Author: Justin Matthews

Taekwondo: art, discipline and citizenship

The Jadir Taekwondo Association shares a bit of history of taekwondo and how they support youth development within and beyond the sport. Discipline, civility and citizenship. These are just some of the teachings that the practice of this Korean martial art can provide. More than 2000 years ago, a group of young people from the…

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International Day of Peace

practices for a peaceful life and world since 1972 Master Kim and Jennifer Kim will Speak at International Day of Peace in Korea on September 7 “Be a Global Citizen for World Peace” The Kims are on their way to Korea for the International Day of Peace Programme in Goyang, Republic of Korea. They were invited by the…

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History in the making: 275th Jung’s Taekwondo Promotion Test

Saturday, August 11, 2019 marked the 275th Promotion Test at Jung’s Taekwondo since 1974. This test was a momentous day in the lives of Grandmaster Dr. Terry Hall who tested for 8th Dan, Grandmaster Peggy Stuart Slatten who tested for 7th Dan, Richard Hermann who tested for 4th Dan & Emina Kephart who tested for…

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Why was General Choi Exiled from South Korea? The Truth Revealed.

Ambassador Choi Hong-Hi Two-star Major-General (army serial #10044) This is the second part of the story of General Choi’s Tae Kwon Do.  The first part ended with his locating the ITF headquarters in Vienna, Austria, which allowed him to disseminate his martial art around the world.   POLITICAL INFLUENCES Advantages & Disadvantages General Choi was…

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Corruption in Taekwondo

World Taekwondo Former President UN Young Kim for 31 years spread lies & rumors about General Choi. In the 1988 South Korean Olympics he spread rumors of General Choi being a Communist to keep him away from South Korea. Kim wanted to kill General Choi, because he opposed the corruption in Korean government and in…

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Tribute to General Choi by: Grandmaster Bobby Kim

Tribute to General Choi By Grandmaster Bobby Kim I met General Choi Hong-Hi in Aurora, Colorado, when he visited my dojang, Kim’s Taekwondo Institute, during the early nineteen seventies. At that time, he was already regarded as the “father of Tae Kwon Do,” but he still had much important work ahead of him. Before his…

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Encylopedia of TaeKwonDo

Check out this amazing Digital TaeKwonDo Encylopedia set written by: General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of TaeKwonDo. This set is truly meant for any serious martial arts practitioner or teacher that wants to take their knowledge to the next level. This is one of the most comprehensive martial arts volumes ever written! As a…

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