Rhee Taekwondo is a traditional, non-competitive martial art aimed at self defence training. Victoria’s Master Chong Hyup Rhee is one of the 12 original “Masters of Tae Kwon Do” sent by the Korean Tae Kwon Do Association in the 1960s to take the martial art to the rest of the world. His brother, Master Chong Chul Rhee, is known as the Father of Australian Taekwondo for introducing the art to the country.

Rhee Taekwondo aims to achieve the following characteristics in our members:

  • Fitness and good health
  • Self defence
  • Self control
  • Self discipline
  • Self confidence
  • Integrity
  • Perseverance
  • Courtesy and respect

Melbourne University branch

Established in 1971, Melbourne University Rhee Taekwondo is one of Australia’s oldest taekwondo schools. Our branch is a recognised sporting club of Melbourne University Sports and is fully student-run.

Apart from training, we regularly hold social events such as picnics, dinners, movie nights, ice skating, laser tag etc.

The club back in the 1970s
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