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CÔTE D’IVOIRE – Côte d’Ivoire – Lexique – lieux touristiques et culturels, et à la danse (avatar chorégraphique du taekwondo, la toute première danse urbaine. /pratique-et-philosophie/ . Koryo poomsae symbolizes “seonbae” which means a learned man, who is characterized by a strong martial spirit as well as a righteous learned man’s spirit.

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By learning Canadian history, he was able to measure the depths of this aversion. Martial arts were almost unknown in the occidental culture, often lumped together and mistakenly identified as Karate in spite of their difference in nature and philosophy. In those days, no one was authorized to leave Korea with more lfxique a dollars cash.

Our society, even our world, needs people like this. 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. Having a personal love of freedom, his heart was quickly attuned to Quebecois and Canadians, beating at the same rhythm, all the while maintaining his true Korean identity.

The fighting that occurs within the sport has nothing to do with such barriers; the importance lies in good communication between the masters and their students. Subsequently, his father accepted that he abandon Judo and focus his efforts entirely lexiqye Taekwondo.

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This is a short biography of the Grand Master who introduced Taekwondo to Canada in After four years of training and two failed exams, Chong Lee earned his black belt in Taekwondo. There were many difficulties to overcome. As, the person practising Taekwondo becomes conscious of the potential for violence within taekwobdo, he learns how to control it. Views Read Edit View history.


He studied French and became familiar with Quebec and Canadian culture. Other elementary schools, high schools, colleges and universities teach it as an extra-curricular activity, while some municipalities offer it in taekwond leisure programmes.

This time, he informed his family of his plans. His young uncle paid for the lessons. At least ninety-five schools in Lexiquf display his crest. Taekwondo teaches and promotes the Korean cultural values. However, attempting to transfer this system to Canada might have been interpreted as dictatorial. What is the magic behind his relationship of love and respect with Quebecois and Canadians?

In he left Korea. This was the frightening beginning of a new life.

Interview with Grand Master Chong Lee – Chong Lee Taekwondo

It stimulate the development of self awareness because it is only when confronted by our limitations that we can perceive the presence of bigger things inside of us; spirit and conscience, our real identity. He had to hide his uniform in the trunk of a tree or in a secret place. Although very attached to his culture, Grand Taekwonvo Chong Lee recognized the aversion which Quebecois feel towards the domination of one individual over his juniors.

How did this small immigrant conquer such an impressive geographical territory with his art? When he was lucky, he was able to wash it at a friend’s home. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He taekwomdo 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. They were proud of their performance and more then ever motivated to improve their training.


There are many causes and one of them is the loss of individual and social values. The rate of suicide among the Quebec youth is the highest in the world. Taekwondo teaches the lost values: It is estimated that there have been raekwondo least one hundred thousand students in Canada with more than three thousand black belts.

Though the national sport of Korea, Taekwondo as implanted in Canada, knows no linguistic or racial preferences. Once more he accepted what work was available and devoted his evenings to introducing and implanting Taekwondo in Quebec.

This was followed by the Pan-American and the World Championships in the junior and senior categories. Uncomfortably seated on the plane, paralysed with fear, he felt himself being torn from his roots. 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.

Once again, without the encouragement of his family, and after long and difficult preparations, he succeeded in fulfilling his dreams.

Respect for one’s seniors builds strong ties between members of the society and helps to maintain a certain unity. Instead, it will teach him the road towards self-control. Superman punch in Burmese boxing.

This was not the same English he had learned gaekwondo school books and no one around him spoke Korean.