Grading & Membership

ITU Members 2019 spreadsheet

ITU Club Membership Form 2019

Membership Update 2018


As you are aware there will be a number of changes to ITU membership requirements in 2019.

The reason for this is the introduction of the Childrens First Act on December 11th 2017.


Please see

For more details


Under the new legislation ITU registered clubs must have the following:


Garda Vetting:

All ITU Instructors and assistant instructors must complete a Garda Vetting Application specific to Taekwondo.

Garda Vetting obtained for other activities will not suffice.

The ITU are the only WTF Taekwondo body in Ireland currently recognised by An Garda Siochana for Garda Vetting.

Instructors who have completed the initial stage of vetting will shortly receive an email inviting them to be E-Vetted , please complete this section within 30 days of receipt or the link will expire.

Please contact for more information.



Each Club Must have the following

Instructors and assistants :  Must have completed the Safeguarding 1 workshop

Childrens officer: Must have completed Safeguarding 1&2 Workshop

Designated Liason Person : Must have completed Safeguarding 1&3 Workshop.


The ITU will endeavour to run courses in January for anyone who has missed them during 2017, please email with your requirements.


Each club should provide information to all students with regards to Name and contact details for Instructor, Children’s officer and Designated Liason Person.



Garda Vetting: Initial phase June 2017

Safeguarding: Initial Phase February 2017

Completion January 31st 2018


Identify your club.

Road to completion:

Initial Garda Vetting application completed

Safeguarding 1 completed for instructors

DLP and children’s officers identified

Courses attended or booked for January


If your club is on the road to completion then you should be on the way to compliance before the end of January 2018

If you have identified as not being on the road to completion, please contact immediately.


Remember, the above requirements are required by legislation and failure to comply will mean that the ITU cannot accept your membership.

Clubs who operate outside legislation may be refused insurance and will be required by law to produce evidence of compliance to those responsible for leasing or renting premises to individuals .

Club Registration Form 2018