UTAK - ITF Taekwon do was started in the State of Kerala in the year 1980. The classes were held in the Reading and Recreation Club, Nilambur in Malappuram district, Kerala.
In the year 1986, the first ITF Taekwon-do black belt grading was conducted in Chennai. The most well-known persons in the history of ITF Taekwon-do in Kerala state Master. Abdurahiman and some others were promoted to I Dan black belt by Grand Master Dato Dr. Leong Wai Meng
In the year 1987 Grand Master Dato Dr. Leong Wai Meng visited Nilambur and imparted training to Taekwon –do students. Later Grand master visited Kerala thrice to train the Taekwondoists. Master. Abdurahiman and some others attended the training during his visits. The year 1987 saw the blooming of Taekwon-do in the state of Kerala.
United Taekwon Do Association of Kerala ( Founder of UTAK Master. Abdurahiman ) was registered at Malappuram as per Societies Act in the year 1988. Mr. Hussain (late) the Forest Range Officer was the the first President of the Association. Mr. Sankaran (ADB Bank Nilambur) was the first Secretary of the Association.
2016 some of the ITF taekwondoist quit from the association (UTAK) and 2017 Under Master.Abdurahiman UTAK association reformed and elected
UTAK President : Mr. Jossy cheriyan, UTAK secretory : Master. Abdurahiman , UTAK Treasurer: Sabum. Baskaran