ABOUT RHEE TAEKWON-DO
Approximately 1300 years ago, during the Silla Dynasty in Korea an ancient form of unarmed combat – known these days as Tae-Kyon evolved. The ancient Art of Tae-Kyon is now widely dispersed throughout the world and known as various forms of Tae Kwon Do. The definition of Rhee Tae Kwon Do involves dynamic techniques of unarmed combat for self-defensive purposes, combining the skilled application of powerful punches, flying kicks, blocks, dodges and interceptions- the Rhee Tae kwon do practitioner uses well trained hands, arms and feet to effect the rapid destruction of any attacker. Master Rhee is the official Founder of Tae Kwon Do in Australia; the Master Instructor and-Chief Instructor for Australia and New Zealand, President of the Tae Kwon Do instructors Federation of Australia and New Zealand.
Why Should You Become a Member?
- Learn Rhee Tae Kwon Do in the safe way and have fun!
- No training contracts or direct debits
- Unlimited monthly training for a monthly training fee
- Numerous Dojangs at high quality safe venues
- Worldwide recognition of Rhee Tae Kwon Do rank
- Train anywhere in Australia and NZ (over 900 Rhee Tae Kwon Do branches)
What does Tae Kwon Do mean?
The name was chosen for its apt description of The Art itself.
Tae = foot; Kwon = fist; Do = art (or ‘the way of’)
Who can Learn Rhee Tae Kwon Do?
Anyone at all can learn, enjoy and reap the benefits of Rhee Tae Kwon Do, male or female, large or small, strong or weak, young or old… You don’t even need any prior knowledge of martial arts.
The movements in Rhee Tae Kwon Do are scientifically designed with a specific purpose in mind. Many movements involve beneficial stretching of the arms, legs and torso and regular practice of the Art will increase your level of aerobic (heart and lung) fitness.
With the toning of muscles and lose of weight, members should eventually achieve a figure that is proportionate, strong and graceful. Also, the mental aspects of Rhee Tae Kwon Do enable you to develop a far more serene and peaceful attitude to life in general.
One of the greatest advantages of Rhee Tae Kwon Do as a martial arts is that it is not only a superior Art of self-defence, but it will also enhance every aspect of your mental and physical well-being.
The practice of Rhee Tae Kwon Do imparts to each member: self-control, self-discipline, high moral standards, improved psychological outlook and overall strength of character.
Unlike some martial arts, Rhee Tae Kwon Do is a traditional and non-competitive art. The emphasis is on building your individual physical and mental confidences through the study of the art. Rhee Tae Kwon Do is regarded as one of the most comprehensive, dynamic and effective arts of self defence in this day and age. You will no only learn more about your whole self but also feel the real confidence of being able to defend yourself and your family.
Rhee Tae Kwon Do teaches controlled technique. It is regarded as one of the most dynamic and effective Arts of self-defence and so during training, all techniques delivered by all parts of the body are properly executed and well controlled. This means that there is no injury as a result of uncontrolled blows during training, but you will have to learn how to deliver full-powered blows in defense of yourself or your family.
Sabum – Korean word for ‘Martial Arts Teacher / Instructor’
Rhee Tae Kwon Do Sabum are highly qualified professionals officially appointed by the organisation, and by World Master Chong Chul Rhee. The Sabum are dedicated, skilled martial artists, specially selected with great consideration and are carefully trained to bring out the best in their students.
They are fully recognised by the Australian and New Zealand Taekwondo Instructors Federation, and also the Australian Taekwondo Federation. These highly qualified Sabum invest a great deal of time and patience to ensure the members achieve a good standard that they can be proud of.
Rhee Tae Kwon Do Sabum vast experience and great knowledge of the art certainly benefit the members’ progress in training. Besides the excellent technical skills and talents of the Sabum, they also possess high moral and professional standards so that the members can fully understand the true essence of the art and its philosophy.
Rhee Tae Kwon Do Sabum (teachers) and Yudanja (black belt teachers assistants) demonstrate great care, understanding, consideration and fortitude to gradually guide the students’ development in pursuit of the art. Over the years they have established an outstanding record and today’s excellent standards of the members speak for themselves.
Rhee Tae Kwon Do Region Sabum have working with children accreditation and police clearances.
Join to one of our classes
All beginners welcome, any age from 5 years, Rhee Taekwondo run classes through out the year including school holidays. Students can enroll at anytime, phone email or just turn up to any center 15 minutes prior to start of class to organize free lessons.
Chong Chul Rhee
Master Chong Chul Rhee, founder of Tae Kwon Do in Australia, head of the Rhee Tae Kwon Do Organisation, Master Instructor and Chief Instructor for Australia and New Zealand, he is also the President of the Tae Kwon Do Instructors’ Federation of Australia and New Zealand.
Mr. Rhee acquired vast international experience before coming to Australia. He was a leading instructor of the Korean Marines, Police Force, students at universities and colleges and members of the public. Mr. Rhee developed and taught special unarmed combat methods to the Marine Commandos, the elite Commandoes’ underwater demolition team, Marine Brigade Headquarters and Marine 2nd Infantry Divisions.