. aim to develop Tae Kwon Do into a martial art for the 21st century. By maintaining the basic 2000 year old tenets of Tae Kwon Do and constantly developing patterns, training techniques and ideas.
This philosophy has helped the T.A.G.B. grow at an extraordinary rate. There are in excess of 25,000 T.A.G.B. members training in more than 450 schools nation wide, making the T.A.G.B. the largest single martial arts association in Europe.
The T.A.G.B. organise regular regional, national, and international competitions. They hold Seminars, Instructor, Referee and Umpire training courses, to help maintain the high standards that they are known for.
The T.A.G.B. are founder members of both the British Tae Kwon Do Council (B.T.C.) and Tae Kwon Do International (T.I.).