There was conflict within the ITF before Choi's death and it escalated after his death. There are now 3 main ITF groups who claim to be the "real" ITF:
ITF Vienna: led by Trân Triêu Quâ, who was elected as the new president. ITF Vienna's goal seems to be to make the ITF more family orientated and emphasizing the ‘do’ part of Taekwondo. Trân was killed during the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
ITF North Korea: led by Chang Ung, who was named by Choi to be his successor. ITF North Korea's goal seems to merge the ITF with the WTF or at least to allow ITF competitors to compete in the Olympics.
ITF Canada: led by Choi Jung Hwa, who is Choi's son. ITF Canada's goal seems to be to bring Taekwondo into less privileged countries and in putting kiups into tuls.
The other world power in Taekwondo is the World Taekwondo Federation.
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