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Cover Story Throwback: Jhoon Rhee

jhoon rhee

Jhoon Rhee is featured on the 1970 issue of Black Belt Magazine with his signature side kick. The feature showcased the future "Father of American Tae Kwon Do." His legacy endures through the decades with countless students, champions and stars he instructed like Jeff Smith, Bruce Lee and Muhamad Ali. His accomplishments also include the schools he established, advancements in safety equipment and the influence he exerted in fostering a deep appreciation for Tae Kwon Do as a martial art and way of life in the United States.

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