About World Taido Federation

The World Taido Federation (WTF) was established on April 1, 1984.

The purpose of the WTF is to work for the spread of Taido worldwide while preserving the ethics, spirit and original idea of Taido, established by the founder, Seiken Shukumine, the first president of the WTF.

The WTF consists of the member nations, represented in the Congress, by three representatives per member nation. Between the Congress Assemblies, the WTF is run by the Executive Board.

The Board consists of:

  • President
  • Vice President(s)
  • Chairperson
  • Vice Chairperson(s)
  • General Secretary
  • General Treasurer

The WTF consists of the following member organisations:

(each National Taido Organisation is a sovereign organisation)
American Taido Association (AmTA)
Australian Taido Association (ATA)
British Taido Association (BTA)
Danish Taido Association (DTA)
Dutch Taido Federation (DTF)
Finnish Taido Association (FTA)
French Taido Association (FrTA)
German Taido Association (GTA)
Japanese Taido Association (JTA)
Norwegian Taido Association (NTA)
Portuguese Taido Association (PTA)
Swedish Taido Association (STA)