International Moon Moo Kwan
History of Taekwondo at International Moon Moo Kwan
Before the formation of Kukkiwon-
The name was tentatively established in 1956 with a temporary meeting at the Air Force Unit, and around 1966, the president of the International Taekwondo Federation, Choi Hong-hee, suggested what to do with the name, and the name Moon Moo Kwan was used.
That year, with the full support of the Air Force Unit, the Suwon Air Force Unit formally established the name, and on April 10, 1969, the ability was recognized and even the instructors of the Navy unit were entrusted with entrusted education, resulting in consignment education for the Air Force and the Navy at the same time. By becoming a member, the official first relationship with the military unit begins.
Moon Moo Kwan Taekwondo
Based on new president Hyung Jae Lee appointed on July 25th, 1981, the executive department to lead Gyeonggi-do Taekwondo Association was composed. Until 1985, new executives were chosen every year to compose the executives department.
Also, as a representative hall of the International Taekwondo Federation, it will begin its active activities.
Afterwards, on December 20, 1969, with Director Park Yeong-soo as the main axis, along with several instructors such as Kim Chang-yeong, the current 2nd President of the Moon Moo Kwan, and other instructors, the Moon Moo Ta Kyuk Do was developed after discussing and verifying the actualization of the Moon Moo Ta Kyuk Do that had been researched so far in Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do. the technology of
to be born the strike sword was used to defeat North Korea’s martial arts at the time.
It was named with the meaning,
It was officially announced in the Kyunghyang Newspaper in 1977.
March 1972: Due to the exile of President Choi Hong-Hee at the time of the military regime, all those related to the International Taekwondo Federation were driven to the left, and many civil servants were scattered, and many related materials were also incinerated or lost. The official first activity of Moon Moo Kwan will be suspended.
Taekwondo instructors from the Suwon Air Force Combat Flight Team gather to form technology development research team.
Technology development researchers and social masters founded it.
At the request of the Air Force and the Navy, Taekwondo consignment education was conducted by
15 instructors reviewed the power, evaluated the possibility of practical use, and conducted practical training for 170 days at Haeinsa Temple in Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do.
Summary By Year-
- (May 16th, 1962) Taekwondo instructors from the Suwon Air Force Combat Flight Team gather to form technology development research team.
- (Oct. 1st, 1967) Technology development researchers and social masters founded Moon Moo Kwan Taekwondo
- (Apr. 10, 1969) At the rquest of the Air Force and the Navy, Taekwondo consignment education was conducted
- (Dec. 20th, 1969) 15 Moon Moo Kwan instructors reviewed the power, evaluated the possibility of practical use, and conducted practical training for 170 days at Haeinsa Temple in Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do.
After the Formation of Kukkiwon-
At the time when all halls were integrated into Kukkiwon, many instructors objected to the proposal to merge into other halls and join them, so they chose their own path.
As a result, various restrictions were placed on the official activities, and the activities began in earnest under the name of the Korea Professional Taekwondo Federation, which was founded in 1970.
In 1990, the Korean Professional Taekwondo Federation was officially established, and after that, organizations such as Muhak and Cheonmu-geuk were born.
Currently, organizations that carry on traditional techniques include Cheonmugeuk, Muhak Federation, etc., other than Moon Moo Kwan, and other similar organizations are not recognized.
Until now, the disciples of Director Park Young-Soo are working hard for the development of Taekwondo in various organizations like the above.
It has the International Moon Moo Kwan Taekwondo Federation, which is a U.S. federal law that preserves and continues the techniques of the late Park Young-soo, and is divided into the Moon Moo Do Bin Taekwondo Federation led by Kim Chang-young.