Rhee Taekwon-Do

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Rhee Taekwon-Do, also known as Rhee Tae Kwon-Do, Rhee Tae Kwon Do, or Rhee Taekwondo, is a martial art school in Australia and New Zealand teaching the Korean martial art of taekwondo.wikipedia
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Chong Chul Rhee

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Chong Chul Rhee, one of the original masters of taekwondo, founded the school in the mid-1960s.
He is the founder of Rhee Taekwon-Do, which is widely publicised as Australia's first and biggest taekwondo school.

Original masters of taekwondo

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Chong Chul Rhee, one of the original masters of taekwondo, founded the school in the mid-1960s.
In alphabetical order following Korean naming conventions, they are: Choi Chang Keun, Choi Kwang Jo, Han Cha Kyo, Kim Jong Chan, Kim Kwang Il, Kong Young Il, Park Jong Soo, Park Jung Tae, Park Sun Jae, Rhee Chong Chul, Rhee Chong Hyup, and Rhee Ki Ha.

Taekwondo

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Rhee Taekwon-Do, also known as Rhee Tae Kwon-Do, Rhee Tae Kwon Do, or Rhee Taekwondo, is a martial art school in Australia and New Zealand teaching the Korean martial art of taekwondo.
(Note that Jhoon Rhee-style Taekwondo is distinct from the similarly named Rhee Taekwon-Do, based in Australia and New Zealand).

Hangul

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Rhee Taekwon-Do, also known as Rhee Tae Kwon-Do, Rhee Tae Kwon Do, or Rhee Taekwondo, is a martial art school in Australia and New Zealand teaching the Korean martial art of taekwondo.

Hanja

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Rhee Taekwon-Do, also known as Rhee Tae Kwon-Do, Rhee Tae Kwon Do, or Rhee Taekwondo, is a martial art school in Australia and New Zealand teaching the Korean martial art of taekwondo.

Martial arts

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Rhee Taekwon-Do, also known as Rhee Tae Kwon-Do, Rhee Tae Kwon Do, or Rhee Taekwondo, is a martial art school in Australia and New Zealand teaching the Korean martial art of taekwondo.

Korean martial arts

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Rhee Taekwon-Do, also known as Rhee Tae Kwon-Do, Rhee Tae Kwon Do, or Rhee Taekwondo, is a martial art school in Australia and New Zealand teaching the Korean martial art of taekwondo.

Dojang

It has at least 294 publicly listed dojang (training halls) in Australia (and at least five such dojang in New Zealand), with perhaps around 1,400 dojang in total at its peak.

International Taekwon-Do Federation

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It was once affiliated to the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF), but has had no relation to the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF).

World Taekwondo

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It was once affiliated to the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF), but has had no relation to the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF).

Grandmaster (martial arts)

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He holds the title 'World Master' and claims the title 'Father of Australian Taekwondo.' Rhee is one of the twelve original masters of taekwondo selected from the South Korean military to develop taekwondo under Choi Hong Hi in the Korea Taekwon-Do Association (KTA).

Choi Hong Hi

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He holds the title 'World Master' and claims the title 'Father of Australian Taekwondo.' Rhee is one of the twelve original masters of taekwondo selected from the South Korean military to develop taekwondo under Choi Hong Hi in the Korea Taekwon-Do Association (KTA).

Korea Taekwondo Association

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He holds the title 'World Master' and claims the title 'Father of Australian Taekwondo.' Rhee is one of the twelve original masters of taekwondo selected from the South Korean military to develop taekwondo under Choi Hong Hi in the Korea Taekwon-Do Association (KTA). 27). See Korea Taekwondo Association and Tang Soo Do for more information.

South Korea

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Rhee is a former unarmed combat instructor in the Korean Marines, and helped introduce taekwondo to Southeast Asia (notably in Malaysia and Singapore) before becoming the first taekwondo master sent to Australia by the Republic of Korea.

Korean reunification

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Rhee has worked towards the reunification of Korea, serving as a member during the third through ninth terms—and as Chairman for the eighth term—of the Oceania Division of the Advisory Council on Democratic and Peaceful Unification.

1988 Summer Olympics

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He has also served as Chairman of the Seoul Olympics Supporting Committee and founding President of the Korean Community Hall Construction Supporting Committee.

Dongbaeg Medal

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The Republic of Korea awarded Rhee the Dongbaeg Medal in 2003 for promoting taekwondo and Korean culture over the past 33 years.

Melbourne

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Chong Hyup Rhee, 7th dan, is in charge of operations in Melbourne.

Darwin, Northern Territory

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He conducts grading examinations in Melbourne and Darwin.

Sydney

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Chong Yoon Rhee, 9th dan, is in charge of operations in parts of Sydney.

Nam Tae Hi

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He trained under Nam Tae Hi during the late 1950s, served as a South Korean army officer, and helped introduce the art of taekwondo to Vietnam in the late 1960s.

Chang Keun Choi

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C. C. Rhee and C. H. Rhee are listed as pioneers in Asia (1950s and 1960s) and Australia (1970s) in Chang Keun Choi's list of taekwondo pioneers, while C. Y. Rhee came to Australia some time later.

Tang Soo Do

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27). See Korea Taekwondo Association and Tang Soo Do for more information.