Taekwondo was introduced in Finland in the end of 70's by master Hwang Dae Jin. The Finnish Taekwondo Federation was founded in 1980. Since then, Taekwondo has been growing both in size and popularity. The Finnish Taekwondo Federation is a member of the National Olympic Committee and the Finnish Sport Federation (SLU).
Finnish Taekwondo Federation has nearly 70 member clubs around Finland. The total number of Taekwondo practitioners in Finland is approximately 10'000, while a bit less than 2000 of them posses the Taekwondo Fderation's licence.
The Finnish Taekwondo Federation has the main office in Helsinki (SLU-talo, Radiokatu 20). There are the posts of secretary general, youth secretary and office secretary. In addition, several other Taekwondo experts give voluntarily their input in serving Taekwondo people and developing Taekwondo in Finland.