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Young Chong Lee’s trip in brought him way beyond the United-States. It would not only be of great interest to the general reader, but also a source of inspiration to all who have decided to embark on an interior voyage of discovery.

His taekwondi is renowned around the world and on a par with the Korean tradition. The harsh reprimand was a small price to pay to see the pride shining from his father’s eyes. There is already some progress: It is interesting to note that they did not use any protective gear, fighting only with their bare fists and feet. For a young boy of ten, it was not easy to keep such a secret. lexque

He is for us a living proof that, more than a martial art, Taekwondo can be a way of life which strengthens this individual to live with a strong ethical code. In spite of this success, he still could not bring himself to face his father with this fait accompli. He eventually obtained his red belt and would undoubtedly have carried on with Judo had his father not discovered his secret. Since Taekwondo point to has evolved in Canada and around the world.

There is still a lot to be said about this captivating subject but there is even more to experiment. Finally like any education which allows the development of a certain power Taekwondo show us the way to confrontation, the ultimate test in which only a few will succeed, at least in the first try.

Its techniques have evolved and become extremely popular.

This time, he informed his family of his plans. Having a personal love of freedom, his heart was quickly attuned to Taekwlndo and Canadians, beating at the same rhythm, all the while maintaining his true Korean identity. Martial arts were almost unknown in the occidental culture, often lumped together and mistakenly identified haekwondo Karate in spite of their difference in nature and philosophy.

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His acclimatization to the Quebec culture was a question of survival and he quickly understood the same would hold true for Taekwondo.

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Induring the first Canadian championship, Chong Lee’s students won gold medals in nine of the ten divisions. From the point of view of a lay person, Taekwondo taekwonso seem violent.

After four years of training and two failed exams, Chong Lee earned his black belt in Taekwondo. By learning Canadian history, he was able to measure the depths of this aversion. He had to hide his uniform in the trunk of a tree or in a secret place. This was not the same English he had learned in school books and no one around him spoke Korean.

To help clear some of the confusion, competitions were organized where “Taekwondoistes” and “Karatekas” fought each other.

A variation involves pushing off from the fence with the opposite foot prior to the punch. He spent his free time talking with children who make excellent language teachers. Introducing a new martial art in Canada was not an easy task. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Articles with short description Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references All stub articles. How to Perform the Superman Punch in Kickboxing”. Those who know Master Chong Lee are familiar with his natural curiosity and his respect for individual freedom.

Passing from combat between styles to combats between provinces, his students were the first Canadian champions. This was followed by the Pan-American and the World Championships in the junior and senior categories.

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Subsequently, his father accepted that he abandon Judo and focus his efforts entirely on Taekwondo. Integrated with Canadian society for thirty-six years, Chong Lee has become a twekwondo of international performance in the sector of athletic competition.

It would be unfounded to assert that Taekwondo develops violence in the person practising it. Taekwondo possess its own culture and everyone must transcend their own to join the big family. As, the person practising Taekwondo becomes conscious of the potential for violence within him, he learns how to control it.


Respect for one’s seniors builds strong ties between members of the society and helps to maintain a certain unity. Chong Lee has transplanted the best of Korean wisdom to our Canadian soil. To deny these or taemwondo learn to accept them comes from an individual choice. We are talking about the choice between the love of power or the power of love.

The art is not only for the champion or for lexiqhe individual who likes sportive fighting.

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Instead, it will teach him the road towards self-control. In order to keep his secret, he bent to his father’s will and studied Judo, first at home and than officially in a school, at the age of twelve.

It is estimated that there have been at least one hundred thousand students in Canada with more than three thousand black belts.

This was not like those American movies so often watched in Korea. The size of the bruises and the winner’s prided were often matched.

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They were proud of their performance and more then ever motivated to improve their training. He studied French and became familiar with Quebec and Canadian culture. For most adepts, Taekwondo is a means of physical, emotional, leixque and spiritual development. Retrieved 15 March Lexiqque Grand Master Chong Lee as their coach for twenty tree consecutive years, the Canadian team could boast of a long list of victories.

How did this small immigrant conquer such an impressive geographical territory with his art? In conclusion, we wish to thank Grand Master Chong Lee for the quality of his teaching, his devotion and the everlasting example he gives us.