Para-Taekwondo is a new and fast growing sport for intellectually disabled athletes.

During the 4th WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships in 2013 the WTF signed a memorandum of understandings with Virtus to work together for the development and promotion of Para-Taekwondo for athletes with Intellectual Disabilities.

ID athletes competing in para-taekwondo compete in “poomsae” or martial arts forms. A pattern of prearranged blocking, punching and kicking techniques.