The Irish National Taekwon-Do Association (INTA) was established in 1991 by Master Brendan O'Toole (VII Degree) and Mr. Gerry Martin (VI Degree), who both have experience in Taekwon-Do spanning over 35 years. The association was set up with the aim of providing it's members with the highest quality instruction possible in ITF style Taekwon-Do as taught by the founder, General Choi Hong-Hi.
Master O'Toole and Master Val Douglas (VII Degree) now Lead the constitutionally elected board of the Association and oversee its smooth running and day to day activities. These activities include; gradings, seminars, instructors classes and competitions serving the entire membership consisting over 25 clubs spanning Dublin, Cork, Kildare, Laois, Louth and Meath.
The INTA are the National Association for the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) and for The All European Taekwon-Do Federation (AETF) .
The INTA are constantly promoting ITF Taekwon-Do and actively encourage black-belts to open new clubs and also to welcome existing Taekwon-Do clubs to the ITF system.