Jhoon Rhee, Last of the US Tae Kwon Do Pioneers Passes

The last US Tae Kwon Do pioneer passed away Monday, April 30, 2018. It was reported that he was talking with friends and family on Sunday evening. He taught representatives and senators TKD in early morning workouts for 30 years. Born January 7, 1932, he also pioneered the use of music and invented safety equipment, in…

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Update from Korea

The International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF), which was formed in Seoul Korea in March of 1966, will perform joint demonstrations with the World Taekwondo (WT), formerly called the WTF, also founded in Seoul Korea in May of 1973. These 4 performances are a result of the historic Protocol Of Accord signed at the occasion of the…

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Taekwondo hoped to bring two Koreas together in PyeongChang

 SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Yonhap) — North Korea on Tuesday offered to send a taekwondo demonstration team, along with athletes and others to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, shedding light over a possible reconciliation between two Koreas through sports. During the first official talks between two Koreas in more than two years, Pyongyang said…

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