Master Chong Chul Rhee
World Master Instructor
Master Chong Chul Rhee is the founder of Taekwondo in Australia and New Zealand.
Master Rhee was the leading instructor of the Korean Marines, Police Force, students at universities and colleges, and members of the public.
Master Rhee developed and taught special unarmed combat methods to the Marine Commandos, the elite Commandos underwater demolition team, Marine Brigade Headquarters and Marine 2nd Infantry Division nicknamed “The Demon Hunter Marines”, they were easily recognised on the battlefields and were the most disciplined, daring and highly efficient elite of the armed forces.
Master Rhee then spent many years in South East Asia including Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Brunei and other countries spreading the art of Taekwon-Do.
Through unending hard work and perseverance Master Rhee has established a very strong foundation for the Art of Rhee Taekwon-Do with the assistance of a massive network of Instructors. Master Rhee’s wealth of technical and teaching experience and highly skilled technique have contributed substantially to Rhee Tae Kwon Do’s dynamic expansion throughout Australia and New Zealand.
And as for the title of father of Australian Taekwon-Do, This was handed to Master Rhee from General Choi Hong Hi on his inaugural Inspection of the standard of Taekwon-Do in Australia in 1971.