APRIL 11, 2009
On April 11, 1955 a special board of leading Master Instructors, Historians and Prominent Leaders gathered to undertake the responsibility of naming and developing this new Korean martial art. General Choi Hong Hi submitted the name Taekwon-Do and explained both literally and technically it’s meaning:
Tae - to kick or smash with the foot
Kwon - to punch or smash with the hand
Do - a way of life
The name Taekwon-Do was unanimously accepted and this Korean Art was named Taekwon-Do…
On April 11, 2009 the historic formation of the Jun Tong Taekwon-Do Federation was founded. Never in the history of Taekwon-Do have there ever been an Association or Federation so dedicated to preserving the Art of “Traditional” Taekwon-Do.
The Jun tong Taekwon-Do Federation is a“Committee” driven federation. One where the Master Instructors of the federation are voted into various committees and actually run the federation. This eliminates a “dictatorship” and allows the Black Belt Instructors to develop the necessary skills to become the Master Instructors of the future.
I am honored and inspired by your commitment and dedication.
Welcome to the Jun Tong Taekwon-Do Federation.
With warmest regards,
Grandmaster Robert Dunn
Founder of the J.T.F.