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
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…Read More
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…Read More
My Father: The Daughter of TaeKwon-Do Founder General Choi Hong Hi
My Father By Meeyun Choi My father would have been 100 years old this November(2018). As if he could avoid death by being constantly on the move, he was already planning the next trip as soon as he came home. Perhaps he was the happiest when he was teaching, discussing, demonstrating Tae Kwon Do in…Read More