Unlike WTF which is primarily concerned with the sporting aspects, ITF enhances the "Five Tenets" of Choi Hong Hi :
- Courtesy - ye ui
It should be in every daily act.
- Integrity - yom chi
The perfect sense of justice and acceptance of responsibility that each person should have.
- Perseverance - in nae
It defines will power and spirit of sacrifice.
- Self-control - guk gi
The ability to live and work according to the limits set by the others.
- Indomitable spirit - baekjul boolgool
The Willingness to defend freedom.
Choi Hong Hi listed also five virtuous qualities for an ethical and moral behavior:
• Humanitarian attitude
• Confident Attitude