Tuesday, 17 August 2010

The Father of American Tae Kwon Do

Known as the “Father of American Tae Kwon Do,” Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee is credited with introducing this Korean form of martial arts to the U.S. Currently, tae kwon do is a highly popular sport nationwide and abroad. Its widespread influence was reflected in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia; this was the first time that tae kwon do was featured as an international sport with numerous nations participating.

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