18th anniversary of General Choi’s passing
June 15, 2002 Choi Hong Hi/Date of death – marks the 18th anniversary of General Choi’s passing. Thank you for giving us Taekwon-Do. We thank him for his legacy which we continue to follow today. His teachings have been passed down to countless numbers of dedicated, selfless instructors who have promoted Taekwondo around the world. …Read More
Drive Through Belt Ceremony
Many of us are missing out on big moments during the coronavirus outbreak. For dozens of students at a taekwondo studio in Fairfield, California it was going to be their belt ceremony. The studio’s instructors, however, decided to take the extra step to make sure the students were awarded for their hard work and dedication.…Read More
General Choi Hong Hi: Was he a Communist? Part 2
General Choi Hong Hi: Was he a Communist? Part 2 of 2. Personal friend of General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of TaeKwon-Do gives insights into the sometimes turbulent past of this Martial Arts legend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvQpAipj874Read More
General Choi Hong Hi: Was he a Communist? Part 1
General Choi Hong Hi: Was he a Communist? Part 1 of 2. Personal friend of General Choi Hong Hi, the founder of TaeKwon-Do gives insights into the sometimes turbulent past of this Martial Arts legend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwdQXQufOIo&t=21sRead More
Would a Proposed Virginia Law Outlaw Martial Arts and Firearms Training?
The following story appeared on Snopes website: An amendment to a law that was already on the books makes no mention of key points raised on junk-news sites. In late November 2019, conspiracy sites started posting an article originally published by Natural News, that falsely reported the state of Virginia will consider legislation outlawing martial arts…Read More
Collection Item: General Choi Special Issue & Tiger Kim Twins Unvaulted!
General Choi Special Issue & Tiger Kim Twins Unvaulted! Don’t miss out! Soon this piece of martial arts history will be returning to the vault! Only recently unvaulted for the first time! Check out this January 2000, Special Edition of Taekwondo Times featuring Taekwondo founder General Choi Hong Hi. He was there at the beginning…Read More
History Making Assembly of ITF Leaders
Greenland Taekwon-Do which made history by celebrating its 40 year anniversary on October 12, also hosted a history making assembly of ITF leaders. Meanwhile, young competitors in the Anniversary tournament proudly display their medals. Some of the natural beauty of…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More